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Call for Topical Sessions

The AIVC scientific committee seeks ideas for topical sessions organised within the conference.

Proposals focusing on the main conference themes & topics are welcome.

All topical sessions proposals are to be submitted via this link.

Please note that:

  • All proposals must be submitted by January 8, 2024
  • Notifications of acceptance will be sent by February 12, 2024
  • Upon acceptance, sessions’ chairs & speakers should submit the final description of proposals, their final papers and/or summaries (see General info & Table 1 below for detailed deadlines).

Table 1: Important dates for Topical Sessions’ proposals submissions

Proposal (description) Submission due: January 8, 2024
Acceptance Confirmation due: February 12, 2024
Final Description Submission due: March 18, 2024
Submission of Papers or Extended Summary due: July 1, 2024
  • Authors interested in the peer review of their papers should submit their abstracts and papers according to the dates indicated here (deadlines are strict  – no extension is foreseen)
  • Including Students’ competition
Topical Sessions description specifications

A proposal (description) for Topical Sessions should be submitted through the conference website by January 8, 2024 the latest, and include the following:

  • Session title: Provisional title clearly marking the topic of interest
  • Session chair and co-chair: Please indicate two names (indicative)
  • Session duration: Please indicate your preferred session duration (60, 75, 90 minutes)
  • Provisional Description of the session based on interaction with speakers and including the objectives of the session
  • Provisional Session programme: Names of speakers and paper/summaries titles

Upon acceptance, the complete and final description for Topical Sessions should be submitted by March 18, 2024 the latest, as per the 2024 Conference Topical Session Description Template at and include the following information:

  • Session title: Final title clearly marking the topic of interest
  • Session chair and co-chair: Please indicate two names (final)
  • Session duration: Please indicate your session’s duration (60, 75, 90 minutes)
  • Final Description of the session – to be included in the proceedings- based on interaction with speakers and including the objectives of the session
  • Final Session programme: Names of speakers and paper/summaries titles
General information
  • A Topical Session typically has 2 to 4 presentations to allow time for discussion with the audience
  • Invited speakers do not need to send an abstract to answer the call (if they haven’t already submitted an abstract ) but should provide an extended summary or paper
  • Invited speakers should provide:
  • Sessions speakers must register as regular participants, but will be acknowledged as invited speakers in the conference programme
  • All other requested information including final session description (programme etc.) and summaries or full papers  (outside the call for abstracts ) should be sent to:
  • Full papers (within the call for abstracts) should be submitted on the conference website
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