Submission

Abstract submission due: 15 March 2018
Full paper submission due: 15 March 2018
Notification of abstract acceptance: 10 days after submission
Notification of acceptance of full-paper in conference proceedings: 20 days after submission
Notification of acceptance of full-paper in sponsored journal: depending upon journal’s policy
Final (revised) paper submission due: 15 April 2018
Conference dates: 16–18 May 2018
Early registration due 15 March 2018

The submission may be done in the following way:

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    Step 1: Submission of abstract before March 15 2018 (compulsory)

    To submit the abstract (or paper) choose »Make Submission« in Submission & Registration. In the submission form, choose whether you are submitting the paper for the proceedings or specific sponsored journal. In either case, add the keywords and abstract.
    When entering the »Make Submission« for the first time, you will be asked to define a password that you should remember. The submission ID, which you will receive via email upon submission of this form, along with the password will allow you to make future changes to the submission.
    The submission may be edited any time by choosing »Edit Submission« in Submission & Registration. If you want to check the submitted file with your review or final paper, click »View File« in Submission & Registration.

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    Step 2: Submission of full paper before March 15, 2018 (optional)

    To submit the paper, choose »Make Submission« in Submission & Registration. In the submission form, choose whether you are submitting the paper for the proceedings or specific sponsored journal. In either way, add the keywords and abstract.
    When entering the »Make Submission« for the first time, you will be asked to define a password that you should remember. The submission ID, which you will receive via email upon submission of this form, along with the password will allow you to make future changes to the submission.
    The submission may be edited any time by choosing »Edit Submission« in Submission & Registration. If you want to check the submitted paper, click »View File« in Submission & Registration.
    IMPORTANT NOTICE:
    The papers to be published in sponsored journals should be initially submitted in conference submission system, however, all the following procedures (double-blind reviews, submission of revised paper, acceptance, publication) will be conducted by the sponsored journal.

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    Step 3: Submission of (revised) final paper for the conference proceedings before April 15, 2018

    To submit the revised (final) paper, you should do it by clicking »Upload File« in Submission & Registration.
    All final papers to be published in conference proceedings must follow the full paper submission form as specified in the following full paper submission template.

conference policies

Submission policy


One unique author should be registered for each paper or abstract accepted for presentation and publication.

One person can be the author of only one single-author paper or abstract and more multiple-author paper or abstracts with different authors. In case when a person is the author or co-author of more than one accepted paper or abstract, each paper must have at least one unique author registration to be accepted for conference presentation and publication. If multiple, same-single-author papers or abstract are submitted and accepted, only one will be scheduled for conference presentation and publication.

MakeLearn conference issues (abstract of paper) acceptance letters to authors and other invited people only if they have registered online with payment by a due date.

Cancellation policy


Subject to bank transfer fees and foreign exchange rate:

30% of the paid amount will be held in case of cancellation received 45 days before the conference date.
60% of the paid amount will be held in case of cancellation received 30 days before the conference date.
Cancellations received less than 30 days before the conference will be charged the full rate.

All refunds will be made after the conference ends.

No refund of the conference fee will be made for cancellations to all the participants whose papers or abstracts will be published in the Conference Proceedings.

Panel & Forum policy


All the Editors’ Panel invitation letters, Research-Education-Business Forum invitation letters as well as Academic Leadership Forum invitation letters are conditional (i.e., the invited members will have to register and pay the conference fee by the due date).

Badge Policy Statement


Badge is provided to help the participants as well the hotel/restaurant personnel and conference staff to easily identify the registered delegates. Each registration package contains an official badge. The delegates should wear the badge at all events as all the meetings, sessions/panels, coffee breaks, luncheons, and dinners are limited to registered delegates only.

Quality Assurance Policy


International Conference on Management of Knowledge and Learning MakeLearn as well as the TIIM International Conference have set several standards to achieve a high level of quality in their implementation. Each member of Programme Board is involved in designing and implementing the review process of the conference.

Submitted papers are subject to a double-blind review process which greatly assists in the elimination of any perception of bias for or against an author or institution based on “name” recognition, country, gender, etc. This helps assure authors that reviewers judge submitted papers equally and that they judge the submitted paper and not the author(s) and/or their affiliation(s). Each submitted abstract is evaluated primarily based on content and relevance. If the abstract is accepted, the author mayor may not submit a full paper which is subjected to a double-blind review process. Full papers are evaluated based on originality, clarity, methodological standards of a research paper, significance of their findings, and clarity of exposition. Author can submit a full paper without previously submitting the abstracts well in this case, the full paper is subjected to a double-blind review process and evaluated by criteria as stated above for the abstract and full paper together. The double-blind review for papers to be published in sponsored journals will be conducted by the sponsored journal itself.

Conference Proceedings include full-length papers as well as abstracts that have successfully passed the review process or evaluation. Proceedings are published in electronic form and have all the features of an academic publication, including its own ISSN number which introduces it into a fully refereed conference publication.

Moreover, MakeLearn & TIIM conference announces best paper awards, which additionally strengths quality of the event.

By including individuals from major regional businesses, MakeLearn & TIIM encourages discussion and the exchange of knowledge between the academia and the economy. Although the general theme of the conference, i.e. management of knowledge, learning, and the innovation in technology remains the same, each year the focus of the conference is adapted to regional and global findings, occurrences and needs of the time.

The international programme board meets every year during the conference, evaluates it and proposes improvements for the next year. It also proposes and discusses possible focal topics for the next conferences.

Furthermore, we pay special attention to smooth and friendly organisation of the conference. We also do our best to provide conference participants with all the right information and logistics support. Finally, we intend to keep the conference fee at the current level which also covers the costs of organization, supporting activities and social programme to provide participants with a quality conference experience.

Publishing ethics


MakeLearn & TIIM conference follows the Publishing Ethics as defined by the ToKnowPress International Academic Publisher. MakeLearn publishing ethics is available here.

Other important information


MakeLearn &TIIM organizers DO NOT ISSUE Visa Letters for conference participants. All conference participants receive the confirmation of paper or abstract acceptance. Upon the request, the conference organizers issue also the confirmation of fee payment. With submission & registration in the conference system, participants agree to join MakeLearn & TIIM mailing list from which they will occasionally receive an e-mail with programme updates, important information, and a call for papers for the next conferences.

Licence of copyright


By submitting the abstract or revised (final) paper for publication in the MakeLearn & TIIM 2016 Conference Proceedings the Author and the Publisher (ToKnowPress) agree that the Author grants the Creative Commons copyright license in the Paper to the public. The MakeLearn & TIIM 2016 Conference Proceedings will be distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/).

The Author grants to the Publisher a royalty-free, worldwide nonexclusive license to publish, reproduce, display, distribute, and use the paper or abstract in any form, either separately or as part of a collective work, including but not limited to a nonexclusive license to publish the paper or abstract, copy and distribute individual reprints, authorize reproduction of the entire paper or abstract in another publication, and authorize reproduction and distribution of the paper or abstract thereof by means of computerized retrieval systems. The Author retains ownership of all rights under copyright in the paper or abstract, and all rights not expressly granted in this Agreement. The Author grants to the Publisher the power to assign, sublicense or otherwise transfer all licenses expressly granted to the Publisher under this Agreement.

The Author agrees to require that the Publisher be given credit as the original publisher in any republication of the paper or abstract authorized by the Author. If the Publisher authorizes any other party to republish the paper or abstract, the Publisher shall require such party to ensure that the Author is credited as the Author.

The Author represents and warrants that to the best of the Author’s knowledge the paper or abstract does not defame any person, does not invade the privacy of any person, and does not in any other manner infringe upon the rights of any person. The Author agrees to indemnify and hold harmless the Publisher against all such claims. The Author represents and warrants that the Author has full power and authority to enter into this Agreement and to grant the licenses granted in this Agreement. The Author represents and warrants that the paper or abstract furnished to the Publisher has not been published previously. For purposes of this paragraph, making a copy of the paper or abstract accessible over the Internet, including, but not limited to, posting the paper or abstract to a database accessible over the Internet, does not constitute prior publication so long as the as such copy indicates that the paper or abstract is not in final form, such as by designating such copy to be a “draft,” a “working paper,” or “work-in-progress”. The Author agrees to hold harmless the Publisher, its licensees and distributes, from any claim, action, or proceeding alleging facts that constitute a breach of any warranty enumerated in this paragraph.

The Author agrees and acknowledges that the Author will receive no payment from the Publisher for use of the paper or abstract or the licenses granted in this Agreement.

This publication agreement is based on the Open Access Model Publishing Agreement.


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