September 23 - 26, 2008 in Kaiserslautern, Germany
Topics of Interest
Program Commitee
Conference Officials

Important Dates:

  • Submission of papers (EXTENDED DEADLINE):
    May 9, 2008
  • Notification of authors:
    Juni 12, 2008
  • Camera-ready papers:
    July 3, 2008
  • Conference:
    Sept. 23-26, 2008

Last Update:


Since MATES 2008 is co-located with KI 2008 in Kaiserslautern, there is a single point of registration at the web site of the KI 2008 conference. Please register also for MATES using this registration form.

On the registration form you have to mark whether you want the conference proceedings for MATES or for KI. Only one proceedings volume is covered by the registration fee.

The registration fee includes:

  • Participation in any tutorial and/or workshop. All workshops and tutorials will be held on Monday, 22 September, at the DFKI and/or at the University of Kaiserslautern (locations will be announced on the workshop and tutorial sites). Please indicate on your registration form which tutorials and/or workshops you plan to attend.
  • Lunch at the university canteen during the conference from Tuesday to Friday during the breaks from 12-1:30 p.m. There will be a separate area exclusive for conference participants. The canteen is right across the conference venue in Building No. 30. The lunch vouchers are distributed upon registration. The snacks and refreshments served in the foyer of the conference venue during the morning and afternoon breaks are also included.
  • The proceedings of either KI-2008 or MATES 2008. Please indicate on the registration form which proceedings you wish to receive. Note that student registration fees do not include proceedings.
  • On occasion of its 20th anniversary DFKI is looking forward to invite all conference participants to a conference dinner on Thursday, 25 September, in the Fruchthalle of the City of Kaiserslautern. Admission will open at 5:30 p.m., the program will start at 6:30 p.m. A shuttle service will be offered from the conference venue where the technical program is scheduled to finish at 4:30 p.m. that day to a location in downtown Kaiserslautern from where the hotels reserved by the Kaiserslautern Tourist Information and the Fruchthalle itself are easily accessible and within walking distance. You may submit your hotel reservation here until August 20. Please indicate on the registration form if you will attend the conference dinner sponsored by DFKI.
For accommodation, please also use the support provided at the web site of the KI conference.