[PlanetKR] KCAP-2011 : Call for Workshop Proposals

Vinay Chaudhri Vinay.Chaudhri at sri.com
Sun Jan 30 07:28:16 EST 2011

                                                        K-CAP 2011

The Sixth International Conference on Knowledge Capture

Dates: 25-29 June 2011

Banff Conference Centre

Banff, Alberta, Canada

Call for Workshop Proposals

The K-CAP 2011 Program Committee invites proposals for the Workshop 
Program at K-CAP 2011. Workshops and Tutorials will be held on Saturday, 
June 26th,

the day before the regular conference technical sessions begin, at the 
Banff Conference Center, Alberta.

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.


Proposal submission deadline: February 15, 2011

Notification of workshop acceptance: February 28, 2011

Publication of Workshop's Call for Paper: March 15, 2011

Workshops may set individual submission deadlines, our proposal is:

Workshop papers due Check the workshop pages

Author notification April 30, 2011

Publication of K-CAP 2011 workshop program: May 15, 2011

Deadline for camera-ready workshop notes and other information: May 15, 2011

K-CAP 2011 workshops: June 25, 2009

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


All proposals should be submitted by email to email to 
Vinay.Chaudhri at SRI.COM (preferably in PDF) by February 15, 2011

Prospective organizers will be notified of the committee's decision no 
later than February 28, 2011.. Each workshop organizing committee will 
be responsible

for producing a Call for Papers for their workshop by March 15, 2011. By 
May 30th, 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 

Please send your proposals and any inquiries to:

Vinay K. Chaudhri (Vinay.Chaudhri at SRI.COM)

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