Paper Guidelines


 


ABSTRACT SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

You are invited to send your abstract to the  6th International Conference of Contemporary Affairs on Architecture and Urbanism which will be held online on 14-15 May 2023 in Istanbul. Alanya HEP University will organize this conference.  At first participants should send their abstracts (in .doc or .docx file format). All abstracts submitted to the conference undergo a blind review process by two anonymous reviewers. The reviewers are chosen from the conference’s scientific review board. Typically, the field coordinators will seek reviewers’ feedback before considering your submission for acceptance. In that case, the field coordinator will wait until he/she receives all reviewer comments on your submission. The field coordinator will then e-mail you directly with a decision. 

Submit your abstract by sending it to iccaua.conference@gmail.com


Submit your abstract of no more than 150 words. Please download the given Abstract Template. You are requested to follow the format carefully for your abstract submission. Abstracts that do not apply to the correct format will be rejected. The primary language of the conference is English. We encourage you to send informative abstract (complete abstract) which is a compendious summary of a paper’s substance including its background, purpose, methodology, results, and conclusion.

 Please submit well before the submission deadline in order to be eligible for Early Bird rates to reserve your seats for the conference.

  • The abstract should not exceed 150 words.
  • It is required for the authors to submit their abstracts in a Microsoft word file.
  • It is required for the authors to submit their abstract exactly based on the given template.
  • In order to check writing hints and requirements to publish high-quality Abstracts. See: Writing an abstract 
  • The abstract in English, American or British usage is accepted, but not a mixture of them.
  • Make sure to check the grammatical problems of your Abstract by “Grammarly”. Grammarly is free software. In order to see how to install Grammarly on Microsoft word please click here
  • File format: MS Word-compatible file  (in .doc or .docx file format)
  • After you send your abstract to us based on the above-mentioned requirements, we will assign a manuscript ID to it and will inform you within a week. So please communicate with us with that manuscript ID in our future communication.
  • Your Abstract will undergo a double-blind peer review within two weeks after its receipt.
  • Acceptance or rejections of the paper will be sent to you with reviewer comments. If the abstract is required to be revised, the revised abstract is needed to be sent back within a week.
  • If your abstract is accepted (so-called preliminary acceptance letter), you will be invited to register for the conference. Accordingly, after finalizing your payment we will send your final acceptance letter (Note: we are planning to send all the acceptance letters at the same time. So we will send your final acceptance letter 2 weeks before the conference).
  • A good abstract should include:
    The question that the authors were trying to answer (no more than 1-2 sentences)
    A brief summary of the methods that they used in their study
    A summary of their headline findings
    A summary of the wider implications of their results (no more than 1-2 sentences)

    Abstracts should not include:
    References
    Undefined abbreviations
    Figure or table numbers
    Equations

  • In order to send your abstract you should follow the Abstract Template: click here.

Submit your abstract by sending it to:

iccaua.conference@gmail.com


FULL PAPER SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

(Needed to submit directly to Google Class-Assignment Part A) // All authors (Including face-to-face and online presenters should submit their papers to the Google Class-Assignment Part A. the submission platform will open on 15 April 2022)

***Please use the following link to submit your Full paper to google classroom-Assignment Part A:

The google classroom link will be activated two months before the conference date. So no need to send us your full paper by email just wait till that date we will activate the link at that time.

Class code: isrrfyk

*** See how you can upload your files to google classroom:

 https://youtu.be/wApEz16Mlpk 

Note: This link is provided for just corresponding authors to submit their full papers to the system.

Note: We are not accepting full papers by email. Please just submit them to google classroom we will take care of the rest.

Note: To be able to upload your files to google class you should have a “Gmail Account”.

Note: If you can see your submitted file in Google Class, it means that we can also see it from our side.

 

Please read the below instruction carefully before submitting your full paper to Google class:

***All the authors need to prepare their FULL PAPERS based on the following checklist before submitting their paper to Google classroom:

- Your paper needs to be structured at least in five main classifications as follows: Abstract,  1. Introduction, 2. Materials and Methods, 3. Results, 4. Discussions, 5. conclusions (you may revise the title if it needs).

- Please provide your full paper based on the following format Full Paper Template

-Your Microsoft word file should name as your “Manuscript ID+Firs Author’s Name”. For example ICCAUA316235_Hourakhsh_AhmadNia.docx

- Your paper should not exceed more than 25 MB (If your word file is more than 25MB it means that the figures in your article have very high quality).

- Your paper should not exceed more than 8000 words (including references)  and should not be less than 2500 words. 

Full paper should be in word format (needed to be submitted to Google class-Assignment Part A).

- Reference Style: All manuscripts should be formatted using the American Psychological Association (APA) citation style.

-In the following link we offer you the hottest articles in the field of contemporary architecture and urbanism. You are kindly invited to cite any of the following articles in your full paper as much as you wish to do so. They are all free and licenced for free:  https://iccaua.com/page/useful-articles

- We are highly recommending for the authors to cite up-to-date references (after 2000) which has a DOI number. You may find all books and articles with the DOI numbers from https://search.crossref.org/

-Make sure to use up-to-date references with DOI numbers (as much as you can) and scientifically valuable books. Less priority should be given to internet sources or URLs. Note: Please use the following link to get the reference in APA style using Google scholar and then Add Doi Number for it Manually: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eET8lH6UbCo

- If you have a non-English reference please make sure to have a translation in bracket e.g:

Todorović, J. (2005). Porodični činioci stabilnosti samopoštovanja adolescenata. Zbornik Instituta za pedagoška istraživanja [Family Factors of Self-esteem Stability in Adolescence], Journal of the Institute for Educational Research, 37(1), 88-106. https://doi.org/10.25034/ijcua.2020.v4n1-7

- The Maximum number of figures acceptable in your paper at this conference is 7.

- The Maximum number of tables acceptable in your paper at this conference is 7.

- All the figures and tables should be “in line with text”. If you double-click on the figure, you will see the layout option then click on the “in line with text” menu. See https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Df3tcfdX00&vl=en

-Make sure to check grammatical problems of your full paper by “Grammarly”. Grammarly is free software. In order to see how to install Grammarly on Microsoft word please click here

-We are not accepting full papers by email, so, please make sure to submit your file just to google classroom.

-Please note that since the jury members confirmed your abstract, we are not able to change it in the abstract book proceedings. So, please do all your updates in your Full Paper.

-If you successfully submit your file to Google Classroom and you can see the file there it means that there is no problem.

-You can delete your full paper and update it anytime after submission up until the deadline. We will close the submission system after the deadline.  

-Make sure to submit the final updated version of your full paper.

Note: Golden Hints to Guarantee the Publication of your Article in One of Our Sponsored Journals:  See the hints from here

 


 

VIDEO PRESENTATIONS INSTRUCTIONS

(Needed to submit directly to Google Class-Assignment Part B) // All authors (Including face-to-face and online presenters should submit their video presentations to the Google Class-Assignment Part B. the submission date will start on 15 April 2022)/ This is because of our archival purpose. 

Assignment Part B: Previously recorded video presentations (Maximum 10 Minutes) as YouTube link

(Needed to submit directly to Google Class-Assignment Part B)

Please use the following link to submit your file to google classroom:

Invite link: The google classroom link will be activated two months before the conference date. So no need to send us your full paper by email just wait till that date we will activate the link at that time.

Class Code: isrrfyk

Please see the following video on how to submit your video link to google classroom:

https://youtu.be/wApEz16Mlpk?t=181

Why should authors need to submit Youtube Like of their presentations to google classroom? (Maximum 10 Minutes) as YouTube link

Participants should submit a "YouTube link" of their previously recorded presentation. The YouTube link will be played to the audiences in their scheduled session. After the video presentation is finished the session chairs or the other authors will have time to ask any questions regarding your paper to increase the transparency. The main reason for asking for a video presentation is to manage the time during the conference and have a professional record of your presentation. Based on our experience we realized that some authors are not able to present their papers at a given time which is a maximum of 10 minutes, which affects the overall quality of the conference. The live oral discussion on your paper will start after playing the video. authors need to be available at the given time in their sessions before starting their presentation. Authors should submit their presentation as a video before 30 April 2022. As an example of the videos please see our previous year's program. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1g6R2QG_Wz6aUsTEhv2ZT6f7K3ykgW8qi/view

Important Notes:

Please read the below instruction before submitting your presentations to Google classroom.

Note: This link is provided for just corresponding authors to submit their full papers to the system.

 Note: We are not accepting video presentations by email. Please just submit them to google classroom we will take care of the rest.

Note: To be able to upload your files to google class you should have a “Gmail Account”.

Note: If you can see your submitted file in Google Class, it means that we can also see it from our side.

 

F.A.Q.:

1-File template to submit to google classroom Part B: Please see the template from here

2- How to record your video? Please prepare your video presentations based on the following format or any other format you wish to do so. Please see the template from here

3- How to upload your recorded video to YouTube: Please see the template from here

4-Powerpoint presentation template of the conference: Please see the template from here

Note: You can also develop your presentation in any template as you wish. Just please makes sure to keep the first page with the same template.

5 -Appropriate presentation time: Please prepare your video presentation maximum of 10 minutes. More than that the video will not be played during the conference due to the matter of time. The reason is that after your presentation there will be given 5 minutes for questions and answers from the authors or session chairs. So, please be ready in your session for the discussion. 

6- How to upload your recorded video to google class? Please see the video from here

 

Important Notes:

Note: To be able to upload your YouTube link to google class you should have a “Gmail Account”.

Note: Please submit the YouTube link of your video presentation to Assignment B.

Note: Please note that we are not accepting the full paper and/or YouTube links via email.

Note: Delay for late submission is not acceptable and we will not be able to upload your presentation to the conference program on time.

Note:  Just corresponding authors are allowed to submit YouTube links to the system. So please consult with your co-authors and just submit to the google classroom once.

Note: Don’t forget to add your manuscript number as a comment by the time that you are submitting the YouTube link to google classroom.

Note: The deadline for the video presentation submitting your full paper is 15 May 2023.

Note: If you successfully submit your YouTube link to Google Classroom and you can see your YouTube link there it means that there is no problem we can also see and download your YouTube link. we will download them all after the deadline. So no need to inform us. In case if there was any missing file, we will inform you.

Note: If you can see your file in Google Class, it means that we can also see from our side so no need to worry about it.

Note: Your paper should not exceed more than 25 MB (If your word file is more than 25MB it means that the figures in your article are large-quality figures so you should decrease them).

Note: If you have two or three YouTube links you can submit them to google classroom all at the same time.

 


 


 


  

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