ERCIM News No.22 - July 1995

International Workshop on Design and Electronic Publishing in the World-Wide Web

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

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 1994), authoring tools (INRIA, Rocquencourt, Winter 1995), and searching and active documents (VTT, Helsinki, Summer 1995).


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). 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. A registration fee of approx 50 pounds (to be finalised) will be charged, and covers the cost of proceedings, three lunches, two dinners (including the workshop dinner Tuesday evening), tea and coffee. A limited number of rooms are available at Cosener's House on a first come, first served basis; additional nights may be arranged if required. A list of other hotels in Abingdon is also available.

Registration closing date: Friday 13 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 Further information about the workshop will be made available under:

Please contact:
Susan Hilton - CCL
Tel: +44 1235 44 6154
Fax: +44 1235 44 5893

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