PRIMA 2020 Call for Tutorial Proposals

The PRIMA2020 organizers invite proposals for the Tutorial Program of the 23rd International Conference on Principles and Practice of Multi-Agent Systems (PRIMA2020). The tutorials will be held on the 16th and 18th November 2020 virtually in Nagoya (Japan). Anyone interested in presenting a tutorial at PRIMA2020 should submit a proposal as detailed below.

The aim of the Tutorial Program is to provide an opportunity for researchers and practitioners to spend half a day exploring exciting advances in the principles and practices of multi-agent systems.

We believe that this type of program is essential for the cross fertilization, cohesiveness, and vitality of the multiagent systems’ field. The Tutorial Program promotes the continuing education of each member of the PRIMA community.

PRIMA2020 Tutorials should serve one, or more of the following objectives:

The PRIMA organisation will not hand on any material to attendees, but we expect tutorialists to upload their material (e.g., slides, software, etc.) online before the event.

Proposal Submission Requirements

Tutorials are intended to provide an overview of the field. They should present reasonably well-established information in a balanced way. Tutorials should not be used to advocate a single avenue of research, nor should they promote a product. Each tutorial is expected to last 2 hours.

Proposals should be no more than three pages long, excluding the resumes of the presenters and the supplementary materials. Tutorial proposals for PRIMA2020 should contain the following information:

The evaluation of the proposal will take into account the level of general interest for PRIMA attendees, the quality of the proposal, and the expertise and skills of the presenters. The selection of the tutorials will be based upon a number of factors, including:


For all accepted proposals, PRIMA will be responsible for

Submission Procedure

Proposals must be submitted as a PDF file to Rafik Hadfi (, Reyhan Aydogan (, and Tokuro Matsuo ( All information should be collated into one single PDF file. If it is necessary to refer to information in another format, such as video, the link to this material should be contained in the submitted PDF. Submissions will be acknowledged via email in two weeks after their submission.

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