Submission formats

Papers must be of the highest international standard and contribute significantly to research and practice. All draft and full papers should be between 3,000-5,000 words (including references) and should have a maximum of three illustrations or figures (images as jpeg, min. 120 dpi). Papers will undergo double-blind peer reviews and accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings. The proceedings will be made available as an official publication in an open-access online database after the conference.

Please send your submission to following these guidelines:

  • Use the following template for your paper submission: download template here
  • Add the following subject line to your email: ‘Mediations – (session number and title)’
  • Format your document name as follows: ‘Session title_Author Name (last name_first name)_Title of paper’

Important deadlines

Authors are invited to submit papers by May 30th 2016. All submissions must describe original research, not published or currently under review for another conference or journal. The proceedings of the conference will be published under a Creative Commons license. 


May 30th: Deadline draft papers

June 15th: Extended deadline draft papers

July 8th: Feedback on draft papers

September 2nd: Deadline full papers

September 30th: Feedback full papers

October 17th: Deadline final papers


June 1st: Deadline submissions on TradersTalk platform

June 30th: Extended deadline submissions on TradersTalk platform

July 31st: Announcement of selected projects