Welcome to the Authors Corner

The submission site for the IDA 2019 Action4Good International Conference will be opening in September, 2018. 


Extended Abstract (3-4 page)
PowerPoint Presentation (27 slides max) unless specified otherwise by the Session Chairperson
Photo and Bio (uploaded/entered into the author user profile)
Brief Introduction (entered into the author user profile)
Draft Papers and PowerPoint presentations are required for review in advance of the Final.

Only files uploaded to the IDA PRESENTER CENTER will be reviewed. Email files sent to IDA or Session Committee members will NOT be considered unless by special request.


Final Extended Abstract on the required template  –  March 17
Draft PowerPoint Presentation on the required template  –  April 12
Final PowerPoint Presentation on the required template  –  April 30


All submissions must be made online and to the Presenter Center of the IDA Website via the USER LOGIN

The accuracy of all submission information is the responsibility of the submitting Author/presenter.

All submissions will be evaluated on the basis of contribution and impact, originality, accuracy, quality of presentation, and appropriate comparison to related works. Additionally, the submission should state the paper’s purpose, new results and conclusions and must be written in English.

All who have submitted will be notified via email regarding acceptance or denial. Those accepted will be expected to abide by the participation requirements as outlined by IDA and will need to sign off in agreement. Those denied or pending acceptance will be advised as such.

All submissions are viewed as confidential by the event Technical Program Committee members and their Session Co-chairs during the review process and up to the publication time of the Proceedings.

English is the official language of the Conference. All content must be submitted in English.

Work should be original and not previously presented, published or submitted elsewhere. All content within the submission(s) is formatted according to IDA’s Requirements and using the provided templates.

Presenter Biography,  including Photo, Introduction and Contact Information is up to date on their USER Profile

Conference Proceedings will consist of Authors Final Manuscript, Draft PowerPoint Presentation, the Presenters Photo, and Bio.


The IDA prohibits presentations that constitute promotion and/or advertising. This specifically includes the pervasive or inappropriate use of logos. Presentations that are sole descriptions of a program, publication or product will not be accepted nor tolerated by the participants. Statements made should not be viewed as, or considered representative of, any formal position taken on any product, subject, or issue by the IDA.


The IDA is not in a position to provide funding of any sort or amount to participate and/or attend the Congress. As a non-profit association, Delegates, Presenters, including Session Co-chairs and IDA’s own Board of Directors will be responsible for all costs associated with participating in this event.

Members of IDA are offered a discount for registration. It is the IDA’s recommendation that those in need of financial assistance seek it through local support and secure arrangements long before acceptance in the program.


All program and logistic questions or concerns should be directed to the IDA Conference and Technical Program Manager, Ms. Darlene Seta at conferences@idadesal.org and should subject the email with IDA19A4G and the Assigned ID Number in reference.