The paper should present the results of original research carried out with modern research methodology. Papers can usually be summarized in 15-20 PowerPoint presentation slides and presented within 15-20 min. As a rule, the average presentation on a round table lasts from 5 to 7 min. Conference program of the sessions and round tables will be formed according to the requests.
Participants are invited to submit extended abstracts of their research papers for presentation at the Conference sessions. Submissions will be accepted from September 9, 2015 till November 11, 2015, only through on-line registration at: http://conf.hse.ru/. After the registration each participant will be provided with personal profile to be an interface between the participant and the Organizing Committee.
A detailed summary of the proposed presentation should be attached to the application, in Word or RTF file, in 1-3 pages with 1.5 line spacing (up to 7000 symbols). The abstract should clearly state the problem of the paper, the approach to its solution (in particular, if there is a model based on the analysis), and the main findings. It should indicate what the main novelty of the presentation of the results in comparison with the known, previously published works. Abstracts which are less than 1 page in length will not be accepted.
The group of applicants after on-line registration before November 11, 2015 may inform the Conference Program Committee of their wish to submit their papers on one session. Participants can do this by sending a letter at firstname.lastname@example.org that contains information about the title of proposed session; speakers (no more than 3 - 4, already registered as individual applicants) and the topic of the research, as well as the name and contact information (phone and e-mail address) of the supposed chairperson of the session. One applicant may submit one individual paper and not more than two co-authored papers. On one session there can be no more than two papers submitted from the same organization. Duration of one session is 1.5 hours. Proposals for the formation of such sessions can be taken into consideration by the Program Committee during the papers' review and the formation of the Conference program.
The Program Committee will announce the decision on the inclusion of papers in the Conference program by January 25, 2016, considering the results of the review made by independent experts. After the review a preliminary program will be available on http://conf.hse.ru/. Participants whose papers are included in the program have to confirm their participation through ‘personal account’ until February 8, 2016. Without such confirmation the paper will be excluded from the program.
Authors of the papers included in the Conference program will be requested to send full-text versions of the paper (in Word, RTF or PDF file) by March 7, 2016 for publication on the Conference website. At the end of the conference Higher School of Economics will prepare and issue a conference e-volume, containing all papers which were presented at the conference. Final versions of the papers should be sent by May 25, 2016 (20, 000 symbols with spaces in Word, RTF or PDF file). The decision about their publication in the Conference e-volume will be made by the editorial board. The papers not presented at the Conference will not be considered for publication.
Online registration for participation without presenting a paper will be available from November 12, 2015 until March 22, 2016 at http://conf.hse.ru/