Guidelines

Guidelines 2015-08-12T12:39:17+00:00

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The SFSA2016 Programme Committee will take the following criteria into account when assessing proposals:
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  • Relevance to the theme under which the proposal is proposed.
  • Relevance to conference objectives.
  • Quality and originality which will ensure value addition to current debate.
  • Potential for creating vibrant discussions.
  • Interdisciplinary approach.
  • National, continental, and international topicality.
  • Potential to attract media interest.

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  • International perspective (speakers/participants from outside South Africa, especially from other African countries, is strongly encouraged).
  • Diversity (panels will be expected to aim for an appropriate balance with regard to race and gender and should promote inclusivity).

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  • Interactive sessions are encouraged, which will maximise opportunities for discussion and dialogue. Proposals for innovative formats will be welcomed.

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The deadline for the submission of proposals is Friday, 15 July 2016.

All submitted proposals will be reviewed and assessed by the SFSA2016 Programme Committee.

Please note that the Programme Committee reserves the right to request modifications to proposals prior to acceptance and to make minor modifications to titles and abstracts when compiling the programme.
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