Call for Papers

The conference committee invites you to actively participate in this international event and propose papers for publication and presentation at the conference. Abstracts and papers shall be submitted to

  • April 1 - Start of registration 
  • April 1 - Submission of abstracts (min 500 words) 
  • April 10 - Notification of acceptance 
  • May 2 - Camera-ready copy of full papers (see authoring instructions!) 
  • May 30 – Publication of the GISCA’12 Conference Proceedings.

The programme committee accepts scientific papers on the stated conference themes with a focus on the Central Asian Region. Active participation in the conference is invited via presentation of a paper or poster, or through workshop attendance. Accepted papers will be published after the conference in the proceedings volume of GISCA 2012. Please submit your paper abstract no later than at the date indicated in the Conference Schedule Overview to Accepted papers will only be published and retained in the programme after registration of at least one author / presenter. 

Paper submission: Authors are requested to submit a digital version of their English language paper in Word (.doc, .docx) format for publication in the conference proceedings. A4 page size (210×297mm) with bottom and top margins = 25mm; Left and right margins = 20 mm. Font size is 12 points, font type is Times New Roman. The title of the paper should be in bold capital letters and centered on the page. The author’s name and address should be in the second line and centered. An abstract follows, with one line space after and before. The main body text should be single-spaced and fully justified, and words should be without syllable division. The paper can include pictures and tables, but in the print version will not be reproduced in color. The length of the paper shall be 6 or 8 pages (including pictures, tables, references etc). No more than 2 papers are accepted from one author. Please make sure that the paper is of excellent English language quality! 

Please refer to the published volume from **** GISCA'** for sample papers!
Josef Strobl,
Feb 16, 2012, 11:02 AM