TO ORGANIZED SESSION ORGANIZERS
Organized Sessions are three hour sessions, listed on the IAPL Call for Papers,
including the Session Organizer name, discipline, institution, and e-mail. Session
Organizers receive submissions for the session as announced. Session Organizers
can invite one or two speakers and then supplement these speakers from papers
submitted in response to the Call for Papers. If no suitable submissions are
received, session organizers must invite speakers to complete full session listing.
received but not selected for inclusion in the Organized Session should be sent
to the IAPL Executive Director so that they can be considered by the IAPL Executive
Committee as General Session papers.
session must include a session chair.
session chair cannot be included elsewhere on the conference program.
the session organizer will chair the session. When the session organizer
chairs the session, listing can be as follows: "Organized, Chaired,
and Introduced by [name of session organizer]". In this way, the
session organizer can list the title of the session as paper title for
vita and related funding support purposes. The session organizer can
present a 15-20 minute overview of the theme of the session. The chair
will then lead the discussion, making sure that there is ample time
for questions from the audience.
who wish to give a paper in their own session (and therefore cannot
chair the session) are responsible for finding someone else to serve
sessions not chaired by the organizer are typically unsuccessful. If
the chair is different from the organizer, the organizer must surrender
to the session chair full responsibility for the conduct of the whole
hour sessions should normally include five speakers in addition to the
should be restricted to 20 minutes speaking time
(allowing no less than 10 minutes for discussion of the paper).
participants in the session should be informed in advance of the "ground
rules" for the session .
participants should share copies of their papers no less than a month
prior to the conference -- this should be mediated by the session organizer.
participant must be informed in advance that dues and registration fees
must be paid no later than January 1st for the conference year. The
session organizer is responsible for assuring that each member of the
session completes this process by the indicated deadlines.
and registration can be completed online
. See links on main page left panel.
report of each organized session is due no later than October
line-up of each organized session is due no later than October
Line-Up should include all of the following information (as noted
in the official form):
of Session Chair (if different from Organizer)
Summary of Session Topic
Institution, City, State or Province, Country for Organizer(s) and
of Speakers in the Order in which they will present their papers
each Speaker, list: Discipline, Institution, City, State or Province,
Country, E-mail Address
each Speaker, list: Paper Title (as it should be listed on the final
speaker must also complete the Participant
Form at the time of Registration.
Organizer(s) are responsible for assuring that each speaker, organizer,
and chair for the session completes this form online.
Sessions will be listed on the web and on a Call for Papers.
will receive submissions directly in response to the Call for Papers.
papers that are submitted to Session Organizers and that are not
selected should be asked to submit their papers under
the General Sessions category
and complete their submission onlineas soon as they are no longer
needed. The organizer should inform the IAPL
Executive Director of those who are referred
to the General Session category.
submissions will be reviewed by the IAPL Executive Committee along
with other General Session papers.
of the large number of sessions at IAPL, special requests for particular
dates or times on the program cannot be accommodated.
and timely aherence to deadlines for complete session listings and submissions
will be much appreciated. Delay in one session can hold up finalizing
the whole conference program.