Posters and Demos
ISWC 2006 will hold combined poster and demo sessions. In principle,
posters will be backed up with demos, and vice versa. The Poster/Demo
Session is an opportunity for presenting late-breaking results,
ongoing research projects, and speculative or innovative work
in progress. Posters and demos are intended to provide authors
and participants with the ability to connect with each other
and to engage in discussions about the work. Technical posters,
reports on Semantic Web software systems, descriptions of completed
work, and work in progress are all welcome. Demonstrations are
intended to showcase innovative Semantic Web related implementations
Authors must submit a two-page paper with a short abstract for
evaluation. The paper must clearly demonstrate relevance to the
Semantic Web. Submissions will be evaluated for acceptability
by the reviewers. Decisions about acceptance will be based on
relevance to the Semantic Web, originality, potential significance,
topicality and clarity. If a poster will be accompanied by a
live software demonstration, authors are requested to submit
an additional one-page explanation of the demo, which will not
be included in the Poster/Demo notes. Submit the demo explanation
as the third page of your two-page paper.
Full papers will not automatically be considered for the Demo/Poster
track; a separate poster submission must be made. Authors submitting
a full paper to another track in ISWC 2006, may also submit the
same work for consideration in the Demo/Poster track, either
before or after result notification for the full paper.
For example, a demo can be provided for an accepted paper, or
a poster can be used to present work that was insufficiently
mature for the research track.
A detailed list of suggested topics can be found in the calls
for papers both for the research track and for the semantic-web-in-use
track. Posters and demos are intended to convey a scientific
result or work in progress and are not intended as advertisements
for software packages.
At least one of the Poster/Demo authors must be a registered
participant at the conference, and attend the Poster/Demo session
to present the work.
The abstracts for all accepted posters and demos will be given
to all conference attendees and published on the conference Web
site. They will not be included in the formal proceedings.
Posters and demos must be submitted in accordance with the guidelines
(available here). Note that IJCAI format will be accepted in addition to Springer Publications format.
On-line submission system is open for Posters and Demos:
- July 14, 2006: Deadline for submissions
- September 8, 2006: Notification of acceptance
- September 29, 2006: Deadline for camera-ready paper
- November 5–9, 2006: ISWC 2006 Technical Program
Copyright forms are required for all accepted papers
are are due August 25, 2006. Forms can be downloaded from [here].
Please send via fax or post to:
Attn: Jennifer Golbeck
8400 Baltimore Ave, Suite 200
College Park, MD 20740