ALMCC 2020 CALL FOR ABSTRACT
The Alpine Landscape Meets Culture Conference 2020 (ALMCC 2020) welcomes contributions from different research fields, both from the academic/research and from the professional, business and NGOs community as well as from public administrations. Cooperation and demonstration projects are also warmly invited to join, with the purpose of disseminating their innovative approaches, implemented activities and achieved results.
ALMCC 2020 Call for Abstracts has three thematic dimensions (TD):
TD1. Green mountain recovery starts from culture: policies, initiatives and background for addressing the COVID-19 emergency, and other global change challenges and megatrends (including climate change, natural and other hazards, etc.) for a renewed cultural and landscape tourism in the Alps, and beyond. Contributions can refer to safety protocols, awareness raising initiatives, multi-risk assessment experiences and methods, landscape based solutions, etc. (non-exhaustive list) (abstracts/papers)
TD2. Alpine cultural heritage for a different tourism: identifying heritage and values for designing itineraries and culture & landscape-based tourist packages and other initiatives. Contributions can refer to ideas for cultural/heritage usage in the mountains, overview/classification of existing heritage, and can refer to all types of cultural initiatives (museums, music festivals, literary, theatre, dance/ballet & book festivals, etc. (abstracts/papers)
TD3. Innovation for a new business for cultural tourism: good practices in valorisation and use of landscape and cultural heritage as drivers for sustainable mountain development. They can include business models, examples, practices, start-ups, etc. (abstracts/posters)
Authors are welcome from an open and multi/trans-disciplinary context including (but not limited to) the fields that follow: tourism, business studies, geography, social sciences, humanities, cultural studies, political science, arts & design, planning, medicine, psychology, etc.
DEADLINES AND IMPORTANT DATES
- June 26, 2020 – ALMCC 2020 call for papers opens, abstract submission begins
- August 30, 2020 – Abstract submission deadline
Abstracts, posters or papers, and presentation slides (or any other kind of visual) must be in English. English is also the official language of the conference. Please consider that limited interpreting service is foreseen for the plenary sessions.
Please use the following template for submitting your abstract. If you directly apply for the TD3 poster session you can use also the poster template. Please note that, due to time constraints, some of the submitters might be asked to turn their abstract into a poster that will be published on ALMCC 2020 website.
The evaluation of all submitted abstracts will be anonymous. Within the evaluation process, contributions may change their thematic dimension (session) attribution.
You will be informed on the results of the evaluation process via e-mail within two weeks from the abstract submission deadline and invited to develop your poster or presentation. Please note that a full paper submission is not mandatory to present at ALMCC 2020.
PAPER SUBMISSION, REVIEW PROCESS AND PROCEEDINGS PUBLICATION
The evaluation phase of all submitted papers will start immediately after the conference and will be anonymous. The review process will involve thematically selected members to the Scientific Committee and the Technical Secretariat of ALPCC 2020. Papers that pass the review process, will be included in official ALPCC 2020 proceedings. The revisions’ results are communicated to authors in due time.
GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION
- Length– The paper should be approximately in the range of six to eight pages (excluding abstract, appendices, and references).
- Structure– Please use this or a similar structure: Abstract / Introduction / Method / Results / Discussion / Conclusion
- Naming convention – Please use this structure: Name_Thematic dimension number (one of the three thematic dimensions; e.g. White_TD02)
- Template – Please use the official conference template. Papers not complying will be rejected.
- Only doc or docx documents can be uploaded inserire casella caricamento
- Save the document as: Name_Thematic dimension number (select one of three thematic dimensions; e.g. White_TD01)
- Send your document at the following email address:
- After a successful submission, a confirmation email will be sent.
- Each author can submit up to two contributions
- Among contributing authors, at least one must be registered and presenting at the web conference
- An individual cannot present someone else’s paper or poster, if their name is not listed among the authors
Only presenters that have completed the registration process will be included in the programme. Due to the limited number of time slots and the charging system, we encourage everyone to register early. We regret that applicants who have registered late might not be given a time slot. Please note that the programme draft is continuously updated and therefore check the conference webpage frequently.
Oral presenters will be allotted 12 minutes to present, including the time for comments and questions: the longer the presentation, the shorter the debate that follows. If two or more co-authors present together, the allotted time still remains 12 minutes. A video-presentation can be provided. Please use the conference template for presentations. Due to the sanitary conditions under which ALMCC 2020 is organized oral presenters will make their presentations virtually according to the technical specifications that will be supplied after the abstracts’ selection process.
Posters must be sent in due time and at least 1 week before the conference start.
Poster materials should include the title of the presentation and the list of authors. Please include all needed illustrations- figures, tables, colour photographs, charts. The poster must use the template provided and will be displayed in electronic format, on-line. Posters’ authors can include a short 3’ video to be uploaded in the ALMCC 2020 website.