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Section 6.4 Technical Session Outline

Conference Manual Section No. 6.4 TECHNICAL SESSION OUTLINE

Conference Manual

Section No. 6.4


TECHNICAL SESSION OUTLINE


A. Technical Sessions

  1. Types
    • Invited Speakers
      1. Keynote
    • Paper Sessions
      1. Number of Tracks
      2. Number of Days
      3. Session Length
      4. Number of Papers
    • Tutorials
      1. Topics
      2. Mix
    • Panels
      1. Forum for Discussion
      2. Not as Rigorous
      3. Not as Goal Oriented
      4. Popular


B. Refereed Paper Selection


  1. Select Referees
    • At Least 3 Per Paper
    • Appropriate Technical Background
    • Survey to Collect Background Information
  2. Deadlines
    • 3 Weeks in Reviewers Hands
    • 2 Weeks to Follow Up
    • Acceptance/Rejection Letters
    • Allow Time for Camera Ready Artwork
  3. Papers
    • Create a Process to Track Papers
    • Create a Checklist Cover Page
    • Categorize Papers by Topic (Link to Referee Background)
    • Selection of Papers
      1. Committee Meeting
      2. Accept/Reject Letters to Authors