| Category: ||E-CFP |
| Subject: ||call for workshops at ESWC 2007 |
| From: ||Stijn Heymans |
| Email: ||stijn.heymans_(on)_deri.org |
| Date received: ||03 Nov 2006 |
| Deadline: ||30 Nov 2006 |
| Start date: ||03 Jun 2007 |
[Apologies if you receive multiple copies]
CALL FOR WORKSHOPS
4th European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2007) 3-7 June
2007 Innsbruck, Austria
ESWC 2007 invites the submission of workshop proposals on
specific aspects of the Semantic Web, particularly relating to
the subject areas indicated by the topics below. We encourage
workshops which will discuss fundamental research issues driven
by academic interests or more applied industrial or commercial
concerns. The format of the workshop will be determined by the
organizers. Workshops can vary in length from a half day to a
full day. Having more than one co-organizer for a workshop is
strongly advised. Accepted workshops will receive one free
registration to the ESWC 2007 (full registration incl. tutorial,
workshop, conference, reception and conference dinner). Workshop
attendees must pay the ESWC 2007 workshop registration fee.
Workshop Proposals Due: November 30, 2006 Notification: December
11, 2006 URL for Workshop Website Due: January 21, 2007 Workshop:
June 6-7, 2007
Proposals for workshops should be no more than 3 pages in length.
They should contain the following information:
1. Title and brief technical description of the workshop,
specifying the goals and the technical issues that will be
2. A brief description of why and to whom the workshop is of
3. A list of related workshops or similar events held in the
last 3 years, or to be held in 2007.
4. The names and contact information (web page, email address)
of the proposed organizing committee. This committee should
consist of two or three people knowledgeable about the
technical issues to be addressed, preferably not members of
the same institution.
5. A description of the qualifications of the proposed
organizing committee with respect to organizing this
workshop (e.g., papers published in the proposed topic
area, previous workshop organization, other relevant
Each workshop organizing committee will be responsible for the
* Producing a web page and a "Call for Papers/Participation"
for their workshop. The URL should be sent to the workshop
chair. The call must make it clear that the workshop is
open to all members of the Semantic Web community. It
should also mention that at least one author of each
accepted submission must attend the workshop and that all
workshop participants must pay the ESWC 2007 workshop
registration fee, as well as the conference fee. Finally,
it should also clearly describe the process by which the
Organizing Committee will select the participants.
* Providing a brief description of the workshop for the
conference web page and program.
* Selecting the participants and the format of the workshop.
* Advertising the workshop beyond the conference web page.
* Producing a camera-ready version of the workshop
The ESWC 2007 Organizing Committee will be responsible for the
* Providing a link to a workshop's local page.
* Providing logistics support and a meeting place for the
* In conjunction with the organizers, determining the
workshop date and time.
* Providing copies of the workshop proceedings to attendees.
Workshop proposals and any enquiries should be sent by e-mail to
Diana Maynard. Proposals should be submitted in PDF format.
Submitted proposals that follow the above requirements will be
reviewed by the ESWC 2007 organizing committee with respect to
the relevance of the topic and content.
Conference Topics of Interest and Area Keywords
Topics of interest to the conference include (but are not
* Ontology Management (creation, evolution, evaluation, etc.)
* Ontology Alignment (mapping, matching, merging, mediation
* Ontology Learning and Metadata Generation (e.g. HLT and ML
* Multimedia and Semantic Web
* Semantic Annotation of Data
* Semantic Web Trust, Privacy, Security and Intellectual
* Semantic Web Rules and Query Languages
* Logics for the Semantic Web
* Reasoning on the Semantic Web
* Behaviour in the Semantic Web
* Searching, Querying, Visualizing, Navigating and Browsing
the Semantic Web
* Personalization and User Modelling
* User Interfaces and Semantic Web
* Semantic Grid and Middleware
* Semantic Web Services (description, discovery, invocation,
composition, choreography, etc.)
* Semantic Web-based Knowledge Management (e.g. Semantic
Desktop, Knowledge Portals)
* Semantic Web for e-Business, e-Culture, e-Government,
e-Health, e-Learning, e-Science
* Database Technologies for the Semantic Web
* Data Semantics and Web Semantics
* Semantic Interoperability
* Semantic Workflows
* Semantic Web Mining
The ESWC 2007 Workshop chair is Diana Maynard (University of
Sheffield, UK) diana_(on)_dcs.shef.ac.uk
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