Paper Submission

Papers have to be submitted via EasyChair under the following link:

Important Dates

  • Full paper (long & short): 31. August 2017 15. September 2017
  • Notification of full paper acceptance: 10. October 2017
  • Registration period: 10. October - 31. October 2017
  • Camera ready: 25. October 2017

Submission Requirements

General requirements for submission (a template will be provided shortly):

  • English language
  • 2-4 pages (max. 4,000 words) for short papers
  • 6-8 pages (max. 8,000 words) for long papers
  • Harvard citation style
  • Times New Roman, 11pt.

There is a Microsoft Word (docx) template available for download. Please use the following link to download the template file.

The structure shall contain a comprehensive summary of the paper content, an introduction including background information or a literature review respectively, the utilized methodology, the results and managerial implications or conclusions if applicable. Submissions must be handed in as originals; they must not be or have been published or even accepted for other publications aside from this conference.

All papers will be peer-reviewed before acceptance or rejection.

Please note that it will be no blind review – the names of the authors need to be provided when submitting the paper.

If your paper gets accepted you can present your research project (general track) or PhD project (doctoral track) at the conference. For the conference proceedings you need to submit a full paper according to the deadline and specifications above. The full paper will be subject to a peer-review. Only accepted short and long papers will be included in the proceedings.