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Abstracts and Publications

​​Abstract submissions are now open

Guidelines for Submission of Manuscripts

You are invited to submit an​ abstract(s) with a maximum of two abstracts per author for the International Defence Organisation & Resource Management Conference 2024, by 1 May 2024 for approval by the Scientific Committee. You will be notified by 15 May 2024 if your abstract has been accepted.  

The submission date for the full paper is 30 June 2024. Submitted papers will go through a peer review process and authors will be notified of the outcome by 20 July 2024. Please adhere to the full paper final submission date of 30 June 2024. 

Authors will be able to present the paper during the conference in person/face-to-face ONLY.

Student submissions can be in the form of a full/draft paper (including an abstract of no more than 500 words and a cover page with details of the author(s)) or in the form of a 500 word abstract with a cover page.

All abstract submissions and full papers should be sent via email:

Supporting Journals​​

Authors will be given the option to express their interest in having their papers considered for a publication opportunity in the Defence, Innovation and Management Africa (DIMA) Journal. The submissions will undergo a double-blind peer review process before being considered for publication in the Journal.

Defence, Innovation and Management Africa (DIMA) Journal is in the process of being registered with plans to launch the first publication in 2025. This Journal will be peer-reviewed but not accredited. DIMA will publish a special issue depending on the availability of quality papers submitted and presented at the 2024 International Defence Organisation & Resource Management Conference. 

Criteria would include articles that co​ntributes to the understanding of managing resources in the public sector of developing countries including security - in Africa and beyond. For authors planning to submit their papers to this special issue of DIMA, additional information would be provided.​​