How to review submissions

This article explains the whole reviewing processes on Fourwaves

Prerequisite

Organizers first create a review form, add reviewers and assign submissions to reviewers

How does the reviewer evaluate submissions?

When the prerequisite steps are done, the reviewer will receive an email invitation. By clicking the link in this email, the reviewer will be directed to the login page of the event. 

The reviewer first creates an account on Fourwaves. (See this article on how to activate your Fourwaves account.)

After creating the account and logging in, the reviewer can view the submissions that have been assigned to her/him by clicking on Data > Reviews

How does the reviewer evaluate submissions?

The reviewer can start a review by clicking on the submission ID: 

The reviewer can start a review by clicking on the submission ID: 

This will open the submission's content in the main window and the submission review form in the side panel: 

This will open the submission's content in the main window and the submission review form in the side panel: 

First, the reviewer makes a Conflict of interest declaration and then click Start evaluation: 

First, the reviewer makes a Conflict of interest declaration and then click Start evaluation: 

Reviewing the submission content

Reviewers can view all attached content to review, including images, posters, videos: 

Reviewing the submission content

Reviewers fill the review form and click next: 

Reviewers fill the review form and click next: 

Finally, reviewers submit their evaluation: 

Finally, reviewers submit their evaluation: 

Organizers and chairs accept or reject submissions based on reviewers' evaluations

Organizers and chairs have permission to accept or reject a submission, based on the notes and scores that reviewers have provided through the review form. (Read this article to add organizers and chairs to the event.)

First, organizers and chairs can view which submissions have been reviewed and which have not. They can also see the detailed scores for each criterion. Go to the Organizer panel under Event Data > Reviews

Go to the Organizer panel under Event Data > Reviews: 

Organizers and chairs then go to Event Data > Submissions. For each submission, there is a Review status column and a Review score column: 

For each submission, there is a Review status column and a Review score column: 

Organizers and chairs decide to accept or reject the submission. Look for the submission type column. The submission types are part of the submission form fields (see this article). Click on the pencil icon: 

Click on the pencil icon: 

Select the proper option: 

Select the proper option: 

Click Confirm.