Call for Contributions ESWC 2023

ESWC is a key academic conference for research results and new developments in the area of the Semantic Web and Knowledge Graphs. ESWC2023 marks the 20th edition, which will take place from 28. May to 1. June 2023, in Heraklion, Greece.

ESWC 2023 features three main tracks:

  • the Research Track for novel research contributions
  • the In-use Track for contributions that reuse and apply state-of-the art semantic technology in practical settings
  • the Resources Track for data and software supporting the community

Important dates for Research, Resources and In-Use Tracks

Abstract submission December 8, 2022
Paper submission December 18, 2022 (extended)
Opening of rebuttal period January 30, 2023
Closing of rebuttal period February 6, 2023
Notification to authors February 23, 2023
Camera-ready papers due March 23, 2023

All deadlines are 23:59 anywhere on earth (UTC-12).

Submission guidelines

  • ESWC welcomes original research and application submissions dealing with all aspects of representing and using Semantic Web technologies and Knowledge Graphs. We encourage theoretical, methodological, empirical, and applications papers. Submitted papers should describe original work, present significant results, and provide rigorous, principled, and repeatable evaluation.
  • Abstract submissions are required.
  • Change of authors after acceptance is not allowed. 
  • We strongly encourage and appreciate links to datasets and other materials used for evaluation as well as to demos and software source code.
  • ESWC will not accept work that is under review or has already been published in or accepted for publication in a journal, another conference, or another ESWC track.
  • The proceedings of this conference will be published in Springer’s Lecture Notes in Computer Science series. The preprints of the accepted papers will be available openly.
  • Abstracts need to be pre-submitted followed by a timely submission of the full work.
  • Papers must not exceed 15 pages (with unlimited references) and in English.
  • Submissions must be either in PDF or in HTML, formatted in the style of the Springer Publications format for Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS). For details on the LNCS style, see Springer’s Author Instructions. For HTML submission guidance, see the HTML submission guide.
  • The Research track follows a double blind reviewing process. 
  • The Resource and In-Use Track follow a single blind reviewing process.
  • Authors will have the opportunity to submit a rebuttal to the reviews to clarify questions posed by program committee members.
  • At least one author per contribution must register for the conference for presentation.
  • Submission is done through EasyChair. When logging in select the appropriate track.

Program Chairs


Jamie McCusker, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, USA
Ernesto Jimenez-Ruiz, City, University of London, UK & SIRIUS, Norway


Anastasia Dimou, KU Leuven, Belgium
Raphael Troncy, EURECOM, France


Mauro Dragoni, Fondazione Bruno Kessler, Trento, Italy
Daniel Faria, ​​University of Lisbon, Portugal

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