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14th International Planning History Society Conference welcomes the young researchers in planning history!

14th International Planning History Society Conference Committee is happy to announce the first Young Researchers Session (YRS) which is hoped to be a tradition for International Planning History Society Conference. YRS aims to bring together young researchers from all over the world and to provide them a special platform with an in-depth discussion of their papers by senior scholars in the field.

Application

Submission of full papers

YRS Programme

YRS Prize

Registration

Accomodation

Application

All young researchers are invited to participate in the YRS of the 14th International Planning History Society Conference with paper proposals that address the conference theme. The session targets to Undergraduate and Graduate students at maximum 32 years of age. The conference language is English. Young researchers that are interested in participating the YRS should submit abstracts before 15 December 2009. Abstracts should not exceed 500 words and proposed conference sub-theme should be indicated. A short biographical statement of no more than 200 words needs to be submitted with the abstracts. Abstracts should be sent through our online conference management system using via online link "Submission". Young researches should indicate their willingness to participate in the YRS by ticking the relevant box in the electronic registration form. Accepted abstracts will be published in the "Book of Abstracts" and will be ready upon arrival.

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Submission of Full Papers

Submitting a formal paper for inclusion in the proceedings is optional, and is not required for all young researchers. To have full papers considered for inclusion in the published proceedings, additional steps are necessary.
Papers only their abstracts published in the "Book of Abstracts"

Deadline for Submission of Abstracts 15 December 2009
Notification and Acceptance of Abstracts 1 February 2010
Deadline for Early Registration 5 April 2010
Deadline for Submission of Papers and Registration 14 June 2010
Conference 12 - 15 July 2010

Full papers considered for inclusion in the published "Conference Proceedings"

Deadline for Submission of Abstracts 15 December 2009
Notification and Acceptance of Abstracts 1 February 2010
Deadline for Early Registration Submit the Completed Paper for a Blind Peer Review Process 5 April 2010
Papers Returned with Referee Comments and an Editorial Determination 17 May 2010
Deadline for Submission of Final Revized Papers for Publication and Deadline for Registration 14 June 2010
Conference 12 - 15 July 2010

Accepted full papers will be published in the "Conference Proceedings" and will be ready upon arrival.

Regarding the full papers which are not accepted to be published in the "Conference Proceedings", it is recommended for young researchers to send their full papers by 14 June 2010 in order to be disseminated to session chairs, discussants and other conference delegates during the conference.

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YRS Programme

Young Researchers' Session is comprised of 2 modules: YR Sessions and YR General Discussion Session.

YR Session is planned to run separately on 13 and 14th July 2010 and parallel to other conference sessions, and it will be open to all congress participants. The sessions are designed to offer more time for presentation to increase the amount of feedback and to encourage young researchers in participating scientific discussions. Each session will end with a discussion. Senior session discussants will be assigned in accordance to each conference sub-theme.

At the end of YRS, there will be a general discussion session which will be open to all conference participants on 15th July 2010. In the general discussion session, young researchers will have a chance to participate in a special platform with an in-depth discussion of their papers by senior scholars in the field. The session will end with the assessments of session outcomes by session discussants.
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YRS Prize

14th International Planning History Society Conference Committee is also introducing "Young Researchers Best Paper Prize/Prizes". Every participant of the YRS competes for the "Young Researchers Best Paper Prize/Prizes", which will be awarded to the best paper/papers presented in the YRSs considering the papers' scientific content, structure, writing style and relation to conference sub-theme. The winners will be announced at the closing session.

We are also planning to give monetary prize/prizes. The winning full papers will be published in a cited journal.

The selection of the Young Researchers Best Paper Prize/Prizes will based on the reviews of assigned full paper-reviewers and senior session discussants who will participate in the YRS sessions.

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Registration

All selected young researchers are recommended to pay the reduced registration fee before 5 April 2010 through our online conference management system using via online link "Registration".

Full-time students who are under the age of 32 are considered as students. For student registration a copy of the student card or any document certifying current enrollment status is required.

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Accomodation

Student accommodation facility is now available. It is recommended for young researchers to stay in the same accommodation facility in order to create a strong international relationship. Each room has three beds. Room-sharing will apply to the participants staying in the student accommodation facility.

The information on student accommodation facility is below.

ITU Gümüþsuyu Student Dormitory Book Room:15€/ per person
ITU Gumussuyu Dormitory is located 5 min. walk from the Venue, Taskisla Campus of Istanbul Technical University.
Rooms include 3 beds, study desk, in-room toilet and shower, no breakfast service.
** Room-sharing will apply to the participants staying in the student accommodation facility.
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