Allama Iqbal Open University

The 37th AAOU Annual Conference

Submission Guidelines & Deadlines

Submission Guidelines and Deadlines

Important Dates

Abstract submission deadline

30th June 2024

Notification of abstract acceptance

15th July 2024

*Full paper submission deadline 

31st July 2024

Early Bird Registration Deadline

31st August 2024

Deadline for Registration

30th September 2024

Conference Dates

15-17 October 2024

*  Full paper submission is optional. 

* Accepted abstracts and full papers will be published in the electronic Conference Proceedings Book. 

  • All papers will be subject to peer-review process. 
  • Papers should be written and presented in English.
  • Papers that are not presented in the Conference will not be included in the Proceedings Book. 
  • Special requests for the date and time of your presentation could not be considered after 10th September 2024.
  • Maximum 2 papers can be presented by an author. 
  • No changes could be made for the abstracts submitted after receiving acceptance.
  • Full papers will be subject to a peer review process. Full papers that successfully undergo the peer review process will be published in the Proceedings Book. 
  • No changes could be made for the full papers after 15th August. 

AAOU Awards are granted for outstanding papers. For more information, please visit https://aaou2024.aiou.edu.pk/awards

For abstract submission, please follow the directions in the Paper Submission and Registration System. The abstracts should be minimum 300 words. Citations and references should not be included in the abstracts. 

For full paper submission, please follow the full paper guidelines.

You can submit your paper via the Paper Submission and Registration SystemTo register for the system, please click the New Registration button and fill out the registration form. You can log in to the system with your email and password after you have registered. Please use your registered account in your next logins.

Supporting Journals

Selected full papers will be invited for evaluation in the AAOU and AIOU Journals. The selection will be made by a review committee. Please note that the selection of articles does not guarantee acceptance. Only those articles that successfully complete the editorial and peer-review processes of the mentioned journals will be published.

Selected full papers will be invited for evaluation in the AAOU Journal and TOJDE. The selection will be made by a review committee. Please note that the selection of articles does not guarantee acceptance. Only those articles that successfully complete the editorial and peer-review processes of the mentioned journals will be published.

Session Format

  • Oral presentation 10 minutes + 5 minutes Q/A session: Each presentation is planned to be 15 minutes long in parallel sessions. It is recommended to use 10 minutes to present and 5 minutes for discussion/questions.

Plagiarism Policy

  • AAOU 2024 will not accept any paper which, at the time of submission, is under review, is accepted for publication, or has already been published in another conference or a journal. Authors are also expected not to submit their papers elsewhere during the AAOU 2024 reviewing period. All submitted articles should report original, previously unpublished research results, experimental or theoretical. Articles submitted to the conference should meet these criteria and must not be under consideration for publication elsewhere.