Workshops & Tutorials

  • Co-ordination, Organizations, Institutions and Norms in Agent Systems, COIN@PRIMA 2013, including a special track on Agent-Based Modelling for Policy Engineering

Call for Workshop Proposals

The 16th International Conference on the Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems PRIMA2013 and the 26th Australasian Joint Conference on AI AI2013 and are being jointly held this year in Dunedin, New Zealand on December 3-6. The conference organisers invite proposals for workshops to be held on 3 December 2013, on topics related to either conference. Workshops on new and emerging topics, applications, and on broader topics catering to the broader community are particularly encouraged. Workshops can vary in length, but most will be one full day in duration. Proposals will be reviewed jointly by the workshop co-chairs, Virginia Dignum (PRIMA) and Alistair Knott (AI2013). Any questions can be addressed to either organiser, or to both (contact details below). Proposals for workshops must be submitted as a pdf file through Easychair before 15 June 2013. Proposals for workshops should contain:

  1. A title and brief (2-page max) description of the workshop topic and content. This description should include:
    • Workshop goals, the technical issues that it will address, and the relevance of the workshop to the main conference(s), and possibly how the workshop can serve as a link between the PRIMA and AI communities.
    • A discussion of why and to whom the workshop is of interest.
    • A list of related workshops held within the last three years.
  2. The desired workshop length (one or two days) and an estimate of the number of attendees.
  3. A preliminary workshop agenda.
  4. The names, postal addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of the organizers, with one-paragraph statements of their research interests and areas of expertise.
  5. A list of potential members of the programme committee, with an indication of which members have already agreed.
  6. Description of paper review process and acceptance standards, and plans for post publication.

 Workshop Schedule

  • 24 June 2013: Workshop proposal submissions due
  • 8 July 2013: Notification of acceptance of workshop proposals
  • Workshop webpages and 1st cfp due: asap after notification
  • 23 September 2013: Workshop paper submissions due
  • 17 October 2013: Workshop paper notifications due
  • 20 November 2013: Workshop proceedings due
  • 3 December 2013: Workshop date

 Workshop co-chairs

  • Virginia Dignum, Faculty Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands, M.V.Dignnum at
  • Alistair Knott, Department of Computer Science, University of Otago, New Zealand, alik at