Call for papers

2nd AEQUITAS Workshop on Fairness and Bias in AI



We encourage the submission of original contributions, investigating novel methodologies/approaches to design/implemement fair AI systems and algorithms or to tackle bias in AI.

The AEQUITAS project will be organising the 2nd edition of its Workshop on Fairness and Bias in AI at the 27th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI) organized during the 19th and 24th of October in Santiago de Compostela, Spain! 

A Call for Papers is currently underway and the submission of original contributions investigating novel methodologies/approaches to design/implemement fair AI systems or tackle bias in AI is encouraged – you can submit your paper until May 15th, 2024 here.

Indicative topics

In particular, authors can submit:

(A) Regular papers (max. 12 + references – format);
(B) Short/Position/Discussion papers (max 6 pages + references – format);

Topics of Interest include but are not limited to:

  • – Bias and Fairness by Design
  • – Fairness measures and metrics
  • – Counterfactual reasoning
  • – Metric learning
  • – Impossibility results
  • – Multi-objective strategies for fairness, explainability, privacy, class-imbalancing, rare events, etc.
  • – Federated learning
  • – Resource allocation
  • – Personalized interventions
  • – Debiasing strategies on data, algorithms, procedures
  • – Human-in-the-loop approaches
  • – Methods to Audit, Measure, and Evaluate Bias and Fairness
  • – Auditing methods and tools
  • – Benchmarks and case studies
  • – Standard and best practices
  • – Explainability, traceability, data and model lineage
  • – Visual analytics and HCI for understanding/auditing bias and fairness
  • – HCI for bias and fairness
  • – Software engineering approaches
  • – Legal perspectives on fairness and bias
  • – Social and critical perspectives on fairness and bias

Call for Submissions

Submission Site

All submitted papers will be evaluated by at least two members of the program committee, based on originality, significance, relevance and technical quality. Submissions of full research papers must be in English, in PDF format in the CEUR-WS conference format available at this link or at this link if an Overleaf template is preferred.
Submissions should be single blinded, i.e. authors names should be included in the submissions. Submissions must be made through the EasyChair conference system prior the specified deadline (all deadlines refer to GMT). Discussion papers are extended abstracts that present your favourite recent application work (published elsewhere), position, or open problems with clear and concise formulations of current challenges. At least one of the authors should register and take part at the conference to make the presentation.

Key Dates

Paper submission: March 19, 2024 - May 15, 2024

Important Dates

* Paper submission deadline: May 15th, 2024
* Notification to authors: July 1st, 2024
* Camera-Ready submission: September 8th, 2024

Proceedings and Post Proceedings

All accepted papers will be published in CEUR-WS. A selection of the best papers, accepted for the presentation at the workshops, will be invited to submit an extended version for publication on a Journal.

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