Call for Special Sessions – CLOSED
Submissions due: April 22
Acceptance notification: April 29
Call for Papers
Submissions due: June 5 EXTENDED to July 7
Acceptance notification: September 9
Final submissions due: September 23

Call for Whitepapers/Lightning Talks & Student Competition
Submissions due: August 28
Acceptance notification: September 14

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Call for Special Sessions

Within all topical areas, participants interested in exploring new interdisciplinary approaches or perspectives on resilience are encouraged to complete the special session template with title, paragraph overview, topical areas and chairs. Sessions or full tracks may be proposed, including invited and paper presentations, panels and facilitated discussions.

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Call for Papers

(Full, Work in Progress & Industry Practice)

Full papers: written following IEEE format and limited to seven double column pages in a font no smaller than 10 points. Note that an extra page fee of $100 for each page (up to three additional pages) will apply to any camera-ready version exceeding the page limit.
Work in progress and industry practice: written following IEEE format and limited to four double column pages, in a font no smaller than 10 points. Work-in-progress papers describe research that has not yet produced the results required for a full paper, but that due to its novelty and potential impact deserves to be shared with the community at an early stage.
Accepted papers and work-in-progress papers will be submitted to IEEE for publication in Xplore.

Invited Sessions Accepting Submissions:

Call for White papers/Lightning Talks

White papers shall follow work-in-progress guidelines but not exceed 1,000 words. We welcome research contributions dealing with methodologies and techniques to improve critical infrastructure and communication resilience to all hazards. Case studies from local, state, and federal infrastructure and community protection entities and infrastructure owner-operators are also invited and welcome. Work that has been previously published or presented elsewhere may be suitable provided that it is consistent with the objectives of the conference and these other outlets are referenced appropriately.

Student Competition

Session Overview
Resilience Week is pleased to announce its fifth annual Student Competition. Applicants must submit an extended abstract (whitepaper) by JUNE 5, 2020. Participation is restricted to original research by undergraduate or graduate students. Each student presents a lightning talk and a poster at the symposium. A panel of judges—representing industry, government, and academia—will determine a best presentation award to be given at the symposium.
Part 1: Lightning Talk — A short presentation (~7min)
Part 2: Poster Session — Students present their research in-depth

Topic Areas
Modeling, analytical techniques, or decision support tools to determine vulnerabilities in critical infrastructure, assess resilience, and/or inform planning and investment; Best practices for local, state, federal infrastructure protection entities/infrastructure owner-operators improving infrastructure resilience to all-hazards; case studies of infrastructure planning and disaster responses; Prioritized restoration of critical infrastructure systems following disasters; Dependency or interdependency examinations of cascading impacts of infrastructure failures; cyber-physical interdependencies in critical infrastructure analysis; Application of geospatial technologies and related visualization methodologies that enhance critical infrastructure analysis efforts and information sharing processes.