Near-final marching orders to sub-committee chairs

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** http://pages.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/~saul/wiki/pmwiki.php/Personal/ShortGuideReEvaluate
This document lists various points that ACs should consider when re-appraising papers, reviews and rebuttals. Please pay attention to these points, as they list the typical complaints authors have about 'unreasonable' review judgments.
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** http://pages.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/~saul/wiki/pmwiki.php/Personal/ShortGuideReEvaluate This document lists various points that ACs should consider when re-appraising papers, reviews and rebuttals. Please pay attention to these points, as they list the typical complaints authors have about 'unreasonable' review judgments.
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# '''Read the Instructions to ACs and 2nd ACs''' that we just sent out. This will help you understand what they are doing.
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# '''Read the Instructions to ACs and 2nd ACs''' that we just sent out. This will help you understand what they are doing. In particular, look at:
** http://pages.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/~saul/wiki/pmwiki.php/Personal/FinalMarchingOrdersACs This describes final AC and 2nd AC duties. It includes how to reappraise submissions, that 2nd ACs have to score each paper by November 30, the criteria for accepting, rejecting and discussing papers, a summary of what will happen at the PC meeting, and more
** http://pages.cpsc.ucalgary.ca/~saul/wiki/pmwiki.php/Personal/ShortGuideReEvaluate
This document lists various points that ACs should consider when re-appraising papers, reviews and rebuttals. Please pay attention to these points, as they list the typical complaints authors have about 'unreasonable' review judgments
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# '''Track 2nd AC scores.''' Your 2nd ACs need to have their revised scores into PCS by Sunday,November 30. We need to print out spreadsheets to bring to the committee.
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# '''Track 2nd AC scores.''' Your 2nd ACs need to have their revised scores into PCS by Sunday,November 30. We need to print out spreadsheets to bring to the meeting.
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# '''URGENT: Assign 2nd ACs.''' 2nd ACs may have around 7 papers to read - they need to have their assignments now so they can begin reading. Remember that papers <= 2.7 with little divergence (std deviation < 1) and that are not flagged for discussion don't need a 2nd AC. This includes auto-accept papers, as there may be discussions about best paper awards.
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# '''URGENT: Assign 2nd ACs.''' 2nd ACs may have around 7 papers to read - they need to have their assignments now so they can begin reading. Remember that all papers > 2.7, or divergent papers and those flagged for discussion all need a 2nd AC. This includes auto-accept papers, as there may be discussions about best paper awards.
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# '''URGENT: Assign 2nd ACs.''' 2nd ACs may have around 7 papers to read - they need to have their assignments now so they can begin reading. Remember that papers <= 2.7 with little divergence (std deviation < 1) and that are not flagged for discussion must have a 2nd AC. This includes auto-accept papers, as there may be discussions about best paper awards.
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# '''URGENT: Assign 2nd ACs.''' 2nd ACs may have around 7 papers to read - they need to have their assignments now so they can begin reading. Remember that papers <= 2.7 with little divergence (std deviation < 1) and that are not flagged for discussion don't need a 2nd AC. This includes auto-accept papers, as there may be discussions about best paper awards.
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(:title Final marching orders to sub-committee chairs:)
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(:title Near-final marching orders to sub-committee chairs:)
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!!What we will sending you over the next few weeks
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!!What we will be sending you over the next few weeks
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!!Final marching orders to sub-committee chairs
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(:title Final marching orders to sub-committee chairs:)
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# '''Bring a dongle''' to the meeting in case we have to move files around (e.g., for printing).
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# '''Track 2nd AC scores.''' Your 2nd ACs need to have their revised scores into PCS by Sunday, December 7. PCS will be frozen after that, as we need to print out spreadsheets to bring to the committee.
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# '''Track 2nd AC scores.''' Your 2nd ACs need to have their revised scores into PCS by Sunday,November 30. We need to print out spreadsheets to bring to the committee.
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# '''URGENT: Assign 2nd ACs.''' 2nd ACs may have around 7 papers to read - they need to have this on hand now. Remember that papers <= 2.7 with little divergence (std deviation < 1) and that are not flagged for discussion must have a 2nd AC. This includes auto-accept papers, as there may be discussions about best paper awards.
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# '''URGENT: Assign 2nd ACs.''' 2nd ACs may have around 7 papers to read - they need to have their assignments now so they can begin reading. Remember that papers <= 2.7 with little divergence (std deviation < 1) and that are not flagged for discussion must have a 2nd AC. This includes auto-accept papers, as there may be discussions about best paper awards.
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# '''Read the Instructions to ACs and 2nd ACs''' that we just sent out. This will help you understand what they are doing.
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# '''Notify your ACs about their 2nd AC assignments.'''As soon as the above is done, tell your ACs that they should go online and check their 2nd AC assignments
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# '''Notify your ACs about their 2nd AC assignments.''' As soon as the above is done, tell your ACs that they should go online and check their 2nd AC assignments
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# '''Assign and check 2nd ACs.''' This should be done IMMEDIATELY. 2nd ACs may have around 7 papers to read - they need to have this on hand now. Remember that papers <= 2.7 with little divergence (std deviation < 1) and that are not flagged for discussion must have a 2nd AC. This includes auto-accept papers, as there may be discussions about best paper awards.
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# '''URGENT: Assign 2nd ACs.''' 2nd ACs may have around 7 papers to read - they need to have this on hand now. Remember that papers <= 2.7 with little divergence (std deviation < 1) and that are not flagged for discussion must have a 2nd AC. This includes auto-accept papers, as there may be discussions about best paper awards.
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# '''Assign and check 2nd ACs.'''
This should be done IMMEDIATELY. 2nd ACs may have around 7 papers to read - they need to have this on hand now. Remember that papers <= 2.7 with little divergence (std deviation < 1) and that are not flagged for discussion must have a 2nd AC. This includes auto-accept papers, as there may be discussions about best paper awards.

# '''Notify your ACs about their 2nd AC assignments.'''
As soon as the above is done, tell your ACs that they should go online and check their 2nd AC assignments

# '''Ask your ACs / 2nd ACs about changes'''
Because of rebuttals, you should ask your ACs to keep you informed about any changes in status, e.g., elevating papers to discuss categories, score changes, etc.

# Track 2nd AC scores
Your 2nd ACs need to have their revised scores into PCS by Sunday, December 7. PCS will be frozen after that, as we need to print out spreadsheets to bring to the committee.
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# '''Assign and check 2nd ACs.''' This should be done IMMEDIATELY. 2nd ACs may have around 7 papers to read - they need to have this on hand now. Remember that papers <= 2.7 with little divergence (std deviation < 1) and that are not flagged for discussion must have a 2nd AC. This includes auto-accept papers, as there may be discussions about best paper awards.

# '''Notify your ACs about their 2nd AC assignments.'''As soon as the above is done, tell your ACs that they should go online and check their 2nd AC assignments

# '''Ask your ACs / 2nd ACs about changes.''' Because of rebuttals, you should ask your ACs to keep you informed about any changes in status, e.g., elevating papers to discuss categories, score changes, etc.

# '''Track 2nd AC scores.''' Your 2nd ACs need to have their revised scores into PCS by Sunday, December 7. PCS will be frozen after that, as we need to print out spreadsheets to bring to the committee.

# '''Monitor nominations for Best Papers.''' You will receive more instructions on this later. However, best papers nominations are typically chosen from those in the auto-accept category. Remind your ACs and 2nd ACs to flag papers they consider to be good candidates.

!!What we will sending you over the next few weeks
# An agenda for the meeting and details about the meeting process
# Instructions for how to generate a spreadsheet suitable for the meeting.
# Further instructions concerning best paper nominations
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!!Final marching orders to sub-committee chairs

Hello all.

Well, we are in the home stretch. Here are some of your duties over the next few weeks.

# '''Assign and check 2nd ACs.'''
This should be done IMMEDIATELY. 2nd ACs may have around 7 papers to read - they need to have this on hand now. Remember that papers <= 2.7 with little divergence (std deviation < 1) and that are not flagged for discussion must have a 2nd AC. This includes auto-accept papers, as there may be discussions about best paper awards.

# '''Notify your ACs about their 2nd AC assignments.'''
As soon as the above is done, tell your ACs that they should go online and check their 2nd AC assignments

# '''Ask your ACs / 2nd ACs about changes'''
Because of rebuttals, you should ask your ACs to keep you informed about any changes in status, e.g., elevating papers to discuss categories, score changes, etc.

# Track 2nd AC scores
Your 2nd ACs need to have their revised scores into PCS by Sunday, December 7. PCS will be frozen after that, as we need to print out spreadsheets to bring to the committee.