FINAL Call for Papers & Deadline Extension of the
32nd International Conference on Legal Knowledge and Information Systems
(JURIX 2019) Madrid (Spain), 11-13 December 2019
We are pleased to announce that the deadline for submission of papers, demos, posters and workshop and tutorial proposals is extended to
Sunday, 22 September 2019.
For more than 30 years, the JURIX conference has provided an international forum for research on the intersection of Law, Artificial Intelligence and Information Systems, under the auspices of the JURIX Foundation for Legal Knowledge Systems.
We invite submission of original papers on the advanced management of legal information and knowledge systems, covering foundations, methods, tools, systems and applications as well as legal and ethical issues related to the design, development and application of such systems We welcome submissions on a wide variety of topics including, but not limited to, the following:
I - Theory and foundations
Contributions to the theory and interdisciplinary foundations for the use of Artificial Intelligence techniques in the legal and forensic domain. Papers should demonstrate (formal) validity, novelty and significance of the work.
II – Technology
Contributions to the technological advancement of Artificial Intelligence and Information Systems in the legal and forensic domain. Papers should demonstrate quality, novelty and significance of the work, and evaluate results.
III - Applications
Implementations of AI & Law technology in real world systems. Papers should demonstrate added value, novelty and significance of the work, and if possible, validate the described system and evaluate (potential) impact.
Long, Short, and Poster / Demo Paper submission
The deadline for paper submission is Sunday, September 22, 2019.
The conference proceedings will be published by IOS Press in their series Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence and Applications (FAIA). Papers are to be submitted through the Easychair Conference Management System in PDF format:
All submissions should be formatted using the styles and guidelines in the IOS Press Instructions for Authors.
There are three categories of papers. Please indicate the category of your paper when you submit the paper to Easychair.
These are reports of well-developed and original research. An accepted long paper scores well in terms of relevance, originality, technical quality, significance, literature review, presentation, reviewer’s confidence, and overall evaluation. These should not exceed 10 pages. A paper which is not accepted as a long paper may be recommended by reviewers as a short paper.
Authors can submit short descriptions of preliminary results or an innovative idea. These papers should not exceed 6 pages.
Posters/ Demo papers
Authors can submit short descriptions of a system. These papers should not exceed 4 pages. Authors of demo papers should be willing to share (a screencast of) the demo privately with the reviewers, if so requested.
The papers intended for presentation in the form of posters should also not exceed 4 pages.
The Poster and Demo papers have to be submitted to the Easy Chair under the suitable category.
We welcome and encourage the submission of high quality, original papers, which are not simultaneously submitted for publication elsewhere except to JURISIN 2019. Papers being submitted both to JURIX 2019 and JURISIN 2019 must note this on the title page, and a paper to be presented at JURIX 2019 must be withdrawn from JURISIN 2019 and vice versa according to the choice by the authors. Failure to follow this policy will result in the paper not being included in the proceedings of JURIX 2019.
Abstract submission deadline: 9 September 2019 (recommended)
Paper submission deadline:
15 September 2019
22 September 2019 (extended)
Demo & poster submission deadline:
September 2019 22 September 2019 (extended)
Workshops & tutorials proposals submission
15 September 2019 22 September 2019 (extended)
Notification of acceptance of regular papers: 9 October 2019
Camera-ready deadline for regular papers: 18 October 2019
Workshops & Tutorials: 11 December 2019
Main conference: 12 & 13 December 2019
- Michał Araszkiewicz, Jagiellonian University in Kraków, Poland
- Víctor Rodríguez Doncel and Elena Montiel-Ponsoda, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain
JURIX 2019 Call for Workshops and Tutorials
For more than 30 years, the JURIX conference has provided an international forum for research on the intersection of Law, Artificial Intelligence and Information Systems, under the auspices of The JURIX Foundation for Legal Knowledge Systems.
The 2019 JURIX conference will take place in Madrid, Spain, on 11, 12 and 13 December 2019.
Besides the standard conference track and the Doctoral Consortium, JURIX 2019 will host a number of workshops and tutorials related to the theme of the conference.
• Workshops provide an informal setting where participants have the opportunity to discuss specific topics in an atmosphere that fosters the active exchange of ideas.
• Tutorials enable attendees to familiarize themselves with advances in AI and Law related subjects, both theoretical and technological.
The workshops session is scheduled on 11 December 2019.
JURIX 2019 welcomes workshops and tutorials that address topics that satisfy the following criteria:
• the topic falls in the general scope of JURIX 2019,
• there is a clear focus on a specific topic, technology, problem or application, and
• there is a sufficiently large community interested in the topic.
Note that in the case of multiple workshop/tutorial submissions on the same topic, you may be asked to merge your proposal with that of others.
Workshop Proposal Guidelines
We invite submissions of workshop proposals on subjects related to the main conference (see the call for papers).
Proposals should be sent to the Program Chair via email:
(Michał Araszkiewicz, michal.ar...@uj.edu.pl)
The deadline for workshop proposals is 22 September 2019.
A workshop proposal should be a short PDF document (max 5 pages in standard format) outlining the following ingredients:
• Organizers (preferably more than 2, and preferably from different institutions)
• Motivation for the workshop (relation to conference, timeliness)
• Workshop format (paper presentations, panel discussions, invited talks, general discussions, practical tasks or outbreak).
We welcome and prioritize workshops with an innovative, creative format that will attract various types of contributions and ensures lively interaction.
• Indication as to whether it is a half-day or full-day workshop
• Intended audience and expected number of participants
• List of (potential) members of the program committee (25% confirmed)
• Submission, notification and camera-ready deadline dates appropriately aligned with the ones listed in the ‘Important Dates’ of the main conference, preferably to the effect that the following deadlines are set:
- 14 November 2019: Submission of draft paper
- 24 November 2019: Notification of acceptance
- 30 November 2019: Submission of nearly final version of paper for workshop documentation
• If applicable, past versions of the workshop, including URLs and statistics on submissions/papers/attendance
If accepted, the workshop organizers are responsible for:
• A workshop webpage, with links to the JURIX 2019 website
• Publicize the workshop to attract submissions and attendees
• Collecting, reviewing of submitted papers, and quality assurance (e.g., open a separate Easychair website)
• Determining the program for the workshop, within the time limits provided by the conference organization
• Publishing accepted papers in electronic proceedings before the workshop date (preferably CEUR-WS)
• Ensure that workshop participants register for the workshop and the main conference
• Schedule, attend and coordinate the workshop.
Tutorial Proposal Guidelines
We invite submissions of tutorial proposals on subjects related to the main conference (see the call for papers). Proposals should be sent to the Program Chair. The deadline for tutorial proposals is 22 September 2019.
A tutorial proposal should be a short PDF document (max 5 pages in standard format) outlining the following ingredients:
• Motivation for the tutorial (relation to conference, timeliness)
• If the tutorial, or a very similar tutorial, has been given elsewhere, explanation of the benefit of presenting it again to the JURIX community
• Overview of content, description of the aims, presentation style, potential/preferred prerequisite knowledge
• Indication as to whether it is a half-day or full-day tutorial
• Intended audience and expected number of participants
• List of readings, handbook, tools used in the tutorial.
If accepted, the tutorial organizers are responsible for:
• A tutorial webpage, with links to the JURIX 2019 website
• Publicize the tutorial to attract submissions and attendees
• Determining the program for the tutorial, within the time limits provided by the conference organization.
• Distributing tutorial materials to attendees before the tutorial date (if needed)
• Ensuring that tutorial participants register for the tutorial and the main conference
• Presenting the tutorial.