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20th Unicode Conference, Jan 2002, Washington DC, USA

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Date: Sat, 20 Oct 2001 01:14:34 +0100
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           Twentieth International Unicode Conference (IUC20)
               Unicode and the Web: The Global Connection
                    http://www.unicode.org/iuc/iuc20
                          January 28-31, 2002
                          Washington, DC, USA

The Unicode Standard has become the foundation for all modern text
processing.  It is used on large machines, tiny portable devices, and
for distributed processing across the Internet.  The standard brings
cost-reducing efficiency to international applications and enables the
exchange of text in an ever increasing list of natural languages.

New technologies and innovative Internet applications, as well as the
evolving Unicode Standard, bring new challenges along with their new
capabilities.  This technical conference will explore the opportunities
created by the latest advances and how to leverage them, as well as
potential pitfalls to be aware of, and problem areas that need further
research.

Conference attendees will include managers, software engineers, systems
analysts, font designers, graphic designers, content developers,
technical writers, and product marketing personnel, involved in the
development, deployment or use of Unicode software or content, and the
globalization of software and the Internet.

CONFERENCE DATES

   January 28-31, 2002

CONFERENCE WEB SITE, PROGRAM and REGISTRATION

   The Conference Program and Registration form will be available soon
   at the Conference Web site:
      http://www.unicode.org/iuc/iuc20

CONFERENCE SPONSORS

   Agfa Monotype Corporation
   Basis Technology Corporation
   Microsoft Corporation
   Oracle Corporation
   Reuters Ltd.
   Sun Microsystems, Inc.
   World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

GLOBAL COMPUTING SHOWCASE

   Visit the Showcase to find out more about products supporting the
   Unicode Standard, and products and services that can help you
   globalize/localize your software, documentation and Internet content.
   For details, visit the Conference Web site.

CONFERENCE VENUE

   Omni Shoreham Hotel
   2500 Calvert Street, NW
   Washington, DC  20008
   USA

   Tel: +1 202 234 0700
   Fax: +1 202 265 7972

CONFERENCE MANAGEMENT

   Global Meeting Services Inc.
   4030 Porte Le Paz #90
   San Diego, CA 92122, USA

   Tel: +1 858 638 0206 (voice)
        +1 858 638 0504 (fax)

   Email: info@global-conference.com
      or: conference@unicode.org

THE UNICODE CONSORTIUM

The Unicode Consortium was founded as a non-profit organization in 1991.
It is dedicated to the development, maintenance and promotion of The
Unicode Standard, a worldwide character encoding.  The Unicode Standard
encodes the characters of the world's principal scripts and languages,
and is code-for-code identical to the international standard ISO/IEC
10646.  In addition to cooperating with ISO on the future development of
ISO/IEC 10646, the Consortium is responsible for providing character
properties and algorithms for use in implementations.  Today the
membership base of the Unicode Consortium includes major computer
corporations, software producers, database vendors, research
institutions, international agencies and various user groups.

For further information on the Unicode Standard, visit the Unicode Web
site at http://www.unicode.org or e-mail <info@unicode.org>

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Unicode(r) and the Unicode logo are registered trademarks of Unicode,
Inc.  Used with permission.










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