Submission and Registration Info

The participation in the Seminar requires the registration and the payment of a fee. Each registration covers two presentations maximum, regardless of the presentation type.

Registration – Seminar Until 30th April 2016 After 30th April 2016
Professional 50€ 70€
PhD Student 20€ 30€
Bachelor's and Master's degrees Student 10€ 15€

Registration – Workshops

The participation in the Workshops requires the registration in the Seminar and the payment of an additional fee of 10€ per workshop. Participation in each workshop is limited to 20 participants.

Payment Procedures

Your registration fee should be paid by bank transfer to:
Associação Investigare
IBAN: PT50 0035 0823 00010929 130 68
You must send the bank transfer receipt to (please, inform the name used in the registration process).

Submission Guidelines

Deadline for abstracts submission – March 14, 2016, 11:00 pm PT
Notification of revised abstracts – March 30, 2016, 11:00 pm PT

This year's Seminar will privilege the area of Reading, but the call for proposals is open to all three thematic areas: Reading, Education and School Achievement.
Proposals are invited for Individual Oral Paper or Individual Poster. Submission in both categories requires an abstract (250 words) structured into the following sections: Background, Method, Results and Conclusions. Additionally authors should provide up to 6 keywords. Abstracts can be submitted in Portuguese, Spanish or English.
Individual Oral Paper: The Scientific Committee will group individual oral papers into thematic sessions. Individual oral presentations can be moved into posters if needed. Presentation can be made in Portuguese, Spanish or English.
Individual Poster: All the approved posters should be in the A0 vertical format.

Abstract Evaluation (Review process and criteria)

Submissions are evaluated by an international panel of experts in specific domains, according to the following criteria:

1. Innovation and importance of the topic
2. Clarity of formulation/conceptualization
3. Concise description and adequacy of the method section
4. Appropriateness of interpretations