The 20th International Conference on
Principles and Practice of
Constraint Programming
Lyon, France
8-12 September 2014

Call For Technical Papers

February 6, 2014

CP 2014

20th International Conference on Principles and Practice of Constraint Programming
September 8-12, 2014
Lyon, France
Deadline for Abstract Submissions: Tuesday April 8th, 2014


The CP conference is the annual international conference on constraint programming. It is concerned with all aspects of computing with constraints, including theory, algorithms, environments, languages, models, systems, and applications such as decision making, resource allocation, and agreement technologies.

CP 2014 includes a technical program, where presentations of research papers as well as invited talks aim at describing the best results and techniques in the state-of-the-art of constraint programming. One day of Workshops precedes the conference. Tutorials and the Doctoral Program will form part of the main conference. Papers are solicited from all disciplines concerned with constraints.


To submit a paper to the application track please visit the EasyChair submission system.

Application Track

Reports on successful applications of constraint technology are particularly encouraged and are subject to special Applications track acceptance criteria.

Journal Presentation Track

The goal of this track, is to allow authors of journal papers containing contributions relevant to the Constraint Programming community to present their work at the conference.

Conference Proceedings

The conference proceedings will be published by Springer in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science series. Full paper submissions are limited to 15 LNCS pages plus references, while Short paper submissions are limited to 8 pages plus references. Short papers will be reviewed to the same standards of quality as full papers, but will naturally contain less quantity of new material. Short papers will have the same status as long papers and be eligible for the best paper prize.

Further information will be provided on the conference webpage.

Post-conference Journal Publication

Selected papers submitted to the main conference and application track which receive excellent reviews from the referees will be invited to submit a revised paper for fast track review in the Constraints journal.

Important Dates

  • Abstracts Tuesday April 8th, 2014 at 23:59 EDT
  • Submissions Friday April 11th, 2014 at 23:59 EDT
  • Author Feedback Wednesday May 14th
  • Feedback Due Friday May 16th
  • Senior PC Meeting May 24th-25th (Saturday and Sunday) in Cork
  • Notifications Tuesday May 27th
  • Camera-Ready Papers Friday June 20th

Program Chair

Barry O'Sullivan, University College Cork, Ireland