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Guidelines for Submitting Paper

  • Papers should not contain offensive language and take in to account cultural sensitivities.

  • Papers may treat the themes in a manner that contributes to a further discussion of the conference aims.

  • Conference papers must be presented in the finish format not less 60 days prior to the event.

  • First round of papers is now being sought for the 2021 event with the closing date being the end of March 2021. ​

  • Papers should be submitted in a Microsoft Word format (word). Conference presentations should be supplied in PowerPoint format 30 days before the conference.

  • A brief outline of paper (maximum 350 words online) is all that is required when submitting paper.

  • Presentation time at the conference for your papers will be allowed a maximum of 45 minutes, this will include Q & A time.

  • Call for papers registration fee of $650 will apply to all persons submitting papers, payable upon acceptance of papers.

  • Papers must explore ways in which the themes show up in the philosophy of the conference.

  • A maximum of two presenters for each paper are eligible for the discounted call for papers registration fee. If 2 presenters, then 2 biographies are required. If 2 presenters are to present, at least one person must be of First Nations descent.

  • Two paragraphs outlining the proposed speaker’s biography is mandatory.                                        

  • (MUST HAVE) A Head and Shoulders photo with a plain background no trees or paintings.

  • Authors agree to have their paper published as part of the conference proceedings

  • Authors to agree to allow biography of themselves and their photo published as part of the conference promotion.

  • Authors agree to consent to media interviews, if required.

  • Authors and presenters must show due respect and acknowledgement to Traditional Owners and must include “Acknowledgement to Country” at the beginning of their presentation.

  • The correct wording will be provided as part of your confirmation letter if chosen and successful in being accepted with due respects and acknowledgement to traditional owners of land where we will be convening.

  • Author/s of papers presented at the conference will be formally notified of acceptance.




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