WRITEconference invites contributions from educators and researchers from around the world. The call for proposals is now closed and accepted conference authors should follow the guidelines below when preparing their work for presentation at the conference.
Meet the WRITE2017 Editorial Board
Notes for WRITE2017 authors
Full papers in support of accepted abstracts must be submitted by Friday 13 January 2017. Full papers should not exceed 5,000 words, and must also be anonymized. The following areas are suggested as a guide for the content of full papers:
All references must conform to the Harvard standard. On receipt of the full paper, a decision will be made by the editorial board either to:
- accept the paper, with no further amends required, or
- accept the paper, on the condition that the paper is revised to address any points raised by
Final full papers must be submitted with any amendments requested by the editorial committee by Tuesday 28 February 2017. Full papers will be included in the conference proceedings in digital format, and the conference website.
Presentations at WRITE2017
Authors are required to submit a shortened version of their abstract (maximum of 250 words) giving a clear and concise overview of their proposed session for the conference program.
Authors of accepted papers will be assigned a 30-minute parallel session in the conference program (as a general rule, allow 20 minutes for presentation, and 10 minutes for questions).
Authors must submit any supporting materials, such as PowerPoint presentations, to the conference editorial committee by Monday 13 March 2017.
In the case of multiple authors, following acceptance of the full paper, at least one author must register to attend the conference.
Accepted posters will be displayed in the main networking area throughout the conference.
Delegates will have the opportunity to put questions to authors on their research during the conference. Posters should not exceed A1 size (841mm x 594mm) and may be displayed in either portrait or landscape format. Authors will be required to mail their poster in hardcopy to be received by the conference venue by Monday 20 March 2017.
Abstracts and full papers are blind reviewed by the WRITE2017 editorial board, subject to the following review criteria:
- Relevance to conference themes
- General relevance to debate on the impact of technology on writing development, scholarly research and academic integrity in education
- Contribution to existing body of knowledge on subject
- Exhibits sound methodology
- Potential for an engaging and informative presentation
Please note all abstracts and papers are subject to similarity checking via Turnitin.
Key submission dates
Deadline for abstracts (450 words) Friday 21 October 2016
Notification of abstract acceptance Monday 21 November 2016
Deadline for full papers (+ shortened abstract for conference program) Friday 13 January 2017
Feedback on full papers from reviewers Friday 10 February 2017
Deadline for final papers for publication Tuesday 28 February 2017
Submission of supporting materials/slides Monday 13 March 2017
Deadline for poster abstracts (300 words) Monday 21 October 2016
Notification of poster acceptance Friday 25 November 2016
Posters to be received by conference venue Monday 20 March 2017
Publication and copyright
Accepted abstracts and poster proposals will be made available via the conference website in advance of the conference, and will also be included in the printed program. Full papers will be made available to all conference delegates.
The conference adopts an open publication model, by which individual authors/institutions retain copyright, but submissions are licensed for use with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License which does not permit commercial use or changes to the original work.