Call for Abstracts for PhD Forum
The Ph.D. Forum at the EWSN 2019 to be held in Beijing, China, on February 25, provides an opportunity for Ph.D. students to present their work in progress to the scientific community and obtain individual feedback from leading researchers in the field.
The Forum will be structured as a series of short presentations by the students, followed by collective discussions. “Speed mentoring” sessions will conclude the Forum to let the students obtain individual feedback and advice. Participating students will also have the opportunity to present a poster during the main conference to leverage further interaction with EWSN attendees.
Current Ph.D. students in the early stages of their career are encouraged to submit a 2-page abstract about their ongoing research to be considered for the Ph.D. Forum. The abstract shall also include a one-paragraph bio, along with brief information on how long the student has been in Ph.D. school and the expected time until graduation. The student should be the *sole* author although contributions of the adviser and others should be acknowledged.
Submissions will be reviewed by the Ph.D. Forum committee to ensure quality, relevance, and potential benefit from attendance to the Forum. Authors of accepted submissions are expected to participate in person in the Forum – to be held on February 25th, 2019 – and to present a poster both at the Forum and at the main conference. There will be no separate registration fee for the Forum. Participating students will only need to register to the main EWSN. For any questions, please contact Thiemo Voigt (thiemo.voigt(at)ri.se)
Submissions need to contain a SINGLE pdf document of at most 3 pages that contains: - One page containing the full contact address with affiliation, phone, e-mail; one paragraph of bio; information on how long the student has been in Ph.D. school; the expected time until graduation; the name of the supervisor(s). - A 2-page extended abstract describing the novelties and highlights of the ongoing work. Please submit your abstract and bio in a single email as single pdf to thiele(at)ethz.ch and firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject "EWSN PhD Forum Submission" latest on December 6.
Abstract deadline: December 13, 2018 (extended)
Notification of acceptance: December 14, 2018
Camera-ready: December 20, 2018
Ph.D. Forum: February 25th, 2019