Call for Papers

The 2020 Positioning Theory Research Conference is intended for early-career to senior academics, higher degree students, community researchers and practitioners with interests in connecting with research related to positioning theory. The conference language will be English.

Guidelines for Developing a Proposal/Paper

Submit your as a PDF or MS Word file. Proposals must be no more than 1500 words and must contain:

  1. Title
  2. Author(s)
  3. Affiliations
  4. Email addresses of all authors and one author designated as “contact email”
  5. Abstract: The abstract is a single paragraph of 200 words to describe the topic focus of the proposal. The abstract should indicate the paper type: empirical, theoretical/conceptual, or methodological
  6. Keywords: Up to five (5) keywords
  7. References: In APA style

Submitting Your Proposal

Review Process

Two reviewers will provide feedback to the steering committee on the alignment of the paper to the conference.

Key Information

• Conference Dates: July 19 to 22, 2020
• Location: University at Buffalo, SUNY
• Hotel information: Accommodations near UB
• Advance registration: $225 US
• Advance registration opens: March 16, 2020
• Advance registration closes: April 16, 2020

• Proposal submission guidelines
• Proposal submission close:
 Feb. 15, 2020–             Proposal deadline extended to Feb. 28, 2020
• Proposal decisions: March 15, 2020