MAY 25 - 27, 2011
International Conference on We
Important Dates

Registration opens:  
January 16, 2011

Submission of final version of accepted paper for Workshops with registration:
March 30, 2011

Registration closes:  

May 18, 2011

May 25 - 27, 2011

Important Information

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Conference registration

The WIMS'11 registration fees* are as follows:

  (March 30, 2011)
before May 10, 2011
Full registration
200 Euro
550 Euro 600 Euro
Full registration
170 Euro 500 Euro 550 Euro
140 Euro 400 Euro 450 Euro

*Money Transfers within Norway in Norwegian Kroner. Please use your registration day's exchange rate.
** This workshop fee is to be paid by each workshop speaker before 30th  March. We require that every paper is covered by a registration, and this will be checked before adding the workshop paper in the conference proceedings. Therefore, please make sure that your paper is covered by a registration no later than March 30, 2011!

Special Registration Fee* for Local (Sognefjorden region) Participants (Registration Deadline 18.05.2011)

NOK 1 000,- pr. day (including lunch).

Banquet will be an additional NOK 1 000,-

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* Hotel accommodation is not included. Attendees should make their own arrangements.

The workshop registration includes admission to the conference on 27th May 2011, which includes all sessions, coffee breaks, one lunch, and copy of the  proceedings. If workshop speaker/attendee wants to attend all three days of the conference then s/he must pay the Regular conference fee.

The full (Regular) registration includes admission to all sessions, coffee breaks, three lunches, welcome reception, conference banquet and a copy of the  

The student (Regular) registration includes admission to all sessions, coffee breaks, three lunches, welcome reception and conference banquet. Students have to send a proof within 3 days after registration to wims11 @ or by fax to +47 947 63 727.

One Workshop or Conference registration will cover presentation of one paper. Each additional presented paper associated with the same registration will be subject to an additional fee of 80 Euro or 250 Euro respectively.

Extra conference banquet tickets are subject to an additional fee of 125 Euro.

There is no special program for accompanied persons. However, if the accompanied person would like to participate to the conference lunches, banquet and half day excursion, they are welcome. The cost for the three lunches and banquet  is 250 EUR and it must be paid by cash on site in Sogndal at the WIMS'11 registration desk. Particularly, we would be grateful to receive an email if there are accompanied persons who would like to attend the lunches and banquet.

Online Registration form is available HERE.
(If you encounter a problem, please print PDF file and submit via email.)

All payment must be in Euro. The Registration must be accompanied with payment of the corresponding registration fee. For payment by Bank  cheque or wire transfer the registration will be completed only after receiving the copy of the payment sent by email to email.

You can pay the conference registration fee either by bank/wire transfer or by international bank cheque.

Please transfer your total conference fee to:

Bank account holder: Vestlandsforsking
Bank Account Number: 6557.05.03892
International Bank Account Number (IBAN) NO.: NO5565570503892
Bank Identification Code (Swift-BIC): NDEANOKK
Name of the bank: Nordea Bank ASA
Address: PB. 115, N- 6781, Stryn, Norway

Clearly indicate your name and the keyword WIMS (this is essential; otherwise it will not be possible to track your payment).

Please take into account that most banks apply costs for international transfers. These costs should be paid by the registrant.

Confirmation of registration
Registration will be confirmed after well receipt of FULL payment.
Student registration forms must also be accompanied by a signed letter from the head of department attesting to their full-time student status. Formal receipt will be issued to the participants at the venue.

Letter of Invitation
If you require a Letter of Invitation to attend this event, you must select "Need Visa Invitation Letter" on the on-line Registration form and provide your passport number. Letters of Invitation are usually only required by foreigners who must obtain a VISA in order to attend the conference. All persons who require a Letter of Invitation to attend the conference must be registered and paid in full on or before February 15, 2011. Letters of Invitation will only be issued to the registrant and only after the registration is paid in full. The letter of invitation issued by WIMS'11 is not a commitment to provide any financial support nor does it guarantee a visa.

Check with the Norwegian Embassy/Consulate in your country regarding any specific visa requirements and travel restrictions well in advance of your trip. Please visit the website of the Norwegian Directorate of Immigration for information on visa applications:

Cancellation policy:

All cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing. The regisration fee paid to cover the accepted paper(s) will not be refunded in any circumstances. Cancellations notified on or before April 15, 2011 will be subject to a 25% cancellation fee.  No refund will be issued to registered participants who cancel on or after April 16, 2011.  Registration fee refunds can only be issued after the conference has ended.

We recommend that all participants take out a personal travel and health insurance for their trip.


Proceedings will be published by

Selected papers from WIMS'11, after further revisions, will be published in the special issues of the following journals.

International Journal of Metadata, Semantics and Ontologies

International Journal of Web Services Practices

International Journal of Information Retrieval Research 

International Journal of Computer Science & Applications

Some selected extended papers from WIMS'11 will be considered for Elsevier (Morgan Kaufmann) book [pending approval]

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