Call for Workshop Proposals

Workshops provide an informal setting to discuss work in progress in an atmosphere that fosters the interactive exchange of ideas. COMMA 2024 welcomes workshop proposals that address topics satisfying the following criteria:

  • The topic falls within the general scope of the COMMA 2024 main conference. See the list of topics on the conference website (
  • The topic is focused on a specific problem, technology, or application.
  • There is a sufficiently large community interested in the topic.

If there are multiple workshop proposals on the same or similar topics, you may be asked to merge your proposals.

Workshop proposals should be sent by email to the COMMA 2024 Workshop Chair Sarah Gaggl ( The workshop proposal should be a short PDF document (max 5 pages) with the following information:

  • Title, Organizers (at least 2, from different institutions), Abstract
  • Motivation for the workshop (relation to main conference, timeliness)
  • Workshop format (paper presentations, panel discussions, invited talks, general discussions, etc.)
  • Expected duration (half-day or full-day)
  • Intended audience and expected number of participants
  • List of (potential) members of the program committee (at least 25% confirmed)
  • Submission, notification and final paper deadline dates, aligned with 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:

  • Publishing a workshop webpage, with links to the COMMA 2024 website
  • Publicizing the workshop to attract submissions and attendees
  • Reviewing of submitted papers
  • Determining the program for the workshop, within the time limits provided by the conference organization (below)
  • Publishing accepted papers in electronic proceedings, preferably before the workshop date, preferably with CEUR-WS
  • Ensuring that workshop participants register for the workshop and the main conference
  • Scheduling, attending, and coordinating the workshop
  • Workshops proposal submission deadline: 22 January 2024
  • Workshop proposal decisions: 5 February 2024
  • Call for workshop papers: 27 February 2024
  • Workshop paper submissions deadline: 8 July 2024
  • Workshop paper decisions: to be decided by workshop organizers
  • Due date for final versions of accepted papers: to be decided by the workshop organizers
  • Workshops: 16-17 September 2024
  • Main COMMA Conference: 18-20 September 2024