Abstracts & Papers

XXII BCES Annual International Conference

Sandanski, Bulgaria 2 - 5 July 2024

Two types of submission

Participants are invited to submit:

  • abstracts of oral paper presentations, if they would just like to present papers without having them published; or
  • full papers to be reviewed for publication in Volume 22 of BCES Conference Books 2024.


  • In case of abstract submission, no full text submission is required. Participants submit abstracts only.
  • In case of full paper submission, no preliminary abstract submission is required. Participants directly submit full papers.
  • Participants may attend the Conference just as listeners, without submitting and presenting anything.

BCES Publication Ethics Statement

  1. BCES is committed to maintaining high intellectual and scientific levels.
  2. By submitting an abstract or a full paper to the BCES Conference the author accepts the BCES Conference Publication Ethics Statement.
  3. Plagiarism in any form and fraudulent data are not acceptable.
  4. Authors should submit abstracts or full papers which are their original work.
  5. Authors are obliged to:
  • ensure that their full papers have not previously been published elsewhere;
  • identify all sources used in the creation of their full papers;
  • follow the BCES citation and reference style;

  • ensure that all data in their full papers are real and authentic;
  • provide retractions or corrections of mistakes.

Abstract Submission: Closed

Submission Deadline: 30 April 2024

After 30 April 2024, abstract submission may be possible by agreement with the organizers.

Abstracts are sent to: info@bces-conference.org

The abstract should

  • be sent as a Word file
  • be written as one paragraph
  • be written in excellent English
  • not contain citations, references, endnotes, footnotes, figures, pictures, mathematical equations or tabular material
  • briefly describe the work to be discussed in the paper and also give a concise summary of the findings


The abstract should contain

  • author name
  • abstract title
  • abstract text (200 to 300 words)
  • keywords (max 8)

Abstract acceptance notification: Two weeks after submission.

Publication of abstracts: All accepted abstracts and all abstracts of accepted full papers will be included in the XXII BCES Conference Program 2024.

Full Paper Submission: Closed

Submission Deadline: 16 February 2024

Full papers are sent to: info@bces-conference.org

Publication of full papers


Full paper acceptance notification: 29 February 2024.

All full papers accepted for publication will be included in Volume 22 of BCES Conference Books 2024.

Only full papers of participants registered by 15 March 2024 can be published.

Full papers submitted after 16 February 2024 may be presented at the Conference but cannot be published in Volume 22 of BCES Conference Books 2024.

Full paper requirements

The full paper should

  • be sent as a Word file
  • be written in excellent English
  • have up to 3500 words, including references
  • avoid formulae, tables, graphs, figures or pictures
  • avoid typing double space after full stop (period)
  • avoid footnotes and endnotes

The full paper should contain

  • author name
  • paper title
  • abstract (200 to 300 words)
  • keywords (max 8)
  • paper text (divided into introduction, other headings, and conclusion)
  • references (max 15) written according to BCES Conference Books citations and references style
  • author details (academic title, degree, name, institution, country)