[DL] KR 2020: call for workshop and tutorial proposals

Anni-Yasmin Turhan anni-yasmin.turhan at tu-dresden.de
Mon Dec 16 15:12:16 CET 2019

         KR20 - First Call for Tutorial and Workshop Proposals
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                     Call for Tutorial and Workshop Proposals

17th International Conference on Principles of Knowledge Representation  
and Reasoning (KR 2020)

                                     Rhodes, Greece
                 Tutorials and Workshops: 12-14 September 2020
                 KR main program: 15-18 September 2020

*** Deadline (for proposal submissions): 24 January 2020 ***

For its 2020 edition, KR will solicit proposals for both the Tutorial 
and Workshop tracks. Tutorials and workshops will be held prior to the 
KR main technical program, which will run from 12th to 18th of September 
2020. The attendance of tutorials is complimentary to all KR registered 
participants. Workshop attendance will be subject to payment of a 
workshop fee, which is separate from that of the main conference.


Each proposal (tutorial or workshop) should be in English and must be 
submitted electronically to the email address: 
kr20-workshops-tutorials at tu-dresden.de.

For all accepted proposals, KR will take care of all local arrangements.


Each tutorial proposal should contain the following information:

- A short title of the tutorial.
- A two-paragraph description of the tutorial.
- Proposed length of the tutorial (half day is the default and 
recommended length, but an argument can be made for a full day tutorial).
- A one page outline of the tutorial.
- The potential target audience for the tutorial and prerequisite knowledge.
- A brief resume of the presenter(s) including:
   . Name, affiliation, and email address.
   . Evidence of scholarship in the area, including a list of relevant 

The main duties of the tutorial organizers are:

- Setup a web-page for the tutorial, which should include, at least, 
title and abstract of the tutorial, presenters’ details, outline, 
tutorial notes and related reading material.
- Deliver the tutorial at KR 2020.

Each accepted tutorial will entitle a discount on the KR registration 
fee for one tutorial presenter.


Each workshop proposal should contain the following information:

- Title of the workshop and acronym,
- Names, affiliations, and contact details of the organizers,
- Short description and format of the workshop,
- History of the workshop (if applicable) and related events,
- Expected number of participants of the workshop and its duration (half 
day, one day, …),
- Tentative list of PC members with their respective affiliations, and
- Tentative call for papers.

The main duties of the chair of each accepted workshop are:

- Set up a webpage for the workshop,
- Advertise the workshop and distribute its call for papers,
- Coordinate the peer-reviewing of submitted contributions,
- If workshop proceedings are desired, it is the duty of the organizers 
to produce and distribute their workshop proceedings,
- Organize a schedule for the workshop in collaboration with the local 
organizers and the KR workshop co-Chairs, and
- Coordinate and moderate the workshop participation and content.

Each accepted proposal will be waived two workshop registrations to be 
used at the discretion of the organisers (e.g., to cover the 
registration of an invited speaker).

KR reserves the right to cancel a workshop if it does not have enough 
participants to cover its running costs.


- Proposal submission deadline: 24 January 2020.
- Notification: 21 February 2020.
- Workshops paper submission deadline: 8 June 2020.
- Workshops paper notification: 13 July 2020.
- Workshops registration deadline: TBA.
- Tutorial and workshop dates: 12-14 September 2020.

Inquiries and also submissions should be sent by email to the 
tutorial/workshop chairs:

Anni-Yasmin Turhan and Renata Wassermann
kr20-workshops-tutorials at tu-dresden.de

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