Submission Timeline

Schedule for Special Issue

We will use a standard journal review process for this special issue, with two rounds of reviews and revisions. Authors are encouraged to submit a short abstract (300-500 words) and a tentative title prior to the full paper submission to be reviewed by the special issue editors. In consultation with the journal managing editor, we will select a list of qualified reviewers for the special issue.

The tentative reviewing timeline is as follows:

Abstract submission (300-500 words) deadline: Friday January 10th, 2020

Feedback on abstract to authors (incl. Quick Reject): Friday January 31st, 2020 

For papers that pass the abstract review will be invited to submit a full paper, with the following tentative schedule:

Full paper submission deadline: Friday March 20th, 2020

First-round reviews to authors: Friday May 15th, 2020

First-round revision deadline: Friday July 17th, 2020

2nd-round reviews to authors: Friday August 21st, 2020

2nd-round revision deadline: Friday October 2nd, 2020 

Notification of acceptance/rejection: Friday October 16th, 2020

Authors work on camera-ready copies and prepare for final submissions: Friday October 30th, 2020

Publication is currently scheduled for December 2020