Electronic Publishing 2000 - Conference announcement and CfP (Dr. Vera Zabotkina) (fwd) Marcia Tuttle 04 Apr 2000 12:35 UTC
Date: Tue, 4 Apr 2000 13:21:22 +0400 From: elpub2000 <elpub2000@ALBERTINA.RU> Subject: Electronic Publishing 2000 - Conference announcement and CfP This is the second (UPDATED) announcement about The Fourth International Conference on Electronic Publishing which will be held in Kaliningrad (Russia) in August, 2000. Please read the Call for Paper below. Organising Committee firstname.lastname@example.org C A L L F O R P A P E R S ICCC/IFIP Fourth International Conference on Electronic Publishing ELECTRONIC PUBLISHING IN THE THIRD MILLENNIUM Kaliningrad/Svetlogorsk, Russia August 17-19, 2000 Kaliningrad State University The 4th conference will continue the traditions of the previous conferences which took place in Great Britain, 1997, in Hungary, 1998, and in Sweden, 1999. It will be held in Kaliningrad, one of the most dynamic regions of Russia, which has a status of a special economic zone. The conference will concentrate on electronic publishing for both specialists and the general public. We welcome speakers on non-technical and technical problems. Non-technical problems: socio-economic aspects of electronic publishing in modern society including presentations of projects on electronic libraries, archives, information systems etc., as well as their implementation in educational, cultural and health care institutions. It will also include other interesting papers within the named frame without any restriction. Technical problems: prospective technologies of electronic publishing, file formats, protocols, networking, retrieval techniques etc. Conference Objectives: Exchange of international experience for scientific and practical purposes focusing on both technical and non-technical problems of IT in international communication, including demonstration of models and electronic publishing projects, etc. Co-ordination of activities. Suggested Topics - Role of electronic publishing in modern society (in mass media, education, information dissemination process) - Electronic publishing research (platforms, systems, software) - Formats of the Future. Is standardization important? - New developments in computer design and graphics for electronic publishing - Electronic advertising - Internet and CD publishing, new publishing models, e-books - Electronic publishing products in library automation systems - Storage and preservation. Security. Ethical and legal aspects of e-publishing The list of topics is not meant to be exhaustive and submissions on any topic within the conference overall theme will be considered. Forms of Presentation: The programme consists of plenary and parallel sessions, panel debates and computer presentations. Speakers will be given 35 minutes total including time for questions. Papers will be published in the conference proceedings. All participants will be given sets of information materials: conference programme, collection of papers, list of participants. Conference preparation will be displayed on the Internet. The conference web-site will have up-to-date information, abstracts of papers, information about participants. The Programme Committee now calls for papers for presentation at the conference. These should deal with actual experiences, research or development projects, or intellectual contributions to the theme of the conference. We would be especially interested in papers reporting experience of real-life activities and presenting new, innovative ways of communicating and publishing electronically. The working language of the conference will be English. Russian speakers will have the option to present in Russian with simultaneous translation into English. Paper submission must include: - Title of paper - Authors' names - Company name, if represented - City/town - Phone, fax, e-mail - Abstract in English of no more than 500 words Paper abstracts should be sent by e-mail (using text only format; no formatting; double space between paragraphs) to the Organising Committee: email@example.com. The deadline for the submission is April 15, 2000. Paper abstracts will be considered by the Programme Committee members. Decisions will be sent to the participants by e-mail before April 30, 2000. The deadline for the submission of the full text of the paper will be May 31, 2000. Only one author per paper (speaker) will be charged a reduced conference fee, but will be responsible for their own travel and accommodation costs. Time and Venue: The conference will take place at a very picturesque resort, one of the pearls of the Baltic Sea coast - Svetlogorsk (former Raushen). Suggested travel arrangements: by air: Aeroflot; SAS by train: direct Berlin - Gdynia - Kaliningrad by bus: direct from Warsaw, Gdansk - Gdynia, Olsztyn (Poland); Vilnius (Lithuania) by ferry: from Kiel (Germany); Gdynia (Poland). Arrival day - August 16, 2000. Conference opening - August 17, 2000. Plenary and parallel sessions, panel debates and computer presentations - August 17-19, 2000. Conference ends on August 19, 2000. Contact person: Prof.Dr.Vera Zabotkina Vice-Rector for International Affairs Kaliningrad State University 14, A.Nevskogo street, Kaliningrad 236041, Russia Tel.: + (0112) 46 59 02 Fax: + (0112) 33 83 22 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Further developments and news of the conference will be announced at the conference web-site: http://www.albertina.ru/elpub2000 . Mirrorsite: http://www.hk-r.se/elpub2000 . If you need any additional information, please contact the Organising Committee: email@example.com .