Call For Special Sessions

We are soliciting proposals for special sessions within the general scope of UPCON 2022. The special sessions will take place from 2-4 December, 2022 at the same venue as the main conference. It should complement the main technical program and serve to broaden the technical scope of the conference in emerging areas. Special sessions aiming to give a comprehensive overview of a specific topic related to the conference theme, “AI Everywhere To Everyone” are particularly welcome. The special session topic should be of sufficient significance and importance to attract interest from the researchers and practitioners from both academia and industry. We encourage the prospective special session organizers to submit well-planned proposals that are specific and detailed in justifying relevance and viability.

Submission Instructions:

Please submit your proposals (with no more than 5 pages) in PDF format on or before 31st July, 2022 by email in the attached format to the Special Sessions Chairs: Dr. Ramesh Kumar Bhukya ( and Dr. Anshu S Anand (, with in cc. Proposals should be submitted in the following format:
Proposal Format

  • Title of the Proposed Special Sessions, Special Session Acronym
  • Proposers’ names, titles, affiliations, emails, and brief bio sketches
  • Brief description of the proposed special session (Include the Abstract, scope, aim, the expected number of submissions, and special session program committee members)
  • Website of the proposed special session (optional)
  • All proposals should be submitted by no later than the deadline. Early submission is highly encouraged. Draft Call for Papers (optional)
  • Accepted and successfully presented papers may be eligible to the IEEE Xplore for possible proceedings after the paper has been reviewed.
  • Any other information (e.g., Infrastructure/logistics support required)

Important Dates:

Call for Special Sessions Opens on : 29 June, 2022
Proposal Submission Deadline : 31 July, 2022
Notification of Selection : 15 August, 2022
Early Registration Deadline : 10 November, 2022
Special Sessions Date : 1-4 December, 2022

For any questions, please feel free to contact the Tutorial Chairs with questions about the suitability of a tutorial for UPCON or any other related matters.