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Special Track Call: LegalTech - Semantics 2020
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Call for Special Sub-Topic


16th International Conference on Semantic Systems

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

September 2020    

Deadline Extension: Important Dates

  • Abstract Submission Deadline:        April 18, 2020 (11:59 pm, Hawaii time)
  • New Abstract Submission Deadline: April 25, 2020 (11:59 pm, Hawaii time)
  • Paper Submission Deadline:                April 25, 2020 (11:59 pm,Hawaii time)
  • New Paper Submission Deadline:        May 8, 2020 (11:59 pm,Hawaii time)
  • Notification of Acceptance:                 June 08, 2020 (11:59 pm, Hawaii time)
  • New Notification of Acceptance:         June 12, 2020 (11:59 pm, Hawaii time)
  • Camera-Ready Paper:                 July 01, 2020 (11:59 pm, Hawaii time)
  • New Camera-Ready Deadline:         July 13, 2020 (11:59 pm, Hawaii time)
  • Video Upload:                                 August 30, 2020 (11:59 pm, Hawaii time)

Submission via Easychair on

Proceedings of SEMANTiCS 2020 EU will be published open access by Springer LNCS.

Globalisation and digitization have put a lot of pressure on legal professionals and have increased the number of cross-border, cross-jurisdictional activities of both individuals and businesses alike, bringing with it the need for innovative LegalTech solutions that can support legal professionals, governments and administrations as well as NGOs and even individual citizens across Europe. From a societal perspective, there is a need to grant citizens more control and transparency with respect to the processing of their personal data. From a business perspective, there is a need for tools and techniques that make daily work more efficient and effective and drive new business models, so that society as a whole can benefit from new capabilities that AI and other technologies can provide despite of a more and more complex legal environment. Towards this end, the LegalTech sub topic aims to explore legal tech mechanisms, processes and methodologies that are now critically needed to support the next generation of semantic applications. We welcome contributions both from academia as well as industry-focused case-studies and applications.


Topics of Interest include but are not limited to:

Author Guidelines and Submission for paper submissions

Review and Evaluation Criteria for paper submissions

Each submission will be reviewed by several PC members. The reviewing process is single-blind. Papers submitted to this track will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

We are looking forward to your contribution!

Special Track Chairs: