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2017 SMA Annual Conference
Conference Theme: Ethical Decisions in Lifestyle Choices

Submission Deadline: JULY 15, 2017

Submission Process

Submissions should be sent to the Event and Event Chairs and Track Chair(s) for the applicable track (see Call for Papers). Please DO NOT use the submission feature on this Website.

At least one author of an accepted manuscript and all members of a panel session must attend (paid conference attendee) the Conference to present their work. If you have any questions, please contact SMA Conference Program Chair, Diane Edmondson (diane.edmondson@mtsu.edu).

 

Submission Guidelines: Research & Teaching Tracks

  1. All Paper and Presentation submissions are blind reviewed by multiple reviewers. Authors should avoid identifying themselves in the text or title. Panel sessions are reviewed by Track Chairs and/or Program Chair.   

  2. Paper submissions must not be published, accepted for publication, or be under consideration for publication elsewhere.  

  3. Complete Papers and Presentations must be submitted for review.  If accepted, the final manuscript may be published in full or summary form.

  4. Only Papers are eligible for Best Paper in Track and Best Paper in Conference awards.

  5. Documents must be formatted in MS Word, use Times New Roman 12 point font (refer to Information for Authors for details).    

  6. Email submissions to the appropriate track chair via email attachment.


Submission Types & Formats

  • Papers (P) - complete works (competitive papers)
  • Presentations (PS) early stage and incomplete works
  • Panels (PN) multi-paper, roundtables, and special panel sessions focused on a specific theme

Type

Page Limit For
Initial Submission
(submission double-spaced /
 final formatted for  Proceedings single-spaced)

References 

Requires Copyright
 Release Form If Paper Accepted
 

Full Paper (P)

20/10

Reference section
with all cited work

Yes

Summary Brief

20/2

Reference section
with works cited in brief

No

Full Case

20/10

Reference section
with all cited work

Yes

Case Summary Brief

20/2

Reference section
with works cited in brief

No

Panel Session 5/2 N/A  

No

Presentation  

5/2

 

N/A

No

Distinguished Teaching

2/1

N/A

No

Innovative Teacher

5/1

N/A

No

Teaching Moments 2/1  N/A No

 

 

 Last Updated on 06/13/2017

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