International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling University of Macedonia

19th International Conference on
Automated Planning and Scheduling

September 19-23, 2009, Thessaloniki, Greece


ICAPS-2009, the International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling, will take place in Thessaloniki, Greece on September 19-23, 2009.

ICAPS is the premier forum for exchanging news and research results on theory and applications of intelligent planning and scheduling technology. The conference is part of the ICAPS conference series, whereas this year it will be co-organized by University of Macedonia.

The conference program will consist of pre-conference workshops and tutorials on current reserach topics, invited talks by leading computer scientists working in the area, presentations of contributed technical papers, as well as system demonstrations. For graduate students the conference includes a summer school and/or a doctoral consortium. Travel support for PhD students will be available.

After the rain, Thessaloniki, oil in canvass, 40X140 cm
by Yannis Stavrou

Important Dates




Camera ready


Fri, April 17th, 2009




Wed, April 22, 2009

Mon, June 15, 2009

Thu, June 25, 2009

Workshop proposals

Sun, February 15, 2009

Sun, March 8, 2009

Sun, April 19, 2009

Workshop papers

Tue, June 23rd, 2009

Wed, July 22nd, 2009

Sat, August 8, 2009


Fri, April 3, 2009

Fri, May 1, 2009

Fri, Sep 11, 2009

Doctoral consortium

Fri, June 26, 2009

Wed, July 22, 2009

Mon, Aug 10, 2009

Applications showcase

Fri, July 10, 2009

Fri, July 24, 2009



University of Macedonia     Artificial Intelligence Journal  National Science Foundation   Institute for Cognitive Science and Technology, National Research Council of Italy   Institute for Cognitive Science and Technology, ICT Department P&S group ISTC/CNR  COST Action IC0602, Algorithmic Decision Theory European Coordinating Committee for Artificial Intelligence   Willow Garage   David E. Smith  Marathon Data Systems   Hellenic Artificial Intelligence Society  Ministry of Culture  Prefecture of Thessaloniki Klidarithmos Publishing


News and Updates

  • October 1st: More than 800 photos of the conference are available here. In case you have more photos of general interest, please share them with us.

  • September 30th: Videos from 22 talks of the conference are available here. Many thanks to Maria Fox and Derek Long.

  • September 30th: Slides of  TUT4 have been updated.

  • September 28th: Slides of  TUT1 and of Part 1 of TUT5 have been updated.

  • September 17th: Full Conference Program in PDF is available online (1.12 MB). It will be given to participants in printed form on site.

  • September 15th: If you are a DC student, please spend a few minutes to go through this opinion survey.

  • September 13th: Please read a useful announcement concerning instructions of how to reach University of Macedonia during the next weekend

  • September 11th: General elections in Greece have been announced for October 4th!

  • September 11th: Tutorial proceedings have been announced (except for TUT5).

  • September 10th: Session chairs have been announced.

  • September 1st: Doctoral Consortium proceedings are available online.

  • September 1st: ICKEPS proceedings are available online.

  • September 1st: All workshops' proceedings are available online.

  • August 25th: Detailed information concerning the doctoral consortium program is now available.

  • August 23rd: Halls for all events have been announced. See the various pages of this site.

  • August 21st: Please note the poster stand specifications (for authors of accepted short papers and DC students)

  • August 10th: The conference schedule has been released.

  • July 31st: Early registration deadline has been shifted to Friday, August 7th.

  • July 31st: Please have a look at the (earlier than usual) deadlines of ICAPS-2010, to be held in May 2010 in Toronto.

  • July 18th: Final workshops schedule announced.

  • July 13th: Have a look at the useful information. The page is continuously updated.

  • July 1st: From today, Greece is a non-smoking country (at least in principle) !

  • July 1st: Final Tutorials schedule announced.

  • June 29th: Preliminary conference schedule outline announced.

  • June 29th: Preliminary workshops schedule announced.

  • June 15th: All invited talks details have been announced.

  • June 11th: The program committee of the Doctoral Consortium has announced.

  • June 9th: A new tutorial has just been announced.

  • June 8th: Registration procedure has started!

  • May 1st: The tutorials program has been announced.

  • April 27th: Are you a PhD student and you intend to participate in ICAPS-09 Doctoral Consortium. Please fill in this Questionaire!

  • April 16th, 2009: EasyChair potential problems.

  • April 16th, 2009: Web site mirrors.

  • April 14th, 2009: The invited speakers have been announced.

  • April 9th, 2009: All workshops' web sites are up!

  • March 16th, 2009: Have a look at the frequently asked questions about paper sizes.

  • March 14th, 2009: The list of workshops has been announced!

  • March 14th, 2009: Submission site is open! Submit your papers at ICAPS'09 EasyChair web site. Please read the detailed procedure for submitting papers in the CfP.

  • March 13th, 2009: Calls for nominations - "Best Dissertation Award" and the "ICAPS Influential Paper Award" due to April 15th.

  • March 8th, 2009: The official 5th Summer School on Planning site is up!

  • March 5th, 2009: 3rd ICKEPS announced!

  • March 1st, 2009: Submissions will start on March 15th through the ICAPS'09 EasyChair web site. See the detailed procedure for submitting papers in the updated CfP.

  • Feb 27th, 2009: Extended versions of best ICAPS-09 papers will be invited to be submitted to the Artificial Intelligence Journal, which will fast-track their publication process.

  • Feb 27th, 2009: All ICAPS-09 paper submissions will follow the AAAI format.

  • Feb 17th, 2009: Program Committee members announced.

  • Jan 27th, 2009: Call for applications showcase released.

  • Jan 7th, 2009: Senior Program Committee members announced

  • Dec 17, 2008: Call for Doctoral Consortium Papers has been released.

  • Dec 12, 2008: Download the poster, if PDF format, A2 size (5MB).

  • Dec 10, 2008: Calls for Papers, Workshops and Tutorials have been released.

  • May 7, 2008: The site is up!