Special Sessions

CyberSciTech 2017 Call for Special Session Proposals

We are soliciting proposals for special sessions (SS) that are an important part of CyberSciTech 2017. The purpose of special sessions is to provide a comprehensive forum on topics that will not be fully explored during the main congress as well as to encourage in-depth discussion of technical and application issues related Cyber Science and Technology. A special proposal should include the following information:

  • Title of the proposed session
  • Proposers’ names, titles, affiliations, primary contact emails, and short bios
  • Aim and scope (including a list of main topics)
  • Any special space or equipment requests.

A special session proposals should be submitted by email to cyberscitechcongress AT gmail DOT com by February 28, 2017. Please use “CyberSciTech 2017 special session proposal” as the email subject. Once receiving a special session proposal, a decision on the proposed session will be made in a week.

Special session organizers are responsible for advertising call for special session papers, reviewing submissions and planning the final program. CyberSciTech2017 Special Session Chair will assist the organization of special sessions and ensure their quality and success. A special session paper should be 6-8 pages and follow the same Paper Submission Guidelines for the main conference papers. Each paper will be reviewed at least by two experts in the corresponding areas. All accepted special papers will be included in the proceedings published by IEEE-CS Conference Publishing Services in IEEE-DL and EI indexed.

Important Dates for CyberSciTech2017 Special Sessions
Special Session Proposal Due February 28, 2017
Special Session Proposal Decision In a week after received
Special Session Paper Submission Due May 10, 2017
Author Notification Date July 10, 2017
Camera-ready Papers Due August 15, 2017

Note that each special session should include at least 4 papers, otherwise it will be canceled. The accepted papers in a canceled SS may be moved to a workshop or a main track if they fit in with the quality requirement. The registration requirement and procedure for special session papers will be determined by CyberSciTech Organizing Committee, and the registration fee will be paid directly to CyberSciTech 2017. The registration fee can be waived for one SS main organizer if there are more than 8 accepted papers in the SS.

For any questions, please contact the special session chairs.


 

Accepted Special Sessions

 

To be announced