A 2-step submission process is used to enable you to share and discuss your research with peers, aiming to improve it.

Step 1. Abstract submission

Researchers, managers, policy-makers, professionals and students across the globe are invited to submit structured abstracts of about 500 to 800 wordsaddressing the Congress themes. 

Please use the abstract/paper template.

IMPORTANT: Please send (submit) your abstracts via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

with the Subject: "WOSC congress 2024 Abstract"

In the message, please point out in which sections you would prefer to participate and if you qualify for a discounted registration fee (a young researcher under 30 years, a senior researcher or a member of an organisation listed in "In Collaboration with").


Authors should receive a response within 14 days of submission. All accepted abstracts will be published in the Congress Book of Abstracts.

01. April May 2024 Abstract Submission deadline
15. April 2024 Notification of acceptance
25. April 2024 Early bird registration deadline


After the acceptance notice, you are welcome to start the registration process.

Step 2. Full congress paper submission

Registered authors with an accepted abstract may submit a full congress paper. Full congress papers should not exceed 3500 words (see abstract/paper template). In step 2, peers may suggest to authors how to deal with the proposed research issues before their acceptance for presentation to Congress.

At the congress, the author's contributions will be discussed within their sections.

There will be the best paper award at the Congress, which will include acknowledgements of contributions to the final paper’s preparation.

Important dates

01. August 2024 Congress papers submission deadline and Registration deadline for authors
21. August 2024 Congress full papers review deadline
11. September 2024 Revised Congress full papers submission deadline
11. September 2024 WOSC 19th Congress 2024 starts
13. September 2024 WOSC 19th Congress 2024 finishes


Elementary submission rules

  1. Authors should make sure that the language of their papers meets the required standards.
  2. Authors can submit one paper per registration. For the submission of a second paper, discounted registration rates apply.
  3. Authors are responsible for ensuring that their manuscripts are ethically sound and meet the recognised standards, according to the author publishing ethics guide.


Author Guidelines

Please use the abstract/paper template with detailed author guidelines for the paper submission. Please use the formatting options in the template - to not personalise the formatting options. If you copy/paste text, please use: "paste as text" option.


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