Information for Panelists

Program Committee & Keywords
Requirements for All Paper Presenters
Duties of Chairs and Discussants CRN Scheduling
Participation Limits Audio Visual Needs

All participants will be required to register for the meeting in early 2014.
You do not have to be a member of LSA to participate in the meeting.

! Important !

If you cannot attend, it is very important to formally withdraw your paper or session from the system, otherwise, you will be included in the Program, causing participants and attendees to assume you will be there. To withdraw, please notify your session organizer and chair, and email Kris Monty

Policy on Participation Limits

Participants are limited to:  

  1. One participation as a Paper Presenter, Roundtable Participant, or Salon Presenter.
  2. Two additional appearances as a Chair and/or Discussant on a panel. Participation as a Chair and/or Discussant on the same panel counts as one participation.

Exemptions:  Exempted additional appearances include on a Program Committee sanctioned Author Meets Reader session, on a plenary, a service session, or other special event solicited and/or authorized by the Program Committee Chairs.  For all other requests, there will be no exception to the rule. No individual will appear on more than four sessions in total unless approved by a Program Committee chair and the Executive Office.

For “non-presenting” paper co-authors: it will not count as a participation if they do not sit on the session panel and present the paper (select “non-presenter” when the co-author is added to a paper).

It is expected that you will allow your name to be added to the program only in accordance with these limitations.  You will be required to withdraw participations that exceed the limit. 

Requirements for All Paper Presenters:  

Once a paper is assigned to a session either by the Program Committee or Session Organizer, the author is expected to: