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International Symposiumon Work in Agriculture_ISWA - Clermont-Ferrand - New dates : March 29th - April 1rst, 2021

Call for scientific communications (closed)

We open a complementary call for scientific abstracts with contributions waited in all workshops, with a special mention for WS 3 (rural development) and WS 4 (gender issues in agriculture). We also welcome abstracts considering the consequences of Covid-19 on the different facets of work in agriculture considered through the WS thematics (abstract deadline July 1rst 2020)



Opening of the 2nd call for abstracts

May 29th, 2020

Closing of the 2nd call for abstracts

July 1rst, 2020

Responses to authors (full paper and oral communication / short paper and poster / rejection)

July 15th, 2020

Deadline for submission (full paper, short paper for poster)

September 30th, 2020

Review by convenors and recommendations to authors 

October 30th, 2020

Deadline reception final version 

December 5th,2020

Receipt and selection of abstracts

Abstracts should be sent to (please use the downloadable submission form).
The convenors of the targeted workshop will decide on the relevance of the proposal. The decision addressed to the authors may be :

  • acceptance for a long communication with an oral presentation in the worshop
  • acceptance for an extented abstract with poster
  • justified refusal

Note - The convenors keep the right to propose to the authors a change of workshop if it seems more coherent to them.

Writing papers (long paper, extented abstracts)

See "Guidelines for authors" downloadable below for a long paper or an extended abstract.

Note - Proposals that did not comply with the instructions to authors will not be accepted. In addition, authors are expressly asked to guarantee a good quality of English.

Online Publication, Proceedings

Accepted papers will be published on the conference website with reserved access for participants before the conference.
In a second step, with the authorization of all the authors of each communication, the texts will be freely accessible on the website of Symposium, section Proceedings. A "CC BY" license will be applied allowing authors to keep their rights

Note - if the authors wish to submit their contribution to a scientific journal after the Symposium, they should mention that their text was the subject of a paper at the Symposium and add a link to the website of ISWA.

Downloadable documents :

  • Submission form for a paper proposal :
  • Guidelines for long papers :
  • Guidelines for extended abstracts :
Deadline for submission (full paper, short paper for poster) : September 30th, 2020