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Rossano Schifanella <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 12 Dec 2008 16:43:01 +0100
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     *                 CALL FOR WORKSHOP PROPOSALS                *
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     *                       Hypertext 2009                       *
     *  The Twentieth ACM Conference on Hypertext and Hypermedia  *
     *                      Torino, Italy                         *
     *                  June 29th-July 1st, 2009                  *
     *                                                            *
     *                  http://www.ht2009.org                     *
     *                                                            *
     **************************************************************

ACM Hypertext 2009 will be running at least two workshops, taking place
on the 29th of June 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 (young) researchers to present their work and to obtain
feedback from an interested community. Acceptance of workshop proposals
will be based on the organizer's experience and background in the topic,
and on the relevance of the subject matter w.r.t. the topics addressed
in the main conference.

Acceptance of workshop proposals will be based on the organizer's
experience and background in the topic, and on the relevance of the
subject matter w.r.t. the topics addressed in the main conference.

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;
- Type of the workshop (full-day or half-day);
- Arrangements for the organization of the workshop, including a brief
outline of the workshop describing anticipated format, possible session
names, invited talks, panels, demos;
- 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;
- Names, addresses, and home page links of people who have agreed to be
part of the workshop program committee;
- A brief description of the organizers' experience and background 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 reviewers
- A list of potential authors
- A list of potential attendees

Proposals should be submitted electronically as a single PDF file to the
workshop co-chairs:

- Santo Fortunato    ([log in to unmask])
- Rossano Schifanella    ([log in to unmask])

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.

Workshop contributions will appear on the Hypertext 2009 Electronic
Proceedings.


IMPORTANT DATES:

* December 27th, 2008: Submission of proposals - EXTENDED
* January 4th, 2009: Notification to proposers - EXTENDED
* January 12th, 2009: The organizers of each workshop send out the Call
for Papers
* June 29th, 2009: Workshops day


WORKSHOPS CO-CHAIRS:
Santo Fortunato (ISI Foundation, Torino) and Rossano Schifanella
(University of Torino)



-- 
Rossano Schifanella, Ph.D.
Researcher
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Dipartimento di Informatica - Universita' di Torino
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