2003 International Workshop on Description Logics - DL2003

Università di Roma "La Sapienza"
Centro Congressi Via Salaria
Via Salaria, 113
Rome, Italy
September 5-7, 2003

Call for Participation

The 2003 International Workshop on Description Logics continues the tradition of international workshops devoted to discussing developments and applications of knowledge representation formalisms based on Description Logics. It is the 16th in the series of international workshops. Demonstrations of Description Logics systems and Description Logics-based applications will be possible and people interested are encouraged to get in touch with the organizers.

Here are links to some photos of DL'03, kindly offered by Ulrike Sattler and Jan Hladik.


Accepted papers are printed in the workshop proceedings. The proceedings will be electronically published as CEUR-Workshop Proceedings at http://CEUR-WS.org/Vol-81/. At the workshop, a hard copy of the proceedings will be handed out to the participants.

Important Dates

Paper submission deadline: June 1, 2003
Notification of acceptance: June 30, 2003
Camera ready papers due: July 22, 2003
Registration opens: July 11, 2003
DL'03 Workshop: September 5-7, 2003

Call for Papers

The Call for Papers can be found at http://www.dis.uniroma1.it/dl03/cfp.html.

Workshop Program

The workshop will begin on Friday morning September 5, and will continue with invited talks, technical sessions, and a panel session through Sunday morning September 7. It will end with a general discussion on Sunday before lunch.

The social program includes a welcome reception at Trimani Wine Bar on Friday September 5, and a social dinner at Restaurant Unione Sarda on Saturday September 6.

The final program is available (postscript flier, pdf flier).

Invited Speakers

Registration Information

Participation to the workshop is by invitation only. If you wish to participate and you have not already submitted a paper or a statement of interest, please contact the organizers at dl03@dis.uniroma1.it.

Workshop participants should register as follows:

  1. send an email to dl03@dis.uniroma1.it with subject: DL'03 registration - surname name
  2. pay the registration fee via credit card by filling out the credit card form and faxing it to the number +39-0471-315-649.
    On site cash payment is also possible, but in any case send the registration email.
The registration fee is 180.00 Euro and includes proceedings, coffee breaks, lunches, welcome reception, and social dinner.

Local Information and Accommodation

The DL'03 workshop will be held in Rome at the Centro Congressi "La Sapienza", Via Salaria 113 (very close to Piazza Fiume), in the same location as the Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica (map of DIS location).

See the following page for information on accomodation.

For bus routes in Rome and detailed maps, consult the home page of ATAC (public city bus company).

Program Committee (in alphabetical order)

Carlos Areces (Carlos.Areces@loria.fr)
INRIA Lorraine, France
Francesco M. Donini (donini@unitus.it)
Università della Tuscia
Viterbo, Italy
Volker Haarslev (haarslev@cs.concordia.ca)
Computer Science Department
Concordia University
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Ian Horrocks (horrocks@cs.man.ac.uk)
Department of Computer Science
University of Manchester
Manchester, UK
Ralf Küsters (kuesters@ti.informatik.uni-kiel.de)
Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel
Institut für Informatik und Praktische Mathematik
Kiel, Germany
Patrick Lambrix (patla@ida.liu.se)
Intelligent Information Systems Laboratory
Department of Computer and Information Science
University of Linköping, Linköping, Sweden
Carsten Lutz (lutz@tcs.inf.tu-dresden.de)
Technical University Dresden
Department of Computer Science
Institute for Theoretical Computer Science
Dresden, Germany
Ralf Möller (rmoeller@fh-wedel.de)
University of Applied Sciences
Fachhochschule Wedel
Computer Science Department
Wedel, Germany
Peter Patel-Schneider (pfps@research.bell-labs.com)
Network Data and Services Research Department
Bell Laboratories
Murray Hill, NJ, USA

Workshop Organizers

Diego Calvanese (calvanese@dis.uniroma1.it)
Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica
Università di Roma "La Sapienza"

Giuseppe De Giacomo (degiacomo@dis.uniroma1.it)
Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica
Università di Roma "La Sapienza"
Enrico Franconi (franconi@inf.unibz.it)
Faculty of computer science
Free University of Bozen-Bolzano