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
The proposal evaluation committee will consist of the Conference Program Chair, members of the Program Committee, and members of the IW3C2.

Please send your proposal by email to:

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

Please send questions and comments to: info@www8.org

Updated November 30, 1998