Submission Guidelines

Paper Submission Method

Prospective authors are invited to submit original research papers that are NOT submitted/published/under consideration anywhere in other conference/journal.

The papers should preferably be linked to the theme of the conference. Please click on the link below for online submission through EasyChair, and register (or log in if you already have an account) your EasyChair account for paper submission.

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This should begin with the title of the paper along with the related track [Title of the Paper (Track): e.g. SME Support Systems: An Investigation in South Asian Context (Socio-Economic Growth)].


Abstract should be about 250-300 words and should not include any information that can identify the author(s) or their institution(s). Abstract should include purpose, geographic context, methodology, findings, contributions and limitations.


A list of keywords (maximum 3) should be given.

Full Paper Submission

Only PDF file should be uploaded for full paper submission.

First page should contain the same abstract of the paper as printed in-line in the EasyChair form. Abstract should not include any information that can identify the author(s) or their institution(s).

Paper Formatting

Main paper should start on a new page. Text should be in Times New Roman 12, line spacing 1.5, with a margin of one inch on all sides. Length of the paper should be between 5000-7000 words, excluding references. Each new paragraph should be indented. All lists should be either bulleted or numbered.

Tables, Diagrams and Figures

Tables, diagrams and figures should be embedded within the body of the paper. Table captions should be on top of table and figure captions on the bottom of figure. All captions should be numbered and italicized.

Referencing Style

Please follow the APA style of referencing. If needed, guidelines on the APA referencing style can be obtained at