Different deadlines for different tracks

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Different deadlines for different tracks

Postby pmeysman » Fri Jan 10, 2014 3:31 am


We're organising a conference soon and are currently looking into using OCS for our submission system.

One of the major issues that we currently have with it is that we haven't been able to figure out how to set different submission deadlines for different tracks (for example, the deadline for submitting an abstract for an oral presentation would be sooner than that for late poster presentations).

Is there a way to do this that we're missing?

Or is there a work-around that we could use? For example, by disabling submission to a specific track after a certain date, but then how do manage this we the timeline implemented in OCS?

Thanks for the help.


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Re: Different deadlines for different tracks

Postby asmecher » Fri Jan 10, 2014 4:10 am

Hi Pieter,

OCS only supports a single submission deadline, not a different one for each track; changing that would require code modifications. If you have someone on hand who knows PHP, I could make some suggestions on where to start.

Alec Smecher
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