Call For Workshop Proposals


Joint IEEE Conference in Sydney, August 2017

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The Joint IEEE Conference is soliciting proposals for new and recurring workshops. The Joint Conference will hold multiple one or half day workshops in conjunction with the conference to be held in Sydney, Australia from August 1 to 4, 2017.

We invite you to submit workshop proposals on any topic related to any areas covered by one or several of the co-located conferences. Of particular interest are workshops that address areas that combine elements of at least two of the conferences.

The workshops can adopt any of the following formats:

  • Workshops that publish early results in emerging areas.
  • Teaching workshops that provide hands on instruction in one of the relevant technologies.
  • Workshop focused on training PhD students and helping them to form their own international cooperation and co-authoring networks.
  • New and recurring workshops related to one or several of the conferences.


A workshop proposal should contain at least the following information:

  • Motivation and rationale of the workshop.
  • For teaching workshops, a draft syllabus, otherwise a draft Call for Papers (CFP), as complete as possible.
  • Important dates, both internal and external, guidelines are provided underneath.
  • Names and Affiliations of the main organizers. If the WS is not a teaching workshop, a tentative compositions of the committees (as complete as possible). Please indicate that TPC members have accepted the invitation. Speculative TPC listings are disfavored in WS selection.
  • Workshop format, expected number of presented papers, invited talks, poster sessions, panels, demonstrations, etc.
  • Expected number of participants; if not a teaching workshop, expected number of submissions should be predicted.
  • Prior history of the workshop, if any: number of submissions, number of accepted papers, number of attendees.
  • How you intend to encourage interaction among the participants.


Email the proposals in PDF format to the Workshop and Tutorial Co-Chairs and CC to Program Chair:


Important Workshop dates:

Proposals Due Before
(the earlier the better)
April, 1st, 2017
Notification of acceptance of proposal   One week after proposal submission