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Submission Preparation Checklist

As part of the submission process, authors are required to check off their submission's compliance with all of the following items, and submissions may be returned to authors that do not adhere to these guidelines.
  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another outlet for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Editor).
  • The submission file is in Microsoft Word using the downloadable template (Long Abstract Submission) on the ICPA 2020 webpage.
  • The authors have adhered to the template structure (font size, header organization, citations/references in APA format etc.) throughout the submission.
  • The text adheres to the stylistic and bibliographic requirements outlined in the Author Guidelines.
  • The submission adheres to the word count & table/figure count instructions on the Homepage (
  • The submission includes 3-4 keywords (added in metadata).

Author Guidelines


Instructions for posterbook submission: 

1. Download posterbook template (.doc file) from the ICPA 2020 website: Click Here (Long Abstract Submission)

2. Submit completed poster paper as an 'Long Poster Abstract' in the submission portal. 

3. Enter metadata, including: title, abstract (just include the title), contributors (coauthors), and keywords (after incuding each keyword, press enter). 

4. Submission will be assigned to a designated ICPA scientific committee reviewer, who will provide one round of review. 

5. Authors will be alerted when the review is complete, and if provisionally accepted, will be given until (due date) to complete the revisions. All revisions will be reviewed by the editorial team and may be sent back to authors if review comments were not adequately attended to in the revisions.