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Special Sessions

 Call for Special Session Proposals (PDF)

The 21st International Conference on Intelligent Software Methodologies, Tools and Techniques (SOMET 2022)

Kitakyushu, Japan, Sept. 20-22, 2022


The International Conference on Intelligent Software Methodologies, Tools, and Techniques (SOMET) is a biennial international event for researchers and industry practitioners to share exploring innovations, controversies, and challenges facing the Software Engineering community today. The conference brings together theory and experience to propose and evaluate solutions to Software Engineering problems, building Intelligent Software. The 21st SOMET (2022) will be held in Kitakyushu, Japan.

The conference organizers invite proposals for special sessions in all areas of Intelligent Software, Software Engineering. Sessions also can cover established topics in AI as well as emerging subfields.


Proposal Submission

Special Session (SS) proposals should contain:

  • A title and brief (2-page max) description of the session topic and content. This description should include:

    • SS goals, the technical issues that it will address, and the relevance of the session to the main conference.

    • A discussion of why and to whom the SS is of interest.

  • The names, email addresses and URLs of the organizers.

  • The brief CVs of the organizers.

  • A tentative list of the program committee members.

  • Call for paper of Special Session.

Proposals for SS should be submitted as a single pdf file to the Special Session Track chair through email.

SS organizers will be responsible for:

  • Call for paper submitting to the SS, evaluating submissions, and ensuring a transparent and fair selection process.

  • Because the accepted papers at SS would be published in the main proceeding of the conference, all SS organizers are strongly advised to adopt the same deadlines for paper submissions and notifications of acceptance, as indicated in the schedule of the main track.

Important Dates

SS proposal submissions                               :   Dec. 31, 2021

Notification of acceptance of SS proposals :   Jan. 31, 2022

SS dates                                                           :   Sept. 20-22, 2022

Proposals for SS should be submitted as a single pdf file to the SS Track chairs.


Special Session Track Chairs 

Ali Selamat, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM), Malaysia, 

Hien D. Nguyen, University of Information Technology, VNU-HCM, Vietnam,

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