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The workflow of all JACoW conferences is similar, regardless of the tools used to manage contributions (SPMS or Indico). However, terminology varies. Here follows an explanation and mapping of the terms that appear in SPMS and Indico.

SPMS Indico
Main Classification (MC) Track Group
Sub Classification Track
Abstract Abstract
Accepted abstract Contribution
Review Comment, propose track change/accept/...
Judge Accept / Reject / Mark as duplicate / Merge
SPC member reviewing proposed MC Reviewer and Convener
MC Coordinator Convener++ (having judging permission)
  • Reviewers provide an assessment of the abstract with their review, and they can consult only their own reviews

  • Conveners can read all reviews

  • Judges can effectively accept or reject an abstract based on the feedback left by the Reviewers (admins, Conveners++)