Call For Papers

Contributors are invited to submit a full paper in Springer LNCS format. The title, abstract, and body of the paper may not exceed 12 pages and the total length including references may not exceed 14 pages. An appendix, beyond the 14 pages, may be added and may be read at the reviewers' discretion. Please format your paper in the Springer Lecture Notes style according to the LNCS Author Instructions.

Submissions must arrive on or before Wednesday, February 20, 2019 at 11:59pm PST (UTC -8). Authors will be notified of acceptance or rejection by April 13, 2019. Proceedings will be published in the Springer Verlag series Lecture Notes in Computer Science. Two special issues of papers selected from WADS are planned for the Algorithmica and Computational Geometry: Theory and Applications journals.

The final versions of accepted papers must arrive in camera-ready form before May 6, 2019 to ensure the availability of the proceedings at the conference.

Submission Link

Submit papers here:

Best Paper Awards

WADS 2019 will feature both the Alejandro López-Ortiz Best Paper Award and a best student paper award. Any paper authored only by students is eligible for the best student paper award.

Program Committee


Mohammad R. Salavatipour, University of Alberta
Zachary Friggstad, University of Alberta
Jörg-Rüdiger Sack, Carleton University

Committee Members:

Jaroslaw Byrka, University of Wrocław, Poland
Amit Chakrabarti, Dartmouth College, USA
Khaled Elbassioni, Masdar Institute, Khalifa University, UAE
Feodor Dragan, Kent State University, USA
Andreas Emil Feldmann, Charles University, Czechia
Dimitris Fotakis, Yahoo Research, NY, USA, and National Technical University of Athens, Greece
Martin Groß, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Martin Hoefer, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Takehiro Ito, Tohoku University, Japan
Michael Kerber, TU Graz, Austria
Christian Knauer, University of Bayreuth, Germany
Euiwoong Lee, New York University, USA
Dániel Marx, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Hungary
Arnaud de Mesmay, CNRS, Gipsa-Lab, France
Bojan Mohar, Simon Fraser University, Canada
Wolfgang Mulzer, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Amir Nayyeri, Oregon State University, USA
Alantha Newman, Institute Polytechnique de Grenoble, France
Sang-il Oum, Institute for Basic Science, South Korea, and Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, South Korea
Dömötör Pálvölgyi, Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary
Richard Peng, Georgia Tech, USA
Marcin Pilipczuk, University of Warsaw, Poland
Günter Rote, Freie Universität Berlin, Germany
Kunihiko Sadakane, University of Tokyo, Japan
László Végh, London School of Economics, England
Kasturi Varadarajan, University of Iowa, USA
Justin Ward, Queen Mary University of London, England
Anke van Zulyen, College of William & Mary, USA

Important Dates

Submission Deadline :
February 20, 2019, 11:59pm PST (UTC -8)

Notification: April 13, 2019

Final Papers Due: May 6, 2019