Call for Contributions > Presentation formats

There are many opportunities to present at WCCE2013. All submissions will be reviewed for suitability, and for potential interest and value to the conference.

Papers submitted for the FP-R (Full paper, blind peer reviewed) category will be submitted without author identification and will undergo a double blind review process. Accepted FP-R papers will be published separately from the other submissions.

All presentations will be published in a book of abstracts.

All presentations will be submitted in and presented in English. It is essential that applicants understand the different presentation formats and submit accordingly. Detailed descriptions and submission guidelines are available on the advice to authors page.

FP-R: research full paper (blind peer reviewed) [Referred to in proceedings as 'refereed' papers]
3000-4000 words, presentation: 30 min (25 minutes plus 5 minutes questions).
These papers are for the purpose of presenting theory and/or academic research. They should contain a structure that includes an introduction, literature, method, presentation of research, and conclusion.
Papers will be submitted without author identification.

When submitting papers for FP-R do not include any author identification in the submission (including references and author details), this information is included only on the submission form.

FP-N: practice full paper (reviewed for suitability – not blind peer review) [Referred to in proceedings as ‘non-refereed’ papers]
2000-4000 words, presentation: 30 min (25 minutes plus 5 minutes questions).
These papers are for the purpose of presenting policy, projects, works in progress, professional practice and other topics of interest that do not necessarily fit with the more formal academic research presentation format.
Papers will be submitted with author identification.

SP: short paper (reviewed for suitability – not blind peer review)
Abstract (400 – 500 words), presentation: 15 min.
These papers are for the purpose of providing opportunities for the presentation of projects, practices and so on that are either not yet well developed or are not based in research.
Papers will be submitted with author identification.

PO: poster (reviewed for suitability – not blind peer review)
Abstract (300-400 words).
These sessions are for the purpose of sharing, demonstrating and discussing research, development and applications in progress to gain feedback and to establish contacts. Presenters will be required to provide their own software and hardware. Table, poster board, and electricity will be supplied.
Papers will be submitted with author identification.

PN: panel (reviewed for suitability – not blind peer review)
Abstract (400 words) Presentation by 3 – 5 presenters on a specific topic.
These presentations are for the purpose of the detailed discussion of a specific topic from a number of speakers. Panel sessions should restrict speakers to about 5 – 10 minutes each. It is expected that at least 30% of the session time will be set aside for audience participation and interaction with the panel.
A chair for the panel and members must be nominated (the chair is a presenter).
Papers will be submitted with author identification.

FG: Focus Group (reviewed for suitability – not blind peer review)
Abstract (400 words) One or more open sessions. At least one chair. (60-90 minutes per session).
These presentations are for the purpose of eliciting informed responses to a specific topic or issue.
Papers will be submitted with author identification.

WS: workshop
Up to 500 words, including a description of the workshop, the equipment and facilities needed and the maximum number of participants.
Papers will be submitted with author identification.

GP: Professional Group (reviewed for suitability – not blind peer review)
Abstract with proposed discussion focus, organisation name, TC3 Working Group affiliation, chair and indication of how many meetings will be held.
Papers will be submitted with author identification.

SP: Speed Sharing (reviewed for suitability – not blind peer review)
Abstract (200 words): 5 minute session with a maximum of 8 PowerPoint slides (no question time).
These presentations are a for the purpose of providing opportunities for participants to present an aspect of their work or interest in a fun and speedy way.
Note – This is similar to (or derived from) Pecha Kucha.
Papers will be submitted with author identification.

SY: Symposium (reviewed for suitability – not blind peer review)*
Abstract (150 word session summary, 150-200 words for each paper submission). 4 to 6 Authors; session time 90-120 minutes. A Symposium is a collection of Full Papers (Research), Full Papers (Practice) and/or Short Papers.
These presentations are a for the purpose of providing integrated presentations by a team on a specific issue, study, or practice. Each symposium should focus on a well structured theme or a set of inter-related research questions. Within each symposium, each paper presentation provides data or arguments that address those questions.

The Chair submits the summary and abstracts. The Chair needs to include:

  • Introduction that establishes the theme and the structure of the symposium, including an abstract for each paper.
  • List of paper titles and authors

Abstracts will be submitted with author identification

*After acceptance, the Symposium coordinator will be asked to invite Symposium authors to submit their papers through the conference site in the appropriate area. Until then, authors should NOT submit their individual papers for the Symposium.

Contributing authors’ papers will be published in proceedings according to the paper type. Only the abstract of the Symposium will be published in proceedings.

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