GUIDELINES FOR SUBMISSION OF PAPERS AND ABSTRACTS
All submissions will undergo a blind review. You will be notified after submission of your paper if it qualifies for the conference and/or the AWEJ. Papers that do not qualify for publication in the AWEJ, may still be eligible for ORAL Presentation at the conference.
Format for Abstract
1. Indicate “Abstract Submission” in the subject line of your email
2. Email should contain the following:
a. Conference Stream to which it belongs
b. Paper title
c. Author name, position, institution
d. Short biography of Author (100‐150 words)
e. Paper Abstract (150‐250 words)
Format for full paper
Papers intended for the refereed stream should be academically rigorous (e.g. theoretically and methodologically sound, thoroughly researched and referenced) Refereed articles will appear in the AWEJ that will be publicly accessible. Use plain English and, if you must use jargon, clearly explain its meaning. We reserve the right to edit your work should it be chosen for publication in the AWEJ. Full paper should be a Microsoft Word document. The body of the paper should be double spaced, justified. Quotations should be in “double quotation marks” and paragraphs of cited text longer than 20 words should be indented. Please number all pages of your manuscript in the top right header.
Referencing: Papers must be referenced in the APA style. Information on the APA style can be found athttp://www.apastyle.org/pubmanual.html or at
Registration: All presenters need to register to attend the conference. In the case of multi‐authored papers, at least one of the listed authors must attend in order for the paper to be included in the AWEJ Conference program.
Disclaimer: Successfully refereed articles will be published online. It is the authorsʹ responsibility to ensure that articles and accompanying materials submitted for AWEJ are accurate, and are not offensive, defamatory, or otherwise injurious to any person or organization before submission. Authors should ensure that all ideas and work not their own are fully referenced. Authors are also responsible for ensuring that articles and accompanying charts, graphs, photographs, illustrations, trade literature, data, etc., are free of copyright or ownership restrictions and may be published online without encumbrance. AWEJ and its officers and staff take no responsibility and accept no liability whatsoever for the accuracy, impact, or consequences of any article published in the conference proceedings, whether refereed or not. Articles reflect the authors’ opinions, not those of the conference, the proceedings publisher, or its staff.
Copyright: Articles and presentations submitted for AWEJ remain the copyright of the author.However, authors by virtue of submission, agree to have their work published in the AWEJ. Articles first published in AWEJ may subsequently appear elsewhere provided they acknowledge the original publication.