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WebNet 97 (Toronto) Advance Program

From: Assoc Advancement Computers Education <aace@curry.edschool.virginia.edu>
Date: Mon, 8 Sep 97 19:31:02 EDT
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To: AACE <aace@virginia.edu>
For the complete WebNet 97 Advance Program, see

                        W e b N e t  97


                Nov. 1-5, 1997  *  Toronto, CANADA
                         Royal York Hotel

                         Organized by
 AACE-Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education
       in cooperation WWW/Internet businesses & industry

                         >> CONTENTS <<

1. Advance Program Online/Early Registration Deadline Sept. 15th
2. Introduction & Program Activities
4. Tutorials & Workshops
5. Keynote & Invited Speakers
6. Corporate/Development Seminars
7. Business/Corporate Sessions
8. Exhibit Space & Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available
9. Major Topics
10. Information Request Form

Advance Program Online/Early Registration Deadline Sept. 15th
The WebNet 97 Advance Program / Registration is online and includes
information on all program activities listed above.  Also listed are all

For the Advance Program or to Register, see--

The early registration date for WebNet 97 is less than one week away on
Sept. 15th.  Take advantage of this discount and register today.  

Early registration also helps ensure that you can reserve space in the
tutorial/workshop(s) of your choice.

Introduction & Program Activities:
WebNet 97 serves as a multi-disciplinary, international forum for the
exchange of information on the development, applications, and research on
all topics related to the Web and Internet. This encompasses the use,
applications and societal and legal aspects of the Internet in its broadest

         *** Over 300 Presentations in 31 Major Topic Areas ***

  * Keynote Speakers  * Invited Speakers * Corporate/Devel. Seminars
  * Papers            * Panels           * Posters/Demos
  * Workshops         * Tutorials        * Business/Corp Sessions
  * SIG Discussions   * Exhibition       * Social Program

Tutorials & Workshops
Advanced HTML and Dynamic Web Page Creation Using Javascript and CGI
Tomasz and Michael Muldner, Acadia Univ., Canada

Applying the Usability First Approach to the Design of Web Sites
Jim Carter, Univ. of Saskatchewan, Canada

Intranet Planning
Gordon Howell, Internet Business Services Ltd., UK

Introduction to VRML, Parts I & II
Dave Nadeau, San Diego Supercomputer Center, USA

Java Database Connectivity
Bill Pringle, Internet Business Services Ltd., UK

Multimedia on the Internet
Borko Furht, Florida Atlantic Univ., USA

Tools for W3 Lessonware Development
Phil Siviter, Univ. of Brighton, UK

Using Java Applets in Web Pages
Tomasz and Michael Muldner, Acadia Univ., Canada

Web-based Instruction: A Practical Workshop
Robby Robson
Oregon State Univ., USA

Keynote & Invited Speakers
Agents and Electronic Commerce
Pattie Maes, MIT, USA

Avatars: CyberSpace with a Human Face:
Stories from Life in Virtual Worlds on the Internet
Bruce Damer, DigitalSpace Corp., USA

Current Trends in Electronic Commerce
Gabby Silberman, IBM, Canada

Picture Perfect: The Opportunities and Challenges for High Resolution
Imagery on the Internet.
Ira Goldstein, Hewlett-Packard, USA

Zephyr: A Secure Internet-Based Process to Streamline Engineering
Cecil Jordan
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, USA

Web Based Knowledge Transfer in a Large International Company
John Boot, Motorola, Inc., USA

"WWW from WWW" (What We Want from World Wide Web)
Hermann Maurer, Graz Univ. of Technology, Austria

Corporate/Development Seminars
WebNet 97 will offer Corporate/Development Seminars by industry leaders
from the following companies:
   - IBM
   - Microsoft
   - Silicon Graphics
   - Hyperwave

These seminars will include demonstrations and discussions of new
developments by these companies.  Participants will learn new skills and
receive an understanding related to products, ideas, and solutions.

Business/Corporate Sessions
Leaders from the following companies will participate (partial list):

Apple Canada 
IBM Canada
Microsoft, Inc.
Lockheed Martin
Nortel Technology
Oracle Education
Silicon Graphics, Inc.
Simon & Schuster

Exhibit Space & Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available
WebNet 97 offers exhibitors the opportunity to interact with top level
developers, educators, researchers and administrators gathered for the
specific purpose of exploring the present and future state of the WWW,
Internet, and Intranet.  If your company or organization has a product or
service that furthers this goal, you need to participate in WebNet 97

To request further information on exhibiting/sponsoring opportunities,
contact Garrett Paulin, email: garrett@aace.org
Phone: 804-973-3987; Fax: 804-978-7449

See Exhibitor/Sponsorship Information in the WebNet 97 Advance Program at--

Major Topics
Advances in Multimedia
Application Development Tools
Authoring Tools
Browsing and Navigation Tools
Collaborative Learning and Work
Computer-Human Interface (CHI) Issues, 
Country Specific Developments
Courseware Development
Data and Link Management
Didactic Issues for Web Presentations
Digital Libraries and Museums
Distance Education
Educational Multimedia
Electronic Commerce
Electronic Publishing and Design
Future Issues in Web Technology
Industries and Services
Integration of Web Applications and Services
JAVA Technology Applications
Legal Issues
Net-Based Multimedia/Hypermedia Systems
Psychology of Web-Use
Search Engines
Security and Privacy
Social and Cultural Issues
Statistical Tools and User Tracking
Virtual Reality
Web Servers
Web Site Tools

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                       INFORMATION REQUEST

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Return to: WebNet 97/AACE
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