Call Paper Timetable
Timely submission of papers is critical to the success of the call. The procedures and timetable enumerated below will apply.
1. Deadline for Papers
Papers are due by November11, 2013. Please submit electronically via e-mail to the CRO Council Secretariat at email@example.com . Please p ut "2013 NA CRO Council Call for Papers" in the subject line of the e-mail message.
2. Approving the Completed Paper
By December 20, 2013, all authors will be notified as to acceptability of their submitted paper. Accepted papers will be made available on the CRO Council website and may be published in a future publication sponsored by the CRO Council.
3. Presenting the Paper
Authors may be invited to present their papers at a subsequent CRO Council meeting.
4. Prize Fund
All papers submitted and accepted in response to the call and meeting the minimum standards established by the CRO Council will be eligible. A total fund of up to $4,000 is available to be awarded at the Council’s discretion. The Prize(s) will be announced by December 20, 2013.
5. Basis for Review
Papers will be reviewed based on:
- Understandability of concepts
- Thoroughness, originality and clarity of ideas expressed
- Practicality of application of ideas
- Contribution to current ERM literature
- Real world significance of conclusions and observations
6. Submission Guidelines
Papers must be no more than 3,000 words accompanied with supporting graphs and tables as appropriate and should be submitted electronically via e-mail to CRO Council Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org . Please put "2013 NA CRO Council Call for Papers" in the subject line of the e-mail message.