The programme will be structured in the following ways:
1 Keynote, plenary and featured speakers (by invitation) (60 mins)
2 Symposia consist of a group of paper presentations organised around a theme, presented to an audience. Symposia should have an identified chairperson and a discussant (optional) (90 mins)
3 Peer reviewed individual paper presentations where the papers presented to the audience are based on a comprehensive piece of completed research, using quantitative, qualitative or action research methodologies (30 mins)
4 Individual paper presentations where the papers presented to the audience describe or discuss approaches, theoretical observations, controversial topics, projects, applications and so on (30 mins)
5 Workshops where the participants engage in activities structured by the workshop leader(s) (90 mins)
6 Poster presentations are based on completed/ongoing projects, research, applications or approaches and presented through a self-explanatory visual display designed to attract attention. Posters should give a brief overview of the work and be designed to initiate discussion. Posters will be organised into poster sessions (30 mins) Guidance for producing posters (dimensions) will be circulated.
7 Roundtables (sometimes called Forums)
A roundtable provides an opportunity for participants to interact with question/answer exchanges and discussions on a given topic. It can involve a single presenter or a panel of presenters who stimulate and guide the discussion. Audience participation is a key feature (60 mins)
All papers and other contributions must submit a 150 word abstract.