Submissions & Deadlines

Deadlines

 

October 22, 2018

Submission Deadline
Minisymposium Proposal Submissions (11:59 p.m. Eastern Time)
 

November 19, 2018

Submission Deadline
Contributed Lecture, Poster, Minisymposium, and Minisymposterium Presentation Abstracts (11:59 p.m. Eastern Time)

Important Submission Information



Individuals are limited to one presentation—either a minisymposium, a contributed talk, or a poster presentation. (This does not apply to invited plenary speakers.) The co-chairs of the organizing committee may make exceptions to this request.

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

Authors will be notified by email in February 2019.

The Conference Organizing Committee expects every speaker in a scheduled presentation to register and attend the conference.

If it becomes necessary for a speaker to cancel a presentation, he or she should try to find an alternate presenter immediately, preferably a co-author. See SIAM Policy on Substitute Speakers and Remote Presentations. Contact SIAM immediately with any change to a scheduled presentation.

A “no-show” or cancelled presentation can cause serious inconvenience to the attendees and conference organizers. The committee thanks all speakers in advance for their compliance to this request.

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Additional Information

Minisymposia

A minisymposium generally consists of four 25-minute presentations, with an additional five minutes for discussion after each presentation.  Talk lengths will be determined by the co-chairs at the close of submissions.

To ensure balance, SIAM prefers a single individual not be the (co)organizer of more than one minisymposium, but organizers can submit up to two parts per minisymposium, allowing up to eight speakers. Additionally, SIAM strongly discourages minisymposia in which most of the speakers or co-authors come from the same institution.

Session organizers should ensure proposed speakers are aware they may present only once during the meeting.

It is recommended the first speaker provide an overview of the topic area. Each minisymposium speaker should submit an abstract of no longer than 1500 characters (including spaces). The organizing committee will referee minisymposium proposals. The number of minisymposia may be limited due to space and time constraints.

Please visit the Guidelines for Preparing a Minisymposium Proposal.

Prospective minisymposium organizers must submit a proposal consisting of a title, a description (not to exceed 1500 characters, including spaces), a list of speakers, and presentation titles using the Conference Management System.

Deadline for submission of minisymposium proposals: October 22, 2018

Deadline for submission of minisymposium speaker abstracts: November 19, 2018


Poster Minisymposia (Minisymposteria)

A minisymposium of posters (that is, a minisymposterium) consists of a collection of three or more posters by different presenters grouped around a central theme. The posters will be co-located in the poster viewing area. To submit a Minisymposterium, organizers and poster participants must coordinate and do the following:

1. Participants must submit their posters by November 19, 2018 using the Conference Management System (CMS). The poster title should be submitted as “Minisymposterium: [insert poster title]”.

2. After the posters are submitted to the CMS, Organizers must send an email to meetings@siam.org using the subject line "DS19 Minisymposterium – [insert minisymposterium title]." The email must include:

a. Organizer name, affiliation, email address

b. A short title for the minisymposterium

c. A short description of the minisymposterium - less than 1500 characters (including spaces)

d. Poster titles and presenters first name, last name, and affiliation for each poster scheduled within the minisymposterium

Deadline for submission of minisymposterium poster abstracts: November 19, 2018


Contributed Presentations in Lecture or Poster Format

Contributed presentations in lecture or poster format are invited in all areas consistent with the conference themes. A lecture format is generally a 15-minute oral presentation, with an additional 5 minutes for discussion.Talk lengths will be determined by the co-chairs at the close of submissions.

A poster format involves the use of non-electronic visual aids for mounting on a 4’ by 8’ poster board. 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 1500 characters (including spaces).

Please submit contributed presentations in lecture or poster format using the Conference Management System.

Deadline for submission of contributed abstracts: November 19, 2018

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