Planning Schedule
(For Session Organizers)


May 1, 2005 Program committee named.
July 31, 2005 Grant proposals due to funding agencies.
September 1, 2005 Invited sessions finalized; speakers confirmed/abstracts received.
October 1, 2005 Short courses finalized.
October 1, 2005 First announcement mailed.
October 1, 2005 Registration open.
October 1, 2005 Refereed, special focus, and contributed submissions open.
January 1, 2006 Second announcment mailed.
January 1, 2006 Refereed submissions close.
February 1, 2006 Special focus and contributed submissions close.
March 15, 2006 Contributed program finalized.
April 21, 2006 Westin rooms released.
May 24-27, 2006 Symposium.
July 31, 2006 Manuscript deadline for proceedings.
September 30, 2006 Proceedings editorial work complete.
October 31, 2006 Proceedings mailed.