Internationalization at WWW10: Call for Participation

Dear friends, colleagues, everybody,

Please find below the Call for Participation for the Internationalization
Track and related activities at the 10th International World Wide Web
Conference in Hong Kong May 1-5, 2001 (just the week after the Unicode
Conference). The deadline for extended abstracts for the Internationalzation
Track is December 22nd. For other deadlines, please see below.

You can find further information on the conference at and the Call for Participation at Please
don't hesitate to contact me ( or if you have any
questions. For general information about WWW10, please
write to

Please forward this announcement wherever appropriate.
Appologies for those that receive this announcement multiple times.

Looking forward to see you at a very International WWW10 in Hong Kong!

With kind regards,    Martin.


WWW10 Calls for Participation:

Internationalization Track/Thread

The Internationalization Track will provide a concentrated collection
of presentations on core multilingual topics. Submissions are invited
according to the details below. The Internationalization Thread will
link tutorials, papers, panels, posters, and other conference events
related to internationalization. For submissions to other conference
events, please see the respective pages.

Internationalization will be a hot topic in Hong Kong is spring 2001;
the [3]18th International Unicode Conference will take place just a
week before WWW10 (see

    * Extended Abstracts due:     December 22, 2000

    * Author notification:        January 19, 2001

    * Final papers due:           February 19, 2001

Internationalization Track topics include but are not limited to:

* Web Internationalization techniques and tools
* Multilingual Web site design and management
* Parallel multilingual documents
* Translations on and for the Web
* Multilingual search and retrieval
* Multilingual identifiers and names
* Internationalization of non-PC devices
* Language-, script-, or culture-specific issues
* Interactions between language, culture, and society on the Web
* Multilingual Web sites: experience reports

Contributions from the Asia-Pacific Region are particularly welcome.


For presentations in the Internationalization Track, please send
extended abstracts to Martin J. Duerst
(, Internationalization Chair,
by December 22nd, 2000. An extended abstract should include title,
authors, goal and outline of the presentation and the main results,
and should be between one and two printed pages in length. Where
appropriate, URIs to further information should be included.

Presentations will be selected by the track chair, with the help of
experts. Final papers will be due by February 19th, 2001 in the same
format as the papers in the paper track (HTML or PDF), but shorter.
Presentations will typically last between 30 and 45 minutes (including

Proposals for other contributions to the conference (tutorials,
papers, panels, posters) should be made according to the respective
call for proposals. The deadlines are as follows:

Paper submission deadline:                          November 13, 2000
                                     (midnight Hawaiian Time (GMT-10))

Culture Track Paper Proposal submission deadline:
                                                     November 13, 2000

Panels Proposal submission deadline:                November 30, 2000

Web and Society Track Proposal submission deadline: November 30, 2000

Posters submission deadline:                         February 5, 2001

Vendors Track Proposal deadline:                    February 26, 2001


A note on accessibility issues:

- Whenever appropriate, authors are encouraged to comment on
   accessibility as it relates to their poster.
- Are the technologies, standards or practices you are discussing
   accessible to individuals who use alternative display or control
   systems (e.g., people who have disabilities)?
- For more information please see

Received on Friday, 10 November 2000 01:18:46 UTC