[Infovis] Call for Tutorial Proposals: Diagrams 2018

Atsushi Shimojima ashimoji at mail.doshisha.ac.jp
Sat Sep 16 07:17:47 CEST 2017

Call for Tutorial 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 tutorials. 
These tutorials 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.

Tutorials 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

Tutorials differ from workshops in that they do not solicit
contributions from attendees.  However, attendees have previously
particularly enjoyed tutorials that are interactive and spark

Examples of previous tutorials 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/tutorials
* http://www.diagrams-conference.org/2012/content/tutorial.html
* http://www.diagrams-conference.org/2010/content/tutorials.html
* http://www.diagrams-conference.org/2008/tutorials.php


Submission of Tutorial Proposals


A tutorial proposal must contain:

1. A single page listing
     a. the title of the tutorial
     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 tutorial,   
   including a brief description of why the tutorial will be 
   relevant to Diagrams 2018 conference attendees.

3. An abstract describing the tutorial of up to 500 words that can 
   be used to advertise the tutorial on the Diagrams 2018 
   conference website.


How to Submit a Proposal


Submissions should be made by December 15th via EasyChair:



Important Dates


Tutorial proposal submissions     15 December 2017

Tutorial notification     22 December 2018


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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