Paper submission

Welcome to the AABD Annual Conference Submission System.

The submission system is open for ALL submissions (full papers, abstracts, special sessions proposals) to the Nineteenth conference tracks.   Full papers should not be longer than 10 single-spaced pages (Times New Roman, font 11), including the title, tables, figures, appendices, references, and other illustrative materials.  Use single column, one-inch margins (1”) all-round: Top, bottom, left, and right.  References and citations should be prepared per instructions. NB: Papers not submitted on the supplied template will not be accepted, the template can be accessed by clicking here.

All full papers will be peer reviewed (register as a reviewer) and selected papers will be included on the Proceedings CD and considered for the Conference Best Paper Awards.  Authors who are uncertain of the appropriate track for their papers should contact the Program Chair: Dr Ayatunji Gbadamosi at

Authors are also invited to submit the abstracts of their research-in-progress for exclusive presentation. The abstracts prepared in Microsoft Word should not exceed 200 words.

People interested in organizing a special session should prepare a description of its overall purpose and include the abstracts of the different contributions. A special session should have at least two (2) contributors. In addition, proposals must state the purpose, format and names of contributors. All special session proposals should be submitted to the Special Session Tracks.

Graduate students are encouraged to submit their papers to the Track Graduate Student Paper.  This track will provide graduate students with the opportunity to share their work with their current and future colleagues. Also, Conference attendance will provide participating students with the opportunity to network with many of today’s leading scholars. Graduate students papers will be considered for Graduate student best paper awards.