call for tutorial proposals at KI 2008

Submit your proposal, this conference is in my hometown and if you come, we can drink a beer. Submit your proposal!

KI 2008 — 31st German Conference on Artificial Intelligence
23 – 26 September 2008, Kaiserslautern, Germany


KI-2008 will include a small number of tutorials, to be held the day
before the technical program starts. Tutorials will be free of charge
for conference participants. We aim at a small number of high-quality
tutorials suitable for a large percentage of conference participants,
including graduate students as well as experienced researchers and


Tutorials should give a comprehensive, in-depth perspective on
innovative AI methods or technologies that have an obvious potential for
research and/or application and are not covered by typical AI textbooks.
We especially encourage tutorial proposals covering cognitive aspects of
AI. Do not hesitate to contact the conference or tutorial Chairs if you
are in doubt about the suitability of a particular topic for the
purpose. Both full-day (6 hours) and half-day (3 hours) tutorials are of


KI-2008 tutorials will be held on September 23, 2008. They should
preferably be given in English. The revenue for tutor(s) consists of
free participation at the KI-2008 conference, plus reasonable travel
support if necessary. Teaching material will be printed and distributed
by the conference organization.

How to Propose a Tutorial

Proposals must contain the necessary information to judge the
importance, quality and community interest in the proposed tutorial as
well as the expertise of its tutor(s). Proposals must include
descriptions of the tutorial topic, goals, the intended audience, an
outline of the contents, and brief CVs of the tutor(s), including their
expertise and teaching experience in the field, and the intended length
(half- or full- day). Proposers are encouraged to include excerpts of
material from recent teaching about the proposed topic as an annex of
their submission, if available.
Proposal texts should be submitted by e-mail to the Tutorial Chair in
plain text format. Annexes may be sent as .pdf, .ps, .ppt, or .doc

Important Dates

Proposal deadline: Mar 28, 2008
Acceptance Notification: May 30, 2008
Camera-ready teaching material due: July 2, 2008
Tutorial: Sep 23, 2008

KI-2008 Tutorial Chair

Prof. Dr. Frank Bomarius
frank.bomarius (at)