Call for Tutorials
We welcome proposals for tutorials on topics at the intersection of the social sciences, computer science and/or statistics. We will consider any topic; provided that the proposal makes a strong argument that the tutorial is important for the IC2S2 community. Tutorials should be of interest to a substantial portion the community and should represent a sufficiently mature area of research or practice. Tutorials should be comprehensive and should not focus only on the presenter’s previous work.
We anticipate that each accepted tutorial will be 3 hours long. However, we are also accepting half-tutorials (1.5 hours) and full-day tutorials (6 hours).
Proposals should provide the following information:
- Abstract (up to 250 words)
- Description and outline: What material will the tutorial cover? In what depth? Please provide a detailed outline. If available, please include URLs for slides and video recordings of the presenters' previous tutorials.
- Presenters: Who are the presenters? Please provide names, affiliations, email addresses, and short bios (up to 200 words) for each presenter. Bios should cover the presenters' expertise related to the topic of the tutorial. If there are multiple presenters, please describe how the time will be divided between them.
- Rationale: What are the objectives of the tutorial? What is the benefit for the attendees? Why is this tutorial important for IC2S2 community?
- Target audience: What is the target audience? From which areas do you expect potential participants to come? What prior knowledge, if any, do you expect from the audience? How many attendees do you expect?
- A list of the most important references that will be covered.
- Previous tutorials: Has the tutorial (or a similar/highly related tutorial) been presented at another venue previously? If so, please list the dates and venues, and describe the similarities and differences between the previous tutorials and proposed tutorial.
- Proposed length of the tutorial: please choose from 1.5 hours (half session), 3 hours (full session), and 6 hours (full day). If you are flexible, please indicate in the outline the content that will not be included if a short/long version of the tutorial is given. If you would like to give a 6 hour tutorial please justify why a full day is necessary.
Tutorial proposals due: March 10, 2017
Notifications: March 17, 2017
Please send your proposals to: firstname.lastname@example.org