Monday, October 29, 2012

Call for Workshop Proposals ACM Hypertext 2013

ACM Hypertext 2013 (Paris, France)
May 1-3, 2013
Call for Workshop Proposals

ACM Hypertext 2013 will be running half-day workshops, taking place on May 1st, before the start of the main conference. The purpose of the workshops is to provide a more informal setting where participants can exchange ideas on a focused topic and suggest directions for future research. As such, they also offer a good opportunity for researchers to present their work and to obtain feedback from an interested community.

Acceptance of workshop proposals will be based on the experience and background of the organizers in the topic, and on the relevance of the subject matter with regard to the topics addressed in the main conference. Potential proposers are invited to discuss their ideas with the workshop chair before working out a detailed proposal.

The deadline for submitting proposals will be November 23rd, 2012. All workshop proceeedings will be published in the ACM DL.


Proposals for Workshops should include the following elements: * Title and acronym;
* Name(s), affiliation(s), mailing address(es) and e-mail address(es) of the proposers;
* A description of the topic and motivation of the workshop (not exceeding 500 words);
* A short description of the target audience;
* A first version of the Call for Papers;
* A short description on how the workshop will be advertised so as to ensure a sufficiently wide range of authors and high quality papers along with an estimation of the number of participants;
* A brief description of the experience and background of the organizers in the topic, and links to homepages of the workshop chairs.

The organizers are encouraged to provide the following additional information: * A preliminary list of PC members
* A list of potential authors
* A list of potential attendees
* Possible session names, invited talks, panels, demos;

Proposals should be submitted electronically as a single PDF file to the workshop chair:
* Denis Helic (Graz University of Technology):

Key dates: * November 23, 2012: Workshop submissions due
* November 30, 2012: Notification to proposers
* December 14, 2012: The organizers of each workshop send out the Call for Papers
* February 4, 2013: Workshop paper submissions
* February 18, 2013: Notification to authors
* March 1st, 2013: Complete electronic version of the camera-ready workshop proceedings (including preface etc.) to be sent to the workshop chair
* May 1, 2013: Workshop day


After the acceptance of a workshop proposal the organizer(s) should:
* Create and distribute a Call for Papers and a Call for Participation;
* Create a Web page for the workshop, the link of which will be published on the Conference Web site;
* Create a Program Committee;
* Review and select contributions to be included in the workshop proceedings (at least 2 reviewers for each paper);
* Schedule and coordinate the workshop activities.
* Put together accepted papers into electronic workshop proceedings and make them available online.

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