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ASCON 2017 : Asian Social Sciences Conference


When Feb 24, 2017 - Feb 26, 2017
Where Osaka
Submission Deadline Feb 1, 2017
Categories    social sciences   humanities   business

Call For Papers

What: Asian Social Sciences Conference
When: February 24th, 25th, 26th, 2017
Where: Osaka, Japan
Organizer: Association of Teachers and Researchers in Asia (ATERA)
Abstract Submission Deadline: January 15th, 2017
Submit abstracts: (updates provided within 24 hours of submission)
Registration fee: $350 for presenters, $300 for grad. students, 0$ for researchers with the index score of h15 or higher.
Conference proceedings ISBN: 978-1-5357-2628-3; Conference full papers The Journal of Scientific Social Studies, ISBN: 978-1-5357-2636-8

Call for Papers

Asian Social Sciences Conference (ASCON) organized by Association of Teachers and Researchers in Asia will take place on February 24 – 26 at the Conference Hall of Sun Route Hotel in Osaka, Japan. The theme of the conference is emerging social challenges in the 21st century and will cover different areas from social sciences. We invite academicians and scholars from all the relevant disciplines to submit their papers and ongoing research findings to this stimulating and exciting conference.

This peer-reviewed academic conference aims to bring together the world’s leading scholars and opinion leaders and increase our understanding of emerging scientific issues and research methodologies. ATERA believes that this academic event will surely promote better research in applied academics and facilitate networking opportunities for international scholars. The submissions should be made directly to the conference chair at


Important Dates

Abstract Submission: Extended to January 15th
Full Paper Submission: Extended to February 24th
Early Bird Registration: Extended to January 15th
Conference Date: February 24th
You will receive an update about your submission within 24 hours.

All presenters and audience members are required to pay a registration fee to participate in this conference.

We currently accept only at sight payment ( pay at the door) . However, we will ask you to send us your plane ticket’s electronic copy in advance, to include your name and presentation title in the conference program.



Presenters: $350
Audience members :$200
Graduate students: $300
This registration fee covers

Certificate of Participation
Conference Proceedings (Soft Copy)
Membership of ATERA
The registration fee does not cover your dinner and hotel/accommodation expenses.


Conference Tracks

We will have conference tracks in the following areas

Business & Economics
Social Sciences & Political Science
Arts & Humanities
Regional and cultural studies
Multidisciplinary social studies

Conference Program

Will be uploaded once the presentation schedule is finalized. You can see the tentative program below:

Day I

08.00am – 09.00am Registration
09:00am – 10: 00am Parallel Session I
10.00am– 10.30am Morning Tea Break
10.30am– 12.00pm Parallel Session II
12.00pm– 01.30pm Lunch
01.30pm– 02.30pm Parallel Session III
02.30pm– 03.00pm Afternoon Tea Break
03.00pm– 04.00pm Parallel Session IV
04.00pm- 05.00pm Parallel Session V

Day II : Additional sessions, the workshops, member meetings (Optional)

Day III : Networking Event, Kyoto City tour (Optional)

If you wish to present on a particular day of the conference please let us know in advance.


Notes to the presenters

-Your presentation is supposed to be 15 minutes long excluding a 5-minute question-answer session lead by the track chair.

-You will be provided a laptop (MacBook Air) connected to the internet and a projector in the conference room. You are allowed to use your own computer.

-One of the co-authors, whose names are previously submitted to the conference, should make the presentation.

-There will be someone to assist you with any technical difficulties that may happen.

-If you want your paper to be presented only at the poster session, please make sure to set up your poster prior to the start of the conference.You will be shown the assigned place for your poster when you register at the reception desk. The recommended poster size is 36”x48.”


Publication & Best Paper Opportunities

-Abstracts of all the accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings ISBN:

-All the accepted full papers (min. length 6 pages, max length: 10 pages including figures and tables) will be published in In the Journal of Scientific Social Studies. ISBN: 978-1-5357-2636-8, with a unique DOI number that will be submitted to Google Scholar and CrossRef.

-All the accepted full papers will be given full consideration for publication in the International Journal of Web Based Societies (listed on Google Scholar, CrossRef)

-Best paper award in each sub discipline will give a chance to a number of conference participants to win the prize.

-Best Poster award will be awarded separately.

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