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<nettime-ann> CFP - 1st International Workshop on Semantics for Biodiversity (S4BioDiv'13) @ ESWC, Montpellier, May 2013



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   1st International Workshop on


     Semantics for Biodiversity (S4BIODIV)



Held in parallel with


the 10th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2013)


Montpellier, France, May 26/27, 2013









Pre-submission inquiry deadline: February 24, 2013

Submission Deadline:             March 4, 2013.

Notification:                    April 1, 2013

Camera ready:                    April 15, 2013.

Workshop day:                    May 26/27, 2013.








Scientific themes of interest (include but are not limited to):

* sustainable agriculture,

* plant,

* health and habitat,

* relationship between plant-pests/pathogens,

* usages of plants by community,

* biodiversity conservation,

* ecosystems services,

* quality of biodiversity data.


Informatics technologies of interest (include but are not limited to):

* ontology applications,

* knowledge engineering,

* linked biodiversity data,

* remote sensors,

* mobile devices,

* vizualization tools,

* data mining.






Authors are invited to submit electronically original contributions in English. Authors must send a pre-submission abstract not exceeding 500 words at

Authors will receive a mail indicating of their abstract has been selected by the Scientific Committee for a full paper submission.

Submitted papers should not exceed 15 pages for long papers and 8 pages for short papers and must be formatted according to the LNCS guidelines.

Submissions will only be accepted in the PDF format. Submissions must be realized through the easychair system at







Proceedings of the workshop will be published online at CEUR Workshop Proceedings ( The best paper presented at the workshop will be included in the supplementary Springer LNCS proceedings of the ESWC2013 conference. Furthermore, a selection of papers presented at the workshop will be invited to be revised and extended version for a second peer-review process targeting publication in a referenced journal.






The workshop will take place in Montpellier, May 26/27, 2013.

Please visit the website for more information:






Pierre Larmande (IRD - UMR DIADE, France), chair

Isabelle Mougenot (UMII – UMR Espace DEV, France)

Thérèse Libourel (UMII – UMR Espace DEV, France)

Clément Jonquet (UMII – LIRMM, France)






Elizabeth Arnaud (Bioversity International, France), chair

Manuel Ruiz (CIRAD - UMR AGAP, France)

Pierre Bonnet (CIRAD - UMR AMAP, France)

Richard Bruskiewich (Bioversity International, Italy)

Pascal Neveu (INRA - UMR MISTEA, France)

Joel Sachs (University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA)

Julie Chabalier (Natural Solutions, France)

Cyril Pommier (INRA - URgi – Ephesis, France)

Mark Wilkinson (Polytechnic University of Madrid, and University of British Columbia)

Konstantin Todorov (UMII - UMR LIRMM, France)

Pankaj Jaiswal (Oregon State University, USA)

Xavier Sirault (CSIRO, Autralia)

Caterina Caracciolo (FAO , Italy)

Lieke Verhelst (Wageningen University, The Netherlands)

Damian Gessler (Iplant collaborative, USA)

Nikos Manouselis (Agro-Know, University of Alcala, Grece)

Éamonn Ó Tuama (GBIF, University of Copenhagen , Denmark)


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