1st International Meeting on Foundation Models – IMFM2023

“Foundation Models – From Theory to Industrial Applications”

The Wordsword Hotel & SPA – Grasmere – Lake District, England 

Lecture Hall: Coleridge Suite

September 23-25, 2023


  • Language – Large Language Models (e.g., GPT family, BERT, Megatron-Turing NLG, …)
  • Vision – Large Vision Models (e.g., MAE, SimCLR, …)
  • Vision and Language (e.g., DALL.E, ALIGN, CLIP, …)
  • Beyond Vision and Language (e.g., Video, Knowledge-Graph, Structured Data, Multilingual, …)

Keynote Speakers:

Multimodal Foundation Models“, Gabriel Barth-Maron, DeepMind, London, UK

Evaluating the Commonsense Reasoning abilities of Foundation Models“, Anthony G. Cohn, University of Leeds, UK The Alan Turing Institute, UK

“Foundation Models”Sven Giesselbach, Fraunhofer Institute – IAIS, Germany

“GPT”Sven Giesselbach, Fraunhofer Institute – IAIS, Germany

“OpenGPT-X and Application and Practical Training of Large Scale Language Models”Sven Giesselbach, Fraunhofer Institute – IAIS, Germany


Important Dates

  • Workshop paper submission deadlineSaturday June 10, 2023 (AoE)
  • Workshop paper acceptance decision to authors: by Monday July 10, 2023
  • Camera Ready Submission Deadline: by Thursday July 20, 2023
  • All workshop papers must be submitted using EasyChair.
  • Workshop dates: September 25-26, 2023

All accepted papers  will be published in a volume of the series on Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) from Springer – Nature after the  conference (Conference Post-Proceedings).

The call for papers (CfP) for the LOD 2023 workshop on “Foundation Models” is the same CfP used for the entire LOD 2023 conference.

Organizer and Chair: Giuseppe Nicosia (giuseppe.nicosia.1@gmail.com)