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Date: Mon, 15 May 2006 17:34:26 -0500
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please post. thanks! -a.

Please distribute. Deadline is May 26th!  Apologies for duplicates.
LA-WEB 2006
Fourth Latin American Web Congress
October 25-27, 2006
Universidad de las Américas Puebla
Cholula, México

PDF version of CFP at

LA-Web 2006 is the fourth of a series of refereed conferences aimed at
providing a venue in Latin America for researchers and technologists
from around the world to present, demonstrate and discuss the latest Web
developments. Previous editions of LA-Web have taken place in Santiago,
Chile (2003), São Paulo, Brazil (2004), and Buenos Aires, Argentina
(2005). LA-Web 2006 will be held at the beautiful campus of the
Universidad de las Américas-Puebla, in Central Mexico.

Keynote speakers:
Bonnie Nardi, Univ. of California, Irvine
Hector Garcia-Molina, Stanford University

LA-WEB 2006 is endorsed by the IW3C2 International World Wide Web
Conference Committee and its proceedings will be published by the IEEE
Computer Society Press. We invite high quality papers describing
original work in all areas of Web research. Topics include but are not
limited to:

* Browsers and user interfaces
* E-commerce, E-Science, E-government and E-Learning
* Digital libraries
* Multimedia and hypermedia
* Mobility and ubiquitous web access
* Performance, reliability and scalability
* Search and data mining
* Semantic web
* Web engineering
* Collaboration and web communities
* Security, privacy and copyright issues
* XML and web services
* Collaborative tagging
* Blogging
* Web visualization
* Web usability

Submissions should report original work in English, should not have been
previously published and neither should they be currently under review
for publication elsewhere. Papers should properly place the work in the
context of the conference's theme, cite related work, and clearly
indicate its innovative aspects and contributions to the field. Papers
must be submitted electronically via the conference's website, and must
be formatted using the IEEE-CS guidelines. We encourage authors to
submit concise papers of up to 8 pages; however, papers up to 10 pages
long may be submitted, and two additional pages (for a maximum of 12)
may be purchased later. Please v for
further submission details.


Submissions of full papers: May 26, 2006
Notification of acceptance: July 10, 2006
Camera-ready version of accepted papers: August 11, 2006
LA-Web Conference: October 25-27, 2006

Program committee

Alfredo Sánchez, UDLA-Puebla, Mexico (Program Chair)
Silvia Mara Abrahão, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Virgilio Almeida, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Alvaro Arenas, CCLRC, UK
Ricardo Baeza-Yates, Universidad de Chile, Chile
Coral Calero, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Maria da Graça Campos, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil
João Falcão e Cunha, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Olga De Troyer, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Sally Jo Cunningham, University of Waikato, New Zealand
Peter Dolog, University of Hannover, Germany
Martin Dzbor, Open University, UK
Ricardo Falbo, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo, Brasil
Jesús Favela, CICESE, Mexico
Dieter Fensel, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Piero Fraternali, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Steven Furnell, University of Plymouth, UK
Martin Gaedke, Universität Karlsruhe, Germany
Claudio Gutierrez, Universidad de Chile, Chile
Geert-Jan Houben, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium
Mitsuru Ikeda, Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Japan
Nora Koch, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany
John Leggett, Texas A&M University, USA
David Lowe, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia
Maria Dolores Lozano, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Maristella Matera, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Emilia Mendes, University of Auckland, New Zealand
Luisa Mich, Università degli Studi di Trento, Italy
Sandro Morasca, Università degli Studi dell'Insubria, Italy
Gastón Mousqués, Universidad ORT, Uruguay
Ethan V. Munson, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, USA
San Murugesan, Southern Cross University, Australia
Dave Nichols, University of Waikato, New Zealand
Peter J. Nürnberg, Aalborg University Esbjerg, Denmark
Oscar Pastor, Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, Spain
Claudia Pons, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
Symeon Retalis, University of Piraeus, Greece
Gustavo Rossi, Universidad Nacional de La Plata, Argentina
Marta Sabou, Open University, UK
Monica Scannapieco, Università di Roma "La Sapienza", Italy
Arno Scharl, Vienna Univ. of Economics & Business Admin.,Austria
Daniel Schwabe, Pontifícia Universidade Católica, Brazil
Athena Vakali, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
Daniel Vallejo, Universidad de las Americas-Puebla, Mexico
Genoveva Vargas-Solar, LSR-IMAG, France
Ray Welland, University of Glasgow, UK
Bebo White, Stanford University, USA
José Luis Zechinelli, Universidad de las Américas-Puebla, Mexico
Andrea Zisman, City University, London, UK


With a 73-hectare (about 180-acre) campus, in a valley surrounded by
four of the highest volcanoes in Mexico, Universidad de las
Americas-Puebla (UDLA) is located in the ancient city of Cholula, seven
kilometers from the city of Puebla and 120 kilometers from Mexico City.
Puebla and Cholula are known for their rich history, architecture and
gastronomy. A wide range of attractions as well as travel, dining and
accommodation options are available to visitors. More information on our
venue and its surroundings is available through the conference's

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