SIS will mostly discuss work that is underway or recently completed regionally, nationally or internationally.
Organisers must submit a plan describing how a chosen set of speakers would address key aspects of important topics – achievements, problems, trends, technology developments, policies, etc.
SFS must address a forward-looking “blue-sky” type of opportunity or problem.
They may make a case for launching new ITS initiatives. These highly interactive discussion sessions look forward and review options, problems, technical barriers, etc. rather than reporting on work that has been completed.
Reviewers from the International Programme Committee (IPC) will use these criteria to select sessions: