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Announcement: Esprit OpenMath Consortium and User Group Meeting

From: Andrew Solomon <andrews@dcs.st-and.ac.uk>
Date: Mon, 20 Jul 1998 20:33:47 +0100
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To: www-math@w3.org
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                The Esprit OpenMath Consortium

   invites users and developers of mathematical software to participate
in
                                                       
               The first Industry OpenMath Convention
                               and
               Launch of the OpenMath User Group
                    Tuesday September 15, 1998
                                      
                         The Scores Hotel
                           76 The Scores
                            St. Andrews
                             Scotland

Hosted by The School of Mathematical and Computational Sciences, 
The University of St Andrews.
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See http://www-gap.dcs.st-and.ac.uk/~andrews/openmath.html
Or mailto:openmath@dcs.st-and.ac.uk   for details.

The registration deadline is Friday August 7, 1998. 
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The goal of the OpenMath project is to develop a set of standards and
tools for the exchange of semantically rich mathematical information.

The OpenMath standard is a language for communicating mathematical
information, allowing  OpenMath compliant software to exchange
mathematical objects in a meaningful way.  OpenMath compliance 
is being planned or developed for products including: 

     general purpose and specialized computer algebra systems; 
     document preparation systems; 
     web browsers; 
     equation editors; 
     databases containing mathematical information. 


Programme

09:30   Welcome, tea and coffee. 

10.00   Introduction to OpenMath 

     James Davenport - University of Bath 
     Mike Dewar - NAG Ltd

10.45   MathML and OpenMath 

     Steve Buswell - STILO Technology Ltd

11.30   Morning Tea 

12.00   OpenMath in Publishing 

     Michael Feith - Springer-Verlag

13.00   Lunch 

14.00   OpenMath on the Web 

     Peter Sander - Ove Interactive

14.45   OpenMath & Mathematical Software 

     Stephane Dalmas - INRIA

15.30   Afternoon Tea 

16.00   The OpenMath Standard 

     Arjeh Cohen and Olga Caprotti 
                     - Research Institute for Applications of Computer
Algebra

17.00   Close 

19.30  Inaugural OpenMath user group meeting and dinner. 
  


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Industry OpenMath Convention Registration Form

The registration deadline is Friday August 7, 1998. 

Please complete and post, fax or email the completed form to: 

The OpenMath Convention Committee 
Department of Computer Science 
The University of St. Andrews 
North Haugh 
St. Andrews KY16 9SS 
Scotland. 

fax : +44-1334-463278 

openmath@dcs.st-and.ac.uk 
  
Name: 

Affiliation: 

Phone: 

Fax: 

Email: 

I will attend the Convention 09.30 - 17.00:   (Yes/No) 

I will attend the Launch of the User Group at 19.30:  (Yes/No) 

Special Dietary Requirements: 
  
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Accommodation

Accommodation is at a premium in St. Andrews at this time of year, so it
is important to book early. 

St Andrews 

The Scores Hotel 
76 The Scores 
St Andrews 

The Scores Hotel where the meeting will be held has reserved 20 rooms
for OpenMath delegates for the nights of Monday September 14 and Tuesday
September 15.  The
Scores will hold these rooms until Friday August 28th, so please contact
them before that date if you would like to stay there, and mention that
you are attending the
OpenMath meeting. 
  
Rates      : 76/person/night for Bed and Breakfast (single room). 
             110/night (one person in a twin/double room).
             120/night (double occupancy).

All prices are inclusive of VAT.

Contact 
Tel No  : +44 -1334 - 472 451 
Fax No : +44-1334 - 473 947 

Other accommodation possibilities in St. Andrews 

Getting to St. Andrews 

Dundee 

West Park Convention Centre 
319 Perth Rd 
Dundee DD2 1NN 

West Park has reserved 50 rooms for OpenMath delegates which will be
held until August 7.  While Dundee is less congested at this time, it is
best to advise them of your
requirements as early as possible. 

The rates are: 
Bed & Breakfast                           20/person/night 
Bed & Breakfast + en suite        33/person/night 
  

Contact 
Eve Anderson 
Tel No: +44-1382-647 177 
Fax No: +44-1382-669 942 
  

A  coach will transport the delegates from West Park, Dundee to the
Scores Hotel, St. Andrews, leaving at 9 am on Tuesday and return them to
Dundee in the evening. 

Getting to Dundee 


                                     About the Esprit OpenMath Project

The Esprit OpenMath Project is funded by the European Commission under
the Esprit Multimedia Standards Initiative (project No. 
24.969), with a three-year grant commencing September 1997. It is part
of a wider community which has been working on OpenMath since 1993. 
  
The Esprit OpenMath Consortium brings together the following software
suppliers, publishers and authors: 
  

     Coordinating Partner:

        NAG Ltd 

     Full Partners:

              INRIA 
              Springer-Verlag 
              Technical University of Eindhoven 

     Associate Partners:

              Ove Interactive SA 
              Stilo technology Ltd 
              Trinity College, Dublin 
              University of Bath 
              University of St. Andrews 



Contact Details

If you require further details or clarification please don't hesitate to
contact us. 

Organizers: 
       Andrew Solomon 
       Steve Linton 

Contacts: 
     Andrew Solomon 
     Helen Bremner 

Email: 
     openmath@dcs.st-and.ac.uk 
     Tel : +44 1334 463253 
     Fax: +44 1334 463278 

Mail: 
     OpenMath Convention 
     Division of Computer Science 
     University of St Andrews 
     St Andrews 
     Fife KY16 9SS 
     UK
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