Section 6.4

Technical Session Outline

A. Technical Sessions

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

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