Submission Guidelines

The conference welcomes paper, poster, symposia and workshops submissions.

Proposals have to be submitted in English.

Proposals will consist of an abstract (max 300 words) and up to 4 keywords.

Symposia, individual papers and posters must address some aspect of the field of cognitive development, cognitive or executive functioning, learning, cognitive aspects in education as well as factors associated with learning, assessment, or intervention/training (e.g., dynamic testing/assessment, cognitive intervention and change, (meta)cognition, motivation, self-regulation, etc.). They can include the general population, students with learning difficulties or people with intellectual disabilities or giftedness.

Link to diagram to conference conceptual framework.

The presentations consist of original empirical or experimental reports, or syntheses of some special research field. Both oral and poster presentations must include research question(s) and hypotheses, methods, results, discussion of results and educational/psychological relevance. Quantitative research paradigm is prefered; however, qualitative approaches to the study of the above mentioned topics are welcome as well.

ALL PROPOSAL HAVE TO BE SUBJECTED TO PROOFREADING BEFORE SUBMITTING.

The proposals will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee . Based on their evaluation a proposal can be accepted, rejected or offered an alternative presentation format. The decision will be e-mailed to you

  1. by the 5th of March 2014, for those participants who will register by 1st of March;
  2. by the 20th of May, for those participants who will register by 15st of May.

The abstracts of all accepted presentations will be in an abstract book which will be provided to the conference participants.

Please note: photocopy service will NOT be available at the conference. If you want to provide handouts to participants attending your symposium, paper or poster session, you will need to bring the number of copies you are going to provide.

Conference publication outcomes:

  1. All the abstracts of the presented papers will be published in a Book of Abstracts - with an electronic version published on the IACEP web, issued with ISBN.
  2. The scientific committee will invite selected papers to be published in the Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology (JCEP). The papers will undergo a blind peer-review, i.e. final acceptance cannot be guaranteed beforehand.
  3. The authors can submit their papers to Journal of Pedagogy - http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/jped. A special conference issue will be published.

Symposia

The time slot will allow four paper presentations of 20 minutes each, followed by a short discussion with the audience. The organizer(s) of each symposium will provide additional information to the presenters about the organization of the session and will fix the deadline for sending the papers. Each presenter has to register individually for the conference.

The meeting room is equipped with an overhead projector as well as a laptop connected to a beamer for PowerPoint presentations. Please note that Macintosh PCs will NOT be available. Every presenter must bring a copy of the PowerPoint presentation on CD ROM or USB key.

Papers

Individual paper presentation can be submitted. Each presentation will take 20 minutes followed by a short discussion with the audience. The scientific committee will organize paper session thematically.

The meeting room is equipped with an overhead projector as well as a laptop connected to a beamer for PowerPoint presentations. Please note that Macintosh PCs will NOT be available. Every presenter must bring a copy of the PowerPoint presentation on a USB flash-disk.

Poster Sessions

In addition to symposia and individual paper presentations, it is possible to submit a poster presentation. The poster should clearly show the title, authors' names and affiliations. It should be readable from a distance of 1-2 meters. We recommend that the poster size be limited to 100 cm (width) by 150 cm (height). Adhesive tape for attaching the poster will be available.

Junior Day

PhD, master, and graduate students are given the possibility to submit a project proposal that can be discussed with other junior and senior researchers at the Junior day. This abstract will be published in the conference abstract book. If you are interested in presenting a paper, poster or symposium at the main conference as well, please submit this contribution separately using the appropriate form.

Please read more information regarding this Junior day.

Workshops

If you want to submit workshop, please contact:

Important Dates and Deadlines

Conference Dates:

June 19 – 20, 2014 (Opening Reception: June 18)

June 18, 2014 (Junior Day)

Deadlines:

Early Bird registration deadline March 1, 2014

Abstract submission deadline May 1, 2014

Online registration deadline May 15, 2014