The next European Conference on Complex Systems will take place in Barcelona, 16 to 20 September 2013 in Barcelona.
Applications to organize a satellite meeting can now be submitted via email.
Prospective organizers are invited to submit an informal proposal (less than 1000 words) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line 'Satellite proposal'. In the message header, please specify the satellite title, as well as the names and institutions of the members of the organizing committee.
The proposal should include detailed information regarding the subjects covered by the satellite meeting and their relevance to the conference main tracks, relation to previous such meetings, duration of the meeting (from 1/2 day to 2 days), a preliminary schedule (including a list of invited speakers), paper selection standards, and a budget assessment.
Also bear in mind that all the participants to a satellite meeting must be registered to the main conference.
The deadline for applications for satellite meetings is 18 February 2013.
Official notification of acceptance will be sent on 28 February 2013 at the latest.
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