SCOPE OF TUTORIAL
We cordially invite you to
submit your tutorial proposal to the 2nd ACM SIGHIT International
Health Informatics Symposium (IHI 2012).
Tutorials at IHI
2012 will be presented by domain experts to cover current topics
directly relevant to the conference theme of computing-oriented
health informatics (a list of IHI areas/topics can be found in the
Call for Papers). Proposed tutorials should be comprehensive,
informative, and appealing to IHI 2012 attendees.
Each tutorial will be 120-minutes
long. Tutorial instructors must make a commitment to prepare the
tutorial materials (e.g., slides) that reflect the high quality
standard of IHI.
Tutorials will be free to all IHI 2012
attendees, and tutorial instructors will receive free registration
but not any financial aid from the conference.
will be featured prominently in the conference
Each tutorial proposal
should have two parts:
- Part 1: A 1-page extended
abstract that includes: the title of the tutorial, the name and
affiliation of the instructor(s), a description of the tutorial
scope, the intended audience, and what new knowledge and
perspectives the audience will gain by attending the tutorial, and
a short biography of the instructor(s). This extended abstract
will appear in the conference proceedings.
- Part 2: A full tutorial proposal
that is at most 4 pages long and
a. A description of the main
topics to be covered during the tutorial;
b. Targeted audience and
c. If relevant, a description
of real-world systems, experiences, and/or case studies to be
d. More information on the
instructor (e.g., biography/awards/home page);
e. Any other information (e.g.,
previous tutorials given) that will assist the PC Co-Chairs and
Conference Leadership to adequately review the tutorial proposal.
All aspects of the submission and
notification process will be handled electronically. Submissions
must adhere to the following formatting instructions:
- Submissions must adhere to the
ACM Proceedings Format available for LaTex, WordPerfect,
WordPerfect 9, and Word. Changing the template's font size,
margins, inter-column spacing, or line spacing is prohibited. Each
tutorial proposal must be submitted as a single PDF file,
formatted for 8.5" x 11" paper.
- Submissions should not list
keywords, general terms, and categories and subject descriptions.
In addition, submissions should not have the copyright notice
located at the bottom of the left column of the first page of the
ACM Proceedings template.
- Each accepted tutorial will
appear in the conference proceedings as a 1-page extended
Tutorial proposals will be
reviewed by the PC Co-Chairs and the Conference Leadership, based on
the IHI attendees’ likely interest in them, the breadth and depth of
the topic(s), the planned materials to be used, and the expertise
and credential of the instructor.
- Tutorial proposal submission deadline: June 30, 2011 11:59pm
- Notification of acceptance: September 1, 2011 11:59pm EST
- Camera-ready copy due: October 5, 2011 11:59pm