Call for Symposiums, Workshops, and Special Events

Proposals for symposiums, workshops, and special events for the 2024 joint meeting of the AFO, SCO-SOC, and WOS are due January 15, 2024. Symposiums are a set of talks organized around a specific topic of interest. Workshops are full- or half-day sessions that provide opportunities for participants to receive training in a particular skill set. Special events could include (but are not limited to) book signings, panel discussions, meet-the-editor events, or a social or meet up (e.g. a meet up of conference attendees who are active on a particular social media platform), among many other possibilities. Decisions on submitted proposals will be announced by February 15, 2024. Please contact Scientific Program Chair Auriel Fournier ( with any questions.

Symposium Proposal Instructions and Submission Form

Workshop Proposal Instructions and Submission Form

Special Event Proposal Instructions and Submission Form