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Reminder: Call for workshop WWW 2012 in Lyon

From: Pierre-Antoine Champin <pierre-antoine.champin@liris.cnrs.fr>
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 10:27:06 +0200
Message-ID: <4E80375A.2070009@liris.cnrs.fr>
To: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>

Call for workshops

As in previous years, WWW 2012 will feature a number of co-located
workshops. The series of workshops are intended to provide a forum for
researchers and practitioners in Web technologies to discuss and
exchange positions on current and emergent Web topics. Workshop
attendants will exchange ideas and experiences, establish common ground
in research areas or practical problems, and hopefully identify new
opportunities for collaboration and new directions for future activity.
Preference will be given to timely topics that will favor highly
interactive discussions.

WWW 2012 will offer logistic support for the workshops, where
registration, catering, room allocation and audio/visual will be
arranged by the conference organizers. The supported workshops will take
place on the 16th and 17th of April, before the main conference, at the
conference venue.

A workshop proposal must include :

 *  A concise title.

 *  The names and affiliations of the organizers; a typical workshop should
    count no more than three co-chairs affiliated with different
    organizations.

 *  Proposed duration of the workshop (half or full day.)

 *  Preference for a date; but, the proposal must not be conditioned on the
    workshop date, since it is likely that some workshops will not get their
    preferred date

 *  A statement of the workshop’s objective/goals

 *  A statement detailing: Why is the workshop topic important? Why is the
    workshop timely? How is it relevant to WWW?

 *  A two-paragraph description of the workshop topic and themes.

 *  If the workshop was conducted before, where and when was it conducted?
    (Please give details on number of attendees, number of submissions, and
    acceptance ratio.

 *  A description of the workshop format – how many papers do you hope to
    present, how many invited speakers, type of activities (e.g., short
paper
    presentation, invited talks, demos, posters, etc.), and an approximate
    timeline (breaks should be synchronized with scheduled breaks if
    possible.)

 *  A description of how workshop submissions will be evaluated, and a
    tentative PC list (with indication of whether PC members have
already been
    contacted and/or have expressed interest.)

 *  An indication on whether the workshop registration will be open to all
    interested registered parties or limited.

 *  A short bio of the workshop organizers, including a description of their
    qualifications relative to the topic area, and past experience in
    organizing/facilitating workshops or research meetings.

Submission :

Workshop proposals should be no more than five pages in length (10pt
with reasonable margins) and must be in PDF written in English.

Workshop proposals should be submitted through EasyChair at :
https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=www2012ws

Inquiries can be sent to workshops@www2012.org

Important dates :
Workshop submission deadline: 	9th of October 2011
Acceptance notification: 	15th of November 2011

Track chairs :

    Pierre-Antoine Champin (Université de Lyon, France)
    Pablo Cesar (CWI, Netherlands)
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