General Submission Guidelines
English is the official language for all communications. Participants can choose among different types of submission formats, including Single Paper, Poster and roundtable. All abstracts are submitted via the E-mail id firstname.lastname@example.org. The first author of an abstract is considered to be the presenter of the paper at the conference.The guidelines and requirements for submitting will be provided to the presenter by the organization committee through E-mail once their abstract or proposal is accepted.
Submissions are encouraged on the sub-themes given below:
- Indigenously developed scales
- Mental disorders
- Childhood disorders
- Cross cultural study with relevance to clinical psychology
Abstracts must be submitted between 20 – 25 July, 2016. Each submission will be reviewed by the conference scientific committee. Reviewers will evaluate the submissions for quality and conference fit. Some very good submissions that do not incorporate the theme may be accepted, if there is room. A description of the types of submissions and the procedure for submitting proposals is presented below.
Paper: An oral presentation (approximately 10 minutes) that summarizes an empirical investigation or theoretical analysis of a topic
Poster: A visual presentation (on a 4’ by 8’ poster) which summarizes an empirical investigation or theoretical analysis of a topic
Roundtable: A one-hour discussion on a specific theme or issue. The roundtable is led by one or two speakers. The speakers could begin with a 10-15 minute presentation that introduces the topics or provides material that helps defining the issues. Colleagues who attend the roundtable sessions will have the opportunities to participate in the discussions.
- For panel papers and posters, please submit a 250 word abstract including up to five keywords and key phrases. Please read the Abstract Guidelines that are provided at the conference websitebefore submitting.
- For roundtables please submit a 250-500 word summary of the proposed discussion topic (in lieu of the traditional abstract). The summary should identify the goals and potential benefits of the roundtable.