2017 Annual Meeting

of the Decision Sciences Institute

How to Submit a Panel Proposal

(This type of submission can be submitted to the Research or Education Tracks)

  • (NOTE: There are no word limits on your up-loadable panel proposal document.)  
    • Step 2: Log in to the CMS then go to the “Submit an Abstract, Paper or Proposal” link.
    • Step 3: Click on the “Submit an Abstract, Paper or Proposal” link
    • Step 4: Click on “Submit a New Abstract, Paper or Proposal”
    • Step 5: Select the Track that best fits your intended Full Paper submission.  (Available in Research and Teaching Tracks only)
    • Step 6: Select the track your paper would best fit.  (The image below represents the teaching tracks.  Click on “Information” to see the Track description)
    • Step 7: Select Panel Proposal
    • Step 8:
      • Enter the Title for your Abstract submission and a 50-word description into the appropriate fields.
    • Dropdown Catagories (Based on DSJ and DSJIE submission catagories)
      • Research Track Catagories:
      • Teaching Track Catagories:
    • Click on “Accept and Continue” when finished
    • Step 9: You will be automatically added as the Moderator of the panel session.
      • In the “Add/Search for Author by Last Name” text box, type in a search for the last name of you panelists or other moderators for your session.
      • If your panelist or moderator is listed in the CMS, specify whether or not the individual will be a Moderator or a Panelist by clicking on the appropriate link.
      • If an author is not found in the CMS, create a new user account for the missing author.  Click on the “Add Unlisted Author” link at the bottom of the page.
      •  you will need the following information about the missing author:  First and Last name, email address, affiliation, to create the new user account in the CMS.
      • An automated email message will be sent to the new user acount created stating their username and password
      • Click “Accept and Continue” when finished
    • Step 12:  Your Co-Author or presenter will be listed at the bottom of the listed authors.  Select if the co-author will be a Presenter, or Non-Presenter.  Click Accept and Continue when your author information looks correct.
    • Step 13:
    • Step 14: 
      • Click on the “Browse. . .” button to browse your computer’s local file system to upload the PDF version of your initial Full Paper submission document.
      • Click “ Accept and Continue”. . . a confirmation email for your submission will be sent to you.
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