Instructions to authors

Only the original, not yet published scientific and highly professional manuscripts/submissions from diverse areas of theoretical statistics and statistical methodology end emerging areas and applications are appreciated. The official language of the ISCCRO’20 conference is English.

The ISCCRO’20 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.

The submission process consists of the following steps.

STEP 1. Authors first submit the Abstract through a Google Form available at https://forms.gle/CgECfZK6Xjm3Zim39 and state whether they select one of two options: Abstract Only or Full Paper. All abstract will be published in the Book of Abstracts of the ISCCRO whereas the full paper will be published in the Proceedings of the ISCCRO as well.

The Abstract with 250 words must include the purpose and objective of the research, data and methods and the main conclusions plus explicit mentioning the narrow field of contribution to statistics or targeted audience.
Up to four Keywords should be given.
JEL classification codes should be given (at least two).
The abstracts should be prepared according to the following instructions:
Abstract Template WORD
Abstract Template PDF

Editorial Board makes a decision about Abstract acceptance.

STEP 2. After the abstract acceptance notice the authors who have chosen the “Abstract Only” option should proceed with registration following the Registration & Payment instructions.

STEP 3. After the abstract acceptance notice the authors who have chosen the “Full Paper” option should send the full paper through a Google Form available at https://forms.gle/WFHqszCWK5GW3rG88
The paper should be length of 6 pages.

The full papers should be prepared according to the following instructions:
Paper Template WORD
Paper Template PDF

STEP 4. After the paper acceptance notice the authors who have chosen the “Full Paper” option should send the corrected full paper through a Google Form available at https://forms.gle/WFHqszCWK5GW3rG88 and proceed with registration following the Registration & Payment instructions.

STEP 5. The ISCCRO’20 conference will be held online powered by Google Meet and by Google YouTube.
All authors have to prepare a video presentation for their paper(s).
Your paper presentation needs to be exclusively a video of your presentation slides with voice over, made either with a screen recording software of your choice, or with the built-in PowerPoint function in Microsoft Office (Instructions on how to turn your presentation into a video with voice over: LINK1 LINK2)
Max. video duration is 12 minutes.
The corresponding author needs to share the video with ISCCRO’20 Organizers until October 8, 2020 by using services like Google Drive, DropBox or similar cloud service.
Still, if you have difficulties to make a video, you can send us only the PowerPoint presentation and we will prepare video for YouTube instead of you. In that case provide more details in your PowerPoint presentation.
All videos will be available in a private playlist on the ISCCRO YouTube Channel.
ISCCRO’20 Chairperson will announce papers and authors according to the Final Program.
Authors must be “virtually” present and be ready for questions and answers.

STEP 6. Authors have several publication possibilities after the ISCCRO’20 conference:

Important notice to authors: The decision about paper acceptance will be conducted based on a review process of the chosen journal.

All further details will be published and adequately updated at this web site in due time. In case of any questions do not hesitate to contact the Organizing Committee (e-mail: conference@hsd-stat.hr).

IMPORTANT NOTICES:

NOTICE #1: You may apply your Abstract/Paper for one of the ISCCRO’20 Special Sessions, using the same templates and recommendations as for the regular sessions!

NOTICE #2: Multiple ISCCRO’20 submissions are possible. Each submission must have it’s own Registration Fee fully paid. 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 should apply and pay as accompanying authors.

NOTICE #3: In the case a VISA for visiting Croatia is needed, unfortunately, the ISCCRO Conference Organizer is not able to support any VISA application process. 

NOTICE #4: Presenters are expected to be prepared with 10 minutes presentations allowing to other participants to present their papers completely in parallel sessions, too. To be fully prepared, 10-12 PPT slides are recommended.

NOTICE #5: Questions should be asked by sending an e-mail to the Conference Organizing Committee: conference@hsd-stat.hr