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                       WWW2005 CALL FOR PAPERS
                     CALL FOR PROPOSAL FOR PANELS

        The Fourteenth International World Wide Web Conference
                    May 10-14, 2005  Chiba, Japan

             Paper submission deadline: November 8, 2004
       Workshops/tutorials proposal deadline: October 15, 2004
              Panel proposal deadline: November 8, 2004

WWW2005 will be held in Chiba, Japan at Nippon Convention Center (or
better known as Makuhari Messe). The technical program will include
refereed paper presentations, special interest tracks, plenary sessions,
panels, and poster sessions. Tutorials and workshops will precede the
main program, and a Developers Day will follow, which will be devoted to
in-depth technical sessions designed specifically for web developers.


    Paper submission deadline:            November 8, 2004
    Author notification (papers):         January 28, 2005
    Final papers due:                     February 28, 2005
    Poster submission deadline:           February 7, 2005
    Author notification (posters):        March 7, 2005
    Tutorial/workshop proposals deadline: October 15, 2004
    Tutorial/workshop notification:       November 15, 2004
    Panel proposals deadline:             November 8, 2004
    Conference:                           May 10-14, 2005


WWW2005 seeks original papers describing research in all areas of the
web. Papers should not have been published or be in submission at
another conference or journal. Topics include but are not limited to:

    * Application
    * Browser and User Interface
    * Data Mining
    * Education
    * Performances and Reliability
    * Search
    * Security / E-Commerce
    * Semantic Web
    * Web Engineering
    * XML and Web Services

Papers will be peer-reviewed by at least 3 reviewers from an
International Program Committee. Accepted papers will appear in the
conference proceedings published by the Association for Computing
Machinery (ACM), and will also be accessible to the general public via  Detailed formatting and submission requirements
will be available at


Special interest tracks include a combination of peer-reviewed papers
and invited presentations. Accepted papers will appear in a separate
printed proceedings to the main refereed track proceedings.

    * Embedded Web

Detailed formatting and submission requirements will be available at


Tutorial proposals are desired for both half-day and full-day sessions
on topics of current and ongoing relevance to Web design, services,
operation, use, and evaluation. Known areas of interest include, but are
not limited to:

    * XML technologies
    * Web Applications and Services Development
    * Web Engineering
    * Web-based Collaboration and Communication Technologies
    * Usability/Interface Design
    * Web Metrics
    * Web Mining
    * The Role of Grid Computing in Web Services and Applications
    * Information Architecture
    * Graphics and Multimedia
    * E-commerce and E-payments
    * Server and Client-Side Scripting
    * Mobile Systems
    * Internationalization
    * Open Software Development
    * Security and Privacy
    * Semantic Web Technologies
    * SOAP
    * Web Accessibility
    * Web-based Education
    * Metadata/Information Retrieval

Other topics expected to be of special interest and relevance at the
time of WWW2005 are also encouraged. Proposals submitted for tutorials
in English and Japanese will be considered.  If you are interested in
giving a tutorial, please e-mail your proposal to [log in to unmask]
All proposals must include:

    * Tutorial title;
    * Presenter contact information;
    * Aims/Learning objectives;
    * Duration (half or full day; if full day, could it scaled to
      half-day if necessary?);
    * Scope (general topic area); Relevance to Spring 2005 time frame;
    * Keywords;
    * Target audience;
    * Prerequisite knowledge of audience;
    * Tutorial abstract (1-2 paragraphs suitable for inclusion in
      conference registration materials);
    * Full description (1-2 pages to be used for evaluation);
    * Tutorial history;
    * Presenter biography;
    * Relevant references;


WWW2005 workshops are intended to provide a forum for highly interactive
discussion on focused topics. Workshop proposals should address current
Web-related issues which can benefit from small-group information
exchange and discussion. Attendance at past workshops has been limited
in order to promote interactivity. Workshop organizers are responsible
for determining whether the workshop will be open registration or by
invitation-only. Workshop organizers are responsible for conducting, if
appropriate, their own "Workshop Call for Participation." The WWW2005
site will link to these CFPs.  If you are interested in organizing a
full-day workshop, please email your proposal to [log in to unmask]
All proposals must include:

    * A two-paragraph description of the workshop topic and content;
    * A statement of the workshop's anticipated outcome;
    * A statement why you believe the workshop topic to be important
      to the Web in the Spring 2005 timeframe;
    * A statement describing how the workshop registration will be
      managed (open or closed);
    * If workshop submissions will be solicited, a description of how
      these submissions will be evaluated;
    * A short description of your qualifications relative to the topic
      area including your past experience in organizing/facilitating


Panels should focus on emerging technologies, controversial issues, or
unsolved problems in the World Wide Web community to stimulate lively,
thoughtful, and sometimes provocative discussions. We expect the
panelists to actively engage the audience and help them broaden their
understanding of the issues. Panels should last 90 minutes and typically
include three to five panelists plus a moderator.  The Submissions
should include:

    * Panel title 
    * Panel objective, scope, and target audience 
    * Extended abstract 
    * Panel format 
    * The names and affiliations of the panelists 
    * Panel length (preferably 90 minutes) 

Please append short bios for moderator and each panelist, from whom
prior approval to participate should be obtained. The panel proposal
should also indicate whether other similar panels have been formed
recently in other conferences or workshops. If so, what is the

Proposals should be 4-6 pages long and can be submitted in either HTML
or PDF. Please send proposals for WWW2005 Panels to [log in to unmask] .