@WAS Masters and Doctoral Colloquium (MDC)

iiWAS2008 and MoMM2008 invite PhD and Masters students and candidates to present, discuss and defend their work-in-progress or preliminary results in front of an international and renowned audience of researchers and developers.
The colloquium will be organized in parallel to iiWAS2008 and MoMM2008 conferences, which are going to take place 24-26 November 2008 in Linz, Austria.
PhD and Master students and candidates at all stages in the process are invited to submit a thesis position paper. The paper should not exceed 4 pages length and should contain a problem statement, an overview of related work in the area, research methodology, current stage of the project and the expected contribution to the topics of interest supported by MoMM2008 and iiWAS2008.

Important Dates

  • September 08, 2008 : MDC papers submission (closed)
  • September 15, 2008 : Acceptance Notification
  • October 15, 2008 : Camera-Ready Papers


Accepted MDC papers will be published by ACM and the Austrian Computer Society (OCG) books@ocg.at series. Authors of outstanding papers will be invited to submit an extended papers to distinguished journals.


Your paper should be formatted according to the ACM guidelines. Authors using Latex need to choose the LateX2e – Tighter Alternate style.
If you have already formatted your paper according to the OCG style, it is not necessary to upload an ACM formatted version right now, but you will be asked to reformat your paper upon notice of acceptance.

Review Process

Submissions will be reviewed carefully and the authors of accepted submissions will be asked to present at the colloquium in front of a panel, which consist of experts in the area.

Submission Process

Submissions should be forwarded by email to: wolfram.woess_AT_jku.at

Dr. Wolfram Wöß
Institute for Application Oriented Knowledge Processing
Johannes Kepler University Linz
Altenberger Strasse 69
A-4040 Linz, Austria
Tel: +43 (732) 2468 9589
Fax: +43 (732) 2468 9308
Email: wolfram.woess_AT_jku.at