Call for Special Session

Important Dates

Workshop and Special Session Proposal Due:
May 19, 2023
Decision Notification:
May 26, 2023
Paper Submission Deadline:
July 22, 2023
Notification of acceptance:
August 5, 2023
Deadline for author / early registrations:
August 20, 2023
September 9-12, 2023
Deadline for cameraready:
September 26, 2023

How to propose your Special Session

  1. An applicant for an IAR 2023 special session organizer must send a proposal to iar2023[_a_t_] The proposal should include the following 7 items: 
    • Organizer’s Name
    • Organizer’s Email address
    • Organizer’s Affiliation
    • Country
    • Title of Special Session
    • Abstract of Special Session (between 150 and 500 words)
    • Expected number of papers to be submitted
    Special session / workshop proposal form
    We will receive the reply until 72 hours. If you have not received our reply, please resend your email.
  2. The IAR 2023 program committee will review the proposal after receiving it, and notify the result to the applicant in about one week. If accepted, the applicant to the special session organizer is requested to submit the reviewer list to the special session chair in one week. Moreover, the special session organizer must pay attention to followings. 
    • The special session requires at least 5 papers that will not be subject to the regular review cycle.
    • Special session organizer have to send the accepted paper list to IAR 2023 program committee chair until the date of Notification of acceptance.
    • The special session organizer must register to the conference.
    • The special session organizer can designate a session chair. Only registered participant can be designated as a session chair to avoid no show onsite. The special session organizer also can hold the post of the session chair.
    • Please pick the “certificate of organizing special session” up at the registration desk of the conference venue. 
  3. Call-for-paper or other information about the special session will be shown in the following website ( ).
  4. The organizer will receive the information of schedule and procedures about paper submission and review, publication of the proceedings, and conference management. The organizer is requested to utilize the IAR 2023 website for paper submission. In the website, the organizer can assign papers to reviewers, and report review results to IAR 2023 program committee.

Benefit for special session organizers

The organizers can gather people who are interested in the theme you are also interested in, and referee the submitted papers based on your criteria.