Call For Symposia is now Closed.

Status Notifications will be sent out in August 2023. 

1 Invited Speaker and 4 Abstracts

  • 90 minutes in total
  • 1 invited speaker and 4 speakers selected from submitted abstracts
  • up to 2 session organizer and priorities will be given to session organizers representing two chapters
  • Session Organizers Responsibilities:
    • Informally invite one (1) Invited Speaker (each speaker may only speak once during the TERMIS 2024 World Congress)
    • Provide names and contact information for session chairs
    • Provide names and contact information for reviewers to review abstracts submitted for their session
    • Solicit abstract submissions to the topical session
    • Choose order of selected abstracts (abstracts will be selected by Program Committee)
    • Select abstracts for poster presentations
    • Remind presenters within the session to register for the World Congress
    • Promote session to encourage attendance
    • Register and attend the World Congress

Session Topic Symposia Proposal

  • 90 minutes in total
  •  6 speakers selected from submitted abstracts
  • Will consist of presenters selected from submitted abstracts to to the session topic
  • No invited speakers
  • up to 2 session organizer and priorities will be given to session organizers representing two chapters
  • Session Organizer Responsibilities:
    • Provide names and contact information for session chairs
    • Provide names and contact information for reviewers to review abstracts submitted for their session
    • Solicit abstract submissions to the topical session
    • Choose order of selected abstracts (abstracts will be selected by Program Committee)
    • Select abstracts for poster presentations
    • Remind presenters within the session to register for the World Congress
    • Promote session to encourage attendance
    • Register and attend the World Congress

Special Session/ Panel/ Workshop

  • There is limited availability for specialized programs.
  • 90 minutes in total
  • up to 2 session organizer and priorities will be given to session organizers representing two chapters
  • Session Organizer Responsibilities: 
    • Work with Congress Chairs in developing the program agenda for the symposia
    • Secure commitments of speakers and session chairs
    • Informally inviting speakers and chairs to participate
    • Communicate the session format, description and desired talk topics to all program participants, Congress Chairs and Staff.
    • Provide replacements for proposed invited speakers, if needed
    • Register and attend the World Congress
    • Remind symposia participants to register for the World Congress
    • Promote session to encourage attendance

Considerations:

  • A speaker may only speak once during the 7th TERMIS World Congress.
  • A Session Organizer should only submit one (1) session proposal, any additional proposals will not
  • Final selection of session speakers to be diverse (e.g. under-represented groups,
  • gender, geographic region, etc).
  • The Program Chairs and SAC reserve the right to cancel a session if a critical number of
    abstracts is not received for that session.
  • If the session is cancelled, the abstracts may be offered a poster slot, if there is no
    availability in other oral sessions.
  • In the scenario that two or more proposals are submitted in overlapping scientific topic
    areas, the SAC may request to combine the proposals into one strong session.
  • The Council will consider providing complimentary registration for invited speakers who
    are not currently involved in TERMIS, but who would add value to and actively engage
    the TERMIS community.
  • It is encouraged that session organizers invite speakers that are members of TERMIS.