Call for papers

The conference looks forward to bringing together industry professionals, academicians and leading researchers in project management. We invite you to submit your original manuscripts which may include interesting case studies, surveys, and application of project management & decision sciences tools etc. High quality original research papers related to both advancement of theory and practice in the areas of project management are invited. Specific areas can include the application of above themes in

  • National and International projects
  • R&D / Technology Development / Organizational projects
  • Engineering and infrastructure projects
  • Social and Public system projects
  • Information Communication and Technology projects
  • Other areas that use project management concepts/philosophy

Guidelines to authors

Authors should mandatorily follow the below guidelines while submitting the extended abstract:

  • Separate title page should be provided with Title of manuscript, author's name (including corresponding author), affiliation and contact information.
  • It is the author's responsibility to disclose any potential conflict of interest regarding the manuscript.
  • The extended abstract submitted should be of 500-1000 words with 1.5 line spacing and should not contain any author's /affiliation details.
  • It should have 4 keywords.
  • Use of references should be avoided in the extended abstract.
  • The font used must be 12-point Times New Roman.
  • English (US) should be the language used for the manuscript.
  • The authors whose extended abstracts are selected for conference will be required to submit the full paper.
  • Full papers would be about 5000 words in length with the formatting rules as above.
  • Other formatting guidelines will be provided to the authors whose abstracts are accepted.
  • The manuscript which do not adhere to the guideline will be returned for resubmission in required format.

Submission guidelines

All submissions should be done online at

Evaluation criteria for the submissions

All the submissions will be subjected to peer review. Some of the criteria that will be used for the evaluation of the Papers include:

  • Originality of topic
  • Relevance and current interest of topic
  • Quality of the paper's methodology or approach
  • Quality of date or evidence presented
  • Quality of the theoretical foundation or critical stance
  • Quality of the writing (whether is it easily understandable)
  • Quality of the literature review
  • Quality of conclusions supported by evidence
  • Strength and coherence of the line of argument
  • Overall quality of the paper

(All papers will go through a plagiarism check to ascertain its originality)

Additional Information

  • If the paper is selected for presentation in the conference, one of the authors must virtually attend the Conference to present the same
  • If an author plans to present more than three papers, another co-author will also have to register
  • Conference organizers reserve the right to edit all papers and abstracts for grammatical and editorial style as well as length and clarity

Important dates

Description Date Revised Date
Call for abstracts July 6, 2020 -
Beginning of abstract submission August 1, 2020 -
Last date for abstract submission August 15, 2020 September 15, 2020
Acceptance of abstracts August 30, 2020 October 1, 2020
Last date for full paper submission October 15, 2020 November 1, 2020
Completion of review December 1, 2020 December 1, 2020
Submission of revised papers December 21, 2020 December 21, 2020
Acceptance of papers January 10, 2021 January 10, 2021
Beginning of conference registration January 10, 2021 January 10, 2021
Close of conference registration February 15, 2021 February 15, 2021
RAC Virtual Conference 4 - 6 March, 2021 4 - 6 March, 2021