Q1. I want to make sure I understood that accommodation (Hotel) is free this means I only have to pay for the conference fee per person for the three nights. Is this right?
Yes, if you register as a participant or a listener, the accommodation is totally free in a double room per person at the hotel during March 21-24, 2020. You have to pay have only the conference fee. Also, Participant/Listener Conference Registration includes: Meals (Breakfasts, Lunches, Dinners, Coffee Breaks, and other treats), Conference Program, Abstract Book, Name Tag, Certificate of Participation, and Conference Bag.
Q2. Is the conference at the same place of the hotel?
The conference and accommodation will be in the same hotel.
Q3. When is the arrival date and when is the date to leave exactly? In other words what nights of accommodation are in the offer?
The hotel check-in date is March 21, 2020 and the hotel check-out date is March 24, 2020. These three nights (of March 21st, 22nd and 23rd in 2020) are covered by the conference and free in a double room per person.
Q4. Is it possible to book some extra nights and at what costs?
It is possible to book some extra nights before or after the conference at 60 dollars per night per person in a double room.
Q5. If another person (colleague, suppose, friend, etc.) pays conference fee as audience (listener), is that mean that this person can take a part in your event, under equal condition as presenters (free accommodation for three nights)?
Yes, if accompanying person pays the conference early registration fee as a listener, then that person will get benefit from all events like presenters. The accommodation at the hotel is also free for that person for three nights in a double room.
Q6. What is the conference fee?
The early registration fee is 250 dollars. After the early registration deadline, the fee is 300 dollars. The late registration fee is 350 dollars.
Q7. May I stay in a single room?
Yes. If you stay in a single room, you need to pay 40 dollars additionally per night per person.
Q8. May I submit my abstract now?
Yes, the submission and registration continue. You may register and send your submission(s) now. After you submit your abstract, you will receive the result in three weeks. If your paper is accepted, you may make your payment via bank transfer or PayPal.
Q9. What is the fee if I bring my child with me?
Fee for child staying with their parents: Child from 0 to 6 years of age – FREE, Second child from 0 to 6 years of age – discount of 50% of the early registration fee. If only one of the parents stay with the child, they should stay in a single room and pay the single room fee.
Q10. How many papers are allowed for one registration fee?
Two papers are allowed for one registration fee. If you have more than two papers, you need to pay 50 US dollars for each additional paper.
Q11. Will all conference papers be published in a journal?
After peer-reviewing process, selected papers in English will be published in the sponsor journals.
Q12. How can I submit my conference paper to other sponsor journals?
The conference participants can also submit their papers for publication to sponsor journals. All sponsor journals are refereed journals and have a double-blind review process. Any manuscript submitted for consideration in publication in the sponsor journals is reviewed by at least two international reviewers with expertise in the relevant subject area. Please refer to the conference in the acknowledgement section of your paper while submitting it to the sponsor journal.
Q13. How can I publish my conference paper in the annual books?
The conference participants can also send their papers to the conference email address for publication in the annual books by the deadline mentioned on the conference web site. The literature review or theoretical framework papers are preferred for publication in the annual books. If any paper is accepted for publication in the annual book, the author will be informed by email. Please refer to the conference in the acknowledgement section of your paper while submitting it to the annual book.
Q14. Do you have any format for abstracts?
There is not any format for abstracts. Please enter your abstract submission as a plain text without any keywords or title in the abstract box in the conference system. Then, if it is accepted, you can download the acceptance letters from the conference system.
Q15. Is travel from the airport to the hotel included and can it also be arranged when I book extra nights? At what costs?
HAVAS Transfer provides the transfer from the airport to the conference hotel. The fee from the Airport to the Maltepe city center is about 7 US dollars (27 Turkish Liras) per person. It takes approximately 60 minutes (depending on the traffic).
Q16. Which languages can be used in the conference?
The conference languages are English and Turkish. The presentations will be scheduled based on their topic and language.
Q17. If my paper is written in Turkish, do I have to submit its English version?
All papers have to include an English abstract, an English title and English keywords. If the paper is written in Turkish, it also needs to have an English abstract, an English title and English keywords.
Q18. Do I have to submit the full paper?
No, you do not need to submit your full paper. It is your preference. If you do not submit your full paper by the deadline, then we will publish the abstract of your study in the abstract book.
Q19. Is there any page limitation for full papers?
No, there is not any page limitation for full papers.
Q20. What is the duration of each oral presentation?
About 15-20 minutes will be given for each oral presentation.
Q21. If I bring a friend or a family member with me, how much should I pay for that person? What are the benefits for this accompanying person?
If you pay 200 dollars for the accompanying person, this payment will cover the accommodation including meals (breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and coffee breaks) in a double room for three nights of the conference days.
Q22. Can I pay the conference fee before the acceptance of my abstract? Can I get a refund if my paper is rejected?
Yes, you can pay the conference fee before your submission. If your abstract is rejected, you can submit another abstract or participate in the conference as a listener. In case that your abstract is rejected, a refund may also be paid if the organizing committee approves it.