Instructions to authors

Only the original, not yet published scientific and highly professional manuscripts/submissions in English from diverse areas of statistics and methodology are appreciated. The official language of the 2nd International Statistical Conference in Croatia- ISCCRO’18 conference is English.

The ISCCRO’18 authors may select one of the following two options:
       (1) the “Abstract Only” option, or
       (2) the “Full Paper” option.
NOTE: All the author/s should submit an Abstract, firstly.

1st STEP: Registration with an Abstract Submission (according to the Important Dates)

In the first step, the author should register and send the Abstract by using the following form: Registration and Abstract Application Form.

The Abstract with 250 words must include the purpose and objective of the research, data and methods and the main conclusions.
Up to four Keywords should be given.
JEL classification codes should be given.

“Abstract” and “Abstract only” instructions for all the authors (these are “Abstracts only” final instructions!):
Abstracts, created according to the conference Abstract template, should be named as Surname_Name_Abstract or Surname_Name_AbstractOnly and sent to the e-mail address until the deadline: November 30, 2017 (NEW!!)

The Abstract review results deadline: December 05, 2017
For the Abstract only option: Final Abstract only, improved according to the reviewers’ instructions should be named as:  Surname_Name_AbstractOnlyCode
and sent to the e-mail address until the deadline: December 11, 2017 to the e-mail address
Final Abstract Acceptance Notification deadline: December 15, 2017 (The authors that apply for the “Abstract only” option may proceed to the 3rd STEP: Registration & Payment)

       With the Abstract Acceptance Notification authors will receive the submission code, which is unique per paper.

2nd STEP: Relevant for the Full Paper option (according to the Important Dates)

Full Paper, created according to the conference paper template, should be named as Surname_Name_Paper  (according to the First Author name, e.g. Horvat_Peter_Paper.docx),  and should be submitted not later than January 20, 2018 to the e-mail address

Full Paper review results: January 30, 2018
Final Full Paper submission due (after the review): February 10, 2018
Corrected Final Full Paper should be named as Surname_Name_PaperCode (the paper code is the unique paper number which you would receive with the Paper Acceptance Notification), and  should be sent to the e-mail address until the deadline.
Full Paper Acceptance Notification deadline: February 20, 2018

3rd STEP: Registration and Payment (Early bird payment starts on November 22, 2017 and will be accepted until March 15, 2018)

After receiving the Acceptance Letter, the authors may pay the Registration Fee using the Instructions for Registration & Payment.

After all the Abstracts and Final Full Papers will be accepted and the Registration completed with the paid Registration Fees, the Proceedings of the ISCCRO’18 Conference (CD) and  the Book of Abstracts of the ISCCRO’18 Conference (Print and online), with the International Scientific Editorial Boards and with ISSN will be published.

Multiple submissions are encouraged: When there is more than one author, at least one author of the paper must be registered with fully paid registration fee and the others may apply as accompanying authors.


4th STEP: Preparing the Power Point presentation of your talk of maximum 10 minutes length
(10-12 PPT slides are recommended)

Presenters are expected to be prepared with 10 minutes presentations allowing to other participants to present their papers completely in parallel sessions, too.
Chairs of the Sessions are encouraged to manage each Session according to this recommendation, showing the transparencies with the text: “5 minutes” and “2 minutes” to the end of the talk.



NOTICE #1: You may apply your Abstract/Paper for one of the ISCCRO’18 Special Sessions,using the same templates and recommendations as for the regular sessions!

NOTICE #2: The authors may ask for their papers to be considered for publishing. The selected conference Full Papers will be recommended for publishing in one of the international scientific journals:
(1) Croatian Review of Economic, Business and Social Statistics –CREBSS (2018 Issues). Published by Croatian Statistical Association and De Gruyter Open. The CREBSS papers should have 3,000-8,000 words in total, with 6 Keywords and 250 words of Abstract, according to Authors Instructions); 
(2) Businesss Sysems Research Journal – BSRJ; or
(3) for the Croatian Operational Research Review -CRORR journal.

NOTICE #3: Multiple ISCCRO’18 submissions are encouraged! When there is more than one author of the paper, at least one author must be registered with fully paid Registration Fee and the others may apply as accompanying authors.

NOTICE #4: If one of the authors (e.g., the paper presenter) is registered fully, the Accompanying Author’s Fee allows her/him to attend the conference and the get-together welcome reception (none of the ISCCRO’18 Conference materials would be included).

NOTICE #5: In the case you need a VISA for visiting Croatia, unfortunately, the Conference Organizer is not able to support you in your VISA application process.