Important dates
All deadlines are due 11pm GMT
Workshop proposals: December 12th, 2011
Full paper submission: March 19th, 2012
PhD Symposium submission: April 15th, 2012
Tutorials, panel, and demos proposals: May 8th, 2012
Paper notification: May 14th, 2012
Camera-ready paper submission: June 11th, 2012
Author Registration Deadline: June 25th, 2012
Conference: October 15th-18th, 2012
31st International Conference on Conceptual Modeling (ER 2012) - Florence, Italy
Call for Demonstrations Print

The ER 2012 Demo session provides an exciting and highly interactive way to demonstrate conceptual modeling research, and an excellent way to advertise the applicability of the results. Proposals should be focused on new conceptual modeling developments, advances in applying conceptual modeling, or innovative use of conceptual modeling techniques. The session is focused on academic and research software, and it is not intended for the demonstration of commercial products.

Important Dates

  • Proposals: May 8th, 2012
  • Notification: May 30th, 2012
  • Camera-ready: June 11th, 2012

Submission Guidelines

All submitted proposals must be formatted according to the instructions for submission format for research submissions. Demo proposals must be no more than four pages long. These page limits include all parts of the paper: title, abstract, body, and bibliography. Proposals should clearly describe what will be demonstrated and how the contribution will be illustrated interactively. Proposals could include a URL that showed a preliminary version of the demo (e.g., screenshots, or even an interactive program).

Submission Site

Submissions have to be in accordance with the Springer LNCS guidelines. Templates are available at Submissions must be sent through Easychair website


Accepted contributions for the demonstrations session will be published on a Lecture Notes in Computer Science Issue which will be available at the conference.

Demonstrations Chairs

  • Laks V.S. Lakshmanan, University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Mong Li Lee, National University of Singapore, Singapore

Demonstrations Program Committee

  • Sourav Bhowmick – Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
  • Francesco Bonchi – Yahoo! Research
  • Gillian Dobbie – University of Auckland, New Zealand
  • Jiaheng Lu – Renmin University of China
  • Amelie Marian – Rutgers University, US
  • Divesh Srivastava – AT&T Labs Research
  • Sergei Vassilivtskii – Yahoo! Research
  • Cong Yu – Google Research
  • Jeffrey Yu – City University of Hong Kong
  • Haixun Wang – Microsoft Research Asia