Paper Entry Guidelines

Abstracts should have a maximum of 250 words. Identify the paper’s keywords, separated by a semicolon, and include the name(s) and title(s) of the author(s), institutional affiliation(s) and official email address(es) at the bottom of the page. The abstracts should be sent to: or Notice of acceptance will be sent out not later than December 19, 2022.

Those whose abstracts are accepted for paper presentation will be requested to submit the full paper in Word or PDF format and the Pre-recorded video presentation on or before January 4, 2023 following these guidelines:


  1. Maximum of 5,000 words (excluding tables, figures and references)
  2. APA Style of Referencing (7th edition)
  3. Typed in Times New Roman font 12, Double-spaced, one-inch margin on all sides, page numbers at the bottom center of each page
  4. Title, authors, institutional affiliation, email should be included in page 1
  5. Graphs, and visuals can be reproduced electronically.
  6. As much as possible, papers should be journal-ready i.e. no appendices, RRL (should already be incorporated in the introduction), title and cover pages.


Authors of accepted papers in each strand should submit a 7-10 minute pre-recorded video presentation of their paper/s to the secretariat on or before the specified deadline.