Submissions

Deadline Dates

Deadlines are midnight Eastern Time (EST)
January 12, 2015:  Minisymposium proposals
January 21, 2015:  Abstracts for contributed and minisymposium speakers
January 21, 2015:  Full Paper for Consideration in Proceedings*

* Conference participants have the option to submit a full paper for consideration in the conference proceedings. See below section titled “Proceedings Submissions” for submission links and details. Submitting a full paper for consideration in the proceedings is optional.

 

How to Participate

SIAM requests that individuals limit themselves to giving one talk. (This does not apply to invited plenary speakers). The co-chairs of the organizing committee may make exceptions to this request.

In addition to submitting an abstract, conference participants have the opportunity to submit a full paper for consideration in the conference proceedings. See section below titled “Proceedings Submissions” for details regarding submitting a full paper for consideration in the proceedings.

You are invited to contribute a presentation for this conference in one of the following formats.

 

Minisymposia

A minisymposium generally consists of four 25-minute presentations, with an additional five minutes for discussion after each presentation. Prospective minisymposium organizers are asked to submit a proposal consisting of a title, a description (not to exceed 100 words), and a list of speakers and titles of their presentations using the Conference Management System available at:  http://meetings.siam.org/start.cfm?CONFCODE=ct15.

It is recommended that a minisymposium organizer make the first presentation. Each minisymposium speaker should submit a 75-word abstract. The organizing committee will referee minisymposium proposals. The number of minisymposia may be limited to retain an acceptable level of parallelism in the conference sessions.

To ensure balance, SIAM prefers that a single individual not be the organizer of more than one minisymposium.  SIAM discourages minisymposia in which most of the speakers or co-authors come from the same institution. Additionally, SIAM requests speakers submit only one lecture presentation for the conference, either a minisymposium or contributed lecture. Poster submissions are not restricted.

Be certain to visit http://www.siam.org/meetings/guidelines/mini_guide.php to review Guidelines for Preparing a Minisymposium Proposal.

Deadline for submission of minisymposium proposals: January 12, 2015
Deadline for submission of minisymposium speaker abstracts: January 21, 2015

 

Contributed Presentations in Lecture Format

Contributed presentations in lecture or poster format are invited in all areas consistent with the conference themes. For the 2015 Conference on Control and Its Applications, a lecture format involves a 25-minute oral presentation with an additional 5 minutes for discussion. Additionally, SIAM requests speakers submit only one lecture presentation for the conference, either a minisymposium or contributed lecture. Poster submissions are not restricted.

A poster format involves the use of non-electronic visual aids for mounting on a poster board. Boards will be able to accommodate A0 posters (84,1 x 118,9 cm). A poster session is two hours long.  Each contributor, either for a lecture or a poster, must submit a title and a brief abstract not to exceed 75 words.  Please submit contributed presentations in lecture or poster format using the Conference Management System available at: http://meetings.siam.org/start.cfm?CONFCODE=ct15.

Deadline for submission of contributed abstracts: January 21, 2015

 

Acceptance Notification

Authors will be notified of their acceptance into the conference by e-mail in late February 2015.

 

Proceedings Submissions

A refereed proceedings will be part of this conference. Conference participants have the opportunity to submit a full paper for consideration in the conference proceedings. Submitting a full paper for consideration in the proceedings is optional.

The proceedings will be posted online after the conference concludes in mid-July 2015. A USB will also be distributed onsite to conference attendees.

Speakers interested in submitting a full paper for consideration in the proceedings must complete both steps outlined below:

  1. Submit an abstract to SIAM’s Conference Management System (CMS) as described in the above “Minisymposia” and “Contributed Presentation” sections. Submitting your abstract to the CMS will not automatically submit your paper for consideration in the proceedings.

  2. Submit full paper to PaperCept, Inc. by January 21, 2015. The PaperCept submissions site is available at https://controls.papercept.net/conferences/scripts/start.pl. Please scroll down to the section titled “SIAM CT15” and click “Submit a contribution to SIAM CT15.”

Full paper submissions should present previously unpublished, original results that are not simultaneously submitted elsewhere. All papers will be peer-reviewed by members of the program committee.

Papers should have a maximum length of eight (8) pages (single spaced, 2 column, 10 point font, and at least 1” margin on each side.)  Authors must format their papers in LaTeX2e using the SIAM SODA macro titled “soda2e.all” at http://www.siam.org/proceedings/macros.php.

Notifications of acceptance into the proceedings will be sent to speakers via email in late March 2015. Requests for paper revisions and instructions for submission of final papers will also be provided at this time.

Proceedings Deadline Dates

January 21, 2015: Full Paper Deadline for Consideration in Proceedings (submit via PaperCept link)
March 25, 2015: Authors Notified of Acceptance into Proceedings
April 15, 2015: Final Papers Due
July 13, 2015: Proceedings Posted Online

 

 

 

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