Call for Special Sessions and Tutorials


In addition to regular papers described in the Call for Papers, proposals for Special Sessions and Tutorials are requested with the goal of providing more depth for important technical areas.

Several topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Surveillance of Space Radar
  • Space-borne Radar
  • Radar for Air and Missile Defence
  • Multi-function Naval Radar
  • Radar for drone and counter-drone applications
  • Autonomous Vehicle Radar
  • Weather Radar
  • Passive Radar
  • High-Frequency Radar
  • Bi-static and Multi-Static Radar
  • High-Resolution/Multi-dimensional Imaging Radar
  • Applications of Compressive Sensing in Radar
  • Aided Target Classification
  • Cognitive Radar
  • Waveform Diversity
  • Radar Modelling and Simulation

Prospective organizer(s) for Special Sessions and Tutorials are invited to send their proposals with the requested information via email to  or by 20 December 2017.

Special Sessions

  • Maximum one-paragraph description of the proposed Special Session
  • List of prospective authors and paper titles (4-6 papers)
  • Maximum half-page biography of the Special Session organiser(s)
  • 2 – 3 page requirement


Tutorial presenters are required to submit a two-page syllabus outlining the tutorial topic, the intended audience, learning outcomes, suggested prerequisites, presenter biography, schedule for a four-hour lesson, and list of pervious venues where the proposed tutorial has been presented, along with an estimate of attendance numbers. 

Key Dates – Special Sessions and Tutorials:

Note that all papers for Special Sessions must adhere to the same deadlines and format guidelines as regular papers, and will be reviewed according to the standard procedures of Radar 2018.

Call for Papers, Tutorials and Special Sessions 23 October 2017
Proposals Due 20 December 2017
Acceptance Notification 19 January 2018
Special Session Papers Due  16 February 2018
Tutorial Submissions Due 20 July 2018


The presenting author will be required to register for the Conference in order to ensure his/her paper(s) is included in the final Program. The deadline for presenting author registration is Wednesday, 2 May 2018.

All proposals must be submitted by 11.59pm

AEDST  20 December 2017

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Key Dates

Registration Open: Open
Call for Papers: Closed
Paper Submission Close: Closed
Full Paper Submission Open: 19 April 2018
Early Bird Registration Deadline: Closed
Full Paper Close: 13 July 2018
Copyright Notice Submission due: 20 July 2018
Conference Dates: 27 – 30 August  2018

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