ERCIM News No.23 - October 1995

ERCIM W4G Working Group International WWW Workshop on Design and Electronic Publishing

20 - 22 November 1995, Abingdon, near Oxford, UK

The ERCIM World Wide Web Working Group (ERCIM-W4G) invites you to participate in an open international workshop on the design of webs, the design of web pages, and electronic publishing on the web. Keynote speakers have been invited, demonstrations including VRML (Virtual Reality Modelling Language) will be given, and there will be plenty of time for discussions.

This will be the fourth workshop in a series which has previously addressed WWW protocols and standards (CWI, Amsterdam, Autumn `94), authoring tools (INRIA, Rocquencourt, Winter `95), and searching and active documents (VTT, Helsinki, Summer `95).


Topics of interest for the workshop include (but are not limited to):

Participants are invited to submit position papers (4 pages max.) on these topics. Papers should accompany your registration details and be submitted by giving a URL on the registration form (preferred), or by e-mailing Postscript (if desperate). These will be made available under

A limited number of machines and facilities will be available for demos.

Location and registration

The workshop will be hosted by the Computing and Information Systems Department of the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. It will be held in the Laboratory's Cosener's House conference centre in Abingdon, near Oxford (UK). The number of attendees is limited (by available space) to around 60.

The workshop will run from lunchtime on Monday 20 November and finish at lunchtime on Wednesday 22 November. An all-in fee of 195 pounds sterling will be charged, which covers the cost of two night's accommodation at Cosener's House, all meals, tea and coffee. A limited number of rooms are available at Cosener's House on a first come, first served basis. A coach will be provided free of charge from and to Heathrow.

Registration closing date: 27 October 95

Workshop co-chairs: Prof Bob Hopgood, Prof Keith Jeffery, Prof David Duce

Local committee: Dr Simon Dobson, Dr Victoria Marshall, Dr Michael Wilson

Please contact:
Rachel Miles - CLRC
Tel: +44 1235 44 5660
Fax: +44 1235 44 5893

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