Workshops and Special Sessions

Accepted Special Session List

Submitted special session proposals were rigorously reviewed and accepted the following workshops and special sessions. When you submit your paper to special session, please choose one topic of session at the paper submission system.

ESKM 2018 Special Sessions
  • ESKM SS1: Sustainable Smart Mobility Platform for Intelligent Transport Systems
    • Organizer: Tsunenori Mine (Kyushu University, Japan)
  • ESKM SS2: Service Design and Innovative Intelligent Society
    • Organizers: Hidehiko Hayashi (Hokusei Gakuen University, Japan), Akinori Minazuki (Kushiro Public University of Economics, Japan)
LTLE 2018 Special Sessions
  • LTLE WS: International Workshop on E-Learning Strategies and Applications (ELSA)
    • Organizer: Gwo-Jen Hwang (National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taiwan), Jie Chi Yang (National Central University, Taiwan), Niwat Srisawasdi (Khon Kaen University, Thailand)
  • LTLE SS1: Seamless Learning and Learning Analytics
    • Organizer: Noriko Uosaki (Osaka University, Japan)
  • LTLE SS2: Game-based Educational Approach
    • Organizer: Kosuke Kaneko (Kyushu University, Japan)
  • LTLE SS3: Learning support for a new educational paradigm
    • Organizer: Jingyun Wang (Kyushu University, University of Tsukuba, Japan)
DSIR 2018 Special Sessions
  • DSIR SS1: Open Science, Research Data Management, and Research Transparency
    • Organizers: Takaaki Aoki, Miho Funamori, Eiri Ono (Kyoto University, National Institute of Informatics, Japan)
  • DSIR SS2: Eduinformatics (Education + Informatics) of Higher Education
    • Organizers: Kunihiko Takamatsu, Nobuhiko Kondo, Yasuo Nakata (Kobe Tokiwa University and Tokyo metropolitan university, Japan)
  • DSIR SS3: Evidence based discussion of Post-Graduate Education and its Research
    • Organizer: Michiyo Shimamura (JAMSTEC, Japan)
  • DSIR SS4: On Practical Institutional Research for Private Universities and colleges
    • Organizers: Naruhiko Shiratori (Kaetsu University, Japan), Shintaro Tajiri (Yokohama College of Commerce, Japan)


SCAI 2018 Special Sessions
  • SCAI SS1: Intelligent Systems and Applications for Web, Open Data, Social, and Complex Systems
    • Organizer: Naoki Fukuta (Shizuoka University, Japan)
  • SCAI SS2: Intelligence, Computer Vision, Multimedia and Optimization and Its’ Applications
    • Organizer: Ruey-Maw Chen and Chi-Chun Chen (National Chin Yi University of Technology, Taiwan)
BMOT 2018 Special Sessions
  • BMOT SS1: Information systems for regional business activation
    • Organizer: Tomoko Tateyama (Hiroshima Institute of Technology, Japan)
  • BMOT SS2: Scientific Approaches in Convention and Event Business
    • Organizers: Tokuro Matsuo (Advanced Institute of Industrial Technology, Japan), Hidekazu Iwamoto (Josai International University, Japan)
EAIS 2018 Special Sessions
  • EAIS SS1: Social Systems Science & ICT
    • Organizer: Motoi Iwashita (Chiba Institute of Tchnology, Japan)
IDDC 2018 Special Sessions
  • IDDC SS1: A fusion of Analog and Digital representation
    • Organizer: Ziran Fan (Toyo University, Japan)
  • IDDC SS2: Design of Social Media for New possibilities
    • Organizer: Kazuya Murata (Toyo University, Japan)
  • IDDC SS3: Online Campus and Interaction Design for Higher Education
    • Organizer: Koji Fujita (Cyber university, Japan)




How to propose your Workshops and Special Session

  1. An applicant for an IIAI-AAI special session organizer must submit a proposal via the website ( ). The proposal should include the following 7 items:
    • Organizer’s Name
    • Organizer’s Email address
    • Organizer’s Affiliation
    • Country
    • Title of Special Session
    • Theme(*)
    • Abstract of Special Session (between 300 and 500 words)

    (*) If the applicant was asked by some sub-conference chair to be a special session organizer of the sub-conference, please select the name of the sub-conference. Otherwise, please select “Others”.

  2. The IIAI-AAI 2018 committee will review the proposal after receiving it, and notify the result to the applicant in about one week. If accepted, the applicant to the special session organizer is requested to submit the reviewer list to the special session chair in one week. Moreover, the special session organizer must pay attention to followings.
    • The special session requires at least 5 papers.
    • Please select the best paper of your special session. The best paper will be invited to submit special issues of post conference publications.
    • All papers will be peer reviewed and accepted papers will appear in the Conference Proceedings to be published by CPS and Conference Proceedings will be submitted to be indexed by EI, INSPEC, DBLP and Thomson ISI.
    • The special session organizer must register to the conference.
    • Special session organizer chairs your special session in the conference.
    • Please pick the “certificate of organizing special session” up at the reception desk of the conference venue.
  3. Call-for-paper or other information about the special session will be shown in the following website ( ).
  4. The organizer will receive the information of schedule and procedures about paper submission and review, publication of the proceedings, and conference management. The organizer is requested to utilize the IIAI-AAI 2018 website for paper submission (Website: TBA) . In the website, the organizer can assign papers to reviewers, and report review results to IIAI-AAI 2018 committee.

Benefit for special session organizers

The organizers can gather people who are interested in the theme you are also interested in, and referee the submitted papers based on your criteria. Some papers in each special session can be nominated for journals.


Workshop and Special Session Proposal

Organizer's Name (required)

Organizer's Email (required)

Organizer's Affiliation (required)

Country (required)

Title of Workshop and Special Session (required)

Theme (required)

(*) If the applicant was asked by some sub-conference chair to be a special session organizer of the sub-conference, please select the name of the sub-conference. Otherwise, please select “Others”.

Abstract of Special Session (between 300 and 500 words) (required)

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