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Call for special tracks


TISHW 2016 special tracks are sessions organized by high-profile organizers that invite 5-6 authors in a special podium session as part of the conference program. They intend to extend the impact of the conference and promote its main goals, namely: provide a space for debate on new tendencies and software projects for populations with special needs; contribute to the creation of synergies among public and private entities, namely Industry and Universities; to share experiences and best practices.
Outlined below are the guidelines for organizing and submitting a special track.

Proposal submission

  • In order to submit a special track proposal, please email the “Special Track Proposal Form” to TISHW 2016 organizing committee at program@tishw.ws.
  • The special track organizer may use the TISHW 2016 website to call for paper submissions. When a proposal is accepted, the special session organizer will be informed of the designated web-link. The organizer’s name will appear in the conference program as “Special Track Organizer.”
  • Additionally, each Special Track Organizer will receive ONE free full registration for TISHW 2016.
  • For a session to be considered as a TISHW 2016 special track, it must include a minimum of 5 papers.
  • Special tracks proposals should be submitted until May 4, 2016.
  • Special tracks organizers will be notified of acceptance until May 15, 2016.

Paper submission

  • All papers for the special track will be submitted directly to the organizer.
  • No special track papers are to be submitted through the TISHW 2016 website.

Paper revision and selection

  • The special track organizer is responsible for having each paper reviewed by at least two independent reviewers.
  • The special track organizer will make the final selection of papers for the session.
  • The special track organizer must email all accepted authors information to program@tishw.ws, by the general notification deadline. TISHW 2016 organization committee will then send official invitation letters and registration information to the authors.
  • All authors accepted for the special track are required to register and provide full payment by the conference registration deadline.
  • All final papers must be received by the conference final submission deadline and must adhere to the TISHW 2016 final paper formatting requirements outlined at the conference website at http://www.tishw.ws/2016.
  • The special track organizer will act as chair of the special track at the conference.
  • The special track organizer’s paper can be reviewed by TISHW 2016 scientific committee upon request.

If you have further questions regarding special tracks, please contact TISHW 2016 organizing committee via e-mail at program@tishw.ws, with the subject “Special track information request”.

TISHW 2016 Abstracts

 BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation

Abstracts will be published in a supplement of the Journal of BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitationgo to new site Journal of BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation indexed by Scopus, PubMed and Cinahl.


Papers accepted in TISHW 2016 will be published by IEEE being available in the IEEE Xplore Digital Librarygo to new site IEEE Xplore Digital Library and will be sent for indexing in ISI, Scopus, EI, INSPEC and Google Scholar.

 IEEE Xplore Digital Library

IEEE Portugal Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Chaptergo to new site IEEE Xplore Digital Library

IEEE Portugal Computer Society Chaptergo to new site IEEE Xplore Digital Library