Call for Workshops and Tutorials

JURIX 2014

Call for Workshops and Tutorials

The 27th International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems

Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Poland

10, 11 and 12 December, 2014

For more than 25 years, the JURIX conference has provided an international forum for academics and practitioners for the advancement of cutting edge research in the interface between law and computer technology.

The 2014 JURIX conference will take place at the Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, on 10, 11 and 12 December.

As JURIX 2014 approaches, more information will be published on the conference website at http://conference.jurix.nl/2014, or distributed via Twitter by @jurixfoundation using the hashtag #jurix14.

The JURIX conferences are held under the auspices of the Dutch Foundation for Legal Knowledge Systems (http://www.jurix.nl).

Besides the standard conference track and the Doctoral Consortium, JURIX 2014 will host a number of workshops and tutorials related to the theme of the conference.

  • Workshops provide an informal setting where participants have the opportunity to discuss specific topics in an atmosphere that fosters the active exchange of ideas.
  • Tutorials enable attendees to familiarize themselves with advances in AI and Law related subjects, both theoretical and technological.

JURIX 2014 welcomes workshops and tutorials that address topics that satisfy the following criteria:

  • the topic falls in the general scope of JURIX 2014,
  • there is a clear focus on a specific technology, problem or application, and
  • there is a sufficiently large community interested in the topic.

Note that in the case of multiple workshop/tutorial submissions on the same topic, you may be asked to merge your proposal with that of others.

Workshop Proposal Guidelines

We invite submissions of workshop proposals on subjects related to the main conference (see the call for papers http://conference.jurix.nl/2014).

Proposals should be sent to the Program Chair via email at

A workshop proposal should be a short PDF document (max 5 pages) outlining the following ingredients:

  • Title
  • Organizers (more than 2, from different institutions)
  • Abstract
  • Motivation for the workshop (relation to conference, timeliness)
  • Workshop format (paper presentations, panel discussions, invited talks, general discussions or outbreak). We welcome and prioritize workshops with an innovative, creative format that will attract various types of contributions and ensures lively interaction.
  • Indication as to whether it is a half-day or full-day workshop.
  • Intended audience and expected number of participants
  • List of (potential) members of the program committee (25% confirmed)
  • Submission, notification and camera-ready deadline dates aligned with the ones listed in the ‘Important Dates’ section below.
  • If applicable, past versions of the workshop, including URLs and statistics on submissions/papers/attendance.

If accepted, the workshop organizers are responsible for:

  • A workshop webpage, with links to the JURIX 2014 website
  • Publicize the workshop to attract submissions and attendees
  • Reviewing of submitted papers, and quality assurance
  • Determining the program for the workshop, within the time limits provided by the conference organization.
  • Publishing accepted papers in electronic proceedings *before* the workshop date (preferably CEUR-WS)
  • Ensure that workshop participants register for the workshop *and* the main conference.
  • Schedule, attend and coordinate the workshop.

Tutorial Proposal Guidelines

We invite submissions of tutorial proposals on subjects related to the main conference (see the call for papers http://conference.jurix.nl/2014).

Proposals should be sent to the Program Chair via email at rinke.hoekstra@vu.nl

A tutorial proposal should be a short PDF document (max 5 pages) outlining the following ingredients:

  • Title
  • Organizers (more than 2, from different institutions)
  • Abstract
  • Motivation for the tutorial (relation to conference, timeliness)
  • If the tutorial, or a very similar tutorial, has been given elsewhere, explanation of the benefit of presenting it again to the JURIX community.
  • Overview of content, description of the aims, presentation style, potential/preferred prerequisite knowledge.
  • Indication as to whether it is a half-day or full-day workshop.
  • Intended audience and expected number of participants

If accepted, the tutorial organizers are responsible for:

  • A tutorial webpage, with links to the JURIX 2014 website
  • Publicize the tutorial to attract submissions and attendees
  • Determining the tutorial for the workshop, within the time limits provided by the conference organization.
  • Distributing tutorial materials to attendees *before* the tutorial date (if needed)
  • Ensure that tutorial participants register for the tutorial *and* the main conference.
  • Schedule, attend and coordinate the tutorial.

Important Dates

  • Workshops and Tutorials proposal submission: 12 September 2014
  • Workshop paper submission deadline: 10 October 2014
  • Workshop paper notification of acceptance: 14 November 2014
  • Workshop and Tutorial day: 10 December 2014

(Thanks to the EKAW 2014 organizers for providing a blueprint for this call)

Jagiellonian University, Kraków