Call for Papers - 3rd International IPWARE-SUMMIT

30 Apr 2012

The third IPWARE-SUMMIT ( will take place in Saint-Raphael, France 3 - 5 October 2012, in the beautiful environment of the French Riviera between Cannes and Saint-Tropez.

The IPWARE-SUMMIT event is an international conference on Information Processing including but not limited to intellectual property handling. The conference is accompanied by a software exhibition.

IPWARE-SUMMIT 2012 will survey the international state of the art and practice in information processing with

*. General issues of information processing track including but not limited to:

  • a. Information retrieval
  • b. Keyword extraction, document indexing and search
  • c. Document authoring
  • d. Information extraction and summarization
  • e. Machine translation
  • f. Text mining
  • g. Spoken language processing

*. An intellectual property track including but not limited to

  • a. Strategic management of intellectual property
  • b. Intellectual property valuation
  • c. Intellectual property knowledge management
  • i. Case Handling, Cost Calculation
  • d. Patent analysis, composition and translation
  • e. Patent and Trademark Search and Processing

IPWARE-SUMMIT 2012 will feature a comprehensive programme including reports on developers' and users' experiences, research papers, discussions of policy issues, invited talks, panels and exhibits. We define information processing in the broadest possible sense, to include not just fully automatic unilingual and multilingual systems but tools for human processing support as well.

IPWARE-SUMMIT 2012 is of special interest for information managers, searchers, analysts, consultants and persons responsible for selecting service providers and computer software products to support information processing activities. During the whole conference vendors will have the opportunity to exhibit, demonstrate and market their software. We invite all those with an interest in software solutions for any kind of information processing to participate in this conference.

IPWARE-SUMMIT 2012 hereby invites submissions on all aspects of information processing.

To submit a paper to the IPWARE SUMMIT it is necessary to write a brief abstract in English outlining the proposed presentation and send it via email to along with a personal biography and proposed presentation title. The deadline for submission of papers is April 30, 2012. Only a limited amount of speaking space may be available after this date.

Please visit our website for more information about this event.

Important Dates

March 1, 2012 Registration for the conference is open

April 30, 2012 Deadline for submission of papers

May 15, 2012 Notification of acceptance

August 2, 2012 Early bird registration closing date

September 28, 2012 On-line registration closing date

October 3 - 5, 2012 Conference