Welcome to ICAPS'08

ICAPS'08 Eighteenth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling, Sydney, Australia, September 14-18, 2008 -33.877857 151.208218
ICAPS-2008, the Eighteenth International Conference on Automated Planning and Scheduling, will take place in Sydney, Australia on September 14-18, 2008.

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.

The conference program will consist of pre-conference workshops and tutorials on current research 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 doctoral consortium.

Practical information


The ICAPS'08 conference will take place, together with the collocated CP'08 and KR'08 conferences, at SMC at 66 Goulburn Street in the middle of the Central Business District of Sydney, within a walking distance from many of Sydney's main sights, shopping and restaurants. See a map of central Sydney. ICAPS registration fee includes attendance to the CP and KR conference talks as well as CP workshops and tutorials.

Lunch, Dinner and Drinks

See our restaurant map for lunch and dinner restaurants near the conference venue and hotels. There are many more fast food restaurants on George Street and the streets neighboring World Square right next to the conference venue. See eatability.com.au for restaurant reviews. Some bars and pubs recommended by Sydney Computer Scientists are shown on a pub/bar map.




A total of 151 papers were submitted from 34 countries, and of these 51 were accepted for publication in the proceedings and presentation as a talk during the conference.

The following table lists different countries' relative contribution to the papers submitted to ICAPS'08. A submitted paper with 1 author from country X and 2 authors from country Y counts as 0.333 submissions from X and 0.6667 submissions from Y.

country authors papers
United States 108 46.25
Spain 24 14.70
Canada 29 13.33
Germany 21 9.50
France 20 9.00
Australia 15 7.67
United Kingdom 14 7.23
Israel 6 5.33
Brazil 7 3.00
Italy 8 2.57
China 9 2.42
More information about the conference is available in the ICAPS'08 conference report (PDF).
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