We solicit proposals for workshops that aim to: (1) expose attendees to technical, professional development, or broadening participation content; or (2) offer introductory training in state-of-the-practice tools or techniques (e.g., hardware, software, mathematics, statistics). The primary goal of proposed workshops should be to improve the attendees’ understanding or performance in the specified focus area or skill. Each workshop will be 90 minutes in length and should be organized and led by one or more individuals who are knowledgeable experts in the offered subject matter. Workshop proposals must include the following:
● Abstract (up to 250 words);
● Biography (250 word max) for each organizer/presenter;
● Statement of the organizers’ qualifications (up to 250 words);
● Target audience; and
● Detailed description of the proposed workshop
The detailed description of the proposed workshop must conform to the Tapia Format and Submission Guidelines, and must not exceed 2 pages for all text, figures, and references in PDF format.
The detailed description should describe the target audience, the topic(s) to be covered, an outline of the workshop’s agenda including a timeline and the execution plan for the workshop. The execution plan will describe how the workshop will be carried out by its organizers. For example, workshops may provide guided, hands-on activities, lecture-style instruction, interactive audience participatory activities, etc. We encourage workshops that have been successfully presented at other conferences. Workshops will be evaluated based on relevance to the conference and its attendees, soundness, importance, originality, quality of the proposed content, anticipated interest, and qualifications of the organizers/presenters.
Submission deadline is Friday February 10, 2017 at 11:59 pm PT [Extended]
Program notifications will go out on Friday, March 25, 2017.[Updated].
For questions regarding submissions please contact the Program Committee