K-CAP 2005: Call for Workshop Proposals

The K-CAP 2005 Program Committee invites proposals for the Workshop Program for K-CAP 2005, to be held October 2-5 in Banff, Canada. Workshops will be held on Sunday, October 2, immediately before the main conference starts.

K-CAP workshops will provide an informal setting where workshop participants will have the opportunity to discuss specific technical topics in an atmosphere that fosters the active exchange of ideas. Our aim for the workshop program is to promote and collect multidisciplinary research directions and potentially interesting technologies for efficiently capturing knowledge from a variety of sources. Members from all research areas related to knowledge capture are invited to submit workshop proposals. We particularly welcome workshops at discipline boundaries.

To encourage interaction and a broad exchange of ideas, each workshop will be limited to 30 participants and ample time will be allotted for general discussion.

Important Dates for Workshops

Requirements for Submission

Proposals for workshops should be between two and four pages in length, and should contain the following information:


All proposals should be submitted by electronic mail, to mariedj@cs.umbc.edu, preferably in plain text (but PDF will also be accepted), by April 7, 2005. Prospective organizers will be notified of the committee's decision no later than April 28, 2005. Each workshop organizing committee will be responsible for producing a Call for Participation for their workshop by May 12, 2005. By September 12, 2005, workshop organizing committees must provide any working notes to be duplicated for the workshops (up to a maximum of 150 pages), and a list of audio-visual requirements and any special room requirements.

K-CAP will be responsible for the following:

Please send your proposals and any inquiries to:

Marie desJardins, mariedj@cs.umbc.edu, 410-455-3967

Conference home page: http://www.kcap05.org