Call for Track Proposals

You can find the invitation and instructions for call for track proposals here: Invitation (pdf)


1. Prepare the track proposal using the template available here: GDocs template.

2. email your proposal to Robert Krimmer –

The submission of your track proposal should be based on the above template, including:

  • The title of the track
  • Track chairs (multiple track chairs are encouraged to attract more submissions, cover diverse aspects and ensure attendance during meetings and conference)
  • Summary of track goals and motivation, including a list of topics.
  • Evidence of track chairs’ effort or research in the proposed area.

Track Proposal Submission and Decision Deadlines:

August 15 2022: Track proposals due

August 22, 2022: Acceptance notification for tracks

September 1, 2022: First call for papers for all tracks

Track chair eligibility: At the time of track proposal, the chairs should be reminded for the following eligibility criteria to be accepted as a track.

  1. Track chairs should be a member of the DGS at the point of acceptance.
  2. You can only be a track chair in one track.

The track chairs are responsible for the following conference organization activities:

  • attend the online monthly organization meetings
  • monitor the submitted track papers and to oversee the review of the submitted papers
  • propose to accept/reject papers for the track
  • select and nominate the best paper in their respective track for the best paper award
  • communicate with the Program Committee (PC) and Organization chairs of the paper submission and selection status
  • plan track sessions to support PC chairs, and assign the session chairs of the track
  • write a brief summary of the conference activity for the track for inclusion in the dgs newsletter.
  • register and attend the conference
  • identify good/best papers to be submitted to the GIQ dg.o special issue (organized by the program chairs) or to a special issue for other affiliated journals (organized by track chairs).