Hosting DILS

The call for application to host DILS 2014 is now open.

A PDF document describing the DILS conference and providing initial guidelines for applications is available here.

Individuals and organizations can apply by sending a letter of intent to Erhard Rahm ( by June 9th, 2013. Selected applicants will be notified by June 17th, and invited to submit a complete proposal by June 30th. The DILS steering committee will try to make its final decision before the 2013 DILS conference, and the selected individual/organization will be announced during the DILS 2013 plenary sessions.

Important dates
9 June
Letters of intent due
17 June
Short-listed applicants notified
30 June
Full proposal due
5 July
Final decision by DILS steering committee
9 July
DILS 2014 location announced


DILS Steering committee

The DILS Steering committee members are:
  • Sarah Cohen-Boulakia (LRI, University of Paris-Sud 11, France)
  • Graham Kemp (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden)
  • Ulf Leser (Humboldt-Universit√§t zu Berlin, Germany)
  • Paolo Missier (Newcastle University, UK)
  • Norman Paton (University of Manchester, UK)
  • Louiqa Raschid (University of Maryland, USA)
  • Erhard Rahm (University of Leipzig, Germany