Call for Papers of SEAMEO Congress 21-22 October 2014, Imperial Queen’s Park Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand

From 21-22 October 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand, SEAMEO, in collaboration with the British Council and Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology (IPST) Thailand, is convening the SEAMEO Congress on Education, Science and Culture with the theme Southeast Asia in Transition: Re-Thinking Education, Science and Culture.

Submission of Abstract is Now Open

We welcome the submission of papers that highlight perspectives from relevant local, national, regional, international or comparative research papers in the aforementioned Sub-Themes and Tracks.



Sub-Theme 1:

Re-shaping Education to Bridge Skills Gap


Sub-Theme 2:

Prospects and Possibilities for Enhancing Science and Technology Education


Sub-Theme 3:

Cultural Knowledge and Education for Regional Integration and Development



Track 1:

Policies, Reforms and Innovations (PRI)


Track 2:

Innovative Teaching and Learning Strategies (ITLS)


Track 3:

Cooperation, Linkages and Partnerships (CLP)

The Congress’ Technical Committee reserves the right to include a paper for consideration in a track other than the one you may identify, if deemed appropriate.

Deadline of Abstract Submission: 31 May 2014

Submission Instructions

  1. Abstracts should follow the same format used at other international meetings and in journals. An acceptable structure for an abstract includes:
    • Background: A statement of the hypothesis or research question
    • Methods: An explanation of the study design and experimental methods used
    • Results: A concise summary of the major findings of the experiment or study. Authors should provide sufficient data to permit evaluation by the Technical Committee and the public reading the abstracts.
    • Conclusion: Summary of the overall findings and the importance of the study
  2. Abstracts may be accepted into one of the two categories:
    • Oral Presentation: The presenting author will be required to make 15-minute Powerpoint presentation.
    • Poster Presentation: The author will present the poster during poster session to which it has been assigned.

Abstract accepted for oral and poster presentation will be published as part of the SEAMEO Congress Book to be distributed to Congress participants. All accepted abstracts will be published as is

  1. The first page of the submission should only contain the abstract (Background, Methods, Results, and Conclusion) and should identify a preferred the sub-theme and track abstract category. It should not bear any marks identifiable to the author or authors. The abstract must be no longer than 300 words in English.
  2. The second page should contain the author name, title, affiliations, and location (city, state, and country) of each author; indicate the corresponding author using email address of the corresponding author.
  3. In formatting the text of the Abstract, a standard font, such as 12pt, Arial should be used.
  4. Authors are advised to ensure that their abstracts meet the criteria and guidelines as indicated above. All abstracts should be submitted electronically in Word file to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Notice of acceptance or rejection will be sent to the submitting authors by 20 June 2014.

Abstract Acceptance Notification: 20 June 2014

Other Information on Abstract Submission

  1. By submitting an abstract the author/s agree to allow publication of submitted abstract and related information on the author in SEAMEO Congress website, SEAMEO Congress Manual and other related SEAMEO Congress publications. Likewise, authors of accepted oral abstracts agree for SEAMEO to audio/video record all the presentations for future distribution.
  2. Further information will be provided to the authors whose abstracts are accepted for oral or poster presentation. For abstracts with multiple authors, at least one author must attend the Congress to present the abstract. Oral or poster presenters will be required to pay the SEAMEO Congress registration fee.
  3. Questions regarding the preparation and submission of abstracts may be directed to abstracts.seameocongress(at)

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