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[PVS] CP 2010: Call for Workshop Proposals



Call for Workshop Proposals

Sixteenth International Conference on Principles and Practice of  
Constraint Programming

6-10 September, 2010

St. Andrews, Scotland


The CP 2010 Workshop Chair invites proposals for the Workshop Program.

CP 2010 workshops will provide an informal setting where workshop  
participants will have the opportunity to discuss specific technical  
topics in an atmosphere that facilitates the active exchange of  
ideas. It is an opportunity to disseminate work in progress or to  
promote new and emerging areas within the field of constraints. The  
topics of the workshops can cover any area related to constraints and  
any related cross-disciplinary areas.

All workshops will take place on 6 September, 2010 at the site of the  
main conference. Workshops can be half-day or full-day. The internal  
format of the workshop will be determined by the organisers of each  
workshop.

Important Dates

March 16, 2010: Proposal submission deadline
March 30, 2010: Acceptance notification
April 20, 2010: Deadline for receipt of CFP and URL for workshop web  
page
August 16, 2010: Deadline for workshop working notes
September 6, 2010: CP 2010 workshops

Proposal Submissions

Proposals for workshops should contain the following information:
- The title and a brief technical description of the workshop,  
specifying the goals and the technical issues it will focus on.
- A brief discussion of why and to whom the workshop is of interest.
- A list of tentatively confirmed attendees, if available.
- A list of related workshops held within the last three years, if  
any, and their relation to the proposed workshop.
- A list of workshops previously arranged by any members of the  
proposed organising committee, if any.
- The names of the proposed organising committee. This committee  
should consist of two or three people knowledgeable about the  
technical issues to be addressed, preferably not coming from the same  
institution.
- The name and email address of the main organiser.

Responsibilities of the Workshop Organisers

Each workshop main organiser will be responsible for:
- Producing a "Call for Papers" and a Web page for their workshop by  
April 20, 2010. Please provide a web page/URL that can be linked into  
the CP 2010 home page. The call must make it clear that the workshop  
is open to all members of the CP community. It should also mention  
that at least one author of each accepted submission must attend the  
workshop, and that all workshop participants must pay  the workshop  
fee. Finally, it should also clearly describe the process by which  
the organising committee will select the participants.
- Providing a brief description of the workshop for the conference  
program.
- Selecting submitted papers.
- Scheduling workshop activities in collaboration with the local  
organisers and the workshop chairs.
- Providing working notes to be duplicated for the workshop (up to a  
maximum of 200 pages) by August 16, 2010.

Responsibilities of the CP 2010 Organising Committee

The CP 2010 organising committee will be responsible for the following:
- Providing publicity for the workshop series as a whole.
- Providing logistics support and a meeting place for the workshop.
- In conjunction with the organisers, determining the start and end  
times of the workshop.
- Duplicating working notes as described above and distributing them  
to the participants.

Submitting a Proposal

All proposals should be submitted by electronic mail (in ASCII), to  
the Workshop Chair.

CP'10 Workshop Chair

Pedro Meseguer
IIIA - CSIC
pedro@iiia.csic.es