The DL Steering Committee is responsible for carrying out policy determined at the DL business meetings and otherwise assisting the organizers of the DL workshops. Its current members are
Stefan Borgwardt TU Dresden elected 2017-2020 Diego Calvanese Free University Bozen-Bolzano DL2015 PC chair, selected 2015-2018 Birte Glimm University of Ulm replaced Boris Motik, who was elected 2008-2011, DL2013 Chair, selected 2013-2016, DL2017 PC Chair, selected 2017-2020 Bernardo Cuenca Grau University of Oxford elected 2015-2018 Martin Homola Comenius University Bratislava elected 2016-2019 Jeff Z. Pan University of Aberdeen elected 2015-2018 Rafael Penaloza Nyssen Free University Bozen-Bolzano DL2016 PC Chair, selected 2016-2019
The steering committee chooses PC chairs for the DL workshops.
PC chairs and local organisers of upcoming DL workshops are ex-officio members of the DL steering committee.
For DL2018, these are
Magdalena Ortiz TU Wien PC Chair Thomas Schneider University of Bremen PC Chair Michael Zakharyaschev Birkbeck, University of London General Chair
The DL community has a representative on the KR Advisory Board. The representative for 2014 to 2016 is Mantas Simkus.
There exists a moderated mailing-list for the discussions by the steering committee. Requests and comments to the committee should be sent to this list, whose address is:
Mail sent to the above address will be distributed to all members of the steering committee.
Former members of the DL Steering Committee are:
Franz Baader TU Dresden 2000-2002, DL2008 organizer selected 2008-2011 Meghyn Bienvenu Universite Paris Sud elected 2009-2012 Diego Calvanese Free University Bozen-Bolzano DL2003 organiser, selected 2003-2006 Bernardo Cuenca Grau University of Oxford DL2009 organizer, selected 2009-2012 Giuseppe De Giacomo Università di Roma "La Sapienza" elected 2006-2009 Enrico Franconi Free University Bozen-Bolzano DL2007 organizer, selected 2007-2010 Birte Glimm University of Ulm replaced Boris Motik, who was elected 2008-2011, DL2013 Chair, selected 2013-2016 Volker Haarslev Concordia University, Montreal DL2004 organiser, selected 2004-2007 Ian Horrocks University of Manchester DL2002 organiser, selected 2002-2005 Boris Konev University of Liverpool elected 2012-2015 Yevgeny Kazakov University of Ulm DL2012 PC Chair, selected 2012-2015 Roman Kontchakov Birkbeck College, London elected 2009-2012 Maurizio Lenzerini Università di Roma "La Sapienza" 2000-2002 Carsten Lutz University of Bremen elected 2003-2006, elected 2006-2009 Deborah L. McGuinness Stanford University 2001-2003 Tommie Meyer CSIR Meraka Institute elected 2013-2016 Ralf Möller TU Hamburg-Harburg DL2004 organiser, elected 2007-2010 Boris Motik University of Oxford elected 2008-2011, stepped down 2009 in favour of Birte Glimm Magdalena Ortiz TU Wien elected 2010-2013 Peter Patel-Schneider Bell Labs, Murray Hill 2000-2006, elected 2008-2011 Bijan Parsia University of Manchester elected 2004-2007; DL2006 organiser, selected 2006-2009 Riccardo Rosati Università di Roma "La Sapienza" DL2011 organizer, selected 2011-2014 Sebastian Rudolph TU Dresden elected 2011-2014 Ulrike Sattler University of Manchester 2000-2003, elected 2005-2008 Mantas Simkus TU Wien DL2014 General Chair, selected 2014-2017 Giorgos Stoilos National Technical University of Athens elected 2012-2015 Sergio Tessaris Università di Bolzano DL2002 organiser, selected 2002-2005 Anni-Yasmin Turhan TU Dresden elected 2014-2017 David Toman University of Waterloo elected 2004-2007 Grant Weddell University of Waterloo DL2010 organizer, selected 2010-2013 Frank Wolter University of Liverpool DL2005 organiser, selected 2005-2008
The steering committee is currently formed according to the following policy:
At the workshop, the PC chairs select one PC chair to carry on for three years (to give continuity).
At the workshop, one person is elected to a three-year term.
At the workshop, the attendees may decide to add an extra member to the committee for a three-year term.
The local organizers and PC chairs of the upcoming DL workshop are ex-officio members of the committee, added as they are determined.
The KR Advisory Board representative is currently selected as the continuing DL workshop organizer for even-numbered years.