Call For Papers:
1st Workshop: ''SemWiki2006 - From Wiki to Semantics''

co-located with the 3rd Annual European Semantic Web Conference (ESWC)

Budva, Montenegro, 11th - 14th June, 2006

Abstract Submission Deadline: 7 March 2006

Executive Summary

SemWiki2006 is the first workshop on Semantic Wikis. It aims to explore and collect the different ideas and motivations that have lead to the recent emergence of so-called "Semantic Wiki" systems.

Workshop Topics

Semantic Wikis try to combine the strengths of Semantic Web (machine processable, data integration, complex queries) and Wiki (easy to use and contribute, strongly interconnected, collaborativeness) technologies.

Goals are diverse and include:

In the future, Semantic Wiki systems might play an important role for "knowledge acquisition", enabling non-technical users to contribute to the Semantic Web.

Important Dates (all dates GMT)

Abstract submission

7 March 2006

Paper submission

28 March 2006

Notification to authors

20 April 2006

Camera-ready version

30 April


11/12th June 2006

The workshop will be held as a half-day workshop at the European Semantic Web Conference on the 11th or 12th of June in Budva, Montenegro.

Call for Contributions

We invite submissions as full and short papers, as well as posters/demos. Papers should describe original, unpublished research and must not be under review by another conference, journal, or workshop. Authors of the highest quality contributions will be invited to present their work at the workshop (probably 20 minutes). Since Semantic Wikis are a very practical topic, we are also very interested in poster and demo submissions. Posters and Demos should describe prototypical implementations of systems related to the workshop topics. Highest quality submissions will be presented in a separete poster/demo session.

Contributions should adhere to the following formats:

In this workshop, we will explore a new form of publication, the so-called "ABCDE"-format. This format has been proposed recently by User:Anita de Waard (Elsevier) and allows authors to annotate their articles directly with semantic markup. This semantic markup will be used in the electronic workshops proceedings to facilitate searching and browsing. A specialised Latex template will be provided by the workshop organisers that allows to easily add these annotations.  You can start using the Springer LNCS template and later switch to LNCS-ABCDEF (which will be published on this website).


Pre-proceedings will appear at the time of the conference online and in print.

Topics of Interest (include but are not limited to)


Workshop co-ordinators Programme Committee (Preliminary)


Proceedings are online here at CEUR.WS.


Contact: chair[at]