Instructions for Organizing a Special Session

Special sessions are held in one or more two-hour blocks of time, each of which typically consist of four 1/2 hour talks or a one hour overview and two 1/2 hour talks. These times include time for questions. It is preferable that sessions have two organizers, one experienced person and a younger colleague or student.

The duties of the session organizers are: The scientific quality of a special session is the sole responsibility of the session organizers.

Sample letter of invitation


ORGANIZER and I are inviting you to make a 1/2 hour (1 hour) presentation, including time for questions, in the Special Session, SPECIAL SESSION, that we are organizing for the Applications of Computer Algebra Conference (ACA'2001) that will be held in Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA from May 31--June 3, 2001. More information about the meeting can be found at

and more information about the special session can be found at


You are responsible for all of your expenses for the meeting including registration fee, travel, lodging and food. However, pending the funding of a grant, some funds may be available to assist attendees. Information about this funding will be posted on the meeting web page. Young researchers and students will be given priority for these funds as will requests for modest partial support.
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