Proposals of special sessions/panels are invited. The aim of a special session/panel is to bring together researchers working on a specific topic of interests.

If you are interested in organizing a special session/panel, please send your proposal to the conference secretariat at icqrms@uestc.edu.cn as early as possible. The proposal should include the session/panel title, the scope and motivation of the session/panel, and the organizers and their brief CVs.

Both full papers and extended abstracts can be submitted to the conference and the special session should include more than 5 submissions.

  •  Important dates for the special sessions

               Proposal Due            February 10, 2019     Extended to February 28, 2019

               Abstract Due             March 10, 2019     Extended to March 15, 2019

               Full Paper Due          March 30, 2019

The same submission and review process will be followed for papers submitted to these special sessions/panels. If you want your paper considered for a special session/panel, please indicate so in your abstract submission. Direct specific questions on a special session/panel to its organizers. 

(1) Special Sessions on "Structural Uncertainty Analysis and Reliability DesignOrganized by Professor Chao Jiang (Hunan University, China. Email: jiangc@hnu.edu.cn) and Doctor Bingyu Ni (Hunan University, China. Email: nby@hnu.edu.cn). Please submit the paper directly to the organizers of the special session.
(2) Special Sessions on "Data Driven Reliability Engineering" Organized by Professor Dong-Cheon Baek (Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials, Korea. Email: dcbaek@kimm.re.kr). Please submit the paper directly to the organizers of the special session.