Call for Workshop and Tutorial Proposals - ECAL 2013, September 2-6, Taormina, Italy.

full name / name of organization: 
Mario Pavone
contact email: 
mpavone@dmi.unict.it, workshops.ecal2013@dmi.unict.it, tutorials.ecal2013@dmi.unict.it

CALL FOR WORKSHOP AND TUTORIAL PROPOSALS

ECAL 2013 - 12th EUROPEAN CONFERENCE ON ARTIFICIAL LIFE

http://www.dmi.unict.it/ecal2013/

The ECAL 2013 Organising Committee invites proposals for Tutorials and Workshops to be held in conjunction with ECAL 2013 in Taormina, Italy, September 2-6, 2013.

The internal organization of the satellite workshops and tutorials (website, paper submission, invited talks, proceedings, all deadlines except registration) is entirely left up to their respective organizers. ECAL provides the onsite logistics (seminar rooms, projectors, coffee breaks, and lunches) and links from the main conference website. All other organizational issues - including separate review process and proceedings publication, if any - are taken care of by the workshop chairs. Therefore, any workshop-specific requests from participants should be exclusively addressed to them, not to the ECAL committee.

* IMPORTANT DATES

Submission Workshop/Tutorial proposal: January 31, 2013
Notification of Acceptance Workshop/Tutorial: February 15, 2013

Workshops Information and/or submission proposal: workshops.ecal2013@dmi.unict.it
Tutorials Information and/or submission proposal: tutorials.ecal2013@dmi.unict.it

* WORKSHOP PROPOSALS

The ECAL 2013 workshops are intended to be forums to present and discuss new approaches, visions, or critical reflections within a research area. They provide an excellent opportunity to meet people with similar interests, to be exposed to cutting-edge research and to exchange ideas in an informal setting. The organizers of an accepted workshop are responsible for its coordination and its publicity (e.g., for sending out call for papers/abstracts), for collecting and reviewing the papers/abstracts, and for maintaining a webpage providing a list of accepted talks. The workshops can be half day or a full day long. The format can be decided by the organizers who are encouraged to plan interactive sessions.

* TUTORIAL PROPOSALS

ECAL 2013 tutorials will be presented by domain experts to cover current topics relevant to artificial life researchers and practitioners. Each tutorial will be 3 hours long, then we encourage to include into the tutorial also demos and interactive activities. Accepted tutorial's slide sets will be published on ECAL 2013 website.

* SUBMISSION PROCESS

Each tutorial/workshop proposal should include:

1) title of the workshop/tutorial
2) name(s) and affiliation(s) of the organizer(s)/inspector(s), with relative contact details
3) a short CV of the organizer(s)/instructor(s)
4) a brief description (half-page) of the workshop/tutorial topics

Only for workshops:
5) potential target participants and audience
6) roughly approximated number of participants
7) rough estimate of the number of talks

All workshop proposals must be sent to: workshops.ecal2013@dmi.unict.it

All tutorial proposals must be sent to: tutorials.ecal2013@dmi.unict.it

Looking forward to your submissions.

Best wishes,
Pietro Lio', Orazio Miglino, Giuseppe Nicosia, Stefano Nolfi, and Mario Pavone.

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interdisciplinary
international_conferences
journals_and_collections_of_essays
science_and_culture