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Ninth UK e-Science All Hands Meeting

Adrian Richardson | 11 February 2010

The Ninth UK e-Science All Hands Meeting (AHM 2010) is scheduled to be held 13-16 September 2010 at the City Hall in Cardiff. Workshops have been a successful feature of previous AHM programmes, and proposals for workshops are now invited.

Workshop sessions focus on a particular topic and are organised by individuals to bring together a number of presenters in a panel or mini-symposium format. These sessions will be scheduled in parallel with other conference sessions, but with the expectation that individuals will not move between sessions.

A proposal to organise a workshop should be submitted by email to the Chair of the AHM 2010 Programme Committee (see below), and include the following:

  • The title of the workshop.
  • The name, affiliation and contact details of the organiser.
  • The format of the workshop, e.g., panel or mini-symposium.
  • The approximate duration of the workshop. It is expected that sessions at AHM 2005 will last at least 90 minutes but no more than 120 minutes. Workshops may span multiple sessions.
  • An abstract of no more than one page giving the aims of the workshop, the motivation for holding it and the target audience.
  • A workshop chair and a tentative list of speakers/participants should be identified.

Organisers of approved workshops will be responsible for:

  • Liaising with the AHM 2010 Organising Committee to ensure their session is appropriately resourced.
  • Advertising their workshop and soliciting contributions, if neccessary.
  • Refereeing contributions and recommending which should be accepted by the AHM 2010 Programme Committee. The PC will delegate to workshop organisers responsibility for refereeing submissions in accordance with the conference guidelines. To ensure a uniform high quality of submitted papers the PC will retain overall control of the workshop programme, and will have a role in the reviewing of workshop submissions.

Applicants will be notified of acceptance or rejection by 13 March 2010.

Thereafter workshops featuring contributed papers will follow the schedule for regular conference papers.

Professor David Walker, Cardiff University ( Chair, AHM 2010