General Resources for Organizers

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View the SAE Technical Paper Review Process*

General Resources for Authors / Organizers / Reviewers

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SAE Technical Session Organizers are an integral part of coordinating SAE conferences. Organizers are responsible for moderating technical paper reviews and, with SAE staff, ensuring that authors meet critical deadlines in the paper and session development process.

One key to a successful technical session is communication! Please communicate early and often with your authors.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for SAE Technical Session Organizers

Volunteer Training Modules for Organizer (pptx | video)
Organizer On-Site Preparation Module

Session Organizer Introduction*
Organizer Roles & Responsibilities*
Organizer checklist*
Judgment Basis & Numeric Scoring Guidelines
Inviting reviewers*
Submitting reviews to authors*
Moving papers between session parts*
Approving/rejecting papers for publication*
Oral evaluation instructions*

Policies for Organizer Reference

Handling Resubmitted Rejected Paper Offers
Handling Paper Offers from Session Organizers
Paper Rebuttal Policy

Preparing for the Session

Conducting the Session

Facilitating a Technical Paper Review

Commercialism Guidelines

Final Technical Paper Selection Process

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