3rd Annual International Conference on Youth and Interfaith Communication

"Youth Building a Common Future through Interfaith Dialogue and Mutual Understanding"  


Registered participants are welcome to submit abstracts for the presentation of papers at the 3rd Annual International Conference on Youth and Interfaith Communication.

The Conference is making available opportunities for individuals, NGO leaders and Youth to present papers during the Conference. These presentations should be on issues of interest relevant to the Theme of the conference. Submissions of abstracts must be received by August 15, 2011. Abstracts will be reviewed anonymously by a panel of reviewers and will be accepted on the basis of their merit, relevance, potential interest to the audience, and qualifications of the presenter. Applicants will be notified of their acceptance within one month of their abstract being properly submitted.

At the conference, speakers are limited to 30 minutes to make their presentations, including questions and answers. Participants should prepare a 5-page paper, single spaced and succinctly summarize their key points during their presentation time. Submitting an abstract implies a commitment to present the paper in English if the abstract is accepted. The Abstracts Subcommittee will attempt to accommodate as many presentations as possible, given time and space constraints.

Please note the following abstract guidelines and submission guidelines.

a.    The abstract must be in English

  1. Abstracts must be in prose, out format will not be accepted.
  2. The maximum length of the abstract is 500 words.
  3. A title for the presentation must be included at the top of the abstract.
  4. Please, also include name of the presenter, his/her affiliation, and his/her position should be listed.


a. The deadline for receipt of abstracts is August 15, 2011

b. Only registered participants, whose registraiton fees have been paid, may submit abstracts

c. The presenter will be notified of acceptance or rejection within one month of the abstract being properly submitted

d. Abstracts can be submitted on-line or via E-mail at:conference@needcsi.org  with the abstract in the body of the message. Please, do not send abstracts as attachments.

e. The E-mail address and phone number(s) of the presenter must be included with all submissions