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'''Location''': Hyatt Harborside Hotel, Boston.

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North Market Building \\
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!!Arrival in Boston
# '''Hotel''': Hyatt Harborside in Boston
# '''Transport from Logan Airport to Hyatt Harborside Hotel'''.\\
The Hyatt Harborside offers 24&#8208;Hour complimentary shuttle service to the hotel.
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!!Arrival in Boston
# '''Hotel: Hyatt Harborside in Boston
# Transport from Logan Airport to Hyatt Harborside Hotel.
The Hyatt Harborside offers 24&#8208;Hour complimentary shuttle service to the hotel.
** Go to Courtesy Phone Bank and choose the Hyatt button, or call the Hyatt directly at 617&#8208;568&#8208;1234. The hotel will then send the shuttle to your terminal.
** Go to the shuttle area (estimated wait time is 20 minutes):
** To wait for the shuttle: from the baggage claim area
*** at Terminal B and D go to green column sign outside terminal marked "Courtesy"
*** at Terminal C stand by Island 2 marked "Courtesy"
*** at Terminal E stand the last island out, marked by a green Courtesy sign
*** at Terminal A stand the last island out, marked by a blue Courtesy sign
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To prepare:
* spreadsheets
* printing support + computer with drivers
* copier availability


Thoughts.
* We currently have ~26 auto-accept papers. If we do this as a plenary (i.e., summary of contribution) it will take about an hour. I think that is too long.


!!!Paper Discussion Process
For each paper:
* SC announces title, authors and institutions
* SC brings submission onto the display (optional)
* People in conflict leave the room
* AC / 2nd AC presents decision.
* If unanimous accept, AC summarizes paper, strengths and issues.
* If unanimous reject and score < 3.0 little divergence, accept decision as is
* if not unanimous, AC summarizes paper, strengths and issues, 2nd AC summarizes his/her perspective.
** The paper may be tabled so 1st and 2nd AC can discuss it.
** Decision presented at next opportunity.
** If still unresolved, paper is tabled again, another AC should be assigned to it and the discussion continues off-line until consensus is reached or until issues need to be discussed.

!!!Dec 3. Wed afternoon
* Student volunteers: Charlie DeTar and Drew Harry; Saul to bring them back from MIT
* Saul/Scott/SVs to check facilities to make sure everything works
* People arrive in evening.
* Questions:
** do we try to meet that evening formally (I suspect not)
** should we try to meet informally (i.e., those who want, meet at such and such a restaurant, then at such and such a bar at these times)

!!!Dec 4 Thu
* '' 7:30 – 8:30 Common breakfast (supplied)''
* 8:30 – 9:00 Plenary – marching orders (Saul and Scott)
* 9:00 – 10:15 SC meetings in breakout rooms
** finalize lists (auto-accepts / auto rejects that the AC wants to discuss)
** Start at top scoring papers.
** Auto accept papers
*** contribution summarized by AC
*** judge for best paper
** See process above for other papers.
* As papers are accepted, they should be pasted on the walls
* ACs who are idle should try to group these into sessions.

*** AC: present summary of auto-accepts (3 minutes each)

* '' 10:15 - 10:30 break (snacks supplied)''
* 10:30 – 12:00 SC meetings in breakout rooms
** Start at bottom of the list and move up.
** See process
* ''12:00 – 1:00 common lunch or working lunch (supplied)''
* 1:00 – 1:30 Plenary meeting to ensure consistency
* 1:30 – 3:00 SC meetings in breakout rooms
* Start at top of the list and move down.
* ''3:00 – 3:15 break (snacks supplied)''
* 3:15 – 3:45 Plenary – issues and callibration (Saul and Scott)
* 3:45 - 6:00 SC meetings in breakout rooms, assign homework
** Start at bottom of the list and move up.

* ''7:00 Dinner (the big thank-you dinner should be here, hopefully supplied and nice)''

!!!Dec 5 Fri
* ''7:30 – 8:30 Common breakfast (supplied'')
* 8:30 – 9:00 Plenary – marching orders
* 9:00 – 10:15 SC meetingsin breakout rooms
** resolve remaining papers
* ''10:15 - 10:30 break (snacks supplied)''
* 10:30 – 12:00 SC meetingsin breakout rooms
** resolve remaining papers
* 12:00 Earliest that ACs should leave (but better if they stayed until 1:30 just in case)
* ''12:00 – 1:00 common lunch or working lunch (supplied, but will need numbers as a few people will invariable depart over lunch)''
* 1:00 – 1:30 Plenary – review of program / numbers, etc.
* 1:30 ACs start to leave for flights
* 1:30 – 3:00 SCs and leftover ACs help create sessions
* 3:00 Earliest that SCs should leave (but better if they stayed until 6:00 just in case)
** leaving early: Chris Schmandt (maybe), Tom Rodden
* ''3:00 – 3:15 break (snacks supplied)''
* 3:15 – 6:00 Paper chairs and leftover SCs finalize sessions
* ''7:00 Dinner for people who are left? Maybe a special one for SCs?''

!!Marching Orders
# Go over sheet originally given out

!!Session Creation
* This should begin as papers are accepted in a sub-committee, i.e., we post paper #s and titles on stickies, and people can group like ones together as they are being decided on. ACs and SCs can fine-tune these as the meeting progresses. Maybe SVs can print off title/abstract/authors as the day goes on, so we see a full description.
* SCs can then bring these to the meeting on Friday afternoon and re-sort as needed (e.g., to balance numbers, themes) with other SCs input.
* If we have a ‘schedule’ of panels and other constraints, we can also figure out timing i.e., which sessions are best across from each other, author conflicts, etc.
* Emphasize that all papers need not be grouped into sessions (it is ok to have a separate list of oddball papers). Also SC’s should have the understanding that these are just tentative groupings that are subject to refinement as the scheduling process moves forward. For example, if there are 4 related papers on a topic, they should be grouped together rather than having a session of 3 and one paper in the oddball pile.

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Thoughts.
* We currently have ~26 auto-accept papers. If we do this as a plenary (i.e., summary of contribution) it will take about an hour. I think that is too long.


!!!Paper Discussion Process
For each paper:
* SC announces title, authors and institutions
* SC brings submission onto the display (optional)
* People in conflict leave the room
* AC / 2nd AC presents decision.
* If unanimous accept, AC summarizes paper, strengths and issues.
* If unanimous reject and score < 3.0 little divergence, accept decision as is
* if not unanimous, AC summarizes paper, strengths and issues, 2nd AC summarizes his/her perspective.
** The paper may be tabled so 1st and 2nd AC can discuss it.
** Decision presented at next opportunity.
** If still unresolved, paper is tabled again, another AC should be assigned to it and the discussion continues off-line until consensus is reached or until issues need to be discussed.
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** finalize lists (auto-accepts / auto rejects that the AC wants to discuss)
** Start at top scoring papers.
** Auto accept papers

*** contribution summarized by AC
*** judge for best paper
** See process above for other papers.
* As papers are accepted, they should be pasted on the walls
* ACs who are idle should try
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*** AC: present summary of auto-accepts (
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# Related work: Authors are sometimes dinged for missing references.
** Given the limited paper length, the paper should only be 'dinged' if the missing references are crucial ones, e.g., that previously reported similar contributions that the author is claiming is novel.
** Notes: one should be especially careful about dinging notes for this; the call states that limited related work sections are appropriate.
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!!Session Creation
* This should begin as papers are accepted in a sub-committee, i.e., we post paper #s and titles on stickies, and people can group like ones together as they are being decided on. ACs and SCs can fine-tune these as the meeting progresses. Maybe SVs can print off title/abstract/authors as the day goes on, so we see a full description.
* SCs can then bring these to the meeting on Friday afternoon and re-sort as needed (e.g., to balance numbers, themes) with other SCs input.
* If we have a ‘schedule’ of panels and other constraints, we can also figure out timing i.e., which sessions are best across from each other, author conflicts, etc.


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# Related work: Authors are sometimes dinged for missing references.
** Given the limited paper length, the paper should only be 'dinged' if the missing references are crucial ones, e.g., that previously reported similar contributions that the author is claiming is novel.
** Notes: one should be especially careful about dinging notes for this; the call states that limited related work sections are appropriate.

# Scores out of range or at limits of reviewer scores
** SCs and 2nd ACs should scrutinize papers whose AC scores are mis-aligned with reviewer scores. This is not to say that ACs are limited to the 'average' score of reviewers, but that these papers deserve a strong second look.
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'''This is a draft, highly tenative'''

Dec 3. Wed evening
* Saul/Scott/Student volunteers to check facilities to make sure everything works
* People arrive in evening.
* Questions:
** do we try to meet that evening formally (I suspect not)
** should we try to meet informally (i.e., those who want, meet at such and such a restaurant, then at such and such a bar at these times)
Dec 4 Thu
* 7:30 – 8:30 Common breakfast (supplied)
* 8:30 – 9:00 Plenary – marching orders
* 9:00 – 10:15 SC meetings
* 10:15 - 10:30 break (snacks supplied)
* 10:30 – 12:00 SC meetings
* 12:00 – 1:00 common lunch or working lunch (supplied)
* 1:00 – 1:30 (if needed) Plenary meeting to ensure consistency
* 1:30 – 3:00 SC meetings
* 3:00 – 3:15 break (snacks supplied)
* 3:15 – 6:00 SC meeting, homework
* 7:00 Dinner (the big thank-you dinner should be here, hopefully supplied and nice)

Dec 5 Fri
* 7:30 – 8:30 Common breakfast (supplied)
* 8:30 – 9:00 Plenary – marching orders
* 9:00 – 10:15 SC meetings
* 10:15 - 10:30 break (snacks supplied)
* 10:30 – 12:00 SC meetings
* 12:00 Earliest that ACs should leave (but better if they stayed until 1:30 just in case)
* 12:00 – 1:00 common lunch or working lunch (supplied, but will need numbers as a few people will invariable depart over lunch)
* 1:00 – 1:30 Plenary – review of program / numbers, etc.
* 1:30 ACs start to leave for flights
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* 3:00 Earliest that SCs should leave (but better if they stayed until 6:00 just in case)
* 3:00 – 3:15 break (snacks supplied)
* 3:15 – 6:00 Paper chairs and leftover SCs finalize sessions
* 7:00 Dinner for people who are left? Maybe a special one for SCs?