Call for Workshop Proposals

We would like to invite researchers to submit workshop proposals to PETRA 2021. Each workshop should have a focused topic that would involve the participants in a hands-on way to collaborate and build new technologies. Workshop proposals should be related to one of the conference research areas of interest mentioned below.

The proposals submission deadline is December 07, 2020. Please send your proposals or any questions you have to the Workshops chair, Dr. Maher Abujelala ( The acceptance notifications will be announced on December 16, 2020. There is no specific format for the proposals (Proposal Example), but it should be 1-3 pages long and must include:

  1. Title and Acronym
  2. Abstract
  3. List of Topics
  4. Goals
  5. List of Workshop Organizers (including: Names, Affiliations and Emails)

The conference proceedings, including the workshop papers, will be a volume in the ACM International Conference Proceedings Series in the ACM Digital Library. The ISBN number assigned to PETRA '21 is 978-1-4503-8792-7

Research areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  • Healthcare Informatics
  • Big Data Management
  • Data Privacy and Remote Health Monitoring
  • Games for Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • User Interface Design and Usability
  • Reasoning Systems and Machine Learning
  • Affective Computing
  • Cyberlearning : Theory, Methods and Technologies
  • Human-Robot Interaction
  • Human-Centered Computing
  • Human monitoring
  • Haptics
  • Gesture and Motion Tracking
  • Cognitive Modeling
  • Wearable Computing
  • Interactions and the Internet of Things (IoT)