23rd INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON MEDICAL IMAGE
COMPUTING & COMPUTER ASSISTED INTERVENTION
4-8 OCTOBER 2020
LIMA CONVENTION CENTER / LIMA-PERU

MILESTONE & IMPORTANT DATES FOR AC DUTIES

Dates Task Description
TBD First Teleconference Teleconference between Area Chairs and Program Chairs to discuss the review process and reviewing criteria
March 20 Paper Assignment to Area Chairs Papers are assigned to Area Chairs based on declared conflicts, relevance (subject area match), and TPMS scores while maintaining a global load balance
March 23 - 30 Reviewer Suggestions Area Chairs suggest 9 to 15 reviewers to each of their assigned papers
April 2 - 7 Paper Bidding Reviewers bid for the papers suggested to them (options: Eager to review, Willing, In a Pinch, Not Willing)
April 8 Paper-Reviewer Assignment Papers are assigned to Reviewers based on declared conflicts, Reviewer's bid, relevance, TPMS scores, and Area Chair's suggestion while maintaining a global load balance
April 9 - 22 Paper Review Reviewers perform paper review
April 9 - May 12 Meta-Review Area Chairs monitor the review progress, perform meta-review on assigned papers, and provide initial recommendation
May 18 Release of Early Notification Based on Area Chair's recommendation, list of papers with early acceptance/rejection is announced. Area Chairs have to follow the guidelines set by the Program Chairs to make their recommendations. Those papers without early recommendation enter the rebuttal phase
May 18 - 25 Rebuttal Phase Authors invited to submit rebuttal have one week to address reviewers' comments. Rebuttals will be read only by assigned Area Chairs
May 26 - June 8 Scoring of Rebuttal Papers Two additional Area Chairs will be assigned to each paper. Area Chairs perform final meta-review on rebuttal papers and provide final recommendation
June 16 (Tentative) Final Teleconference Area Chairs and Program Chairs discuss rebuttal papers
June 23 Final Notification Based on Area Chairs' recommendation, Program Chairs will make final decision about the paper acceptance and final announcement is made

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