[DL] First call for workshop and tutorial proposals at KI 2018

Oezguer Oezcep oezcep at ifis.uni-luebeck.de
Wed Jan 17 18:36:04 CET 2018


First call for workshop and tutorial proposals at KI 2018
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KI 2018 is the 41st edition of the German Conference on Artificial
Intelligence which will take place in Berlin. It is organized in cooperation
with the AI chapter of the German Computer Science Society. KI
traditionally brings together academic and industrial researchers from all
areas of AI, providing an ideal place for exchanging news and research
results of intelligent system technology. The technical program of KI 2018
comprises paper presentations as well as tutorials, workshops, and a
doctoral consortium. Further information on KI 2018 can be found at

http://ki2018.dai-labor.de/

We invite proposals for workshops and tutorials to be held at the beginning
(September 24-25) of the conference week (September 24-28). Topics include
all subareas of artificial intelligence as well as their foundations and
applications.


Important dates 
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Workshop/tutorial proposal deadline: March 25, 2018
Notification of acceptance: April 1, 2018
Workshop 1st call for papers ready by: April 10, 2018 
Workshop/tutorial web page ready by: April 10, 2018 
Workshop/tutorial: September 24-25, 2018
Conference: September 24-28, 2018


How to propose a workshop
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Proposals should be PDF documents of up to three pages and should be sent
by mail to oezcep at ifis.uni-luebeck.de. They should be formulated in English
language and must have been sent not later than March 25, 2018. 

Workshop proposals should provide the following information:

- Title (and possibly acronym) of the workshop

- Description of workshop topic and goal. This description should discuss
the relevance of the suggested topic and its interest to the general AI
community and the KI 2018 audience.

- Names and affiliations (including email and web address) of the workshop
organizer(s). Please indicate the primary contact person for KI 2018.

- Description of the organizers' background regarding the workshop topic

- How many participants do you expect? How do you plan to attract enough
participants for the workshop?

- A brief description of the workshop format regarding the mix of events
such as paper presentation, invited talks, panels, demonstrations, and
general discussion

- A preliminary agenda

- A notice on the expected length of the workshop, half-day or full-day

- A tentative list of PC members

Workshop organizers will be responsible for:

- producing a call for papers. The first call is due April 10, 2018. This
call will be posted on (/ linked from) the KI 2018 website. Organizers are
responsible for additional publicity such as distributing the call to
relevant newsgroups and mailing lists, and especially to potential
audiences from outside the KI conference community.

- maintaining a workshop web page (going online no later than April 10,
2018) with updated information about the workshop.

- producing the workshop proceedings - in case the workshop organizers plan
to have proceedings. The workshop organizers coordinate the collection,
production and distribution of the proceedings for the workshops.


How to propose a tutorial
===================

Tutorial proposals should be PDF documents of up to three pages and should
be sent by mail to oezcep at ifis.uni-luebeck.de. They should be formulated in
English language and must have been sent not later than March 25, 2018.

Tutorial proposals should provide the following information:

- Title of the tutorial

- Description of tutorial topic and goal. This description should discuss
the relevance of the suggested topic and its interest to the general AI
community and the KI 2018 audience.

- Names and affiliations (including email and web address) of the person(s) 
giving the tutorial. Please indicate the primary contact person for KI
2018.

- A description of the background of tutorial organizers w.r.t. previous
teaching/tutorial experience and/or own papers published in the field
covered by the tutorial

- A description of the targeted audience and the expected prerequisite
knowledge

- An indication of the length of the tutorial: quarter day (slot of 90
minutes), or half day tutorial (two slots), three quarter day (three slots)
or full day tutorial (4 slots)

- An outline of the tutorial agenda

Tutorial organizers will be responsible for

- setting up a tutorial web page containing - in particular - a short
description of the tutorial, possibly a link to tutorial slides, hints on
reading material, and a short biography of the presenters. The web page
should be online by April 10, 2018.


The KI 2018 conference organizers will provide rooms for the workshops and
the tutorials as well as determine the dates and times of the tutorials and
workshops.


Should you have further questions regarding the KI 2018 workshops and tutorials,
please do not hesitate to contact me.


Workshop and tutorial chair
Özgür L. Özcep
oezcep at ifis.uni-luebeck.de


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Dr. Özgür L. Özcep
Universität zu Lübeck
Institut für Informationssysteme (Ifis)
Ratzeburger Allee 160 (Gebäude 64, 2. OG)
D-23562 Lübeck, Deutschland
Telefon: +49 451 3101 5710
E-Mail: oezcep at ifis.uni-luebeck.de
Web: https://www.ifis.uni-luebeck.de/index.php?id=oezcep
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