Workshop proposals should provide sufficient information to evaluate the quality and importance of the topic, the goals of the workshop, and the size of the interested community. Proposals should identify one or more chairs and several other individuals willing to serve on an organizing committee and assist with publicity and reviewing. Proposals should be 2-4 pages and contain at least the following information.
- Description: What will the workshop be about?
- Goals: What do you expect will come out of the workshop?
- How will the workshop change participants' understanding of the area?
- Format: How will the workshop sessions be scheduled?
- How much time will be used for discussion, panel discussions, paper presentations, invited talks, or other methods for encouraging communication and consensus?
- Organizers are encouraged to focus on mechanisms other than traditional paper presentations and to differentiate themselves clearly from typical conference sessions.
- Publicity: How do you intend to publicize the workshop?
- How will you reach the most interested and appropriate participants?
- Potential participants: Who are potential participants in the workshop?
Organizers: Please include the name, postal address, phone number, e-mail address, and webpage of each chair and each member of the organizing committee. In addition, indicate the chairs' background in the workshop area.