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Central Philippine University Emerging Asian Research Network International Research Conference 2021 (CPU-EARN IRC 2021)

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Abstract registration deadline January 15, 2021
Submission deadline February 15, 2021
Theme: Interdisciplinary Research: Pathways towards Cross-border Innovation and Sustainability
  • Sustainability in Times of Uncertainty
  • Innovations in Times of Pandemic
  • Local Knowledge
  • Technological Innovation
This Conference is an avenue for knowledge sharing of educators and research scholars in  research, sustainability and innovation, and education.  It provides a platform for contributing interdisciplinary experiences in the academe and industry and discussing the most recent innovations, trends and challenges as well as the adopted solutions that address gaps in practice for the benefit of the society.
Prospective authors are invited to submit  their original, completed and unpublished research projects related to the following themes and topics of the conference:
  • Education in Sustainable Development (ESD)
  • Leadership in Educational Contexts
  • Professional Development of Education Practitioners
  • Decision-Making Processes in Education
  • Instructional Design
  • Fostering Learning to Learn (Innovation in Learning)
  • Diversity, Multiculturalism and Inclusivity in Education
  • Accessibility Policies to Cope with Disabilities
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Data Science/ Data Analytics
  • Virtual Universities, Online Learning
  • Education, Technology and Sustainable Development
  • Emerging Technologies
Business and Economics
  • Cross-Institution and Cross-border Collaboration
  • Knowledge Management
  • Meaning-Making Processes in Diverse Learning Fields
  • Models and Simulations
  • Organizational and Management Strategies and Policies
  • Economics and Business Innovation
  • Marketing and Entrepreneurship
  • Religious Pluralism
  • Religion and Philosophy
  • Tourism Management
  • Hospitality Business Perspective: Covid 19 Pandemic
  • Academe- Industry Collaboration
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Green Technologies
Research Methodologies
  • Application of Quantitative and Qualitative Research on Sustainability
  • Research Using Technology
  • Research Methodology in Business, Economics and Tourism
  • Interfacing Scientific and Humanistic Disciplines: Interdisciplinarity and Multidisciplinarity


An abstract summarizes, usually in one paragraph of 300 words or less, the major aspects of the entire paper in a prescribed sequence that includes: 1) the overall purpose of the study and the research problem(s) you investigated; 2) the basic design of the study; 3) major findings or trends found as a result of your analysis; and, 4) a brief summary of your interpretations and conclusions.
  • Must be original and has not been published or presented at any other prior conferences
  • Must be written in English
  • Not more than 300 words
  • The following information must be included:
Overall Purpose
What are the reason(s) for writing the paper (or the aims of the research)?
How does it relate to the theme of the conference?
Design, methodology, approach
What is the approach to the topic? What is the main method(s) used for the study?
What was found in the course of the work? This will refer to analysis, discussion, or results in general.
Research limitations and implications
(if applicable)
If the paper reports on research, this section must be completed. It should include suggestions for future research and any identified limitations in the research process.
Practical implications (if applicable)
What outcomes and implications for practice, applications and consequences are identified? All papers should have practical applications. What changes to practice might be made as a result of this research/paper?
  • For those abstracts that have been approved, the author/s can proceed with writing the full paper. Submitted titles and abstracts should be original and written in English.
  • Authors should register and create their EasyChair account and upload the abstract and full papers using the  provided link.
  • Papers should be double-spaced.
  • Fonts must be in Arial with font size 12.
  • Full papers must have 4000- 8000 words
  • Include a brief biographical note containing less than 100 words per author.
  • The paper follows APA style 6th edition in citation and referencing.

Submission Terms and Conditions

  • All submitted materials will undergo a blind review process by an international review committee. Each document will be reviewed by three expert reviewers.
  • Notification of acceptance or rejection will be sent to the submitting (corresponding) author.
  • All accepted papers will be published in the proceedings.


  • Deadline for Abstract Submission: 15 January 2021
  • Notice of Acceptance for Abstracts:25 January 2021
  • Deadline of Submission of Full Paper:8 February 2021
  • Deadline of Submission of Revised Full Paper: 15 February 2021
  • Deadline of Submission of Pre-Recording: 15 February 2021 (Authors of Abstracts that will be accepted shall receive instructions on pre-recording of presentation)
  • Conference Date: 23-24 February 2021

For more queries, please email Dr. Reysa Alenzuela  at


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