Important Dates :

Panel Proposals Deadline : July 02, 2018 (Extended to July 31, 2018)
Notification of Acceptance : July 16, 2018

 

Description :

The Program Committee of IEEE ICTMOD 2018 solicits proposals for industrial panel sessions to provide opportunities for the practicing professionals to both share and learn about the latest ideas, trends in the Technology management, Operations and decisions. IEEE ICTMOD 2018 will be held on 21-23 November 2018 in Marrakech, Morocco, and is sponsored by the IEEE Technology and Engineering Management Society.

We look forward to receiving high quality proposals from the industrial community. It is expected that expert panelists will express their views on the topic of panel and discuss/debate/share with other panelists and the audience their views and experiences. We especially welcome new and emerging perspectives including digital transformation, Fintech, Blockchain, Big data, artificial intelligence, cloud computing, IoT, Industry 4.0, Intelligent mobility, Analytics….

Proposals are solicited for panels that can be scheduled for 60 or 90 minutes in duration. The panel should schedule at least 30 minutes for interaction with the audience.

A submission to include :

  • A Panel Session Leader with a commitment to arrange the specific topic of interest
  • 3-5 Panel Session Speakers with a commitment to join in under the specific topic

Panels are an important component of IEEE ICTMOD 2018 to bring together industry and researchers from around the world for an interactive discussion among the panel members and the participants on focused topics.

Before submitting a panel proposal, the organizer of a panel is expected to contact all the proposed panel members and get their agreement to serve as a panel member. A list of questions to be discussed in the panel should be made available to all the panel members well ahead of time for them to prepare their response. Each panel typically allows a certain amount of time for each panel member to present their response before an open discussion is opened to the floor.

The organizing committee welcomes the panel proposals, which should contain the following information :

  • Title for the proposed panel session
  • Name, affiliation and email address of the Panel Session Leader
  • Short biography of the Panel Leader
  • 200-500 word abstract indicating a submission track (s)
  • Names, affiliations, brief description / short biography of the Panel Speakers intended to invite

Submission  : 

Interested participants should submit proposals to Omar Souissi, Industrial & Academic Chair (ieee.ictmod_2018@ciems.ma)