Call for papers

Instructions for submitting paper/workshop/poster proposals

 
PAPERS MUST BE SUBMITTED ONLINE USING THE FOLLOWING LINK:
https://easychair.org/my/conference.cgi?welcome=1;conf=esee2019
 

Please read the following GUIDELINES and INSTRUCTIONS carefully before preparing your paper/poster

The ESEE Committee is pleased to invite authors to submit proposals for paper, workshop and poster presentations, to be delivered at the 24th EUROPEAN SEMINAR ON EXTENSION (AND) EDUCATION: "Agricultural Education and Extension tuned on innovation for sustainability".
The ESEE 24th Conference will be held in Acireale (Italy) from 18-21 June 2019 and it will evolve around four themes:

  1. Extension and Education: roles, functions and tools for boosting interactive approaches to innovation
  2. New skills and capabilities for Extension to achieve innovation policies objectives  
  3. Enabling policies for Research and Innovation: governance, frameworks and pathways
  4. The changing role of monitoring and evaluation: approaches, methods and instruments

Guide for authors

Dear authors, thank you for your interest in submitting an abstract for the 24th EUROPEAN SEMINAR ON EXTENSION AND EDUCATION.

The deadline for abstract submissions has been extended to 10 January.

The notification of acceptance of abstracts will be transmitted within 20 February 2019. Acceptance will be based on content, available space, and overall program balance.  

Full paper submission deadline is May 20, 2019.

Download the guidelines for full paper and poster submission

 

Important dates

CALL FOR PAPER
Submission of abstract opens
October 15, 2018

Proposal submission deadline
January 10, 2019

Decision of acceptation/rejection
February  20, 2019

Full paper submission deadline
May 20, 2019

REGISTRATION
Registration opens
March 11, 2019

Early bird registration closes
April 30, 2019

Registration closes
May 20, 2019

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General instructions and guidelines for abstract

Please read the following guidelines carefully before preparing your abstract and ensure all contact information is accurate while completing the registration process. If you are having trouble with the on-line submission, please send an email to esee2019@crea.gov.it for assistance. Once you submit your abstract you should receive a confirmation email,if you do not receive this email within 24 hours, please write to esee2019@crea.gov.it.
  • Abstracts must be submitted in English (12 points Times New Roman font with 1.5 line spacing)
  • The maximum length of abstract is 600 words
  • Abstracts should be formatted according to the following (or comparable) headings:
  • - Title of the paper
    - Theme of the conference for which the proposal is intended
    - Authors (names, affiliation and contact information)
    - Keywords (max 6)
    - Context description; problem domain; conceptual framework; practical and theoretical background;
    - Purpose; questions;
    - Design; methodology; approach;
    - Data collection and analysis; evidence;
    - Results and Implications.
  • No tables or graphics should be included in the abstract.
  • When using abbreviations within the body of the abstract, please spell out the name in full at first mention and follow with the abbreviation in parenthesis.
  • Abstracts must be submitted in English (12 points Times New Roman font with 1.5 line spacing)
  • The maximum length of abstract is 600 words
  • Abstracts should be formatted according to the following (or comparable) headings:
  • Abstracts must be submitted in English
  • The maximum length of abstract is 600 words
  • Workshop proposals must include:
  • - Title of the workshop
    - Theme of the conference for which the proposal is intended
    - Workshop Organizers (names, affiliation and contact information)
    - Workshop participants (names, affiliation and contact information of each participant)
    - Rationale of the workshop (Why is the topic current and important?)
    - Expected outcomes (What results are expected from the workshop? What advancements are expected compared to the current theoretical framework? Will the discussion produce insights, tips and recommendations?)
    - Names of participants (names, affiliation and contact information)
    Proposals for poster must concern relevant experiences on methods and instruments for strengthening knowledge flows, enhancing learning and scaling innovative solutions within co-operation approaches to innovation (Operational Groups of the EIP for Agricultural Productivity and Sustainability and other Multi-actor projects).
    All the participants who want to be considered for a poster presentation are requested to submit an abstract of maximum 600 words describing the substantive problem/opportunity and the innovative solution, with a focus on the approach used to foster the co-innovation process. Also, include a clear explanation about the role of Extension and Education.
    Abstracts must be submitted in English (12 points Times New Roman font with 1.5 line spacing). They must include:
  • Name of the Operational Group
  • Presenter(s) (name, affiliation and contact information)
  • Paper presentation
    A paper presentation refers to a developed academic topic, policy area, an ongoing project, case studies or program evaluation. Paper presentations will have the following characteristics:
  • 12-15min duration
  • 1 presenter per paper submitted
  • In a session with up to five other presenters
  • Q&A follows all presenters
  • Please ensure the following rules are met when submitting a paper abstract:
  • Each paper abstract can only be submitted under one theme
  • Paper abstract submissions must not have been previously presented at an ESEE conference.
  • Depending on the number and type of the abstract submissions, authors could have the opportunity to opt for a speed presentation (5 mins) with networking. This format gives researchers an opportunity to present their work in an untraditional way, being engaged in a short presentation followed by a discussion time that is expressly intended to guarantee a dynamic approach.
    When you submit your proposal, you will be asked to indicate which presentation type you wish to use (paper or speed presentation). The final decision on the presentation format will be made by the Scientific Committee.

    Poster presentation
    The poster session is designed to encourage partners of co-operation projects to innovation to interact and discuss with scholars and practitioners about methods and instruments for enhancing the interfaces between research/advisors/farmers/rural actors and boosting innovation.
    The poster session will be organized with a minimum of 10 presentation up to 30. During the conference, posters will be reserved a separate session with no parallel presentations and a dedicated space for an effective exposition.
    It is expected that at least one author of the submitted poster will register and attend the conference to be available to discuss with fellow participants during scheduled timeslots.

    Workshop
    A workshop is an opportunity for a group of people to be engaged in intensive discussion and activity on a topic. This session may be structured in a form of a crafted panel, a dialogue or debate, case studies and interactive activities. A workshop has the following characteristics:
  • 90 min duration
  • 3 or 4 panelists
  • Please ensure the following rules are met when submitting a workshop abstract:
  • Each workshop abstract can only be submitted under one theme
  • Ensure you have identified the facilitator and the participants of the workshop