Special Sessions

Call for Special Sessions

The Organizing Committee invites proposals for Special Sessions to be held during the 2020 IEEE IAS Industrial and Commercial Power System Asia (I&CPS Aisa 2020) in Weihai, China from 13th July till 16th July 2020. Special sessions complement the regular technical program by highlighting new and emerging research topics or innovative applications of established approaches. The topic of a special session proposal should be timely and compelling.

Special Sessions Proposals should be submitted in PDF format and include the following information:

  1. Title and abstract: Propose a title and a brief abstract of no more than approximately 100 words that will allow conference attendees to understand the topic and the focus of the special session.
  2. Rationale: Please explain why the topic of the special session is novel and timely, why it is relevant to the conferencecommunity and how it possibly fits within the innovation themes listed above.
  3. Proposed speakers: Provide a list of all talks, speakers, and co-authors (in each associated paper). Technical sessions are normally expected to have 5 papers.
  4. Biographies: Provide a short bio-sketch of the session proposers.

The selection committee will choose the special session proposals based on the topic, quality of the overview paper, and the contributors’ qualification.

Online Submission

Please send your special session proposal to the ‘Special Session‘ of Easychair online submission system, you will need an account for submission.

Special Session Papers Submission Guideline

Please enter I&CPS Asia 2020 online submission system and choose ‘Special Session’ to submit papers.

Submission Preparation

  • The submission has not been previously published, nor is it before another conference for consideration (or an explanation has been provided in Comments to the Director).
  • Prospective authors should prepare a completed final manuscript following IEEE template, with titles and names, affiliations, addresses, and email of all co-authors.
  • All submissions should be written in English with a maximum paper length of six (6) printed pages including figures and references without incurring additional page charges (maximum 4 additional pages with over-length page charge for an additional fee, if accepted) in the standard IEEE two-column conference format. The fee for the additional page can be seen here. Papers exceeding 10 pages will not be accepted.

IEEE Template

Microsoft Word
LaTeX Template Instructions (PDF, 63 KB)

Be sure to use the template’s conference mode.

Important Dates

Proposals submitted before May 15th, 2020, will be given priority.

Notifications of acceptance/rejection will be provided by June 15th, 2020.

Important News: Considering the current 2019-nCov epidemic, submission deadline of I&CPS Asia 2020 has been updated to May 15th for better proposal preparation.

Should you need any additional information or clarifications, feel free to contact us at 2020_ICPS_ASIA@ieee.org.