Posters and Demos

The posters and demos track of ESWC provides a forum for late-breaking results, on-going research projects, and innovative ideas, as well as prototypes of semantic technologies and their applications in various domains. Submissions to the posters and demos track may cover all areas of Semantic Web research and applications, such as Linked Data and Knowledge Graphs, Ontologies, Reasoning, Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning, Information Retrieval, Data Quality and Data Integration, and Semantic Data Management, as well as applications from Life Sciences, eGovernment, Business, Manufacturing, eScience, Emergency and Crisis Management, etc. Posters and demos will be presented in a separate, interactive session, providing the opportunity for engaging in discussions and direct exchange.


Best poster and demo awards

Candidates for the best poster and demo, which will be selected during the conference, will be invited to give a short presentation during the conference. The winners will be announced during the closing ceremony.


Submission Guidelines

Authors must submit a short paper (Springer LNCS style, Poster submissions are at most four pages long, demo submissions are at most five pages long.
Poster submissions are expected to contain a short abstract for evaluation, while demonstration track submissions must additionally provide a textual description of the demonstration to be given at the conference (which may include screenshots and must include either a link to the online demo or a video presenting it). The submissions must clearly demonstrate relevance to the Semantic Web and the topics of interest of ESWC 2018. Decisions about acceptance will be based on relevance to the Semantic Web, originality, potential significance, topicality, and clarity. Papers that exceed the given page length or do not follow the LNCS guidelines will be rejected without review. Furthermore, double submissions to other any conferences, workshops, or tracks of ESWC will be rejected. Posters and demonstrations accompanying an accepted research or in-use/industrial track paper must be marked as such and provide an explanation of the additional value of the P&D submission. Submissions must be uploaded on Easychair selecting the ESWC 2018 Posters and Demos Track at

Important Dates

  • Submission Deadline: March 20, 2018
  • Notification of Acceptance: April 10, 2018 Camera-Ready Paper: May 2, 2018

All deadlines are intended to be 23:59 HST (Hawaii Time).

Important Notes

Poster and demo papers will appear in supplementary post-conference proceedings to be published by Springer in the series Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS).
Participants with an accepted poster or demonstration must register for the conference and present their work during the Poster and Demos Session. Space will be allocated for each participant. In case of any special requirements, the organizers should be contacted well in advance of the conference.

Poster and Demo Chairs

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