XLIV Reunión de Estudios Regionales

Sending the abstracts and papers

The summary of the communications must be in the possession of the organizing committee, for evaluation purposes, before 14rd May, 2018. Once the summary has been accepted, the complete paper should be sent in the same way. Authors will be informed of their acceptance before 31th May, 2018 so that they can prepare the complete communication. If the communication has been made by several authors, it must be sent only by one of them.

IMPORTANT: remember that to send and manage your abstract / communication you must have registered previously.

The person in charge of the work must indicate, through his private area, the name and e-mail of all the authors of the paper, which should be the same written in the submitted file. It is imperative that co-authors register as well, otherwise they will not appear in the program. If the person in charge has correctly added the names and e-mail addresses of the co-authors, the paper will appear simultaneously in the private area of all the authors registered.

The authors will have 15-20 minutes to make the presentation of their communication, followed by 5-10 minutes of comments and discussion among the attendees.

Rules for sending the abstract and paper

In order to homogenize the submission of the abstracts and communications, you must use the attached templates:

Normal Abstract Model (a): abstract of maximum 300 words with territorial, regional dimension.


Expanded Abstract Model (aa): not complete communications can also be presented. This includes the presentation of the results of a piece of research that is still in progress, or even those that are finalized and whose authors do not want to show their complete work in the conference proceedings. For this kind of communications, it will be necessary to send an extended abstract, with a minimum extension of 1,500 words, in order to the Scientific Committee considers its acceptance.


Abstract Model Workshop Young Researcher (aj): in order to help new researchers at the beginning of their career, a workshop is proposed to be held on Friday 23rd in the afternoon. The abstract should be sent with the title of the idea and a brief explanation. The objective is to give new researchers the opportunity to present their idea of ​​research. It is not necessary to present results but to specify and motivate your research question, objectives and as far as possible specify your work plan, methodology and possible databases to face your analysis. To facilitate this presentation, the preparation of a poster is recommended as a format.


Abstract Model Transfer of Knowledge-Practitioners (ap): knowledge transfer sessions between universities and research centers, and companies, associations, and the public sector, are aimed at discussing and exchanging the knowledge, experiences and needs among these agents. These sessions dispense with conventional academic format, the intention is to change to a fresh, agile and direct format that allows listening, debating, creating relationships and solving specific challenges or global challenges for society, companies and academia. The organizing committee encourages the presentation of communications by any of these actors for discussion at the congress. The initial format is a summary of the communication, and in its final format can be an extended summary, an article or a PowerPoint presentation or other similar formats.


Paper Model (p): paper of maximum 25 pages with territorial, regional dimension, which contains the previously accepted abstract.


The templates should be completed as follows:

  • Communications can be sent with a maximum length of 25 DIN A4 pages in .doc and a maximum size of 2MB. It is strictly necessary to have used the templates that are linked above.
  • The headings will be numbered correlatively in bold.
  • The tables and graphs will be numbered correlatively and will be inserted in the text, after being the first citation.
  • Main text: Times New Roman, 12 cpi.
  • Interlinear spacing: 1.5 lines.
  • Paragraph format: front and back spacing 6 cpi.
  • Numbering of pages: all pages, except the first one, must have a lower center number.
  • The bibliography will follow the format indicated below:

World Bank (2002): Cities on the Move: a World Bank Urban Transport Strategy Review, World Bank, Washington DC.

Becattini, G. (2002): “Del distrito industrial marshalliano a la ‘teoría del distrito’ contemporánea. Una breve reconstrucción crítica”, Investigaciones Regionales, nº1, p.9-32.