Diagrams is an international interdisciplinary conference series,
covering all aspects of research on the theory and application of
diagrams. We invite proposals for half-day or full-day workshops.
These workshops will be held both before and after the main
conference, and take place at the main conference venue.

Workshops are expected to address topics that are of interest to the
Diagrams 2020 conference attendees. These include, but are not
limited to, the following:

* applications of diagrams,
* computational models of reasoning with, and interpretation of,
* design of diagrammatic notations,
* diagram understanding by humans or machines,
* diagram aesthetics and layout,
* educational uses of diagrams,
* evaluation of diagrammatic notations,
* graphical communication and literacy,
* heterogeneous notations involving diagrams,
* history of diagrammatic notations,
* information visualization using diagrams,
* nature of diagrams and diagramming,
* novel technologies for diagram use,
* philosophy of diagrams (see the Philosophy of Diagrams special
* psychological issues pertaining to diagrams (see the Psychology
of Diagrams special call),
* reasoning with diagrams,
* semiotics of diagrams,
* software to support the use of diagrams, and
* usability and human-computer interaction issues concerning

Examples of previous Workshops may provide some inspiration and
guidance and can be found at:



Submission of Workshop Proposals


A workshop proposal must contain:

1. A single page listing
a. the title of the workshop
b. the names and contact information for all organizers
c. a brief biography of the main organizer
d. the anticipated duration of the workshop (half- or full-day)

2. A description of the topic and rationale for the workshop,
including a brief description of why the workshop will be
relevant to Diagrams 2020 conference attendees.

3. A Call for Participation document of up to 500 words that can
be used to advertise the workshop on the Diagrams 2020 conference

Workshop organizers are expected to distribute their call for papers
and solicite papers for submission. Workshop organisers must ensure
that paper submission deadlines are at least two weeks after those for
the main conference. In addition, they are encouraged to set
submission deadlines after the notification date for Diagram 2020
papers (i.e. April 24, 2020). They must also notify authors of
acceptance before the early registration deadline (late June, 2020).


How to Submit a Proposal


Submissions should be made by 10th January via EasyChair:


Important Dates


Workshop proposal submissions 10 January 2020

Workshop notification 17 January 2020


For more information please contact the Diagrams 2020 Workshop and Tutorials Chair
Francesco Bellucci, University of Bologna, Italy
bellucci dot francesco at googlemail dot com