Call For Workshops - 37th International Conference on Logic Programming (ICLP 2021)


                      CALL FOR WORKSHOPS


The 37th International Conference on Logic Programming (ICLP 2021)
September 20–27, 2021

Fully virtual event organized by the Department of Computer Science of
the University of Porto.


The ICLP conference series has a long standing tradition of hosting a rich
set of co-located workshops. ICLP workshops provide a unique opportunity
for the presentation and discussion of work that can be preliminary in
nature, novel ideas, and new open problems to a wide and interested

Co-located workshops also provide an opportunity for presenting
specialized topics and opportunities for intensive discussions and project
collaboration. The topics of the workshops co-located with ICLP 2021 can
cover any areas related to logic programming (e.g., theory,
implementation, environments, language issues, alternative paradigms,
applications), including cross-disciplinary areas. However, any relevant
workshop proposal will be considered.

The format of the workshop will be decided by the workshop organizers, but
ample time should be allowed for general discussion. Workshops can vary in
length, but the optimal duration will be half a day or a full day.

Workshop Proposals

Those interested in organizing a workshop at ICLP 2021 are invited to
submit a workshop proposal. Proposals should be in English and about two
pages in length. They should contain:

  • The title of the workshop.

  • A brief technical description of the topics covered by the workshop.

  • A discussion of the timeliness and relevance of the workshop.

  • A list of any related workshops held in the last years.

  • The estimated length of the workshop and an estimate of the number of
    expected attendees.

  • The names, affiliation and contact details (email, web page, phone) of
    the workshop organizers together with a designated contact person.

  • Previous experience of the workshop organizers in workshop/conference

Proposals are expected in text or PDF format. All proposals should be
submitted to the Workshop Chair by email by May 3rd, 2021.

Reviewing Process

Each submitted proposal will be reviewed by the Workshop, Program and
General Chairs. Proposals that appear well-organized and that fit the
goals and scope of ICLP will be selected. The decision will be notified by
email to the responsible organizer by May 10th, 2021. The definitive
length of the workshop will be planned according to the number of
submissions received by the different workshops. For every accepted
workshop, the ICLP local organizers will prepare meeting facilities. The
workshops and the conference organizers will collaborate in establishing a
uniform approach to produce proficient and accessible proceedings for the

Workshop Organizers’ Tasks

  • Producing a “Call for Papers” for the workshop and posting it on the
    Internet and other means. A web page URL should be provided by May 15th,
    2021, and will be published on the ICLP 2021 home page.

  • Providing a brief description of the workshop for the conference

  • Reviewing/accepting submitted papers.

  • Scheduling workshop activities in collaboration with the local
    organizers and the Workshop Chair.

  • Providing a workshop program in a format specified by the conference
    organizers for posting by August 31st, 2021.

  • Coordinating the preparation of the workshop proceedings according to
    the specifications provided by the Workshop Chair.


Workshops will be virtually collocated with ICLP 2021.
See the ICLP 2021 web site ( for
further details.

Important Dates (Tentative)

May 3rd, 2021:Proposal submission deadline

May 10th, 2021:Notification

May 15th, 2021:Deadline for receipt of CfP and workshop web page URL

August 18th, 2020: Deadline for acceptance notification to paper authors

August 31st, 2020: Deadline for workshop program


Please submit your workshop proposals by email to the Workshop Chair.

Workshop Chair

Nicos Angelopoulos