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Call for papers

UPDATE 16/04/2019: The call for papers is now closed. 197 submissions from 39 countries are currently being reviewed by the members of the Scientific Committee.

Call for proposals

Contributors will have the possibility to have their contributions published in Conference proceedings (ISBN publication). University students and staff – please contact us if you wish to apply for “Erasmus+ Mobility project for higher education students and staff” funding.

The deadline for submission of proposals was extended until March 31, 2019.

Further important  deadlines:

  • May 15, 2019 – Proposals will  be reviewed
  • May 30, 2019 – All presenters will be informed
  • June – July 2019 – Abstracts will be edited before printed in conference papers

Please note that proposals will be definitively accepted after approval from the Scientific Committee and payment of the Conference Registration fees has been confirmed by the conference secretariat (early bird rate will be applied to accepted contributors). This year’s conference reflection areas invite contributions from a variety of speakers with different scientific and practical backgrounds. Submissions about other topics from all fields of career development and and career guidance are welcome.

Four possibilities of participation

  • Oral paper / paper session: The sessions grouped by the scientific committee, contains three oral presentations (20 minutes each) followed by a discussion with audience. These are mainly scientific communication, discussion on practice and theory, or reflection on an experimentation. The proposals shall be of a high scientific level and should be linked with the main theme of the conference.
  • Workshop: Presentation of 90 minutes based on innovative practices or experimentation. The proposals shall have a clear link to scientific research and/or innovative practice and should be linked with the main theme of the conference.
  • Poster: Poster size: A0 maximum (84.1 cm x 118.9 cm PORTRAIT size). Posters must be submitted in English but can be presented in English, French, German, or Spanish. If the poster is in French, German, or Spanish, part of the presentation must summarize the poster in English. The proposals shall be of a high scientific level and/or innovative practice and should be linked with the main theme of the conference.
  • Practical tool/method/activity: A specific tool or approach that can be presented during a new conference format called “tool fair”. This type of contribution is aimed at practitioners and should allow them to answer the question: “What do I do back in my work on Monday morning?”

All proposals must be submitted in English and will be reviewed by two members of the scientific committee. Paper sessions and workshops may be in English, French, German, or Spanish, but organizers cannot provide simultaneous translation.

FORMAT OF PROPOSALS

Contact information for all proposals:

  • Family name and first name of the first contributor/author
  • Title/position of the first contributor/author
  • E-mail of the first contributor/author
  • Institution to which the first contributor/author belongs
  • Family name, first name, institution and title/position of presenters at the conference (including first contributor/author)
  • Title of the paper (max 15 words)
  • Which reflection area(s) of the conference it is linked to (if applicable, contributions on other topics from the field of career guidance and career development are welcome)
  • Language for the presentation at the conference
  • Abstract (maximum 300 words) – will be published
  • Keywords: minimum of three (3) and a maximum of five (5).
  • The proposal should consist of introduction and objectives, theoretical basis, methodology, results, conclusions and bibliographical references (4 references in APA format https://tools.kib.ki.se/referensguide/apa-en/)
  • The proposal must be written in English.
  • Total length of the proposal should be 2 to 5 pages, including tables, graphs, bibliographical references and attachments.
  • No footers or headers.
  • Tables and notes should be placed at the end of the text and before the bibliographic references
  • Previous published material can be presented
  • Title of workshop/poster
  • Which reflection area(s) of the conference it is linked to (if applicable, contributions on other topics from the field of career guidance and career development are welcome)
  • Language for the presentation at the conference
  • Abstract maximum 300 words (will be published)
  • Keywords: minimum of three (3) and a maximum of five (5).
  • The proposal should consist of introduction and objectives, theoretical basis, methodology, results, conclusions and bibliographical references (4 references in APA format https://tools.kib.ki.se/referensguide/apa-en/)
  • The paper must be written in English.
  • Total length of the proposal should not be more than 3 pages, including tables, graphs, bibliographical references and attachments.
  • Previous published material can be presented
  • Title of the tool/method/activity
  • Target group
  • General objective of the tool/method/activity (What needs of the client does it target? Which phase of the counselling process is it used?…)
  • Context of the method (individual, group setting)
  • Theoretical background
  • Duration of the application of tool/method/approach/activity
  • Description of the usage (instructions for use)
  • Worksheet and/or other material needed (if applicable)
  • If possible, illustration of the use of the tool/method/activity (e.g. clients’ results/productions, photos, videos, clients’ feedback)
  • Eventual bibliographic references in APA format https://tools.kib.ki.se/referensguide/apa-en/

Format of all proposals

  • Word (*.doc, *.docx) Times New Roman, font 12 points, line spacing 1.5 lines, followed line, justified text and do not use indents on the first line. A4 size.
  • The name of the file will be the Last name and first name of the first contributor/author. Example: MartinkovicovaLenka _P1.doc(x), if it is only a single paper or the first paper. In the case of a second paper, it will be: MartinkovicovaLenka _P2.doc(x)
  • The maximum number of characters allowed in file names is 35 characters.
  • Very important:The name of the file will be written without accent, without spaces and without letters with diacritical marks, please replace it with the most similar Latin character, otherwise there could be an error sending the file.

 Submission of Proposal

The proposal must be submitted not later than March 31, 2019 by sending the file to the following e-mail: papers2019@iaevgconference2019.sk

Scientific Committee