Call for Contributions

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS

The conference aims to promote communication and diversification of ideas and practice between the Dance Movement Therapy community and other disciplines in order to learn and grow from mutual exchange.

The conference Scientific Committee invites the submission of research papers of excellent quality in all areas related to the sub-themes. Authors with original research are encouraged to submit contributions related to:

1) MIGRATION / REFUGEES AND TRANS CULTURAL ISSUES 

2)  CROSSING BORDERS AND THE IN-BETWEEN

3) HOW IS TECHNOLOGY CHANGING THE FACE AND BODY OF DMT – WHERE IS THE BODY ON-LINE?

We invite DMT researchers and practitioners to present their work and enter into discussion and reflection with colleagues throughout the conference. 

Authors are advised to ensure their contribution meets the criteria and guidelines below. All contributions will be submitted to a double-blind review for:

●  Relevance to conference theme:

●  Standard of English (which should be appropriate for an academic conference)

●  Adherence to Conference Format guidelines

The  committee will also take into consideration:

●  The balance of representation across countries

●  Collaboration between  experienced  and less experienced DMT’s

●  Constraints of conference accommodation and structure of the conference program

Deadline for  submissions :  January 10th 2018

Online  submission page  

Acceptance for contribution in the programme and assignment to a session are determined solely by the Scientific Committee based on a review of the paper and its subject matter. Decisions of the Scientific Committee are final.

Submitting authors are required to ensure that all listed co-authors have reviewed the abstract, take responsibility for its content and agree with being listed as co-author.

Following the double-blind review, authors of accepted papers will be asked to submit their final version

March 25th, 2018  to include modifications suggested by the reviewers,

Suggested formats

Oral Presentation - 20 minutes

The standard format for oral presentations are 20 minutes in length.

Poster Presentation - 10 minutes

Poster sessions give participants a chance to network with other delegates who may be interested in similar research or other disciplines.

Content: Title; Author(s); Introduction; Finalities and objectives; Description; Results; Discussion and Conclusions; References

The dimensions of a poster are as standard - 70 x 100 cm or A0 format 84.1 x 118.9 cm

Workshop Presentation - 60 to 90 minutes

A workshop is an intensive experiential session lasting 60 to 90 minutes led by an experienced practitioner.

Guidelines for the  submissions:

Your proposal  should  be  submitted  at    with  the  following

  • Personal details (to specify): Name / Surname / Address / Email / Phone contact / Profession /Place of work or study
  • Type of contribution: Oral / Poster /Workshop
  • Title of contribution
  • Abstract (150 words) + short bio (150  words)

The proposal  document  in  pdf-format  should  be atthached  with the  following

  • The title of contribution.  the proposal  will  undergoo  double-blind review process,  so the  names  of authors and  the  names  of institutions  should not  be incuded  in this  document
  • Oral and Poster presentation proposals ( max. 800 words) must include: introduction, objectives, methodology, results, conclusions and references (no more than 5 in APA format). Remember that Poster presentation requires a synthesis, so avoid lengthy text and give more importance to graphics, drawings  and/or tables to show your results.
  •  Workshop proposals ( max. 800 words) must include: introduction, learning objectives, methodology, structure of the workshop and references.
  • Maximum 5 recent publications or conferences:
  • Equipment needed: DVD player, amplifier and Iphone cable, Power-point facilities, materials for workshop.
  • Max. number of participants needed please.

 The contribution must be  submitted  before  January 10th 2018  on  the  following LINK:  https://easychair.org/conferences/?