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WWW2008 Newsletter -- March 2008 (Eighth Issue)

This is the eighth issue of the WWW2008 Newsletter. In this issue:

  1. WWW2008 program update
  2. Deadline for normal registration is approaching
  3. Early-Bird registration deadline extended for students and groups
  4. Reminder: Hotel reservation
  5. Student Travel Support Awards announced
  6. H3C signed up as WWW2008 Wi-Fi sponsor
  7. Betavine signed up for WWW2008 Bronze Sponsorship
  8. Posters accepted
  9. CCF and NSFC are in cooperation with WWW2008
  10. China's Computer World signed up to be a media sponsor

WWW2008 PROGRAM UPDATE: PANELS, DEVELOPER TRACK, INDUSTRIAL TRACK, WWW IN CHINA TRACK, AND THE W3C TRACK

The WWW2008 program has been updated with the latest information on several tracks. For details, see an overview of the complete conference program and the color-coded full program.

DEADLINE FOR NORMAL REGISTRATION: MARCH 24

Normal registration ends on March 24, 2008. Registration fees will increase after this deadline. For more information and access to the online registration system

EARLY-BIRD REGISTRATION DEADLINE HAS BEEN EXTENDED FOR STUDENTS AND GROUPS OF 10 OR MORE

Groups seeking this special provision should Email contact: info at www2008.org

REMINDER: HOTEL RESERVATION

There are only a limited number of hotel rooms left in the two conference hotels next to the conference facility (BICC). Please make your hotel reservation soon and identify yourself as a delegate for WWW2008 so that you can receive the special conference room rate. Visit the hotel information page for more information.

IBM, MICROSOFT, AND AT&T PROVIDE STUDENT TRAVEL SUPPORT

WWW 2008 has announced travel support for students to attend the conference. The goal of the travel support program is to encourage participation in the WWW 2008 conference by students who would normally find it difficult to attend due to the travel cost. WWW2008 organizers would like to thank IBM, Microsoft, and AT&T for their generous support. See the award results.

We are still seeking additional support to fund more students. Please contact Email contact: students at www2008.org for more information.

H3C CHOSEN AS WI-FI SPONSOR

H3C has been chosen as the Wi-Fi sponsor for WWW2008. H3C is a leading global supplier of IP-based products and solutions. H3C's offerings include routers, Ethernet switches, wireless LAN, security, Voice/Video over IP products, SOHO products and network management systems. H3C is also a leading vendor of IP SAN (Storage Area Network) as well as IP video surveillance systems.

BETAVINE SIGNS UP AS BRONZE SPONSOR

Betavine has signed up as a bronze sponsor for WWW2008.

116 POSTERS ACCEPTED

The WWW2008 posters program committee has accepted 116 posters (out of 240 submissions). Around 40 posters will be shown every day from April 23 to April 25. See the list of accepted posters.

CCF AND NSFC IN COOPERATION WITH WWW2008

China Computer Federation (CCF) is the largest national academic organization in China established in 1962. Within 46 years, CCF has established 33 Technical Committees, which span a wide range of technical realm in computing science and technology with leading-edge publications and conferences in China. More information on CCF can be found at: http://www.ccf.org.cn/.

National Science Foundation of China (NSFC) directs, coordinates and financially supports basic research and applied basic research, identifies and fosters scientific talent, promotes science and technology, and encourages economic and social development in China. More information on NSFC can be found at: http://www.nsfc.gov.cn/.

CHINA'S COMPUTER WORLD IS A MEDIA SPONSOR FOR WWW2008

China Computer World has signed up as a media sponsor of WWW2008. See http://www.ccw.com.cn/ for more details.


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