Call for Papers (PDF)


As an ACR community member, please adhere to our honor code:  

❖  ACR endorses ethical standards for research conduct. At the time of submission, you will be asked to make the following pledges: 1) that the research being submitted represents accurately the data and phenomena observed, 2) that the research submitted to the conference is the original work of you and your coauthors, and 3) that the research received an approval or a waiver, as appropriate, from the authors’ Institutional Review Boards (IRB) and participant consent.  

❖  No paper may be submitted to more than one track (a Competitive Paper cannot also be submitted as a Working Paper or as part of a Special Session).  

❖  Submitting authors should specify presenters for papers being considered for Special Sessions or Competitive Paper presentations. Any author may be listed as a presenter for no more than two submissions but may be listed as a co-author on multiple submissions. This restriction is to encourage authors to submit their best work and to allow a wider range of presenters.  

❖  Do not submit a paper that has been published, or accepted for publication, at the time of submission (including online publications and full papers published in ACR  Proceedings). Submitting authors should monitor this issue carefully.  

❖  Submissions should not include content that has been presented at any earlier ACR conference. Submitting authors should monitor this issue carefully.  

❖  Submissions should adhere to the word and page limits.  

Please submit your work via ACR’s conference submission website

❖  All submission-related activities (submissions, reviews, and notifications) will be handled electronically, via the conference submission website 

❖  All users must sign in and update their user profile or create a new user profile by following the online instructions. 

❖  Once you have registered as a user, you may create a submission by clicking on the appropriate submission type and following the instructions.  

❖  All submissions (except Roundtables) will be blind reviewed. Please DO NOT include author names or affiliations in pdfs that are uploaded for review, in text boxes that do not explicitly ask for names or affiliations, or in films.

❖  Please be sure to use consistent author and co-author information across submissions. Please check with your co-authors about how they want to be listed for official publication purposes. Our system will consider Drew Blank, Drew A. Blank, and Drew Avery Blank as three different authors, which may result in a program with Drew presenting at the same time in different rooms!  

❖  The primary contact person (“submitting author”) will automatically receive an email acknowledging the submission. If you do not receive an acknowledgment within 48 hours after submission (please also check your spam folder), send an email inquiry to


Please provide the following information for all submissions:

  1. Type: Competitive Paper, Film Festival, Special Session, Working Paper, or Roundtable.

  2. Corresponding Author Information: Name, affiliation and email address of the author who will serve as the primary contact for the submission.

  3. Content Area Codes and Methodological Area Codes: Please review all of the options before making your choice. Selecting the codes that provide the best match to your work will help us assign appropriate reviewers.



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