How to Submit Your Abstract
1. The paper to be submitted has not been published previously or is currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
2. The research title should be at most 15 words.
3. The complete name of the author(s), affiliation(s), email address(es), and ORCID number should be indicated. The name of the paper presenter should be in boldface. Only one author is allowed to present the research at the conference.
4. The abstract should be between 250 to 300 words.
5. The abstract should contain the following details: introduction to the research problem, general
objective, research design & methods, significant results and findings, conclusions, and implications.
6. There should be 4 to 6 keywords (discipline of the study, concepts investigated, research design/methods, country/continent).
7. The conference accepts only digital manuscripts. Files must be in .doc or .docx.
8. Use the prescribed format for the abstract. (https://bit.ly/48N1zJg)
All submitted abstracts shall be screened and evaluated by the Scientific Research Committee. Submit your abstract to email@example.com
When accepted for presentation, the full paper of the research should be submitted. Use the prescribed format for the entire paper: (https://bit.ly/3ZRYIKW)
Full Paper Guidelines
1. The research title should not exceed 15 words.
2. The complete name of the author(s), affiliation(s), email address(es), and ORCID number should be indicated.
3. The abstract should be between 250 to 300 words.
4. The abstract should contain the following details: introduction to the research problem, general objective, research design & methods, significant results and findings, conclusions, and/or implications.
5. There should be 4 to 6 keywords (discipline of the study, concepts investigated, research design/methods, country/continent).
6. The full paper should follow the IMRAD or publishable format and must not exceed 15 pages.
7. The Introduction section should adequately discuss the problem background, rationale, and gap. A literature review and relevant theoretical underpinnings are required in this section.
8. The Methodology section should include the design, methods, procedures, and data analysis techniques. Research ethics should also be discussed.
9. The Results and Discussion section should discuss the highlights of the investigations and show the study’s solid points or merits.
10. The Conclusions and Direction for Future Use section should summarize the significant results and findings of the study. Implications and future directions are likewise presented in this section.
11. The References section should include the sources and previous research studies the author(s) used.
12. The manuscript may also include the Acknowledgement and Disclosure of Conflict of Interest sections.
13. The paper should be proofread before submission.
14. Submit the similarity check certificate of your entire paper. The similarity index should not exceed 20%.
15. The Panel of Judges shall evaluate the full text according to Originality/Novelty (15%), Methodology (15%), Scientific Content/Quality (20%), Contribution to the Field (25%), Relevance to the Theme (10%), and Practical Applicability (15%).
Oral Paper Presentation Guidelines
1. The organizing committee will assign the paper presentations to parallel sessions.
2. Only one (1) author is allowed to present the research.
3. The presenter is given 15 minutes or less to discuss the research paper.
4. The presentation should contain essential points of the study.
5. The in-person attendees will deliver a live presentation using slide presentations. The virtual attendees must prepare a pre-recorded video presentation.
6. There will be a Q&A session at the end of all the presentations; hence, all presenters must attend their respective parallel sessions.
7. The Panel of Judges shall evaluate the oral presentation according to Articulation of Important Concepts (30%), Familiarity with subject and logical reasoning (30%), Visual Aid/Presentation (30%), and Overall Impact (10%).
Research e-Poster Guidelines
1. This competition is open to all with accepted papers in the 3rd UBian Conference 2023 with the theme IT and Engineering in the Digital Age: Addressing the Social and Ethical Implications
2. The research e-poster should include the following sections:
● Research Title and Authors
● Introduction (Background of the Study, Objectives)
● Results and Discussion
● Key References
3. All e-posters will be set in portrait-style orientation (and all information (i.e., text, data, photos, and figures) must be designed to appear within one window/slide.
4. Design your e-Poster in PowerPoint (PPT). ALL information must appear within ONE (1) slide only. In the Design Tab, Click Slide Size. In the Custom Slide Size, click portrait and use these custom dimensions: “Custom (Width 50 cm, Height 90 cm)”. Use this template. (https://bit.ly/46NIncs)
5. Save your PPT in PDF format.
6. The recommended font type should be Arial.
7. The criteria for judging are as follows:
a. Content (50%)
i. Completeness, substance, and accuracy
ii. Relevance of the study
b. Readability (25%)
i. Appropriate font size
ii. Obvious flow of information across the poster
c. Appeal (25%)
i. Pleasing to look at, balance, text and graphics
ii. Mechanical neatness, creativity, and appropriateness of graphic aids
All submitted e-posters shall be screened and evaluated by the Scientific Research Committee. Submit your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org
Publication of Paper
All accepted abstracts will be published in the Book of Abstracts and Conference Proceedings. Selected papers will be recommended for publication in the University of Batangas’ Refereed Journal (winning papers will be published for free).
CALL FOR MINI-LECTURES & DEMONSTRATIONS
1. Mini-lectures should align with the overarching conference theme, emphasizing innovative research and insights. While they may touch upon specific submission streams, they are not limited to those streams.
2. Mini-lectures should aim to educate and inform the audience about an interesting and relevant subject matter. They should provide valuable insights, ideas, or perspectives.
3. Mini-lectures must not serve as a platform for marketing, promoting, or endorsing any product, company, organization, or individual. The content should be educational and non-commercial.
4. Submit a 15-20-minute video presentation and an executive summary (500-1000 words).
5. Pre-recorded videos must be in a widely accessible format (e.g. MP4). Ensure clear and high-quality audio and resolution of the video.
6. If referencing prior research or sources, provide proper citations and references within the video and in your executive summary.
7. Mini-lectures will be evaluated based on content quality, relevance to the theme, engagement, and adherence to the guidelines.
8. All accepted presentations will be played in a separate parallel session and will be uploaded on the conference website.
9. There will be an open forum after all the presentations. Thus, lecturers are encouraged to attend their respective parallel sessions.
All submitted mini-lectures shall be screened and evaluated by the Scientific Research Committee. Submit your pre-recorded videos and executive summary to email@example.com
Awards and Recognition
All presenters and registered co-authors will receive a certificate of participation. Best Paper, Best Oral Presentation, and Best Digital Poster will be selected among the entries.