Call for Panels


The IJCNN 2017 Program Committee solicits proposals for panel sessions to provide forums for lively, interactive discussions among world-leading experts in specific areas. Panel Session proposals are solicited in a broad range of areas related to NNs, including but not limited to the following: hot topics and challenges in NNS, such as Deep learning, Big Data, Brain-Computer Interfaces, new generation of AI; history of NNs, with special emphasis on the upcoming 30th birthday of INNS; government funding opportunities; outreach to industry and to sister societies, and many more.

Panel proposals should include the information listed below. Please email the following information in a single file to the Panel Chair (contact information below). 

  1. Topic of the panel
  2. Name of proposer(s)
  3. Email of main contact person
  4. Brief bio of proposers
  5. Brief description of the panel and why the panel format is appropriate for the topic.
  6. List of potential panelists

Researchers interested in organizing panels are invited to submit a formal proposal. Any questions regarding this proposal can be asked to the Panel Chair:

Robert Kozma, University of Memphis, USA. Email:

Deadline: September 15, 2016