XTECH 2006 -- CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
16-19 May 2006, Amsterdam, Netherlands
"Building Web 2.0"
XTech 2006 will take place from 16-19 May in the heart of Amsterdam, at
the Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Dam Square.
The theme for 2006, "Building Web 2.0", recognises the key place of
standards-based and open technology in enabling the next generation of
web applications. Practitioners and leaders from all disciplines are
invited to participate in presenting and discussing the technology and
design issues behind the changing web.
Building on the success of last year's conference, this year's tracks
"mashups", frameworks, publishing, open source
browsers, AJAX, design and interaction implications
Core Technologies: the XML and RDF family, RSS/Atom, databases,
Open Data: information design, identity, tagging, privacy,
trust, Creative Commons, DRM, government
Subject matter is given as a guide, but is by no means exclusive!
Read more information in the Track Descriptions.
There are several ways you can participate. Follow the links for more
40 minute talks, to be accompanied by a short paper (1,000+
words) submitted before the conference. Talks are chosen
by peer review of abstracts. (Submission Deadline has past.)
3 or 6 hour sessions. Suitable for more established topics
than presentations, to aim for mass appeal. (Submission Deadline has past.)
- Panel Discussions:
new this year, we want to incorporate discussion sessions
into each track, with feedback given to the conference.
You should nominate a chair (can be yourself) and have some
idea of panelists to give short position statements. (Submission Deadline has past.)
Late-Breaking News - The committee will be reserving a number of speaking spots
on the program for "Late Breaking News Sessions." These presentations are reserved for developments so new that normal lead-time is not possible. These session will be awarded at the discretion of the conference chair and program committee. (Submission Deadline - March 17, 2006)
Product Presentations - Product presentations are forums used by the XML developers and product suppliers. Presentation grading will be based on whether the product demonstrates a new technology, a new feature, standards compliance, and/or interoperability/execution with other products. (Submission Deadline - March 17, 2006)
Related Events and BOFs: there is room available to co-locate your
event with XTech. We'll also have BOF tables over lunch, and signup
boards for evening sessions.
Marketing/promotional presentations will not be considered
for conference presentations (exception being product presentations).
The talks must be submitted online in the requested abstract
format and must be original work of professional quality.
Registration Discount Available to All Participants
All selected speakers and tutorial instructors will receive
one free registration/per presentation/tutorial for the conference
(16-19 May), provided their paper and/or handout is received
by the above deadline. In addition, all abstract submitters
not chosen for the conference are entitled to receive a $100
discount on their conference registration.