Special sessions

The aim of this "Call for Special Sessions" is to include thematic sessions in the Technical Program that could add value to ICERI2022 . They should include thought provoking presentations, introducing novel ideas and experiences followed by discussions with the audience.

If you would like to propose a special session to ICERI2022, you are invited to send your “special session” proposal to the Program Committee by July 14th, 2022.


  • Sessions last 60 to 90 minutes.
  • Each session should have 4 to 6 oral presentations.
  • Each presentation should last a maximum of 15 minutes.
  • The session can include active group discussions introduced by the moderators.

How to propose a Special Session

To propose a Special Session, you should send the following information to iceri2022@iated.org before July 14th, 2022:

  1. General session details:
    • Session title
    • A brief summary of the session contents describing the potential impact of the proposed session (maximum 3500 characters)
    • Target audience
    • Topic area (please choose one from the topic list)
    • Name, address and affiliations of the session's organizers (one or two people)
  2. Abstracts details:
    • List of abstracts titles and ids (from 4 to 6 for an oral session). Please note that all the proposed abstracts should be submitted online by the online application form.

After having received your session proposal, it will be evaluated and you will receive an acceptance/rejection notification by email on September 1st, 2022.

Review criteria

Sessions will be reviewed based on the following criteria:

  • Quality of the contents
  • Diversity of speakers and institutions involved
  • Innovativeness
  • Relevance of the topic

Paper submission

Please note that after the session acceptance, authors contributing to a special session should submit their final paper using the standard procedure of the online application form.

Author registration

If your session is accepted, presenting authors should register and confirm their attendance before September 22nd, 2022 (author registration deadline). If authors were not registered by the deadline, the session would not be included in the Conference Program.

Special session's organizers are expected to attend the conference and chair the session.

The registration of a minimum of 4 authors per special session is required.

An oral presentation.
An oral presentation.