Call for Workshop proposals

Important dates

  • Workshop proposal submission deadline: Oct 17, 2014 (23:59 Hawaii Standard Time)
  • Acceptance notification: Nov 14, 2014
  • Workshops dates: May 18-19, 2015

In your proposal, be aware that workshop proceedings will normally be published through the ACM Digital Library, leading to the following tight production deadlines:

  • Workshop paper submission deadline: Jan 24, 2015 (23:59 Hawaii Standard Time)
  • Workshop paper acceptance notification: Feb 22, 2015
  • Workshop paper final copy hard deadline: Mar 8, 2015

WWW 2015 will feature a number of co-located workshops that are intended to provide a forum for researchers and practitioners in Web technologies to discuss and exchange positions on current and emergent Web topics. Workshop attendants will exchange ideas and experience, establish common ground in research areas or practical problems, and hopefully identify new opportunities for collaboration and new directions for future activity.

Preference will be given to timely topics that will favor highly interactive discussions.

WWW 2015 will offer logistic support for the workshops, where registration, catering, room allocation and audio/visual will be arranged by the conference organizers. The supported workshops will take place on May 18 and 19th, before the main conference, at the conference venue.

Workshop organizers are expected to inform participants that, since the proceedings will be published, accepted contributions may be regarded as prior publications by other conferences or journals.

Submission format

workshop proposal must include:

  • A concise title.
  • The names and affiliations of the organizers; a typical workshop should count no more than three co-chairs affiliated with different organizations.
  • Proposed duration of the workshop – half or full day. The organizers may exceptionally consider well justified 2-day workshops.
  • Preference for a date; but, the proposal must not be conditioned on the workshop date, since it is likely that some workshops will not get their preferred date.
  • A statement of the workshop: objective/goals.
  • A statement detailing: Why is the workshop topic important? Why is the workshop timely? How is it relevant to WWW?
  • A two-paragraph description of the workshop topic and themes.
  • If the workshop was conducted before, where and when was it conducted? Please give details on number of attendees, number of submissions, and acceptance ratio.
  • A description of the workshop format: How many papers do you hope to present, how many invited speakers, type of activities (e.g., short paper presentation, invited talks, demos, posters, etc.), and an approximate timeline (breaks should be synchronized with scheduled breaks if possible.)
  • A description of how workshop submissions will be evaluated, and a tentative PC list (with indication of whether PC members have already been contacted and/or have expressed interest.)
  • An indication on whether the workshop registration will be open to all interested registered parties or limited.
  • A short bio of the workshop organizers, including a description of their qualifications relative to the topic area, and past experience in organizing/facilitating workshops or research meetings.

Proposal Submission

Workshop proposals, written in English, should be no more than five pages in length (10pt with reasonable margins) and must be in PDF or plain unformatted text (.txt).

Workshop proposals should be submitted through EasyChair at :

Workshop chairs

  • Athena Vakali, Aristotle University, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Daniel Schwabe, Catholic University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

To contact the workshop chairs, please email