Call for Proposals:International Organized Sessions

Application is Closed

JSAI2013, The 27th Annual Conference of Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence Toyama city, Japan, June 4-7, 2013
“Annual Conference of JSAI” is the main conference of the Japanese Society for Artificial Intelligence (JSAI), which is held annually. In which major AI researchers (mainly from Japan) present their researches (mainly in Japanese).
The 27th Annual Conference of JSAI (JSAI2013) will be held from 4th June 2013 to 7th June 2013 in Toyama city, Toyama Prefecture, Japan. (City information:
JSAI2013 will have “international organized sessions.” An organized session is a type of an invited session for which researchers organize a session with very novel or advanced theme and collect excellent papers. “International” means that presenters will be coming from all over the world, presentations will be performed in English, and papers will be written in English. Of course organizers will be able to call and invite speakers in their session.
We are now calling international organized session proposals. No restrictions other than the three conditions mentioned above will be imposed.
Organizers of International Organized Sessions must…
  • select a novel or an advanced topic for artificial intelligence, or an interdisciplinary (with AI) topic.
  • collect several (excellent) papers on the topic.
  • make a program of the session and participate in the JSAI2013 as a chair person.
Submitted papers must adhere to the paper format of JSAI2013. Information of paper format and paper length limitations etc. can be obtained from JSAI2013’s website (
For your information, the theme of the JSAI2013 is “Harmony of Human, Nature, and Technology.” We would be delighted if you consider this theme. However, it is not your obligation to follow it. All proposals will be reviewed from the JSAI2013’s scope and several sessions regarded as suitable to JSAI2013 will be selected.

How to Apply

Please send an email to danushka [at] including the following information:
  1. Title of the session
  2. Names and contact information of the organizers
  3. Aim or theme of the session
  4. Tentative candidate presenters, including invited speaker
  5. Presentation style: oral-only or oral-and-poster
  6. Expected number of participants

Important Dates

  • Proposal Submission Deadline: 30th November 2012 16th December 2012
  • Proposal Acceptance Notification: 8th December 2012 31st December 2012
No international organized session will be programmed in parallel. Therefore, participants of international organized sessions will be able to participate in all international organized sessions. In addition, we will have three invited keynotes (Dr. William Clancey, NASA, etc.).
Moreover, we plan to have a special issue from Transactions of JSAI and publish post-proceedings in the LNAI series.

Contact information:

Danushka Bollegala (The University of Tokyo, Japan) danushka [at]