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A kind reminder for workshop proposals to be submitted by January 24 for Hypertext 2012 conference. 




Alvin Chin
Publicity Chair
Hypertext 2012 Conference

Call for Workshop Proposals
        ACM Hypertext 2012 will be running workshops and tutorials, taking place
        on June 25th, the day before the start of the main conference. The
        purpose of the workshops is to provide a more informal setting where
        participants can exchange ideas on a focused topic and suggest
        directions for future research. As such, they also offer a good
        opportunity for researchers to present their work and to obtain feedback
        from an interested community.
        Acceptance of workshop proposals will be based on the experience and
        background of the organizers in the topic, and on the relevance of the
        subject matter with regard to the topics addressed in the main
        The deadline for submitting proposals will be January 24, 2012.
    Submission of Proposals
 Proposals for Workshops should include the following elements:
    Title and acronym;
            Name(s), affiliation(s), mailing address(es) and e-mail address(es)
            of the proposers;
            A description of the topic and motivation of the workshop (not
            exceeding 500 words);
        A short description of the target audience;A first version of the Call for Papers;Type of the workshop (full-day or half-day);
            Arrangements for the organization of the workshop, including a brief
            outline of the workshop describing anticipated format, possible
            session names, invited talks, panels, demos;
            A short description on how the workshop will be advertised so as to
            ensure a sufficiently wide range of authors and high quality papers
            along with an estimation of the number of participants;
            Names, addresses, and home page links of people who have agreed to
            be part of the program committee of the workshop;
            A brief description of the experience and background of the
            organizers in the topic, and links to homepages of the workshop
        The organizers are encouraged to provide the following additional
    A preliminary list of reviewers
    A list of potential authors
    A list of potential attendees
        Proposals should be submitted electronically as a single PDF file to the
        workshop chairs:
            Arkaitz Zubiaga,
            (City University of New York).
            Carlos Solis, (Fexco).
    Key dates:
    January 24, 2012: Workshop/Tutorial submissions due (extended from January 10)January 30, 2012: Notification to proposers (extended from January 17)
            February 6, 2012: The organizers of each workshop send out the Call
            for Papers (extended from January 25)
        June 25, 2012: Workshop day
    Organization of Workshops:
    After the acceptance of a workshop proposal the organizer(s) should:
    Create and distribute a Call for Papers and a Call for Participation;Create a Web page for the workshop, the link of which will be published on the Conference Web site;Create a Program Committee;Review and select contributions to be included in the workshop proceedings (at least 2 reviewers for each paper);Schedule and coordinate the workshop activities. Put together accepted papers into electronic workshop proceedings and make them available online.
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