Call for Papers Timetable
Timely submission of the papers is critical to the success of the program. The procedures and timetable enumerated below will apply.
Deadline for Proposals
By November 24, 2017 authors should submit a one page proposal for their papers including the title, a short description of the topic(s) to be addressed, the approach that will be taken, and a survey of existing actuarial literature on the subject (title and abstract of a maximum of the five most relevant papers). Proposals, along with authors’ contact information, should be submitted via e-mail on the following email address info.itsa@nm-india . Please put it-sa India - Call for Papers in the subject line.
Acceptance of Proposals
By January 31, 2018 the Committee will make a decision on all proposals. The number of accepted proposals might be limited. The Committee will contact authors regarding their proposals.
By March 15, 2018 it-sa India must receive the completed paper with a 200-word abstract. Each paper will be screened by the Committee to assure its quality of exposition and relevance to the call. The Committee may require further rewriting of the paper to bring it to an acceptable standard.
Approving the Completed Paper
Accepted papers will be presented during the it-sa India Conference program on 24th/ 25th May, 2018 at BCEC Mumbai and will also be made available on the event Web Site.
Papers must be no more than 1500 words. Additional guidance for the preparation of technical papers for publication will be shared with the shortlisted authors.
Authors will be required to execute a “Permission to Publish” form, which formally grants it-sa India permission to publish the paper. Authors are encouraged to submit working templates in spreadsheet form for models or methods discussed or developed in their papers and/or PowerPoint presentations incorporating the details of the paper's calculations.
The organisers looks forward to receiving proposals in response to the call, and will be happy to respond to inquiries from interested parties.
Questions may be addressed to via e-mail at info.itsa@nm-india . Your participation in this effort to produce new papers will contribute to the written body of knowledge for it-sa India.