In symposium sessions, several speakers discuss a common topic or theme in a manner that brings new insights to the subject. Symposia can be submitted to up to three Divisions and Interest Groups (DIGs). There are two types of symposia: Panel Symposia and Presenter Symposia. Symposia can be singly sponsored by a DIG, or jointly sponsored by up to three DIGs. All symposium sessions are scheduled in 90-minute time blocks and will be held in-person from Sunday through Tuesday.
A paper can be submitted to only one Division or Interest Group (DIG). Paper sessions consist of accepted papers grouped together by the DIG Program Chair based upon a common theme reflecting the interests and domains of the DIG. Each paper session consists of three to five papers with a session moderator who handles introductions, time keeping, and guides the content of the session. Each author has a set amount of time to present their work. All paper sessions are scheduled in 90-minute time blocks and will be held in-person from Sunday through Tuesday.
Refereed Scholarly Submissions
Papers and symposia are blind reviewed to help protect the integrity of the submission and review process.
Papers are double-blind reviewed and are evaluated on clarity, analysis, methodological rigor, and overall quality. Double-blind review means that author and submitter information is not known to the reviewers, and reviewer information is not known to the authors or submitter.
Symposia are single-blind reviewed and are judged on overall quality, interest, relevance to the Division or Interest Group (DIG) to which they are submitted, and innovation and contribution. Single-blind review means that author and submitter information is known to the reviewers, but reviewer information is not known to the authors or submitter.