Call for Workshop Proposals

ICWE 2012 invites proposals for workshops to be held in conjunction with the conference and related to the topics of interest of the conference. ICWE workshops allow for the presentation and discussion of ongoing work in a less formal setting than the main conference. Submissions of workshop proposals focusing on new emerging topics are also welcome!

The organizers of approved workshops will be responsible for advertising their workshop, for the reviewing process, and for the collection of camera-ready copies of accepted papers (verifying that they comply with the formatting rules). Workshops will be cancelled if the number of submissions is low.
Workshop proceedings will appear as post-proceeding in the Springer LNCS series and be mailed to all the conference attendees.

Conference facilities such as meeting rooms, wireless Internet and meals will be provided by the local organizers. Organizers (including co-organizers) are expected to attend their entire workshop and to provide a summary of the event, for presentation to ICWE audience. Dedicated and proactive workshop organization is strongly encouraged. Therefore, the two workshops with the most participants will be awarded a free registration for one of their organizers.

Submission Instructions

The workshop proposal should be submitted in PDF and include the following information.

  • Title: The title and acronym of the workshop.
  • Abstract: Maximum length 250 words
  • Format: Length of the workshop (1 day, 1/2 day) and planned length of presentations at the workshop.
  • Purpose: How does the focus of the workshop fit to the main conference and how will the workshop serve the ICWE community? What are the main goals? Please include a list of the workshop topics. If applicable, report on outcomes and results of previous editions of the workshop series.
  • Number of papers: Please state an estimated number of submissions and of papers to be accepted. If applicable, provide information on previous editions of the workshop series.
  • Number of participants: Please state an estimated number of participants. If applicable, provide information on previous editions of the workshop series.
  • Keynotes/Invited Talks: List possible topics and speakers for keynotes or invited talks that you plan to solicit for your workshop. If applicable, list titles and distinguished speakers of keynotes or invited talks from previous editions of the workshop series.
  • Organizers: Organizers include PC chairs and people who will be present at the workshop or are otherwise involved, including the person responsible for the Web site and communication. Please include names, addresses, affiliations, and indicate the main responsible person. The submission should include a one-paragraph biographical sketch for each organizer, describing relevant qualifications and experience.
  • List of PC members: The list should include name and affiliation of the program committee members.
  • Advertising: Provide information on the organizers' plans for advertising their workshop and making the workshop highly visible.
  • Organization of the workshop: Include any special requirement on infrastructure and room layout.

Important Dates

  • Submission deadline: February 17, 2012 (23:59 Hawaii Time)
  • Notification of acceptance: March 9, 2012
  • Workshop first call for papers (not later than): March 16, 2012
  • Workshop papers submission deadline: May 25, 2012
  • Go/No-Go decision based on number of submissions: June 1, 2012
  • Notification of Workshop papers acceptance: June 15, 2012
  • Workshop papers camera-ready version: June 29, 2012
  • Workshop dates: July 23-27, 2012

Submission: Please submit your workshop proposals as PDF to EasyChair.

Workshop Chairs

  • Michael Grossniklaus, Portland State University, USA
  • Manuel Wimmer, TU Wien, Austria

Workshop Committee

  • Nora Koch, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München and Cirquent GmbH, Germany
  • Maristella Matera, Politecnico Milano, Italia
  • Moira C. Norrie, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • Luis Olsina, Universidad Nacional de La Pampa, Argentina
  • Oscar Pastor, Universidad de Valencia, Spain
  • Werner Retschitzegger, Uni Linz, Austria
  • Gustavo Rossi, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
  • Antonio Vallecillo, Universidad de Málaga, Spain
  • Erik Wilde, UC Berkeley, USA
  • Marco Winckler, University Paul Sabatier, Toulouse, France

Contact Information: You may contact the workshop chairs at