[Infovis] Call for Workshop Proposals: Diagrams 2018

Atsushi Shimojima ashimoji at mail.doshisha.ac.jp
Sat Sep 16 07:17:05 CEST 2017

Call for Workshop Proposals
Diagrams 2018
10th International Conference on the Theory and Application of 
Conference dates: 18th - 22nd June 2018
Location: Edinburgh, UK

Co-located event:
International Conference on Conceptual Structures 2018

Diagrams is an international interdisciplinary conference series, 
covering all aspects of research on the theory and application of 
diagrams.  We invite proposals for half-day or full-day workshops. 
These workshops will be held both before and after the main 
conference, on June 18th (Monday) and June 22th (Friday).  They will 
take place at the main conference venue, Edinburgh Napier University 
in the UK.

Workshops are expected to address topics that are of interest to the 
Diagrams 2018 conference attendees.  These include, but are not 
limited to, the following:

* applications of diagrams,
* computational models of reasoning with, and interpretation of, 
* design of diagrammatic notations,
* diagram understanding by humans or machines,
* diagram aesthetics and layout,
* educational uses of diagrams,
* evaluation of diagrammatic notations,
* graphical communication and literacy,
* heterogeneous notations involving diagrams,
* history of diagrammatic notations,
* information visualization using diagrams,
* nature of diagrams and diagramming,
* novel technologies for diagram use,
* philosophy of diagrams (see the Philosophy of Diagrams special
* psychological issues pertaining to diagrams (see the Psychology 
  of Diagrams special call),
* reasoning with diagrams,
* semiotics of diagrams,
* software to support the use of diagrams, and
* usability and human-computer interaction issues concerning

Examples of previous Workshops may provide some inspiration and 
guidance and can be found at:

* http://www.diagrams-conference.org/2016/workshops.html
* http://www.diagrams-conference.org/2014/workshops
* http://www.diagrams-conference.org/2012/content/workshops.html


Submission of Workshop Proposals


A workshop proposal must contain:

1. A single page listing
     a. the title of the workshop
     b. the names and contact information for all organizers
     c. a brief biography of the main organizer

2. A description of the topic and rationale for the workshop,
   including a brief description of why the workshop will be 
   relevant to Diagrams 2018 conference attendees.

3. A Call for Participation document of up to 500 words that can
   be used to advertise the workshop on the Diagrams 2018 conference

Workshop organizers are expected to distribute their call for papers
and solicite papers for submission.  Workshop organisers must ensure 
that paper submission deadlines are at least two weeks after those for 
the main conference.  In addition, they are encouraged to set 
submission deadlines after the notification date for Diagram 2018 
papers (i.e. January 26, 2018).  They must also notify authors of 
acceptance before the early registration deadline (late March, 2018).


How to Submit a Proposal


Submissions should be made by October 4th via EasyChair:



Important Dates


Workshop proposal submissions     04 October 2017

Workshop notification     13 October 2017


For more information please contact the Diagrams 2018 Conference 

Workshop and Tutorials Chair
Renata de Freitas, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil
freitas at vm.uff.br

General Chair
Peter Chapman, Edinburgh Napier University

Program Chairs
Amirouche Moktefi, Tallinn University of Technology
Gem Stapleton, University of Brighton

Abstracts Chair
Sarah Perez-Kriz, The MITRE Corporation and George Mason University

Graduate Symposium Chair
Andrew Blake, University of Brighton

Publicity Chair
Atsushi Shimojima, Doshisha University

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