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Call for special tracks

 

TISHW 2018 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 2018 organizing committee at specialtrack@tishw.ws.
  • The special track organizer may use the TISHW 2018 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 2018.
  • For a session to be considered as a TISHW 2018 special track, it must include a minimum of 5 papers.
  • Special tracks proposals should be submitted until January 15, 2018.
  • Special tracks organizers will be notified of acceptance until January 20, 2018.

Paper submission

  • All papers for the special track will be submitted to the organizer through TISHW Conference Management System.
  • No special track papers are to be submitted through the TISHW 2018 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 specialtrack@tishw.ws, by the general notification deadline. TISHW 2018 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 2018 final paper formatting requirements outlined at the conference website at http://www.tishw.ws/2018.
  • 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 2018 scientific committee upon request.

If you have further questions regarding special tracks, please contact TISHW 2018 organizing committee via e-mail at specialtrack@tishw.ws, with the subject “Special track information request”.