Appel: TKE 2012 - Call for Workshops

Thierry Hamon thierry.hamon at UNIV-PARIS13.FR
Sat Dec 24 09:34:16 UTC 2011

Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2011 23:46:50 +0100
From: Nathalie Aussenac-Gilles <aussenac at>
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Apologies for multiple posting

Call for Workshop Proposals

10th Terminology and Knowledge Engineering Conference (TKE 2012)
19th - 22nd June 2012
Madrid, Spain

TKE 2012 will be the 10th edition of this conference that started out
under the auspices of TermNet, and has developed towards wider fields in
knowledge transfer for special language communication in a multilingual
global society. In this context, interdisciplinary research emphasizing
the intersection of different disciplines dealing with terminological
aspects and knowledge engineering resources online is welcome.

Co-located workshops at TKE conferences are distinguished meeting points
for discussing ongoing work and latest ideas related to terminology and
knowledge engineering.

General Information and criteria

The decision on acceptance/rejection of workshop proposals will be made
on the basis of the overall quality of the proposal as well as of how it
fits in with the conference. The organizers of successful workshops will
be responsible for their own reviewing process, publicity (e.g., website
and call for papers), and proceedings production. They will be required
to closely cooperate with the conference organizers to finalize all
organizational details. Workshop attendees must pay the TKE 2011
workshop registration fee, as well as the conference registration fee.

Criteria for workshop proposals:
* Co-located workshops cover topics falling in the general scope of the
  TKE conference.
* Workshops are intended to be genuine interactive events and not
* We welcome workshops with creative structures and organizations that
  attract various types of contributions and ensure rich interactions.
* They are clearly focused.
* There is potentially a significant community interested in the
  workshop's topic.
* Workshop duration can be half a day or a full day.
* We advise having more than one organizer and no more than four,
  preferably from  different institutions, bringing different
  perspectives to the workshop topic.

Submission Guidelines

Workshop proposals must be no more than 3 pages in length, in txt or PDF
format, must be sent via email to Raúl García Castro
(rgarcia at, and should contain the following information:

* The title and brief technical description of the workshop, specifying
  its goals and motivation.
* A brief discussion of why the topic is of particular interest at this
* A brief description of why and to whom the workshop is of interest,
  the workshop audience, as well as the expected number of participants.
* A brief description (draft outline) of the proposed workshop format,
  discussing the mix of events such as paper presentations, invited
  talks, panels, and general discussion.
* A list of (potential) members of the program committee (at least 50%
  have to be known and confirmed at the time of the proposal).
* An indication of whether the workshop should be considered for a
  half-day or full-day event.
* If there have been previous editions of the workshop, their short
  description, including URLs as well as some statistics about
  submissions and acceptance rate.
* The names and contact information (web page, email address) of the
  proposed organizing committee and short description of their relevant
  experience. The organizing committee should also inform about whether
  they plan to prepare a workshop web site or the workshop information
  will be included in the main conference website.

Important Dates (11:59 pm Hawaii time)

Workshop Proposals Due: January 25, 2012
Notification of Acceptance: February 10, 2012
Workshop Website Due: February 25, 2012
Workshop Camera-ready Proceedings Due: June 1, 2012
Workshop Day: June 19 or 22, 2012

Workshop Chair

Raúl García Castro (UPM, Spain) (tke2012workshops at

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