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ICWE 2016 : 16th International Conference on Web Engineering


Conference Series : International Conference on Web Engineering
When Jun 6, 2016 - Jun 9, 2016
Where Lugano, Switzerland
Abstract Registration Due Jan 11, 2016
Submission Deadline Jan 18, 2016
Notification Due Feb 29, 2016
Final Version Due Mar 18, 2016
Categories    web technologies   social web   semantic web   web of things

Call For Papers

16th International Conference on Web Engineering
6-9 June 2016, Lugano, Switzerland

ICWE aims to bring together researchers and practitioners from various disciplines in academia and industry to tackle the emerging challenges in the engineering of Web applications and in the problems of its associated technologies, as well as the impact of those technologies on society, media and culture.

The 16th edition of ICWE will accept contributions related to different dimensions of Web applications:

- Web application modeling and engineering
- Web applications composition and mashup
- Social Web applications
- Semantic Web applications
- Human computation and crowdsourcing applications
- Web of Things applications

ICWE 2016 seeks contributions of full research papers, vision papers, demos and posters, industry and in-practice papers, student papers to the PhD Symposium, tutorials, and workshops.

Awards will be given to the best paper, the best student paper (where the first author is a student), the best vision paper, the best poster demo presentation, the best tool demonstration as well as to the top-10% papers according to the program committee review feedback.

Important Dates

Full Research Papers

abstract submission: 11 January 2016 (extended)
submission: 18 January 2016 (extended)
notification: 29 February 2016

Short Research Papers

abstract submission: 7 February 2016
submission: 15 February 2016
notification: 16 March 2016

Vision Papers

abstract submission: 7 February 2016
submission: 15 February 2016
notification: 16 March 2016


Paper submission deadline: 4 March 2016
Notification of acceptance: 22 March 2016


Paper submission deadline: 9 March 2016
Notification of acceptance: 22 March 2016

PhD Symposium Papers

submission: 22 February 2016
notification: 16 March 2016

All paper submission deadlines are 23:59:59 Hawaii Time.

Continuous Calls

Tutorial and Workshop proposals can be submitted at any time and will be immediately evaluated on a continuous basis until all available slots have been filled. Organizers of workshops and tutorial presenters are therefore encouraged to submit their proposals as early as possible.

Tutorial Proposals

Tutorial Proposal submission: open – continuously evaluating proposals
Tutorial Proposal notification: 3 weeks after submission

Workshop Proposals

Workshop Proposal submission: closed
Accepted Workshops:

Submission Information

Full research papers: mature, original research contribution. Reported results should be supported by some type of validation, and also include a justification about the choice/suitability of the validation method. In addition, evidence of use in practice and/or demonstration of scalability is regarded as a plus. (max. 18 pages)

Short research papers: description of preliminary results and/or ongoing efforts that present new ideas and concepts, but lack the completeness (e.g., validation, evaluation, implementation) of full research papers. This category focuses on allowing authors of promising work and late breaking results to attend ICWE, offering a venue for discussion to obtain early feedback on early research (8 pages);

Vision papers: discussion, analysis, criticism, proposal, original positions about relevant aspects of Web engineering topics. These papers are intended to generate discussions on promising research that will impact Web engineering in the coming years. (max. 8 pages)

Web Engineering in practice papers: description of real-world applications, case studies, experiences from the field that are highly innovative, insightful and discuss trends in the market and/or challenge the community to find solutions to new problems (max 18 pages).

Demo papers: description of innovative uses of existing tools and ideas from the practice. Demonstration submissions must describe working systems, based on state-of-the-art Web technology. (max 4 pages)

Poster papers: opportunity to show-case and present in an informal setting late-breaking results, recent advances, or work in progress. (max 4 pages)

PhD Symposium papers: a forum for PhD students to present ongoing research in a collaborative environment and share ideas with other young researchers in an international atmosphere. (max 6 pages)

Papers must be formatted according to the information for Springer LNCS authors at and submitted in PDF. Accepted contributions will be included into the ICWE 2016 Springer LNCS proceedings.

Submissions that are not in compliance with the required submission format or that are out of the scope of the conference will be desk rejected without reviewing.

Submissions and reviewing are supported by the EasyChair system at

Papers submitted to ICWE 2016 must not be under review elsewhere while under consideration for ICWE 2016, nor may have been already previously published elsewhere.


General Chair

Cesare Pautasso, University of Lugano, Switzerland

Program Chairs

Alessandro Bozzon, TU Delft, The Netherlands
Philippe Cudre-Mauroux, University of Fribourg, Switzerland

Short/Vision Papers Chairs

Oscar Diaz, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Tommi Mikkonnen, Technical University of Tampere, Finland

Workshop Chairs

Sven Casteleyn, Universitat Jaume I, Castellón, Spain
Peter Dolog, Aalborg University, Denmark

Web Engineering in Practice Chair

Stefan Tilkov, InnoQ, Germany
Erik Wilde, USA

Demonstration Chairs

Saeed Aghaee, University of Cambridge, UK
Marco Brambilla, Politecnico di Milano, Italy

Poster Chairs

Giovanni Toffetti Carughi, Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW), Switzerland
Manuel Wimmer, Vienna University of Technology, Austria

PhD Symposium Chairs

Flavius Frasincar, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Gustavo Rossi, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
Marco Winckler, University Paul Sabatier, France

Tutorials Chairs

Cinzia Cappiello, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Philipp Leitner, University Of Zurich, Switzerland

Publicity Chairs

Domenico Bianculli, University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Michael Weiss, Carleton University, Canada
Liming Zhu, Data61, Australia

Local Organization Chairs

Elisa Larghi, University of Lugano, Switzerland
Mauro Prevostini, University of Lugano, Switzerland

Senior Program Committee Members

Boualem Benatallah, University of New South Wales, Australia
Jordi Cabot, Internet Interdisciplinary Institute (IN3) - UOC, Spain
Philipp Cimiano, Bielefeld University, Germany
Gianluca Demartini, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
Schahram Dustdar, Technischen Universität Wien, Austria
Piero Fraternali, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Jacques Pasquier-Rocha, University of Fribourg, Switzerland
Oscar Pastor, Valencia University of Technology, Spain
Jian Pei, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Daniel Schwabe, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio de Janiero, Brazil
Steffen Staab, University of Koblenz-Landau, Germany
Stefan Tai, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany

Steering Committee Liaisons

Florian Daniel, University of Trento, Italy
Martin Gaedke, Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany


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