ABSTRACT SUBMISSION PROCEDURES

Procedures for Papers

  • Name, affiliation and position, phone number, postal and email address for the author(s)
  • Title of the paper (maximum 15 words)
  • Abstract (200-300 words, and only one paragraph) must include: the main question, problem, or issue to be addressed in the paper; the evidence that will be used; and the significance of the paper to our understanding of the modern Olympic and/or Paralympic Games.

Procedures for Panel Sessions

  • Name, affiliation and position, phone number, postal and email addresses for the session organizer and all participants (moderator, speakers, and commentator). It is requested that you select a commentator for your session. The commentator will read and provide feedback on each paper at the presentation. The deadline for submitting completed papers to the commentator is October 1, 2014. Commentators have some autonomy in working with presenters on this deadline.
  • Title and abstract of the session. The session abstract should include a discussion of its theme and argument, a description of the relationship among the papers, and a statement about the significance of the session to our understanding of the Olympic and/or Paralympic Games  (200-250 words).
  • Title and abstract for each individual paper. Each abstract (200-300 words) must include: the main question, problem or issue to be addressed in the paper; the evidence that will be used; the significance of the paper to our understanding of the modern Olympic and/or Paralympic Games.

Deadline for Submitting Abstracts:   

  • All abstracts are due Friday, April 18, 2014.
  • Presenters will be informed of acceptance of their abstracts no later than April 30, 2014. In order for the paper to appear on the program, the registration fee must be paid in full by registration deadline.

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General Guidelines for Presenters

  • Abstracts will appear on the program only when the registration fee has been paid in full.
  • Only 1 abstract per author will be accepted for the program. An author may, however, also moderate or commentate on a session.
  • Authors whose papers are accepted by the program committee must agree to present the paper in person, and are encouraged to attend and participate in other convention sessions.
  • Papers are to be original work, not published or presented in full elsewhere.
  • Each presenter will be given 20 minutes to present. This time limit will be strictly enforced.
  • All presentations rooms will have access to up-to-date audiovisual and media technology.

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