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Category:   E-CFP
Subject:   K-CAP 2009: Call for Workshop and Tutorial Proposals
Email:   tudorache_(on)_stanford.edu
Date received:   12 Feb 2009
Deadline:   01 Mar 2009
Start date:   01 Sep 2009

==================================================================== K-CAP 2009: Call for Workshop and Tutorial Proposals The submission deadline for *workshop proposals* is March 1st, 2009, and for *tutorial proposals* is April 1st, 2009. ==================================================================== The K-CAP 2009 Program Committee invites proposals for the Workshop Program and for Tutorials at K-CAP 2009. Workshops and Tutorials will be held on Tuesday, September 1st, the day before the regular conference technical sessions begin, at the conference hotel in Redondo Beach, CA, USA. ==== WORKSHOPS ===== K-CAP workshops provide an informal setting where the participants have the opportunity to discuss specific technical topics in an atmosphere that fosters the active exchange of ideas. Our aim for the workshop program is to promote and collect multidisciplinary research directions that contribute to knowledge capture from a variety of sources. Members from all research areas related to knowledge capture are invited to submit workshop proposals. We particularly welcome workshops at discipline boundaries. To encourage interaction and a broad exchange of ideas, each workshop will be limited to 30 participants and ample time will be allotted for general discussion. Important Dates for Workshops: ------------------------------ * March 1, 2009: Proposal submission deadline * March 15, 2009: Acceptance notification * March 20, 2009: Publication of Workshop's Call for Paper * Workshops may set individual submission deadlines, our proposal is: * Workshop papers due: June 15, 2009 * Author notification: July 15, 2009 * July 27, 2009: Publication of K-CAP 2009 workshop program * August 10, 2009: Deadline for camera-ready workshop notes and other information * September 1, 2009: K-CAP 2009 workshops Submitting a Proposal: ---------------------- Proposals for workshops should be between two and five pages in length, and should contain the following information: * Contact information of the proposed workshop chair(s) (name, department, university, telephone, fax and e-mail). * A brief technical description of the workshop, specifying the workshop goals and the technical issues that will be its focus. * A description of the workshop format, emphasizing how the format will encourage discussion. * A brief discussion of why and to whom the workshop is of interest. * A description of the qualifications of the individual committee members with respect to organizing the workshop, including a list of workshops previously arranged by any members of the proposed organizing committee (if any). * A list of potential participants, ideally with an indication of which participants have expressed an interest in attending the workshop. * A preliminary call for papers. Timetable: ---------- All proposals should be submitted by email to hotho_(at)_cs.uni-kassel.de (preferably in PDF) by March 1, 2009. Prospective organizers will be notified of the committee's decision no later than March 15, 2009. Each workshop organizing committee will be responsible for producing a Call for Papers for their workshop by March 20, 2009. By August 10, workshop organizing committees must provide the working notes to be printed for the workshops (up to a maximum of 150 pages), and a list of audio-visual requirements and any special room requirements. K-CAP will be responsible for the following: * Providing publicity for the workshop series as a whole. * Providing logistics support and a meeting place for the workshop. * Printing working notes as described above and distributing them to the participants. http://kcap09.stanford.edu/cfw.html ==================================================================== ==== TUTORIALS ===== K-CAP tutorials are half-day and should aim to address a specific topic within the scope of conference or a topic which is of interest for the conference participants. It should provide either a introduction into the topic or a comprehensive overview of the topic addressed. The audience will mostly be the conference participants. The topic should be of sufficient relevance with respect to the state of the art. The course can be educational in nature or give a survey of state of the art techniques. Important Dates for Tutorials: ------------------------------ * April 1, 2009: Proposal submission deadline * April 25, 2009: Acceptance notification * July 3, 2009: Deadline for camera-ready tutorial materials * September 1, 2009: K-CAP 2009 tutorial Submitting a Proposal: ---------------------- Proposals for tutorials should be between two and five pages in length, and must include the following information: * Contact information of the proposed tutorial lecturer(s) (all names, department, university, telephone, fax and e-mail, short bio-sketch) * Tutorial title * Aims and learning objectives including the scope (general topic area) * Relevance to K-CAP attendees * Length of course and estimated attendance * Tutorial abstract (1-2 paragraphs suitable for inclusion in conference registration materials) * Full description (1-2 pages to be used for evaluation) * Relevant publications of the proposer(s) with respect to the topic and tutorial history (if any) * Will tutorial materials be provided to attendees? If so, are there any copyright issues? Please send your proposals and any inquiries to: Andreas Hotho, hotho_(at)_cs.uni-kassel.de http://kcap09.stanford.edu/cft.html _______________________________________________ Elsnet-list mailing list Elsnet-list_(at)_elsnet.org http://mailman.elsnet.org/mailman/listinfo/elsnet-list

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