The 14th Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2022) will be held in Detroit, Michigan, USA, from October 9 to October 13, 2022. Special Sessions are solicited focusing on emerging technologies and industry-oriented topics. Industry and government organizers or speakers are of particular interest. Guest speakers will be invited on the day their session is scheduled. No written papers are required. Materials presented in the Special Sessions will not be included in the conference proceedings. Each session will be assigned either one or two 100-minute slot(s), subject to conference program scheduling.
Different session formats are solicited: 1) Formal presentations; 2) Informal talks with or without slides; 3) Full Q&A panel; 4) Debate; 5) Other creative or hybrid styles.
One or more of the following elements are strongly encouraged in the special session proposals: A) Significant industry or government involvement; B) Industrial application-oriented; C) ECCE 2022 regionally oriented topics; D) Collaborative cross-disciplinary topics or teams; E) Creative formats that engage the audience, especially industry.
Factors considered as less attractive to the audience are: a) Non-emerging topics; b) Academic lectures; c) Similar teams with similar topics from the immediate past ECCE; d) Solicitation of a particular product or service; e) Unclear plans including unconfirmed speakers.