P l e a s e n o t e
Extension of submission deadline for research papers
until 28 January 2019
Call for Papers and Participation
7th International Student Conference in Tourism Research (ISCONTOUR 2019)
and IFITT Doctoral Summer School 2019
Management Center Innsbruck, Austria
Jointly organised by the Management Center Innsbruck (MCI) and IMC University of Applied Sciences Krems, the ISCONTOUR 2019 will be hosted at the Management Center Innsbruck, Austria.
Research papers from the widest spectrum of the below mentioned topics are presented by students and graduates of Bachelor-, Master and Doctoral Degree programmes. Submitted papers are be based on approved Bachelor- or Master-Theses which were submitted between 2016 and 2018, or evaluated seminar papers handed-in between 2016 and 2018.
Paper submission deadline: 7 January 2019 – extended until 28 January 2019
Reviewers feedback: 17 February 2019
Final paper submission: 8 March 2019
Early bird registration closes: 15 April 2019
Conference registration closes: 11 May 2019
Conference dates: 13-14 May 2019
The best three submitted papers in each of the following categories will be awarded!
- Best ISCONTOUR 2019 Research Paper
- Best ISCONTOUR 2019 ICT-related Research Paper (sponsored by IFITT)
The awardees of the best research papers will be rewarded during the conference.
Papers submitted for ISCONTOUR must comprise 12 pages and should be innovative in order to advance the body of knowledge of the related fields. All submissions will be evaluated for novelty, significance and soundness by an international scientific review committee. The Conference Proceedings (printed copy) will include all accepted papers.
Before submitting a paper, please read the Author Guidelines carefully.
Topics to be covered at the conference include but are not limited to:
- Marketing and Management
- Destination Management
- Family Businesses in Tourism
- Tourism Product Development & Sustainability
- Information and Communication Technologies
- Financing and Budgeting
- Human Resource Management
The conference aims to offer students and graduates a unique platform to present their research and to establish a mutual knowledge transfer and networking forum for attendees from academia, industry, government and other organisations.
The targeted audiences include international students, graduates, teachers and lecturers from the field of tourism and leisure management as well as companies and anyone interested in the conference topic areas.