The detailed Conference Program based on the contact author can be found in:

  • html format at the following link (updated April 10th , 2018)
  • pdf format at the following link (updated April 10th, 2018)
  • ARES paper program (updated as of March, 2018)

Session chair duties:

  • Review the program and inform your session participants of the time they will have for their presentations (this varies because of the number of papers and discussants)
  • Arrive 10min ahead of your session to check if all presenters are present
  • Bring your laptop to the session to allow presenters to upload their power points. Please make sure you have the appropriate adapter cable to connect your laptop to a VGA projector. Otherwise please make sure your laptop has an HDMI port.
  • Provide as equal time as possible for session participants and discussions

Duties of authors requesting discussants and their discussants:

  • Authors should follow up on the introduction email sent by the conference Program chair to each author-discussant pair and begin their coordination with their assigned discussant
  • Authors are required to submit their paper to their discussant by March 25th 
  • Discussants can prepare either a power-point or just discuss the paper they were assigned at the specified session

Questions related to the program should be addressed to: