Criteria and Instructions for Proposals Submission and Selection


Proposals submitted will be peer-reviewed and selected based on the following criteria: 

  • relevance to the sub-theme, 
  • clarity of the overview of the proposal,
  • explanation of the methodology used (or proposed to be used), 
  • process of engagement during the presentation, 
  • significance of the proposal, and  
  • clear, unambiguous and written in an acceptable standard. 

In cases of multiple entries of the same submission, the latest entry will be considered. All previous entries will be deleted without notification. 

Proposals should be written concisely and clearly in English, the official language of the event. Submissions for proposals for single papers/posters should not exceed 200 words. Submissions for workshops/panels/demonstrations should not exceed 400 words. Interested individuals can submit more than one proposal.

You must have an EasyChair account to submit a proposal.

If you do not have an EasyChair account, go to the Easychair website, click on Log in and then click on Create an account.

Proposals are to be submitted online through Easychair. If it is not possible to submit online, you may email your submission to the COL secretary at


  • Last date for submission of proposals: Extended to 15 February 2022 at 11:59 p.m. PST 
  • Notification of proposal approval: 1 March 2022