14th International Symposium Moral Competence: Its Nature, Relevance, and Education in Vilnius, July 23-24, 2020


    Extended Deadline for Abstract Submission

    Symposium formats

    The Symposium will take place in an online mode via Zoom platform, on 23-24 July.  You are invited to take part in the technical trial meeting on July 22, 16:00-17:00, Eastern European Summer time.

    In order to allow many presentations, sufficient time for discussion, the length of the presentations for invited speakers is 45 minutes, 30 minutes for presentation and  15 minutes for discussion; short presentations will be restricted to 20 minutes, 15 minutes presentations and 5 minutes for discussion.  Presentation slides should contain  the following: (1) Question(s), (2) Method(s), and (3) Finding(s) & Discussion.

    These slides should be readable (minimum font size: 18), and not contain too much information or abbreviations.

    We would like you to send the slides of the presentations on 20 July, 2020.

    As always in this symposium series, your proposal will be submitted to an open reviewing process. That is, you will get feedback from your reviewer(s) to improve your presentation, and you can discuss with his/her before the symposium.


    Possibility of publication: After the symposium you are invited to submit a full-size research paper for  publication in a separate volume that we are going to publish with one of the leading publishing houses – Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

    Below are the deadlines for research paper submission and double-blind peer reviewing process:

    Article reviewing and preparation for publication timeline

    • Article submission
    by 1 September, 2020
    • Article double-blind peer reviewing process
    • Reviews are returned by reviewers
    by 1 October, 2020
    • Reviews are returned to authors for revision.
    By 10 October, 2020
    • Authors make the necessary corrections in their papers according to reviewers’  comments.
    By 30 October, 2020
    • The articles undergo final editors’  revision. The volume of papers is formatted and prepared for publication
    By 15 November, 2020
    • The volume of papers is sent to Cambridge Scholars Publishing
    By 10 December, 2020
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