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The Wednesday and Thursday conference events include parallel sessions consisting of refereed paper presentations, panel discussions, talks by invited industry speakers, and a W3C track covering current standardization work being carried out by the World Wide Web Consortium. The parallel sessions will be preceeded and followed by plenary sessions with keynote speakers and awards presentations. Poster Papers and a History Wall commemorating the 10th anniversary of the Web will be on display both days, with a Posters reception held on Wednesday evening. Birds-of-a-Feather sessions are scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday evenings. 

Tuesday May 11

6:00 pm -

  8:00 pm Welcome Reception

Wednesday May 12

     

8:30 am -

10:00 am Opening Plenary
     

10:00 am -

  8:00 pm Posters and History Wall
     

10:30 am -

12:00 pm  

A1    

The Electronic Marketplace
 

B1    

Multimedia and User Interaction
 

C1    

XML
 

P1    

Finding Anything in the Billion Page Web:
      Are Algorithms the Key? (panel)
 

IN1    

Language on Trial (panel)
 

WC1    

Introduction to the W3C Track, World Wide
      Web Access
     

12:00 pm -

1:00 pm Lunch (provided)
     

1:00 pm -

2:30 pm  
 

A2    

Web Server Performance
 

B2    

Customizing Web Sites
 

C2    

Searching and Discovery
 

P2    

Mobile Computing and Accessibility (panel)
 

IN2    

Invited Presentations
 

WC2    

XML: From Markup to Meaning
     

3:00 pm -

4:30 pm  
 

A3    

Searching and Querying
 

B3    

Web Document Management
 

C3    

Hypermedia and Video
 

P3    

Web-based Everything: Are HTTP, DAV and
      XML Enough? (panel)
 

IN3    

Why Are All These Internet Companies Worth
      So Much? (panel)
 

WC3    

Technologies Serving Society
     

4:45 pm -

6:00 pm Plenary
 

6:00 pm -

8:00 pm Posters Reception

7:00 pm -

  Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions
 

Thursday May 13
 

8:30 am -

10:00 am Plenary
     

10:00 am -

  3:30 pm Posters and History Wall
     

10:30 am -

12:00 pm  
 

A4    

Searching and Mining the Web
 

B4    

Links
 

C4    

Server Performance
 

D4    

Electronic Commerce, Security, and Applications
 

IN4    

Town Meeting - Successful Web Design
 

WC4    

Multimedia Models and Management
     

12:00 pm -

1:30 pm Lunch (provided)
     

1:30 pm -

3:00 pm
 

A5    

Searching and Querying
 

B5    

Hypertext and Hypermedia
 

C5    

Protocols and Performance
 

P5    

Agents vs Direct Manipulation: 
     What's Best to Disentangle the Web?
 

IN5    

The Web as an Application Platform
 

WC5    

Community Contributions and Participation
     

3:30 pm -

5:00 pm Closing Plenary

6:00 pm -

  Birds-of-a-Feather Sessions

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 Updated: April 15, 1999
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