17th International Conference on Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning

September 12-18, 2020

last modified: 22 Feb 2020

Call For Tutorial And Workshop Proposals

For its 2020 edition, KR will solicit proposals for both the Tutorial and Workshop tracks. Tutorials and workshops will be held prior to the KR main technical program, which will run from 12th to 18th of September 2020. The attendance of tutorials is complimentary to all KR registered participants. Workshop attendance will be subject to payment of a workshop fee, which is separate from that of the main conference.

Submission Instructions

Each proposal (tutorial or workshop) should be in English and must be submitted electronically to the email address:

For all accepted proposals, KR will take care of all local arrangements.

Submission Requirements for Tutorial Proposals

Each tutorial proposal should contain the following information:

  • A short title of the tutorial.
  • A two-paragraph description of the tutorial.
  • Proposed length of the tutorial (half day is the default and recommended length, but an argument can be made for a full day tutorial).
  • A one page outline of the tutorial.
  • The potential target audience for the tutorial and prerequisite knowledge.
  • A brief resume of the presenter(s) including:
    • Name, affiliation, and email address.
    • Evidence of scholarship in the area, including a list of relevant publications.

The main duties of the tutorial organizers are:

  • Setup a web-page for the tutorial, which should include, at least, title and abstract of the tutorial, presenters’ details, outline, tutorial notes and related reading material.
  • Deliver the tutorial at KR 2020.

Each accepted tutorial will entitle a discount on the KR registration fee for one tutorial presenter.

Submission Requirements for Workshop Proposals

Each workshop proposal should contain the following information:
  • Title of the workshop and acronym,
  • Names, affiliations, and contact details of the organizers,
  • Short description and format of the workshop,
  • History of the workshop (if applicable) and related events,
  • Expected number of participants of the workshop and its duration (half day, one day, ...),
  • Tentative list of PC members with their respective affiliations, and
  • Tentative call for papers.

The main duties of the chair of each accepted workshop are:

  • Set up a webpage for the workshop,
  • Advertise the workshop and distribute its call for papers,
  • Coordinate the peer-reviewing of submitted contributions,
  • If workshop proceedings are desired, it is the duty of the organizers to produce and distribute their workshop proceedings,
  • Organize a schedule for the workshop in collaboration with the local organizers and the KR workshop co-Chairs, and
  • Coordinate and moderate the workshop participation and content.

Each accepted proposal will be waived two workshop registrations to be used at the discretion of the organisers (e.g., to cover the registration of an invited speaker).

KR reserves the right to cancel a workshop if it does not have enough participants to cover its running costs.

Important Dates

Proposal submission deadline: 24 January 2020
Notification: 21 February 2020
Workshops paper submission deadline: 8 June 2020
Workshops paper notification: 13 July 2020
Workshops registration deadline: TBA
Tutorial and workshop dates: 12-14 September 2020

Inquiries and also submissions should be sent by email to the tutorial/workshop chairs:

Anni-Yasmin Turhan and Renata Wassermann