MESA 2023 Call for Special Sessions

Proposals for special sessions at the 2023 Annual MESA Meeting are welcomed by the April 1 deadline.

Proposals should be of wide interest to the broadest swath of our membership across all disciplines. Their unique and compelling nature should set them apart. Only an extremely limited number of sessions are accepted.

Special Sessions Submission Instructions

  1. MESA members are welcome to propose special sessions in writing by submitting a letter to the Secretariat via
  2. It should include the following:
    a.  In-depth information on the proposed topic
    b.  List of presenters and their subjects of presentation
    c.  Funding sources if required
  3. A statement explaining why the session deserves special status on the MESA program
  4. The proposal will be reviewed by a subcommittee of MESA’s Board of Directors and others, as deemed appropriate.
  5. Special session proposals must reach the MESA Secretariat by April 1, 2023