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Call for papers

The CAUTHE 2019 Organising Committee welcomes full research papers and working research papers via a number of topics relevant to the conference theme 'Sustainability of Tourism, Hospitality and Events in a Disruptive Digital Age'. The key themes and topics for the conference are developed around the three pillars of a sustainable tourism, hospitality and events industries in a digital age and are listed below. Papers in other areas related to tourism, hospitality and events are also welcomed. Streams include:

  • Stream 1 – Sustainability of tourism, hospitality and events in an age of digital disruption
  • Stream 2 – Wellness, well-being and quality of life
  • Stream 3 – Tourism and the creative industries
  • Stream 4 – Tourism and food
  • Stream 5 – Remote area tourism
  • Stream 6 – Indigenous and cultural tourism
  • Stream 7 – ICT, disruptive technologies and future emerging technologies
  • Stream 8 – Risk, crisis and recovery
  • Stream 9 – Events
  • Stream 10 – Tourism and climate change
  • Stream 11 – Work and employment in the digital age in tourism, hospitality and events
  • Stream 12 – Critical approaches in tourism, hospitality and events
  • Stream 13 – Advancing learning and teaching in tourism, hospitality and events in a digital age

Full research papers and working research papers that engage the sub-themes outlined above are now invited for submission. We welcome innovative contributions that focus on how tourism, hospitality and events are experienced and developed. We encourage papers on teaching, curriculum and pedagogical research, as well as theoretical and empirical studies relating to tourism, hospitality and events.

All paper submissions must follow the guidelines outlined in the attached document template.

When you submit your paper you will be asked to sign an agreement about the use of the paper. Your paper must be clearly identified as a full research paper or a working research paper. The submission of a paper is an indication of a commitment to attend CAUTHE 2019. If a paper is accepted, at least one author must attend the conference to present the paper.

All paper submissions must also include a Transfer of Copyright Agreement to be sent to cauthe2019@cqu.edu.au. Please download the attached document, sign, scan and return to the Conference Organising Committee.

KEY DEADLINES

  • Full Research Papers Deadline:  15 October, 2018
  • Working Research Papers Deadline: 1 November, 2018
  • Early Bird Registration closes: 30 November, 2018
Types of Papers

Full Research Papers

Papers submitted in this category are those where research work, or conceptual and theoretical development, is complete. Authors should submit a paper of 4000-5000 words (including references, tables and figures) to be double-blind, peer reviewed by two reviewers nominated by the Scientific Committee. All papers must be original submissions that have not already been published.

Full Research Papers close for review: 15 October 2018

Papers submitted to this category are eligible for nomination by reviewers for the ‘CAUTHE Award for Best Full Paper’. Further details regarding this Award can be found on the CAUTHE website: Best Full Paper http://cauthe.org/services/awards/

Papers submitted in this category by a PhD student on work derived from their study are eligible for nomination by the reviewers for the ‘Bill Faulkner Memorial Award for Best PhD Paper’. Please note that the student has to be the primary author and the only acceptable co-authors are the student’s registered supervisors. Further details regarding this Award can be found on the CAUTHE website: Bill Faulkner Memorial Award for Best PhD Scholar’s Paper http://cauthe.org/services/awards/

Working Research Papers

Working papers are those for which a substantial amount of the research work, or conceptual and theoretical development, is complete.  Authors should submit a paper of 1200-1500 words (including references, tables and figures) to be blind peer reviewed by one reviewer nominated by the Scientific Committee. All papers must be original submissions that have not already been published.

Working Papers close for review: 1 November 2018
Paper Submission Guidelines

Please follow these guidelines when submitting your paper:

  • Full Research Papers should be between 4000-5000 words
  • Working Research Papers should be between 1200-1500 words
  • Provide the full title of the paper as it will appear in the conference program
  • Include a list of authors, First Name, Surname and Institutional affiliation
  • Identify which conference sub-theme the paper is aimed and/or the Special Interest Group (SIG) to which the paper contributes

Please download the attached CAUTHE 2019 Paper Submission Author Guidelines for detailed author guidelines.

All papers should include:

  • An abstract of approximately 150 word abstract
  • A list of 4-6 key words
  • An introduction that provides an overview of the paper and the significance of the research
  • A literature review that provides the background to the research and outlines the context and/or academic literature that informs the research
  • A research approach that describes the broad theoretical orientation and/or methodological approach
  • A description and application of the research findings
  • A conclusion that provides a summation of the paper and its contribution to tourism, hospitality and/or events education and/or research
Presenting your paper

Those authors whose full research papers and working research papers are accepted will have the opportunity to present their work in either an oral or visual presentation format.

Oral presentations will be allocated 20 minutes each (15 minutes for the presentation with five minutes for questions). A Chair will run each concurrent session of presentations. If conference delegates are interested in chairing a session, please contact the Organising Committee at cauthe2019@cqu.edu.au .

Visual presentations will be held in an Ideas Factory with the opportunity to discuss work one-on-one in a creative presentation environment. The Ideas Factory provides delegates the opportunity to present research in a visual form rather than a traditional oral presentation.