[DL] [EKAW 2012] Call for Tutorial proposals

Claudia d'Amato claudia.damato at di.uniba.it
Wed Apr 4 18:11:02 CEST 2012

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Call for Tutorial Proposals http://ekaw2012.ekaw.org/node/63
at the International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management
a 2012 http://www.ekaw.org/

The International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW) is concerned 
with all aspects of eliciting, acquiring, modeling and managing knowledge, as well as its role in 
the construction of knowledge-intensive systems and services for the semantic web, knowledge 
management, e-business, natural language processing, and intelligent information integration. The 
focus of the 18th edition of EKAW will be on "Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management that 
Besides a research track, EKAW will host a number of tutorials on topics related to the theme of the 
conference. Tutorials enable attendees to fully appreciate current issues, main schools of thought, 
and possible application areas.
Tutorial notes will be published separately in a companion booklet.

Topics of Interest
In order to meet these goals, tutorials should address topics that satisfy the following criteria:
- the topic falls in the general scope of EKAW 2012,
- there is a clear focus on a specific technology, problem or application, and
- there is a sufficiently large community interested in the topic.

In particular, we encourage the submission of tutorial proposals on:
- Knowledge Management
- Knowledge Engineering and Acquisition
- Social and Cognitive Aspects of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
- User interaction, querying, and interfaces

Additionally, tutorials could also include:
practical parts in terms of examples or exercises to be carried out by the participants

Proposers of accepted tutorials have to prepare a tutorial webpage containing detailed information 
about the tutorial.

Submission Guidelines
Tutorial proposals should be submitted via EasyChair 
https://www.easychair.org/conferences/?conf=ekaw2012workshopandt as a single PDF file of no more 
than 5 pages, specifying “Tutorial Proposal”. Proposals should contain the following information:
- Title.
- Abstract (200 words)
- Motivation on why the topic is of particular interest at this time
- Relation to the conference topics.
- If the tutorial, or a very similar tutorial has been given elsewhere, explanation of the benefit 
of presenting it again to the EKAW community
- Overview of content, description of the aims, presentation style, potential/preferred prerequisite 
- Indication on whether the tutorial should be considered for a half-day or full-day.
- Intended audience and expected number of participants.
- Audio-visual or technical requirements and any special room requirements (for hands-on sessions, 
any software needed and download sites must be provided by the tutorial presenters).
- Data of the presenters (name, affiliation, email address, homepage) and short CV including also 
their expertise, experiences in teaching and in tutorial presentation.

Important Dates
Event        October 8-9, 2012
Tutorial submission    May 16, 2012
Tutorial notifications    June 10, 2012

Claudia d’Amato, University of Bari, Italy
Krzysztof Janowicz, University of California, Santa Barbara, USA
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