[LINK] AusWeb Conference Update

Antony Barry tony at tony-barry.emu.id.au
Fri Feb 8 15:50:42 EST 2008



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> From: "AusWeb" <ausweb at scu.edu.au>
> Date: 8 February 2008 1:55:02 PM
> Conference Update
> Volume 14, Issue 4
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> IN THIS ISSUE
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> 1. Call of Submissions: Papers and Posters - Closing soon!
> 2. Two more Keynote Speakers confirmed
> 3. Additional Workshop and Tutorial available
> 4. Special Interest Group Meeting
> 5. Early Bird Registration - Now Open - 60 days to go!
>
>
> 1. Call of Submissions: Papers and Posters - Closing soon
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> We have extend the closing date for submissions to 11th February so  
> you do have time to finish that paper you are writing :-) If you  
> require more details about making a submission or need to negotiate  
> a little extra time please contact the Program Chair, Joanna  
> Richardson <J.Richardson at griffith.edu.au>
>
> Posters/Edited short papers are due in on or before 18th February.  
> For full details go to http://ausweb.scu.edu.au/aw08/papers/ 
> index.html or email the Poster Chair, Rod Sims  
> <rod.sims at faculty.capella.edu>
>
> 2. Two more Keynote Speakers confirmed
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> We are pleased to announce the following two additional keynote  
> speakers:
>
> Keynote 4-5pm Sunday 6th April
> Presenter: Geoffrey Kwitko, Web Community Strategist, ShareScene.com
> Title: Building communities on the Web: What Web2.0 has to offer.
> and
>
> Keynote 2pm Monday 7th April
> Presenter: Stephen Atherton, Apple Australia
> Title: Universities on the Web: bringing iTunes U to Australia
>
> More details are at http://ausweb.scu.edu.au/aw08/conf/keynotes.html
>
> 3. Additional Workshop and Tutorial available
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> We are pleased to announce two more offerings to our pre-conference  
> sessions:
>
> Full-day workshop 9am-5pm Saturday 5th April
> Rod Sims, a regular AusWeb delegate and someone who as worked in  
> the field of technology and education for over 25 years will  
> present a workshop titled "Engaging, Interactive and Memorable Web- 
> based Learning", details are at http://www.ausweb.scu.edu.au/aw08/ 
> conf/workshops.html
>
> Half-day tutorial 9am to 12.30pm Sunday 6th April
> Geoffrey Kwitko, Web Community Strategist with ShareScene.com, who  
> is one of the keynote speakers this year, has kindly offered to run  
> a tutorial session. If you want to get all the details about  
> Geoffrey's area of expertise here is your chance to talk with him  
> personally. The title of his tutorial is: "Planning, Building and  
> Managing your own online community", details are at http:// 
> ausweb.scu.edu.au/aw08/conf/tutorials.html
>
> 4. Special Interest Group Meeting
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> We are delighted to be able to host a SIG meeting to the topic of  
> "The Design and Implementation of Metadata and Ontologies in  
> Biomedicine". Papers presented at this full-day meeting will be  
> published in an issue of Biomedical Ontologies Journal in 2009.  
> Full details are at: http://ausweb.scu.edu.au/aw08/conf/sig.html
>
> 5. Early Bird Registration - Now Open - 60 days to the Conference
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> A reminder that registration is open and to register early to take  
> advantage of the Early Bird rates and secure your choice of  
> accommodation venue (this year there are two on offer). Full online  
> secure registration is available at https://www.scupayments.com/ 
> conf/aw08/
>
> Note: Registration at all workshops, tutorials and SIG sessions is  
> possible without attending the full conference.
>
> Regards,
> The AusWeb Team


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