First Call for
Virtual Learning Systems for Business
PDVSA-CIED, Av. Del Hatillo, intersection La Tahona
Caracas, September 20-22, 1999
- The official languages of the conference are Spanish, Portuguese and
English; therefore, the papers can be elaborated in anyone of these languages.
- All the papers will be presented in digital format and sent as
attachments by E-mail to the electronic address firstname.lastname@example.org. They are acceptable in
the formats * .rtf (Word 95-97 for PC or Macintosh), * .pdf (Macintosh) and * .wri
(Wíndows 95-98). The files bigger than one megabit should be compressed by means of ZIP
before their shipment.
- For the presentations, the CIED has connection with LAN and access to
Internet in all the halls, data projector, Power Point 97, retroproyector and screen. Two
workshop classrooms are equipped with computers type PC Pentium. The main room of the
event Gran Salón - is also equipped with Videoconference System PictureTel,
with 128 Kb/Sec. bandwidth.
- Only the Plenary Conferences will have English-Spanish translation in
both ways; the other papers will be presented in the language they were originally
- The papers must be written in impersonal style; that is to say, using
the third person of the singular preferably. Equally, they will be adjusted to the
orthographic and grammatical norms of the language.
- Papers won't be accepted that simply constitute a series of slides
for the presentation.
- It will be checked that a referencing system is applied in consistent
form; either by means of the last name and the date I.e.: (Carranza, 1997) - or by
means of numbered notes. All the citations will be reflected in the bibliography.
- The bibliography will only refer to the authors or works specifically
mentioned in the text of the paper; references of general type won't be included as
complement. The title of the bibliographical section will be References.
- A type of uniform letter should be used in the text - it is
recommended Times Roman 11 points or similar. The main titles will go centered and the
secondary ones to the left. The text should be justified both sides.
- The charts or graphic that are included should go centered and won't
exceed half page. They will have numeration and title under them, equally centered.
- In the first lines of the paper it will be included, without
exception, the following information:
- Type of paper: communication, demonstration, poster or workshop
- Title of the paper: centered, in uppercase and boldfaces
- Author or authors: centered and boldface
- E-mail address: a single reference address
- Country: if the authors are of different countries, that of origin of
the work will be chosen.
All the papers will be subjected to three
specialists' arbitrated evaluation and the decision of them will be communicated to each
participant individually. Those papers sent earlier will have a prompt answer by the