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Call for Topical Sessions

This year, the AIVC Scientific Committee seeks ideas for topical sessions within its 40th AIVC Conference.

Proposals focusing on the main conference themes & topics are welcome.

Note that:

  • All proposals must be submitted by December 14, 2018Click here to proceed with your submission.
  • Notifications of acceptance will be sent by January 15, 2019
  • Upon acceptance, sessions’ chairs & speakers should submit the final description of proposals, their final papers and/or summaries (see general info & Table 1 below for detailed deadlines).
Table 1: Important dates for Topical Sessions’ proposals submissions  

Proposal (description) Submission due

December 14, 2018

Acceptance Confirmation due

January 15, 2019

Final Description Submission (for conference website upload) due

March 20, 2019

If authors want their paper to be peer reviewed:

 
  • Submission of Papers due
April 1, 2019
  • For peer reviewed papers: Papers’ notification of acceptance & review comments due

June 1, 2019

  • For peer reviewed papers: Final papers’ submission due

July 1, 2019

If authors don’t want their paper to be peer reviewed:

 
  • Submission of Papers or extended summary due
July 1, 2019

 

Topical Sessions’ description specifications

A first (provisional) description proposal for Topical Sessions should be submitted through the conference website by December 14, 2018 the latest according to the template available at: AIVC Conference Topical Session Description Template_2019 and include the following information:

  • Session title: Provisional title clearly marking the topic of interest
  • Session chair and co-chair: Please indicate two names (indicative)
  • Session duration: Please indicate your preferred session duration (60, 75, 90 minutes)
  • Provisional Description of the session based on interaction with speakers and including the objectives of the session.
  • Provisional Session programme: Names of speakers and paper/summaries titles.

Upon acceptance, the full & final description for Topical Sessions should be submitted by March 20, 2019 the latest according to the template available at: AIVC Conference Topical Session Description Template 2019 and include the following information:

  • Session title: Final title clearly marking the topic of interest
  • Session chair and co-chair: Please indicate two names (final)
  • Session duration: Please indicate your session’s duration (60, 75, 90 minutes)
  • Final Description of the session - to be included in the proceedings- based on interaction with speakers and including the objectives of the session.
  • Final Session programme: Names of speakers and paper/summaries titles.

 

General info:

  • A topical session typically has 2 to 4 presentations to allow time for discussion with the audience.
  • Invited speakers do not need to send an abstract to answer the call but should provide an extended summary or paper.
  • Invited speakers should send:
  • Speakers interested in the peer review of their papers should adjust their submissions according to the deadlines indicated for peer reviewed papers (Table 1 above)
  • Full papers should be submitted on the conference website
  • Sessions speakers have to register as regular participants, but will be acknowledged as invited speakers in the conference programme
  • All other requested information including final session description (programme etc.) & summaries should be sent to: programme@aivc2019conference.org.

 

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