Key Dates

Key Dates

2018

May 1, 2018 Online proposal submission opens.
September 30, 2018 Deadline for proposals for formal papers, professional forums, and how-to sessions.
October 2018 Program Committee reviews conference proposals.
November 2018 Volunteer and Scholarship applications open.
November 30, 2018 Lead authors notified if their proposal has been accepted.
Volunteer and Scholarship applications close.
December 1, 2018 Early registration opens.
December 2018 Preliminary conference program released.
Rejected proposal authors notified.
December 17, 2018 Scholarship recipients will be notified.
December 31, 2018 At least one author of each accepted paper, how-to session and professional forum must have registered for the conference by this date or their presentation will be removed from the program. Deadline for proposals for demonstrations, lightning talks, and exhibitor briefing sessions. Early registration closes.

Exhibitor Briefing, Demo, and Lighting Talk proposals are due.

2019

January 20, 2019 Demo and Lightning Talk authors notified if their proposal has been accepted.
January 15, 2019 All written papers due for formal and how-to sessions.
January 31, 2019 All AV requests due. At least one author of each demonstration and lightning talk must have registered for the conference by this date or their presentation will be removed from the program. Regular registration closes.
February 28, 2019 Exhibitor descriptions due. Exhibitor program advertisements due. Exhibitor logos due for the website.
March 16, 2019 Deadline for discounted hotel reservations.
March 13, 2019 Just in time registration closes.
Student Registration closes.
Last day to propose projects for review in the Crit Rooms.
March 14, 2019 Last minute registration begins.

Conference Begins

Tuesday, April 2, 2019 Pre-conference Tours.
Wednesday, April 3, 2019 Pre-conference Workshops.
Welcome Reception.
Thursday, April 4, 2019 Conference begins.
Exhibitors’ Reception.
Friday, April 5, 2019 Conference continues.
Conference Reception.
Saturday, April 6, 2019 Conference continues.
Closing Plenary.
Conference ends.