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WWW2008 Newsletter -- August 2007 (First Issue)

Welcome to the first issue of the WWW2008 Newsletter. We will keep you updated information for the WWW2008 conference which will be held in Beijing next April. This issue includes:

  1. Initial CFP
  2. Conference Venue
  3. Confirmed Sponsor
  4. Beijing awaits you
  5. Upcoming newsletters, subscribing or unsubscribing, etc.

WWW2007 was a very successful conference. Delegates spent five fabulous days in Banff, exploring the past, present, and future of the Web. The meeting facilities and technical support provided at the conference venue were first-rate. The quality of the food was excellent, and the conference social events provided good value and variety for the WWW2007 attendees. WWW2007 was a memorable event and it has raised the bar for future WWW conferences. Preparations for WWW2008 are well on the way and we would like to use the WWW2008 newsletters to keep you updated on important announcements and events leading to WWW2008.

WWW2008 : Initial CFP

The initial WWW2008 Call For Papers is out and most chairs on the committee have been finalized. Members of the program committee of each track will be finalized around August 15.

Venue: BICC

Beijing International Convention Center (BICC) has been selected as the venue of the WWW2008 conference. The conference facility is next to Beijing Continental Grand Hotel and has been used frequently for international and domestic meetings, exhibitions, and large-scale activities in Beijing.

Microsoft confirmed as a Platinum sponsor

Microsoft has been confirmed as a Platinum sponsor. For more info on how to sign up to be a sponsor, please visit the Sponsorship page.

Beijing awaits you

Beijing was the capital city of the Liao, Jin, Yuan, Ming and Qing Dynasties of China. The largest palace of the world, the Forbidden City, is located on the central axis of Beijing city. Together with the Summer Palace - a royal park, the Great Wall, Beijing Royal Quadrangle Courtyard, etc., Beijing has 7300 cultural relics and historical sites, as well as more than 200 scenic spots. Beijing, the Capital City, is the political, cultural and diplomatic centre of China. It has become a modern international cosmopolitan city with more than 11 million people. The Capital International Airport, 23.5 km from the city centre, is China's largest and most advanced airport. There are close to 40 five-star hotels in Beijing and the international direct distance dialing can reach 240 countries and regions.

Please don't miss this great opportunity to come to WWW2008 and to experience the oriental ancient civilization of Beijing at the same time.

Upcoming newsletters, subscribing, etc.

The WWW2008 Newsletter will be sent periodically, roughly once every month leading up to the conference. Also, do not miss our blog.

You may subscribe or unsubscribe the WWW2008 Newsletter directly or Email contact: info at www2008.org.


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