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Thursday, September 10, 2020 by Chris Wellekens

3-2-1 (2020-09-21) CALL for Workshops and Special Sessions for IWSDS 2020, Madrid, Spain (UPDATED)

CALL for Workshops and Special Sessions for IWSDS 2020

Place: Madrid, Spain
Dates: September 21-23, 2020


INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON SPOKEN DIALOG SYSTEM TECHNOLOGY (IWSDS) 2020 invites proposals for Workshops and Special Sessions in any topic related to the main conference theme: Conversational Dialogue Systems for the Next Decade.

Authors are requested to submit PDF files (maximum three pages) of their proposal to

The proposal must indicate:

  1. Whether the proposal is for a workshop or for a special session:Workshop / Special Session title
    • Workshops are half day events collocated either before or after the IWSDS 2020 main program. Registration to workshops is not included with IWSDS registration. Participants only interested in attending the workshops do not need to register for IWSDS.
    • Special sessions are 90-minute sessions that are part of the IWSDS main program. Registration to special sessions is included with IWSDS registration.
  2. Name, affiliation, e-mail and phone number of the organizers
  3. A description of the workshop / Special Session title including:Tentative program committee members (only for workshop proposals)
    • objectives
    • topics of interest
    • justification
    • expected number of submissions
    • tentative program
  4. Special audio-visual, internet, computer or equipment requirements
  5. Whether the workshop / special session have been run before:Any additional information that might be relevant for the proposal evaluation
    • where and when
    • number of participants

Proposal submission deadline: September 13, 2019

Proposal acceptance notification: September 17, 2019


Important notice:
  1. Based on the volume of submissions and other logistic constraints accepted workshops can be converted into special sessions or vice versa
  2. IWSDS 2020 organization cannot provide any kind of financial support to workshop and special session organizers. IWSDS 2020 organization will only cover expenses related to venue, audio-visual equipment and coffee breaks for workshops and special sessions.

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