Call for papers

Research results can be submitted to the IFM in four formats: Poster, Extended Abstract, Full Article and Symposium.

Contributions must be original and unpublished and not been submitted to any other journal or conference. The methodology, as well as the concepts contained in the manuscripts are the sole responsibility of the authors, so that when submitting the communication they are assuming compliance with legal, deontological and ethical standards.

Papers can be presented in English, Portuguese or Spanish and should not have any identification of the author (s) or contain any reference allowing to identify them.

Each contribution must include an abstract in English, if written in another language, and in Portuguese if the article is written in English or Spanish.

A limit of 2 submissions is allowed as the first author or co-author. The inclusion of communications in the program is subject to the registration in the conference by one of the authors.

The process of submission, review, notification of acceptance and submission of final versions will be done through the EasyChair platform.

Symposium Proposal

The symposium proposal must be sent to the IFM email ( with the following information: Theme of the symposium; Name, email and institution of the proponents; brief justification of the pertinence of the theme (maximum 5 lines).
Each symposium must ensure that its organizers collect between 4 and 6 communications, carry out their review and send all material to the organization by 20 December 2020. The registration rules can be consulted on the IFM registration info page.

Publishing Oportunities

All submited studies will be published in a Book of Proceedings.

Once accepted, the inclusion of each article requires the registration and respective payment of at least one of the authors.

Journals associated to IFM 2021:

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International Journal of Entrepreneurship and Governance in Cognitive Cities (IJEGCC)

Economics & Sociology