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Call for Proposals for Short Courses and Tutorials

Among the main technical activities of WebMedia 2022, there are short courses, which aim at updating topics not normally covered in the curricula or that arouse great interest among academics and professionals. We welcome proposals in recent areas, or areas that have not yet been explored, and in topics with great potential to attract the interest of students and professionals, in order to better qualify them for their research and/or their jobs. The short courses will be presented during the event using 4-hour slots.

In the 2022 edition, WebMedia innovates with an open call for tutorial submissions. Tutorials are an excellent opportunity to provide information on recent topics taught by novice or experienced researchers. Tutorials will be presented during the event using 2-hour slots.

The proposed tutorials can be introductory or advanced and should cover topics of interest to the multimedia and web communities. Proposals will be evaluated on their relevance to the conference, their suitability for presentation in a tutorial format, and the qualifications of the instructors. We will look for a balance of topics in the technical program and we will also consider the potential interest of participants.

Submitted proposals will be evaluated by three or more members of the evaluation committee The following criteria will be considered in the evaluation: relevance and adherence to the topics of the conference, technical quality of the proposal and experience of the proponents in the proposed topic. The best proposals on different topics will be accepted for presentation and publication as book chapters (short courses) or short papers in the adjunct proceedings of the event (tutorial).

For the presentation during WebMedia 2022, national air tickets and two nights of accommodation for one author of each accepted short course/tutorial will be supported by the conference.

Instructions for Authors

Those interested in giving a short course or tutorial should submit a proposal of 6 to 8 pages (excluding the authors’ CVs), containing the information listed as follows:

  • Identification data
    • Title of the short course/tutorial
    • Author(s): institution(s), address(es), telephone(s), e-mail(s)
    • Indication of the author(s) who will present the short course/tutorial
  • General data
    • Goals of the short course/tutorial, with the treatment given to the topic, whether theoretical or practical.
    • Target audience profile.
  • Outline structure provided for the book chapter (short course) or paper (tutorial)
  • For each topic provided for in item 3, give a summary of the content to be addressed and the estimated number of pages.
  • Main bibliography used in preparing the course/tutorial (maximum 1 page).
  • Summarized Curriculum Vitae of the authors (maximum of 1 page per author).

Each mini-course must be structured to be presented during WebMedia 2022 in a total of four hours. Each tutorial must be structured to be presented during WebMedia 2022 for a total of two hours.

WebMedia 2022 Short Course Book

The authors of the selected short courses must produce a chapter for publication in the “Book of Short Courses of WebMedia 2022”. The chapter must be written in Portuguese or English and contain between 40 and 50 pages, following the SBC book chapter template (available HERE ) .

Proceedings of WebMedia Tutorials 2022

Authors of selected tutorials must produce an article about the tutorial for publication in the Extended Annals of WebMedia 2022. The article must be written in Portuguese or English and must contain 6 to 8 pages, following the SBC template for articles (available at HERE ).

Only the selected proposals with the submitted final version and with the SBC terms of rights, duly completed and signed, will be included in the short course book or in the adjunct proceedings. At least one author of each selected short course/tutorial must register to guarantee the publication of their work and their participation in the event.

Submission Guidelines

Candidates must submit their work electronically through the JEMS System, choosing the appropriate track.

The document with the proposal, containing the CVs, must be organized in a single file in pdf format, following the SBC article template .

Important Dates

  • Deadline for submission of proposals: May 09, 2022 May 22, 2022
  • Notification of accepted works: June 13, 2022
  • Final version of the short article (for tutorial): July 11, 2022
  • Deadline for submission of complete chapters (for mini-course): September 5, 2022

Committee Coordination

Débora C. Muchaluat Saade (UFF)

Rodrigo Minetto (UTFPR)

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