Call for Workshops

DICTA 2024, Perth, WA

The organizing committee of DICTA 2024 invites proposals for Workshops to enhance the conference program with a focus on emerging topics not covered extensively in the main conference. Workshops at DICTA 2024 will be held on 26th November 2024 and will span both morning and/or afternoon sessions, each for 3 hours. Workshop organizers have the freedom to design their sessions, which may include a mix of regular papers, invited presentations, keynotes, and panels, fostering dynamic participation and lively discussions among attendees. Submitted workshop papers must adhere to the DICTA 2024 paper style, format, and length. Should workshop organizers opt for publication in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library, the peer-reviewing process must align with the main conference’s review guidelines. Prospective organizers are encouraged to carefully review the submission guidelines outlined below before finalizing their proposals.

Required Proposal Information

Each submission must include

Title: title of the workshop.

Duration: half day (3 hours) or full day (6 hours).

Organizers: Names, affiliation, contact information (email and mailing address), and a short bio for each organizer.

Description: about the main idea including motivation, impact, justification and scope/topics, etc.

Program committee of the workshop: your tentative committee for the proposed workshop.

Keynote speakers (if applicable): any confirmed keynote talks in the workshop.

Past history (if applicable): any prior experience in such organisation of events.

Evaluation Criteria

Proposals will be judged using the following criteria:

Timeliness of the proposal: Importance of the topic in 2024 and thematic relevance to DICTA 2024.

Quality of the proposal: State-of-the-art coverage of the topic, coherence, and experience of the organizers.

Spectrum of the proposal: Topic is of broad interest to academia and/or industry, researchers and/or engineers.

Workshop Logistics

The responsibilities of DICTA 2024 Workshop organizers include scientific planning, promotion, and management of the paper review process, including direct communication with authors. They are tasked with creating and disseminating the event schedule while adhering to the provided Important Dates.

Organizers facilitating paper submissions intended for IEEE Xplore publication must use the DICTA 2024 paper management system for submission and review.

DICTA 2024 conference organizers will manage the administrative aspects, including workshop registration, venue allocation, and electronic distribution of workshop papers. Attendance to workshops is complimentary for registered main conference attendees, while a reduced registration fee will be applicable for workshop-only participants.

Important Dates

Workshop Proposals Due: May 1, 2024 (Early proposals are highly encouraged)

Notification of Workshop Acceptance: May 8, 2024

Full-Length Paper submission (for IEEE Xplore publication): July 1, 2024

Proposal Submission Instructions

All workshop proposals should be sent by e-mail to all DICTA 2024 Workshop and Tutorial Chairs with a copy to contact@dictaconference.org

Inquiries should be sent to DICTA 2024 Workshop and Tutorial Chairs with cc to contact@ contact@dictaconference.org

We look forward to receiving your research contributions and we will be happy to host you in Perth, Western Australia.

Workshop and Tutorial Chairs

Lian Xu (lian.xu@uwa.edu.au)

Bruce Lu (b.lu@latrobe.edu.au)

Hassan Mahmood (h.mahmood@ecu.edu.au)