[ecoop-info] Call for Workshop Proposals: DisCoTec 2011, Reykjavik, Iceland
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6th International Federated Conferences on
Distributed Computing Techniques
Reykjavik, Iceland, 6-9 June 2011
Call for Workshop Proposals
DisCoTec 2011 invites proposals for one day workshops to be part of the
joint event. DisCoTec 2011 hosts conferences in the area of coordination
languages, distributed systems and formal methods for distributed systems,
ranging from practice to theory. Following a good tradition we invite
workshops in these areas to provide a forum for presentions of preliminary
research results and ongoing work as well as presentions of research work
to a focused audience. DisCoTec workshops provide a vivid and open forum
One day workshops will be held in conjunction with the main events.
Prospective workshop organizers are requested to follow the guidelines
below and are encouraged to contact the workshop chairs if any
Workshop proposal deadline: December 17, 2010
Workshop proposal notification: December 23, 2010
Main Conference: June 6-8, 2011
Workshop: June 9, 2011
Submission and notification deadlines of the workshops are at the discretion
of the individual workshop organizers, however notification must be no later
than May 10th 2011, the early registration deadline, for DisCoTec.
Proposal Submission Guidelines
Workshop proposals must be written in English, not exceed 5 pages with a
reasonable font and margin, and be submitted in PDF format via email to
Marcello Bonsangue (marcello at liacs.nl).
Proposals should include the following information:
* The title, theme, and goals of the workshop.
* The targeted audience and the expected number of
participants. We prefer that workshops remain open to participation
from any members of the community, but by-invitation-only workshops
will also be considered. Please explicitly state your preference.
* The publicity strategy that will be used by the workshop organizers
to promote the workshop.
* The participant solicitation and selection process.
* Publication plan. Each workshop is responsible for managing its own
publication (e.g., pre- or post- proceedings), if any is desired.
* Approximate budget proposal (see section Budget below for details).
* A preliminary version of the call for papers. This CFP must include
important dates including submission, notification, and camera-ready
* The equipment and any other resource necessary for the organization
of the workshop.
* A brief description of the organizer's background, including relevant
past experience on organizing workshops and contact information.
Workshop proposals will be reviewed by the following committee:
* Marjan Sirjani, Reykjavik University, IS (DiScoTec 2011 general chair)
* Marcello M. Bonsangue, University of Leiden, NL (workshops co-chair)
* Immo Grabe, CWI, NL (workshops co-chair)
Acceptance is based on an evaluation of the workshop's potential for
generating useful results, the timeliness and expected interest in the
topic, the organizer's ability to lead a successful workshop, and
potential for attracting sufficient number of participants.
Workshop publicity is responsability of the organizers. In particular they
are responsible for the following items:
1. A workshop description (200 words) for inclusion on the DisCoTec site.
2. Hosting and maintaining web pages to be linked from the DisCoTec site.
Workshop coordinators can integrate their pages into the wiki-page of
3. Workshop proceedings, if any. If there is enough interest, the
organizer of DisCoTec 2011 may contact the editor-in-chief of the
Electronic Proceedings in Theoretical Computer Science
(http://info.eptcs.org/) for having a common volume dedicated to the
workshops of DisCoTec 2011.
4. Publicising the event.
DisCoTec will provide registration and organizational support for the
workshops. Registration fees must be paid for all participants, including
organizers and invited guests.
To cover lunches, coffee breaks and basic organizational expenses, all
workshops will be required to charge a minimum participation fee (the
precise amount is still to be determined). Each workshop may increase this
fee to cover additional expenses such as publication charges, student
scholarships, costs for invited speakers, etc. All fees will be
collected by the DisCoTec organizers as part of the registration, then
additional funds will be redistributed to the individual workshop
Marcello Bonsangue (marcello at liacs.nl)
Immo Grabe (Immo.Grabe at cwi.nl)
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