ETFA'2016 is sponsored by:  IEEE IES Fraunhofer IOSB-INA  

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The ETFA 2016 Program Committee invites proposals for Workshops to address cutting edge research and developments in technological sciences in the technical scope of the ETFA 2016 Conference. The Workshop Day will be held on September 6, 2016.


Proposals are invited for two types of workshops: workshops based on solicited research papers, and workshops based on invited presentations.


PROPOSALS

The proposals should be structured as follows:

1. Title of the Workshop, and its format.

2. Names and contact addresses of all organizers.

3. Bio sketches of all organizers (around 500 words) accompanied by a list of their journal publications relevant to the workshop's subject matter(s).

4. Reasons, which in view of the organizers, make their proposal relevant and of interest to the ETFA 2016 Conference attendees.

5. Summary of the subject matter(s) covered by the workshop - no less then 500 words

6a. For WORKSHOPS BASED ON INVITED PRESENTATIONS: Outline of the Workshop: presentation titles and their order, names and affiliations of the speakers accompanied by their bio sketches (around 500 words), and a list of their journal publications (it does not apply to speakers from industry) relevant to the workshop's subject matter(s).

6b. For WORKSHOP BASED ON SOLICITED RESEARCH PAPERS: The proposal has to  include a list of the workshops Technical Program Committee members.


ACCEPTANCE

The selection is highly competitive favoring proposals presenting subject matters with prospects for practical applications. Priority will be given to proposals with speakers from industry.


DELIVERIES

Organizers are responsible for securing and collating the presentation material to be distributed electronically to the workshops attendees.


FORMAT

Proposals are accepted for half and full day Workshops.


COPYRIGHT

Presenters and Organizers are responsible for obtaining copyright clearance from the appropriate bodies if use in their presentations material subject to copyright laws.


DISCLAIMER
All organizers and speakers are to cover their travel expenses.


WORKSHOPS SCHEDULE AND CONDITIONS


WORKSHOPS BASED ON SOLICITED RESEARCH PAPERS:

Organizers are responsible for forming workshop's Technical Program Committee to assist in the review of the submitted papers. Organizers are to act as the Chairs of this Technical Program Committee. A minimum of three review reports are required to make acceptance/rejection decision.

IMPORTANT: The organizers are to use the conference submission system

The accepted material is to report on significant novel research/development results having a lasting impact on the research area with prospects for implementations.
The final manuscripts must comply with the ETFA 2016 formatting requirements. The page limit is 8 pages for 0.5 hour presentation. Organizers are encouraged to submit a proposal as soon as possible to allow ample time for soliciting submissions, but not later then March 1, 2016. Workshops papers will be included in the IEEE eXplore.


DEADLINES:

Deadline for submission of Workshop proposals March 1, 2016 March 15, 2016

Notification of acceptance of Workshop proposals - within a week from receiving proposals

Deadline for submission of Workshop papers -  March 31, 2016

Notification of acceptance of Workshop papers - May 31, 2016

Deadline for submission of final manuscripts July 1, 2016

Workshop Day September 6, 2016

DISCLAIMER:
All presenting authors and attendees are required to pay an appropriate workshop registration fee. Only one presentation is allowed per single registration fee. Workshop registration fee does not entitles access to the conference.

WORKSHOPS BASED ON INVITED PRESENTATIONS

The organizers are to ensure slides of presentations are available by the final submission deadline. The collated slides will be distributed to workshop attendees
Workshop organizers and presenters are NOT required to pay workshop registration fees

Deadlines Workshops Based on Invited Presentations:

Deadline for submission of Workshop proposals March 15, 2016

Notification of acceptance of Workshop proposals - within a week from receiving proposals

Deadline for submission of final presentations July 1, 2016

Workshop Day September 6, 2016

DISCLAIMER:
The ETFA 2016 Conference Organizers reserve a right to cancel a workshop based on Invited presentations if insufficient registrations. The cut-off date is July 1, 2016.

PROPOSALS & INQUIRIES

Proposals and inquiries should be directed to Holger Flatt, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and Marek Miskowicz, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. A copy of the proposal should be also sent to the Organizing Comitee Chair: Carolin Schönknecht, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.