Papers & Proceedings

Call for Papers

The Organising Committee of the 2021 NACA Conference invites submissions of papers for the annual conference of the National Association for Clean Air.

Presenters are requested to register and submit their abstracts on the electronic submission and evaluation system. Please adhere to the paper guidelines:

PLEASE NOTE: THE NACA PAPER GUIDELINES HAVE BEEN UPDATED AND CHANGED. PLEASE ENSURE  YOUR PAPER ADHERES TO THE NEW GUIDELINES (There are two versions available of the New Paper Guidelines, a Clean Version and an Annotated Version).

Click Here to download the NEW 2021, PAPER Guidelines 

Click Here to download the NEW 2021 ANNOTATED, PAPER Guidelines

Click Here to download the POSTER Guidelines for NACA 2021 

Papers will be peer-reviewed by a Scientific Review Committee and published in the electronic conference proceedings and on the NACA website. The Committee reserves the right to reject any abstract or paper considered not to meet the conference criteria. Selected papers may be published in the NACA Journal. 

Submission Deadlines

(Updated 23 July 2021)

Abstract submission1 July 2021

15 July 2021
Notification of acceptance of abstracts15 July 2021

19 July 2021
Full papers due15 August 2021
23 August 2021
Notification of acceptance and comments on papers29 August 2021
6 September 2021
Authors resubmit papers if required indicating how reviewers comments were addressed (by including a covering page to their paper)13 September 2021
Reviewers indicate whether comments were sufficiently addressed20 September 2021
Submission of final papers, for inclusion in the electronic conference proceedings27 September 2021

Co-chairpersons of the Technical Review Committee

Prof Stuart J. Piketh
School of Geo- and Spatial Science
Unit for Env. Sc. and Management
North-West University
Potchefstroom
e-mail: stuart.piketh@nwu.ac.za
Tel: +27 (0)18 299 1582

Dr Roelof Burger
School of Geo- and Spatial Science
Unit for Env. Sc. and Management
North-West University
Potchefstroom
e-mail: roelof.burger@nwu.ac.za
Tel: +27 (0)18 299 4269

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