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2018 International Conference on Creationism

The ICC is pleased to announce that 76 proposals have been submitted for consideration for the Eighth International Conference on Creationism (ICC) to be held from Sunday, July 29 - Wednesday, August 1, 2018 in Pittsburgh, PA.

Authors need to adhere to the following deadlines:

  • Proposal Deadline: January 31, 2017
  • First Draft Dedline: September 30, 2017
  • Final Draft Deadline: March 31, 2018
  • Final Date to have accepted the typeset proof of your paper: May 31, 2018

Submitted proposals are currently being reviewed by the Editorial Board Chairman in consultation with the Area Editors. If accepted, the author will be notified by the Editorial Board Chairman no later than 28 February 2017. If rejected, there is no appeal procedure at the Proposal stage; the Editors' decisions are final. Authors can however revise a rejected proposal and resubmit it as long as it is before the proposal deadline (31 January, 2017). Area Editors may (or may not) suggest reasons for rejection or recommendations for revision. Drafts of papers will be peer-reviewed and the ICC Editors will decide if the paper is worthy for inclusion in the proceedings. You will find further instructions for submitting proposal and papers in the Author's Manual. For additional questions or technical assistance please contact the ICC Editorial Board Chairman, Dr. John Whitmore at johnwhitmore@cedarville.edu .

Did you miss the proposal submission deadline?

If so, you can contact Dr. Whitmore at the above email address who will decide on a case-by-case basis whether a late submission can be made.

Authors can manage their ICC proposal/paper by logging into http://digitalcommons.cedarville.edu

The Conference theme is partitioned into five major areas and each area is partitioned into sub-areas. When you submit your proposal, you will be asked to choose one of the areas below along with a sub-area that best fits the subject of your proposal. At the time of submission you will be given the opportunity to choose an initial ICC Area Editor appropriate for the review of your proposal (which may be changed by the ICC editorial staff).

  1. HumanitiesHumanities Sub-Areas:
    a. Biblical and theological studies
    b. History
    c. Linguistics
    d. Music and literature
    e. Philosophy
  2. Social sciences Social sciences Sub-Areas:
    a. Anthropology
    b. Archaeology
    c. Geography
    d. Psychology
    e. Sociology
  3. Natural sciences Natural sciences Sub-Areas:
    a. Astronomy
    b. Atmospheric sciences
    c. Biology
    d. Chemistry
    e. Earth sciences
    f. Environmental sciences
    g. Oceanography
    h. Physics
  4. Formal sciences Formal science Sub-Areas:
    a. Applied mathematics
    b. Computers and computer modeling
    c. Logic
    d. Mathematics
    e. Statistics
    f. Systems science
    g. Engineering
  5. Professional and applied sciences Professional and applied sciences Sub-Areas:
    a. Education
    b. Journalism, media studies and communication
    c. Law
    d. Library and museum studies
    e. Medicine, ethics and human biology
    f. Public policy

Instructions for Proposal Submission

  1. Make sure that you have read the fourteen items in the Call for Proposals details that will need to be entered when submitting a proposal.
  2. Don't forget to pay a proposal submission fee for each proposal. The fee helps defray various editorial and conference expenses. If a fee is not paid, the proposal will not be considered.
    Payment can be made through PayPal using your credit card.
    If you have already made your submission fee payment you can proceed to make your proposal submission on the Cedarville University ICC Proceedings web page.
  3. You will be notified by email when a proposal has been successfully submitted.
  4. It will take approximately one month for your proposal to be reviewed. Acceptance of a proposal does not guarantee the acceptance of a paper.
  5. Be sure to read the complete Author's Manual. before submission.
  6. If you have any questions please contact the Editorial Board Chairman, Dr. John Whitmore johnwhitmore@cedarville.edu .

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