Call for Workshop and Special Session Proposals

  • Proposal Submissions:
  • BI'22 will be hosting a series of workshops and special sessions featuring topics relevant to the brain informatics community on the latest research and industry applications.

  • Papers & Presentations:
  • A workshop/special session typically takes a half-day (or full-day) and includes a mix of regular and invited presentations including full papers, abstracts, invited papers as well as invited presentations. The paper and abstract submissions to workshops/special sessions will follow the same format as the BI conference papers and abstracts.

  • Type I: Full Paper (Regular and Short) Submissions
    Full papers should be limited to (10 to 12 pages) for the regular papers and (6 to 9 pages) for the short papers including figures and references in Springer LNCS Proceedings format (
    All papers will be peer-reviewed and accepted based on originality, significance of contribution, technical merit, and presentation quality.
    All papers accepted (and all special sessions' full length papers) will be published by Springer as a volume of the series of LNCS/LNAI.
  • Type II: Abstract Submissions
    Abstracts have a word limit of 500 words. Experimental research is particularly welcome. Accepted abstract submissions will be included in the conference program and will be published as a single, collective proceedings volume.
  • Proposal Guidelines:
  • Each proposal should include:

    1) workshop/special session title;

    2) length of the workshop (half/full day);

    3) names, main contact, and a short bio of the workshop organizers;

    4) brief description of the workshop scope and timeline;

    5) prior history of the workshop (if any);

    6) potential program committee members and invited speakers;

    7) any other relevant information.

  • Publications:
  • Accepted workshop and special session full papers will be published at the same BI proceedings at the Springer-Nature LNAI Brain Informatics Book Series ( Workshop organizers can be invited to contribute a book publication in the Springer-Nature Brain Informatics & Health Book Series, or a special issue at the Brain Informatics Journal.

    The conference will be held in Padova, beautiful historical city located in North-eastern Italy (30 km from Venice).

    Department of Biomedical Sciences - Via Marzolo, n.3 - 35131, Padova, Italy

    Interdepartmental Complex A. Vallisneri - Via Ugo Bassi, 58b - 35121 Padova, Italy