IEEE IES Rules for Special Sessions organization within the IEEE-PEMC Conference
1. The Special Session organizers are responsible for the advertisement and promotion of the special session and the conference.
2. Once a Special Session proposal is approved, its organizers must invite prospective authors and handle the review process. SS must consist of papers from at least three different institutions. At least 6 papers from two or more different countries should be accepted by session organizers.
3. The following requirements also apply to Special Sessions: An individual cannot be (co-)author of more than two papers submitted to the same Special Session. The authors of the SS have a special track, with the name of their SS in the submission system.
4. The organizers are responsible as well for managing the review process. Each paper should obtain at least two reviews.
5. The final decision for the acceptance will be taken by the IEEE – PEMC 2020 Program Committee based on recommendations provided by Special Session organizers.
6. Achieving at least 6 accepted papers, the Special Session will be considered successful (and, as such, included in the program). If a Special Session achieves less than 6 accepted papers, it may be cancelled and the papers moved to regular technical tracks or to other Special Sessions.
7. The papers are required to meet the same standards as IEEE – PEMC 2020 papers and will be published in the conference proceedings, available on IEEE Xplore.
8. Organizers of successful Special Sessions (as defined below) must register for and attend the conference, and chair the corresponding sessions.
9. One complimentary full registration will be provided to successful Special Session.
The above rules were prepared on basis of the IEEE IES IES CONFERENCES POLICIES AND GUIDELINES, the document IES CONFERENCES MANAGEMENT AND AWARENESS (approved by IES AdCom Meeting, Cairns, Australia, 06/16/2018)
IEEE-PEMC 2020 Special Session Chair
Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia.