DEVELOPMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE
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DEVELOPMENT OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY EDUCATION IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE
Conditions

Symposium Fee

For Participants from outside of Lithuania

Until April, 30, 2009 (Early Bird)
Participant50 EURStudent30 EUR

After May, 01, 2009
Participant80 EURStudent60 EUR

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Bank account

PAYEE: Siauliai University
BANK: AB Šiaulių bankas
Bank code: 71800
SWIFT: CBSBLT26
IBAN: LT357180000000069107
ADDRESS: Vilniaus Street 88, Šiauliai, Lithuania
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For Participants from Lithuania

Until April, 30, 2009 (Early Bird)
Participant100 LTLStudent50 LTL

After May, 01, 2009
Participant150 LTLStudent100 LTL

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Bank account

PAYEE: Šiaulių universitetas
BANK: AB Šiaulių bankas Šiaulių filialas
Bank code: 71800
FEE CODE: 1824
IBAN: LT767180000000141119
ADDRESS: Vilniaus Street 88, Šiauliai, Lithuania
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Notes

The participation fee will cover coffee breaks, welcome reception, symposium programme, symposium dinner, symposium materials.

All payment should be made by bank transfer to the Siauliai University bank account.

All bank transfer commission fees should be covered by participant.

Confirmation of payment should be sent to the organization committee by
post, fax (+370 41 595710) or e-mail (ioste.lithuania.2009@gmail.com)

The repayment of symposium fees is not possible.

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Requirements for Manuscripts Submitted to Symposium

General Information

The publication language is English. All authors must take care of the language revision by they own. The language must be clear and accurate. The work should be written in an impersonal style. The scientific committee reserves the right to send the manuscript to be reviewed.

Format of Manuscripts

Abstract

The first page of the manuscript must begin with the title of the paper and an abstract which should not exceed 300 words. For papers reporting original research, state in brief: the primary objective (the research questions addressed or any hypothesis tested); the research design; the methods and procedures employed; the number of subjects; the main outcomes and results; the conclusions drawn from these data and results, including their implications for further research or application/practice.

Key words

Please provide 3 to 5 key words or short phrases in apphabetical order.

The structure of the manuscript (recommended)

The body of the text of the manuscript must generally have the following parts:
• abstract;
• introduction;
• methodology of research;
• results of research;
• conclusions and discussion;
• acknowledgements;
• references;
P.S. The structure of paper can be different if the paper is only theoretical qualitative research.

The length of the manuscript

The manuscript should be not shorter than 4 pages (including references, tables and figures). The allowable length of the manuscript is 10 pages. Manuscripts should be typed on A4, in Times New Roman 12-point font size, single-spacing, 2,5 cm with all the margins, word-document (Word 6.0 or later) format.

Titles

The name of the paper 14-point, bold with capital letters, centred; titles in the text: 12-point bold, not numbered; sub-titles 12-point, italic, not numbered; before a title of subtitle 2 empty rows, after 1 empty row before text. Text chapters must be separated with 1 empty row.

Tables and Figures

Tables and figures should be valuable, relevant, and visually attractive. Tables (made with Word) and figures must be referred to in the text and numbered in order of their appearance. Each table and figure should have a complete, descriptive title; and each table column an appropriate heading. The texts in tables and figures should be 10-point and their width should be 12 cm at maximum. The figures should be in form of .jpg (if not done with Word); resolution 1200 dpi. Figures, tables (black and white colour) and captions should be inserted within the manuscript at their appropriate locations.

References

The title „References“ must be used. APA style for writing references in the text and in the reference list must be used. References in the text should be presented in brackets (Knox, 1988; Martin, 1995). If necessary, the page can be indicated: (Martin, 1995, p.48). The list of references should be presented after the text. Authors are responsible for the accuracy and completeness of their references and for the correct text citations. References to online sources should include the type of medium (such as "serial online" or "monograph online"), the date of that specific reference (if applicable), the uniform resource locator (URL), and the date that the source was accessed. A source accessed online should always be referenced accordingly, even if it is also published in printed form.

Acknowledgements

Acknowledgements of people, grants, funds, etc should be placed in a separate section at the very end of the paper.

Sending

Send your manuscripts files before the 31 March 2009 by e-mail in form of Rich Text Format to the Symposium Organizing Committee: ioste.lithuania.2009@gmail.com Later submissions will not be taken into consideration. Early submission is highly recommended.
To facilitate file management, please use the following system to name your file:
YourSurname_Country.doc
(e.g., Pavardis_Lithuania.doc)
The author must make a declaration that the paper has not been presented at other symposia/conferences/journals. If you face any problems or have questions, do not hesitate to contact the Organizing Committee.


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