Special sessions are very small and specialized
events to be held during the conference as a set of oral presentations
that are highly specialized in some particular theme or consisting of the
works of some particular international project.
The goal of special sessions (minimum 4 papers;
maximum 9) is to provide a focused discussion on innovative topics. Each
prospective organizer is invited to submit a proposal explaining the
targeted topic’s novelty/importance and listing the contributing authors
and their contributions.
Guidelines for submitting a
special session proposal:
proposal should clearly indicate:
1. The title of the
2. The organizer(s), contact information and affiliations.
3. The topic of the Special Session specified in terms of keywords (at
least 1 of the keywords should be from the list of ICEIS 2005 topics).
4. The relevance of the proposed Special Session to ICEIS 2005 and the
significance of the related contributions (max 1000 words).
5. The participants’ contact information, affiliations,
presentation/paper titles and short abstracts (max 100 words per
abstract). This list should contain at least 4 people who have confirmed
their participation and who have firmly accepted to present their work
All contributions should be
written in English. International Special Sessions (i.e.; in which
participants come from different universities and countries) are strongly
encouraged. The Special Sessions Proposals will be reviewed by at least
two independent who will specifically take into consideration the
1. Relevance of the
Special Session: Is the topic of the proposed Special Session related to
the main themes of the ICEIS 2005 conference?
2. Significance of the Special Session: Is the topic of the proposed
Special Session a major, minor, or a trivial scientific problem? Has the
problem been solved before? Do the papers cover the problem domain well?
Are there many research communities that will care about the solutions
proposed in the Special Session papers?
3. Originality and Significance of the Special Session papers: Are there
any new ideas proposed? Are there any significant results presented?
4. Overall rating.
- Special Sessions Proposal: 31st of December, 2004
- Author Notification: 4th of
- Final camera-ready
submission: 18th of March, 2005
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