Types of Submissions

Competitive Research Papers: Reports of original conceptual or empirical research that has been conducted. These papers should address policy recommendations and demonstrate a clear contribution to the scientific body of knowledge. Competitive research papers should also address implications for theory and practice.

Teaching Cases: Case studies of organizations, countries, and contexts that relate to one or more of the sub-themes showcasing real life situations that can be used for teaching and training.

Doctoral/(Graduate) Student Consortium: These are research idea proposals from students. The proposals should specify research questions and the envisaged contribution to knowledge.

Workshops: Workshops are interactive panel sessions for discussing particular topics. Proposals for interactive panel sessions are welcome from potential delegates. Workshop proposals should clearly state the topic, present clear justifications for the topic, highlight learning objectives for participants, and provide names of potential panel discussants. Please note that workshops will be planned and implemented by delegates who propose them.

Submission Guidelines

The Organizing Committee of ICASuD 2023 wish to encourage paper presentation from both industry practitioners and researchers in academia and research-based institutions. Interested authors must submit their abstracts and full papers online to Only abstracts and full papers addressing the main theme or at least a sub-theme of the conference will be considered for presentation. We strongly recommend that papers should address policy recommendations and demonstrate a clear contribution to scientific body of knowledge. Therefore, Sections that address implications for theory and practice are also recommended in all full paper submissions. Abstracts of not more than 300 words should be submitted online to Each abstract should include at least four (4) keywords.

• Font type: Times New Roman, 12 point size

• Line Spacing: 1.5

• Full papers should be a maximum of 15 pages including references, appendices, figures, tables etc.

• Author(s) Name(s) and affiliation(s): Centre alignment, 12 point size, superscripts for different affiliation (1, 2…)

• Sub headings: introduction, literature review, methods, analysis of data, discussion of findings and conclusion • A brief bio-data of the author(s) should be provided.

Important Dates

Final Date to submit all Abstracts: June 23, 2023
Notification of Acceptance for all Abstract Submissions: Rolling
Deadline for full Paper Submission: August 25, 2023
Notification of Acceptance of Full Papers: Rolling
Presenting Author Registration Deadline: October 13, 2023
Each paper will undergo a double-blind peer review process. Acceptance will be based on quality, relevance and originality.
Note: Papers (abstracts and full papers) must be saved in MS Word format and submitted online to All papers must follow APA 7th edition which can be viewed at