Call for Plenary Speakers

Starting from the current edition of LUMEN Conferences, we wish to encourage the scholars who are interested in giving a plenary speech, to propose a transdisciplinary lecture on a topic of great interest for the current times. The Scientific Committee will carefully evaluate each proposal, based on the candidate’s resume and Abstract of presentation, and chose up to 5 speeches, that will add up to the invited Keynote Speakers.

The Scientific Sessions and Plenary Speeches of the LUMEN RSACVP 2018 International Conference will be scheduled for Friday and Saturday (April 27th – 28th). The Conference will also include a series of Associated Conferences and Events, scheduled for the entire 4 days, which will be soon available on the website.

Submit your proposal sending an e-mail with the Registration Form containing your Abstract and details, together with your Resume and Letter of intent.

In order to encourage as many young researchers with relevant experience in the transdisciplinary fields correlated with the specific of the Conference, the Scientific Committee of the Conference has decided, starting with 2018, to increase the transparency of the selection process for the invited speakers. In this regard, a maximum of 5 plenary speakers will have the opportunity to be chosen among those scientist who are genuinely interested in presenting their latest results with the audience in an international Conference.

In order to get selected, the candidates must be at least PhD Candidates in one of the relevant topics and:

  • have a Google Scholar H Factor of at least 4 or
  • WoS H Factor of at least 2, or
  • at least one article published in Journals indexed in the Quartiles 1 or 2 of Web of Sciences Journal Citation Report, or
  • at least 4 articles indexed in WoS.

A plenary presentation should be sole authored.

Deadline for Submission | March 30th 2018

The candidates will be evaluated and accepted in the order of application, until reaching the maximum number of available positions, therefore we encourage sending the application as soon as possible. The international diversity of applicants chosen is not an eliminatory criteria, but could be taken into consideration when deciding the selected speakers. The decision of the Committee is final, no appeals being allowed or considered, but the rejected applications could be transferred to normal presentation, in oral sessions or Poster section.

Presentation Fee | 100 euro

Each accepted candidate will have to pay a presentation fee, which will include the Conference Bag, a special certificate for Plenary Speech presentation, and free publication for 1 paper in the Proceedings Volume of the Conference.