TO SPECIAL PANEL ORGANIZERS
PANELS are three hour sessions, listed on the IAPL Call for Papers, including
the SPECIAL PANEL Organizer name, discipline, and institution.
ORGANIZERS invite ALL of the speakers for the session.
PANELS are organized by members of the IAPL Executive Committee.
SPECIAL PANEL ORGANIZER AND CHAIR:
SPECIAL PANEL must include a session chair.
session chair cannot be included elsewhere on the conference program.
the SPECIAL PANEL organizer
will chair the session. When the SPECIAL PANEL organizer chairs
the session, listing can be as follows: "Organized, Chaired, and
Introduced by [name of session]". In this way, the SPECIAL PANEL
organizer can list the title of the session as a paper title for vita
and related funding support purposes. The SPECIAL PANEL 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 suitable
to serve as chair.
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
SPECIAL PANEL PARTICIPANTS:
hour sessions should include five speakers in addition to the session
chair. Hence a total of six session participants.
should be restricted to 20 minutes speaking time
(allowing no less than 10 minutes for discussion of the paper).
- SPECIAL PANEL organizers can construct the three hour session in alternative
ways as long as all five speakers are fully aware in advance of the
rules" for the session and ample time for discussion of papers
participants should share copies of their papers no
less than a month prior to the conference -- this should be mediated
by the session organizer.
IAPL DUES AND REGISTRATION FEES:
participant must be informed in advance that dues and registration fees
are to be paid no later than January 1st for
the conference year. The SPECIAL PANEL organizer
is responsible for assuring that each member of the session completes
this process by the indicated deadlines.
and registration can be completed online
SPECIAL PANEL FINAL LINE-UP:
report of SPECIAL PANEL is due no later than September
and final line-up of SPECIAL PANEL
is due no later than October 15th.
Line-Up should include all of the following information:
of SPECIAL PANEL
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
SPECIAL PANEL PARTICIPANT FORM:
speaker must also complete the Participant
Form at the time of Registration for the conference.
Organizers are responsible for assuring that each speaker, organizer,
and chair for the session completes this form and registers for the conference.
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.
should be sent to: Hugh J. Silverman, IAPL Executive Director: email@example.com