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Call for Symposia & Workshops

Thank you to all who submitted a Symposia or workshop proposal. The deadline to submit proposals has passed. Notifications of acceptance by the end of October. 

Symposia comprise a series of presentations that address aspects of a single topic. Symposia will run concurrently with other technical sessions. Other formats will be considered, such as a panel or a debate. Attendance is open to all conference registrants.

Responsibilities of Symposia Organizers: Organizers are responsible for coordinating with the Program Committee, planning their sessions, selecting instructors/presenters, moderating their sessions, and meeting all deadlines.  US-IALE does not pay registration fees, travel expenses, or honoraria for symposium organizers or presenters. All organizers and invited speakers must register for the conference.

Workshops provide training on a specific skill, technique, or process and may involve one or more instructors. Workshops are intended to emphasize learning through participation, discussion, and "hands-on" activities. Attendance at workshops is by advance registration only, and a fee will be charged. Workshops may be a full day or half day in length, and are scheduled for Sunday, April 9, 2017 (full day) and Tuesday, April 11, 2017 (half-day).

Responsibilities of Workshop Organizers: Organizers are responsible for coordinating with the Program Committee, planning their workshop agenda, selecting instructors/presenters, moderating their session, and adhering to all deadlines.  PLEASE NOTE: A workshop fee will be charged to attendees in order to cover expenses associated with audio-visual equipment costs, any food & beverage or other facility fees. US-IALE does not pay registration fees, travel expenses, or honoraria for workshop organizers or presenters. All organizers and invited speakers must register for the conference.