Call for Pre-Conference Workshops

IBPC2018 invites the submission of workshop proposals for pre-conference workshops on Saturday, September 22 and Sunday, September 23 at SyracuseCoE. Workshop duration can be half or full-day and should emphasize current topics of particular interest to the IBPC community. Workshops should include sessions that encourage the active participation of attendees, such as software tutorials, panel discussions, writing exercises, or similar activities. Workshop organizers have several responsibilities, including coordinating workshop participation and content, publicizing and providing the program in a timely manner and moderating the program throughout the workshop.



Proposal submissions due: February 15, 2018

Acceptance notification: March 1, 2018

Workshop Days: September 22-23, 2018



Workshops will be open to everyone who is registered for IBPC2018, though the number of participants may be limited by the workshop organizers. There will be a small additional workshop fee requested from the participants.



If you are interested in organizing a workshop at IBPC2018, please submit your workshop proposal using the online submission form below.

If your proposal is accepted, SyracuseCoE will provide the space, projection facility (if needed), and wireless network connection for the duration of the workshop.

After a workshop proposal is accepted, the organizers have the option to create a web page for the workshop, which can be linked to the IBPC website.


Please include the purpose/learning objectives, methods, scope and deliverables. Not to exceed 500 words
Please indicate if you wish to accept selected students for the host organization.
Please include your expected number of participants
Please include hardware, software, knowledge level of skills that are expected from the participants
Please include any lab or facility requirements for the workshop to be hosted
If the workshop has been held before, please include the location (conference), date and number of attendees at the last occurrence.
200 words or less, please include previous workshop experience
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