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[protege-discussion] K-CAP 2007: Call for Workshop Proposals - submission deadline postponed!

David Corsar dcorsar at csd.abdn.ac.uk
Tue Apr 17 07:42:26 PDT 2007


Apologies for cross-posting!

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* K-CAP 2007: Call for Workshop 
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* *Deadline 
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* *The submission deadline for workshop proposals has been recently 
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* ==INVITED SPEAKERS== Luis von Ahn and Oren 
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* The Fourth International Conference on Knowledge Capture (K-CAP 
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* 28-31 October 
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* Whistler, BC, 
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The K-CAP 2007 Program Committee invites proposals for the Workshop 
Program for K-CAP 2007. Workshops will be held on Sunday, October 28th, 
the day before the regular conference technical sessions begin, at the 
conference hotel in Whistler, BC, Canada.

K-CAP workshops provide an informal setting where workshop 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.

Important Dates for Workshops

    * April 20, 2007: Proposal submission deadline
    * April 25, 2007: Acceptance notification
    * May 2, 2007: Publications of Workshops Call for Participation
    * (Individual workshops may set submission deadlines as they see fit)
    * Sept 10, 2007: Publication of K-CAP 2007 workshop program
    * October 1, 2007: Deadline for camera-ready workshop notes and 
other information
    * October 28, 2007: K-CAP 2007 workshops

Requirements for Submission

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 (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 workshop papers.

Timetable

All proposals should be submitted by electronic mail, to 
gennari at u.washington.edu, preferably in PDF (MS Word will also be 
accepted) by April 20, 2007.

Prospective organizers will be notified of the committee's decision no 
later than April 25, 2007. Each workshop organizing committee will be 
responsible for producing a Call for Participation for their workshop by 
May 2, 2007. By October 1, workshop organizing committees must provide 
any working notes to be duplicated 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.
    * Duplicating working notes as described above and distributing them 
to the participants.

Please send your proposals and any inquiries to:

John Gennari, gennari at u.washington.edu.

Conference home page: http://www.csd.abdn.ac.uk/kcap07/



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