Important Dates for ISSS 2018

These are the deadlines for the ISSS 2018.

  • February 22, 2018: On-line registration begins.
    • More information for booking accommodations will be added to this web site, as they become available.
  • April 1, 2018: Deadline for Workshop Proposals. NOW CLOSED to any new proposals.
  • May 15, 2018end of early, discounted registration. 
  • July 1, 2018: deadline for student papers to be submitted for student paper award consideration
  • JULY 5, 2018: Deadline for abstracts accepted for paper or poster presentations:
    • You must submit an abstract FIRST, and if this is accepted you will be invited to then submit a full paper. Submit to
    • Submissions by email to the ISSS Office will not be accepted. Contact the ISSS Office if you are having any technical difficulties loading your abstract.
    • If you submitted a contribution in previous years, the login will be the same. If you did not, then you will need to register before submitting to the Journals site. 
    • Only ONE abstract per registered participant will be accepted for presentation. 
    • Late abstracts may be accepted on a space available basis, but we may not be able to include these in the printed programme.
    • Please refer to instructions for Preparing and Submitting Abstracts and Papers  consistent with the ISSS proceedings style.
    • Reviewers are your peers within the ISSS, and reviewing may take up to two weeks to accept or make comments on your abstract.
    • If late papers are developed, or revisions are made to already submitted papers, we can continue to make changes to the on-line Journals proceedings on an on-going basis, but these may not be noted in the printed programme.
  • July 20, 2018: start of Graduate Student programme, 21-22 July all day and then combinng with ISSS2018 through the week of 22-27 July.
  • July 22, 2018: Pre-conference workshops are scheduled beginning on Sunday morning. 
    • Attendees interested in participating in pre-conference workshops should plan to check into their accommodations on the preceding day of the conference (Saturday).
  • July 22, 2018: Registration begins at 10 a.m. in Kelley Building and is followed by our Opening Reception at 6 p.m.