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2011 Conference Call for Papers

Call for Papers

Download the 2011 Conference Call for Papers with complete information.

Submit a paper.

The Academy of Human Resource Development welcomes submissions from researchers and scholar-practitioners in all academic fields and disciplines. Manuscripts must be submitted online to one of the following tracks:

  1. Assessment, Measurement & Evaluation
  2. Career Development
  3. Critical & Social Justice Perspectives of HRD
  4. International, Global & Cross-Cultural Issues
  5. Virtual HRD, Technology, & Distance Learning
  6. Leadership
  7. Workplace Learning, Training & Development
  8. Organizational Development & Change
  9. Performance
  10. Strategic HRD
  11. Theory & Foundations of HRD

Important Dates, Deadlines & Submission Information

Final Submission Deadline for Manuscripts:

The submission deadline for the 2011 Americas conference has been extended for one week to September 15, 2010, 12 midnight Pacific time. We invite you take advantage of this extension and the opportunity to attend and participate in the 19th annual AHRD Americas Conference!

Decision notification to authors:

October 25, 2010

Camera-ready submissions due to Track Chair Editors:

December 8, 2010

To be included in the conference proceedings, at least one author per submission must register for the conference by: January 12, 2011

Online Conference registration will be available in early December.

2011 AHRD Americas Conference Submission Guidelines

Important: All submissions should comply with formatting and writing style standards as defined by the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association (APA) (6th Ed.) including one inch margins on all sides (left, right, top, bottom), twelve point Times New Roman font with double-spacing throughout the manuscript. Authors should, however, include figures and tables in-text where they are intended to appear. The Editors reserve the right to reclassify manuscripts to the Poster Category or Research Roundtable Category.

Accepted submissions in the refereed categories will be published in the conference proceedings, pending:

1. Acceptance of a final, camera-ready manuscript by the Track Chair Editor, and
2. At least one author from each accepted manuscript is registered by January 12, 2011 for the 2011 AHRD International Research Conference in the Americas.

Rule of Three

No author can submit more than three conference submissions as first author. There is no limit on the number of submissions for second, third, fourth, etc. author. Please note: Conference organizers create the conference program to minimize scheduling conflicts. However, only first authors are usually guaranteed to have a conflictfree presentation schedule.

Presentation Schedule

Authors must be able to present at any time during the symposium portion of the conference, which runs from Thursday, February 24 through Saturday, February 26. The presentation schedule will be available on the AHRD website approximately six weeks before the conference.

Manuscripts may be submitted to one of the following categories:

1. Refereed Research & Theory Full Manuscripts
2. Refereed Scholar-Practitioner Full Manuscripts
3. Refereed Research Abstracts
4. Refereed Practice Abstracts
5. Refereed Research Roundtables
6. Innovative Sessions
7. Interactive Poster Sessions

Note: Examples of submissions for each category can be viewed here.

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