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13th Annual International Science of Team Science Conference
An in-person conference that is virtual attendee friendly
July 31-August 3, 2022
The Bethesdan Hotel, Bethesda, MD USA


SciTS 2022 Call for Workshops

The SciTS 2022 Conference Planning Committee invites proposal submissions from individuals or groups to conduct workshops or seminars, to be held on the first day of the 2022 Science of Team Science conference, Monday, August 1, 2022. Workshops are to be half-day sessions (approximately 4 hours). 

All topics relevant to Science of Team Science approaches are welcome, including sessions focused on the practice of team collaboration as well as the study of team science.  We especially encourage workshop/seminar proposals that incorporate a variety of instructional approaches (e.g. lecture, interactive discussion, hands-on exercises) and materials (e.g. slides, handouts, sample data). 

All proposals must be submitted via email to Strand, Elizabeth Strand ([email protected]).  Proposal submissions are due by May 1, 2022, and submission acceptance notifications will be sent early June 2022. 

Submission Deadline: May 1, 2022

Workshop Proposal Content and Format

Workshop/seminar proposals should include a one-page summary that includes the following:

  • Description of workshop 

  • Statement of how the workshop will benefit conference attendees

  • Outline of proposed agenda and content

  • Outline of materials for distribution

  • Three main objectives describing the specific skills participants will gain from attending.

Submissions also should include the following information: 

  • Title of the Workshop

  • Name and email of the corresponding instructor who will be responsible for communication regarding the proposal

  • Names of all workshop/seminar instructor(s)/presenters with institutional affiliation and email address

  • Intended audience 

  • Maximum number of attendees

  • Any special A/V needs  

  • Workshop/seminar duration (3.5 hours or 6.5 hours)

For questions regarding workshop proposals, contact Elizabeth Strand ([email protected]). 


July 31 – August 3, 2022

Bethesda, MD USA

The Bethesdan Hotel

The SciTS 2022 Conference will bring together thought leaders in the SciTS field, scientists engaged in team-based research, institutional leaders who promote collaborative research, policy makers, and federal agency representatives.  

A registration site will be available in March with information regarding conference registration fees and additional travel and lodging details. 


SciTS Topics 

Topics related to the study of team science include, but are not limited to:

  • Big Data

  • Case Studies/Best Practices

  • Citizen Science, Crowdsourcing, and Open Science

  • Communication Processes

  • Conceptual Models and Theory 

  • Coordination and Communication

  • Cross-Cultural and International Team Science

  • Disciplinary Discourse

  • Distributed/Virtual Teams

  • Diversity on Teams: Demographic, Disciplinary, and Other

  • Education, Training, Professional Development (e.g., Competencies, Strategies)

  • Environmental Influences on Teams (e.g., organizational factors, physical environment)

  • Evaluation of Team Processes & Outcomes

  • Funding Strategies

  • Innovation and Creativity

  • Institutional Policies (e.g., tenure and promotion, funding strategies)

  • Inter/Transdisciplinary Team Approaches

  • Leadership for Effective Team Science

  • Methods for Science of Team Science Research (e.g., field research, survey, system modeling, multi-method)

  • Multi-level and multi-team systems 

  • Networks

  • Open Data

  • Organizational and/or Management Factors

  • Research Networking, Learning and Knowledge Networks

  • Team Assembly, Composition, Dynamics

  • Team Science Types/Typology

  • Theory Development/Application

  • Training & Professional Development

  • Transdisciplinary, translational innovation

  • Translational Science Teams