Instructions to authors

Only the original, not yet published scientific and highly professional manuscripts/submissions in English from diverse areas of theoretical statistics and statistical methodology applications 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) – NOW CLOSED

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: December  11, 2017 

The Abstract review results deadline: December 15, 2017
For the Abstract only option: Final Abstract only, improved according to the reviewers’ instructions should be named as:  AbstractOnlyCode_Surname_Name and sent to the e-mail address until the deadline: December 20, 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 number / 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 31, 2018 to the e-mail address date has been given upon request of many interested authors) – If the authors need some extra time, they should contact the ISCCRO’18 Programme Chair at:

Full Paper review results: March 1, 2018 
Final Full Paper submission due (after the review): March 10, 2018 – NEW DATE
Corrected Final Full Paper should be named as PaperCode_Surname_Name (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: March 15, 2018 – NEW DATE

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 (on CD with an ISSN code) and  the Book of Abstracts of the ISCCRO’18 Conference (Print and online, with ISSN codes) (The last ISCCRO2016 Book of Abstracts Issue is available here), with the International Scientific Editorial Boards (2/3 international) and all with ISSN codes will be published.

Multiple submissions are possible: 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 the conference 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 invited and recommended for publishing in one of the international scientific journals:
(1) Croatian Review of Economic, Business and Social Statistics –CREBSS (2018 or 2019 Issues and Special 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 the CREBSS  Authors Instructions); 
(2) Businesss Sysems Research Journal – BSRJ (cited in Scopus and ESCI WoS); or
(3) for the Croatian Operational Research Review -CRORR journal (cited in Scopus and ESCI WoS). 

NOTICE #3: Multiple ISCCRO’18 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 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 (but 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.