Topic-Contributed Session Proposals

A topic-contributed session is planned in advance by one or more organizers and includes speakers presenting on a shared topic. Organizers of topic-contributed sessions must coordinate their efforts through the JSM Program Committee members.

The deadline to submit a topic-contributed session proposal was January 15, 2015. Abstracts for approved sessions must be submitted online by February 2, 2015.

Note: Not all proposed sessions will be approved. Organizers will be notified of the status of their proposed session by January 21, 2015.

Topic-contributed sessions can be in the form of:

  • Papers: Five participants (at least 3 paper presenters and a maximum of 2 discussants)
  • Panels: Three to six members providing commentary or a point of view on the panel topic

Note: The required number of participants listed above does not include the session chair.