1. What is PAMJ - Conference Proceedings?
PAMJ - Conference Proceedings (PAMJ-CP) is a new online open access journal solely dedicated to the publication of abstracts from scientific conferences and meetings in the domains of medicine, public health, biomedical sciences or social sciences.
2. What do we publish?
PAMJ-CP publishes only abstracts of scientific conferences or meeting submitted
as either posters, oral presentations, symposiums etc.... The journal do not
publish single abstracts or abstracts submitted by individual authors outside
of the framework of a scientific conference. If you wish to submit a full lenght
manuscript for publication, consider the Pan African Medical Journal
3. In what language do we publish conference proceedings?
We publish conference proceedings in English and French only.
4. How do we get our conference contents published ?
PAMJ-CP was designed to complete the PAMJ
Conference Management System (PAMJ-CMS). Ideally, conference abstracts
will be submitted to the journal through the PAMJ Conference Management System.
However, we can publish conference abstracts that have not been managed through
the PAMJ Conference Management System. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for
more on how to get your conference archived.
5. What kind of conference material do you publish?
Essentially abstracts of posters, short presentation, symposium or any other
scientific outputs from a conference.
6. Can you publish the proceedings of a conference that took place several
Yes, we can indexed the proceedings of conferences not older than 3 years
from the time the request to have the conference archived is made as long
as the conference has not
elsewhere. Contact email@example.com for
more on how to get your conference archgived in Proceedings.
7. Is there a limit in the number of abstracts that can be published for a single conference?
No, there is no limit on the number of abstracts that can be published. All
the abstracts accepted by the scientific committee and presented at the conference
will be published.
8. Is the contents of PAMJ-CP peer reviewed?
We do conduct internal review of conference material
submitted for consideration in PAMJ - CP. We will also request the conference organizers to provide proofs that the conference abstracts were reviewed
by the conference scientific committee or equivalent. The final decision
to archive the conference rests on the editorial office and the editorial board
who will based their decision on the scientif quality and relevance of
the conference. A detailed written explanation will be provided to the
by the editorial team if a decision not to archive the conference is reached.
9. Is the contents of PAMJ - CP freely accessible?
Yes, all abstracts published in PAMJ-CP are open access and freely accessible.
Articles published in PAMJ are Open Access and distributed under the terms
of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use,
distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is
10. Is the contents of PAMJ - CP freely indexed or archived?
Not yet, but we are working to make the contents of PAMJ - Conference Proceedings
archived in various platform including CLOCKSS and Pubmed Central.
11. Can I as an individual submit my abstract for publication in PAMJ - CP?
No, PAMJ-CP publishes only entire conference contents, not single abstracts from individuals.
12. In what format are articles published in PAMJ-CP
Two formats will be delivered for all abstracts: html and PDF
13. Is a conference abstract book also provided?
Yes, the conference book (compilation of all abstracts and conference program)
will be published alongside the conference
14. Is PAMJ-CP contents Open Access?
Yes, the contents of PAMJ-CP is open access and freely accessible online. Check our copyright policy here.
15. How much does it cost to publish in PAMJ-CP
Publishing a conference in PAMJ-CP is currently free for all conferences that
have taken place in Africa, irrespective of the number of abstracts. This offer
will be extended until Dec
2018. For conferences outside Africa, a processing charge of $US 5000
per conference will apply, irrespective of the number of abstracts.
16. What is the PAMJ Conference Management System?
The PAMJ Conference Management System (PAMJ CMS) is an online system specifically
designed to manage scientific conferences/meetings workflow from call for abstracts,
conference registration management, submission of abstracts, peer review, communication
with authors, planning and organization of sessions and tracks, one-click conference
program design and print, real-time communication with participants and more.
To set-up your conference or request a demo, contact firstname.lastname@example.org