13th European Evaluation Society Biennial Conference

Full Paper Submission

Full paper submission has been closed as of 5 September 2018 and all submitted papers are being reviewed now. Author’s who have submitted their full paper will be contacted by the EES 2018 Conference Secretariat within October.

The full papers submitted are considered for publication in either Evaluation, the International Journal of Research, Theory and Practice, published by SAGE; or Connections, the newsletter of the EES.

Full Paper Submission Guidelines

Guidance for authors,

These guidance notes are intended for authors who will make presentations at the 13th EES Conference in Thessaloniki, Greece. They are designed to facilitate the peer reviews that underlie prize awards and the selection of articles for possible publication. All submitted full papers should be written in English, proof read and edited: they will neither be proof read nor edited by the Society.

In order to be considered for prize awards and possible publication your full paper should be submitted by the submission deadline: 5 September 2018.

Full paper (up to 5,000 words) with diagrams/illustrations (if applicable), glossary of abbreviations (if applicable) and a photograph of the main author (if possible) must be submitted in a PDF (the maximum size cannot exceed 5 MB). Document name should be equal to Abstract title and contain also abstract number

Click here to download Full paper template.

General notes

  1. Sections
    Up to three levels of section headings are used (bold upper and lower case underlined, bold upper and lower case, and italic upper and lower case). The sections are not numbered.
  2. Title and Authors' Details
    The title should not normally exceed 10 words. Five keywords should also be provided. Title should contain original abstract number.
  3. Abstract
    A synopsis containing up to 60 words should be provided upfront.
  4. Main text
    - The paper should be 4,000-5,000 word long.
    - Sufficient introductory matter should be included to enable the article to be readily understood without excessive reference to other publications.
    - The conclusions should be grouped together at the end of the text.
    - Authors should bear in mind the wide diversity of the readership.
    - Abbreviations and acronyms should be spelled out when first used.
  5. Illustrations
    - They should serve a purpose.
    - They may be printed in colour.
    - They should not contain excessive detail.
    - They should be numbered consecutively and referred to in the text as Figure 1, Figure 2 etc.
    - They should be self-explanatory and require a minimum of explanation in the text.
    - If possible they should be prepared using Microsoft PowerPoint.
    - Photographs should be high resolution digital images supplied electronically as TIfF or JPG files. They should be equivalent to 300 pixels per inch at the finished size (generally 60 or 130 mm wide and 22mm wide for the author’s biographical photograph).
  6. Acknowledgments
    Acknowledgments should be concise and be limited to individuals or organizations that have provided substantive assistance in the preparation of the paper. The 'Acknowledgements' Section should be included after the Conclusions Section. Acknowledgements should, however, be kept as short as possible.
  7. References
    References should be signalled in the text of the paper between brackets, e.g. as follows (Damianou et al, 2000) and the corresponding source should be listed in the bibliography.
  8. Bibliography
    The bibliography should be presented as shown in the examples below:
    1 Damianou, N., Dulay, N., Lupu, E., and Sloman, M. Ponder: A Language for Specifying Security and Management Policies for Distributed Systems. Oct. 2000.
    2 Sacks, L., Prnjat, O., Liabotis, I., Olukemi, T., Ching, A., Fisher, M., McKee, P.,Georgalas, N., and Yoshii, H. Active Robust Resource Management in Cluster Computing Using Policies. Journal of Networks and Systems Management, 11(3), 2003.
    3 http://www.w3.org/TR/xmlschema-1/
    4 Frame Relay Forum. Frame Relay/ATM PVC Service Interworking Implementation Agreement. RF.8.2, Feb. 2004.
    Bocci M., and Guillet, J. ATM in MPLS Based Converged Core Data Networks. IEEE Communications Magazine, Jan. 2003.
    NB: Article/paper/book/magazine titles should be italicized.
  9. Glossary
    A glossary of abbreviations must be included.
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