Guidelines for presentations


Each participant can submit only one presentation in each category (not two classes or two performances, for example).

Send the complete text by email three months before the Congress by September 2018, to be reviewed by the Scientific Committee .  Please note that  originality, experience , and the fact that it has been sent prior to the deadline will be considered as criteria    to be included in the proceedings.

Contributing a presentation to the World Congress is optional - most participants do not submit a presentation. A presentation is one of the following:

For each presentation a separate text must be submitted  three months prior to the Congress by  September 2018 to be  reviewed and included in the proceedings. This text can be accompanied by pictures, music or video samples.

-  Lecture-demonstration (presentation of a subject using projection of slides, video etc.) on original subjects
-  Research report (unpublished results of a research project with scientific methodology)
-  Class (demonstration of a teaching technique, a choreography or particular dances)
-  Performance (performance on stage)
-  Exhibition (display and/or sale of material)
-  Video projection (simply showing a video with one's work)

    For each presentation a separate text must be submitted prior to the congress, to be included in the proceedings. This text can be accompanied by pictures, music or video samples.

Time allowed Lecture: 20 minutes (including questions by the audience); Classes 30 minutes; Performances 5 to 10 minutes on stage.

(Please note that the time allotted per conferee per day will have to be strictly abided no changes will be made in the schedule ).


FEES:     FOR CLASS, PERFOMANCE AND DEMOSTRATION,  you pay a total of   60 euros or 65 dollars or Rs 4500/- 

FOR ONLY CLASS     OR   PERFOMANCE OR DEMOSTRATION, you pay per category (20 euros or 21 dollars or Indian Rs 1500/- )

 Please note that this  excludes the Registration fee  of the Congress 2016  and Membership fee to the Council.

 Please also note that  those who are not doing presentations need not pay these contributions to participate in the same.

Publication : The Congress proceedings will be published as a DVD. This DVD will be distributed world wide in many thousands of copies. 

Languages : Working languages are English and the language of the respective country; other languages can be used, without simultaneous translation. 

Texts : 6,000 words maximum for each presentation. 

Format : Send your text by email, as attached file. Send also a printed copy or a CD-ROM if you wish. Have your text corrected by a person very competent in the language used, in order to ensure it is absolutely ready for publication. Formats: see table below. 

Deadline : Send  your presentation (full text )  by email eventually accompanied by pictures, video and/or music) before the deadline  of Sep '2016  in order to be  reviewed  so as to be included in the proceedings . 

Structure of texts : Divide your text into sections, each with a numbered heading. Start with your name, the title of the presentation, an outline, then the sections of your development of the theme; then numbered captions of your photographs, video or music. Send a short presentation of the author (profile, CV) as separate file. 

Content of research reports : A research report (or research paper) contains unpublished results of an original research project. It can describe objectively the situation of dance in a country or a region. It can cover a particular form of dance (ballet, folk, ballroom etc.) or a sector (education, performance, scholarship etc.) at national or regional level. It is a concise and informative document giving an overall picture. The focus is on giving facts, figures or estimates, tendencies and needs. It is addressed to professionals rather than the general reader. 

Content of other texts : Texts accompanying a lecture, a class, a performance or an exhibition are brief or detailed descriptions. Send a separate text for each presentation, following the guidelines above. 

Networking : Bring a number of printed copies of your text, and sufficient brochures or other printed material to distribute (you will need many visiting cards too). 

Total volume of all presentations by a participant (text + sound + images + video + CV) should not exceed 100 Mb 

Texts 6,000 words maximum for each presentation. 


Specifications for presentations

-  TEXT MS Word .doc 
-  TEXT CV HTML .htm 
-  TEXT CV MS WORD .doc 2 A4, 1jpg