A major component of the scientific program of ECMI 2018 will be shaped by parallel minisymposia A minisymposium is organized by an active member of our research community on his/her own initiative on a specific conference theme.

The standard format of a minisymposium is: 4 talks, each 25 minutes long (followed by 5 minutes for discussion). However, we can accommodate a limited number of minisymposia with 5 talks.

Prospective organizers of minisymposia having an incomplete session with 3 talks are encouraged to contact the Scientific Committe in order to complete the session with an appropriate contributed talk.

To submit a minisymposium proposal, please provide the following details:

  • Title
  • Organizer(s)
  • Affiliation and Contact Information of the Organizer(s)
  • Short description (8 - 10 lines)
  • Motivation/Relevance to ECMI
  • Confirmed speaker (Name and affiliation)
  • Corresponding author
  • Industrial participation


Proposals must be submitted through the Online Conference Service (OCS) not later than 15th December 2017. 

Notification of acceptance will be given by 15th January 2018.