Reminder: WWW8 Call for Tutorial and Workshop Proposals
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Reminder: WWW8 Call for Tutorial and Workshop Proposals




WWW8 Call for Tutorial and Workshop Proposals

The Eighth International World Wide Web Conference will be held in Toronto,
Ontario, Canada from May 10-14, 1999.
The conference -- a five-day forum featuring research, technology,
application innovations, societal issues, governmental issues, product
offerings, services, and market potential -- will provide a venue for
discussions and demonstrations of the pressing issues and hottest topics
concerning the Web. The conference will consist of refereed paper sessions,
poster and panel sessions, keynote and invited speakers, a W3C track, an
industrial track, tutorials, workshops, an exhibition, and a developers day
where the most recent technology developments will be discussed. 

Tutorial proposals are desired for both half-day and full-day sessions to
be held on Tuesday, May 11, on topics of current relevance to Web design,
services, operation, and use. Subjects of interest include, but are not
limited to: 

	Multimedia streaming 
	Web-based E-commerce 
	Website design tools 
	Java, JavaScript, ActiveX 
	Advanced HTML, XML, DOM 
	Content filtering 
	Push technologies 
	Web metadata 
	Database and directory services 
	Web security 
	Standards activities 
	Web-based collaboration 
	Accessibility 

If you are interested in proposing a tutorial, please send a short
(approximately one page) indication of your interest to the address below
describing the proposed tutorial content and duration (half or full day),
its importance to the Web and the spring 1999 timeframe, and your
qualifications to teach it. Tutorial instructors will receive an honorarium
and their conference fees will be waived. 

Proposals for full-day workshops are also being solicited, to be held in
parallel with the tutorial sessions on May 11. The workshops are intended
to provide a forum for highly interactive discussion on focused topics,
with attendance at each workshop limited to approximately 30 individuals.
Workshop proposal submissions should follow the same guidelines given above
for tutorials. Conference fees will be waived for workshop leaders. 

Important Dates: 

*  Tutorial and Workshop proposals due by November 1, 1998 
*  Draft handout materials due by March 1, 1999 
*  Final handout materials due to publisher by April 1, 1998 (a bound
volume of all tutorial presentations will be given to
    tutorial attendees) 
*  Tutorials and workshops held May 11, 1999 

Please send your proposal by email to: 

Richard Binder 
rbinder@foretec.com 
Foretec Seminars, Inc. 
1895 Preston White Drive, Suite 100 
Reston, VA 20191 
703-620-9053 (voice) 
703-620-9071 (fax)

Rebecca F. Bunch
Foretec Seminars