Early registration ends Feb. 18th for the WWW2010 conference!: Call for papers

February 12, 2010

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 WWW2010, the 19th International World Wide Web conference is fast approaching. Early registration for the conference will end next week on February 18. Register now for discounts!

The WWW2010 local organizing committee has worked diligently to keep the Raleigh conference costs low. Registration fees this year are comparable or below past years. For a complete list of conference fees or to register, visit the WWW2010 Web site.

The call for papers was issued on January 25th, and papers will be accepted until February 26. The Organizing Committee welcomes the participation of researchers from around the world to submit original and pioneering research related to the Web for presentation and discussion.

Among the workshops, panels, posters, tutorials, demos and other exciting activities planned for the conference, WWW2010 will feature keynote speakers:

  • Vint Cerf, vice president and chief Internet evangelist for Google and widely know as a "Father of the Internet."
  • danah boyd is with Microsoft Research New England and a research fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University.
  • Carl Malamud, founder and director of Public.Resource.Org a nonprofit corporation that has placed over 90 million pages of U.S. government documents on the Internet.

The conference will be held April 26-30 at the Raleigh Convention Center. It is sponsored in
part by the School of Information and Library Science and five other departments from UNC at Chapel Hill. These departments are contributing to the underwriting of the conference in collaboration with North Carolina State University's Insititute for Advanced Analytics, the organization submitting the successful bid to host the conference in the Research Triangle.

Since its inception in 1994, the WWW Conference series has evolved into the longest-standing annual meeting on the topic of the future direction of the World Wide Web. The conference is a premier global forum for productive debate about the evolution of the Web, the standardization of its associated technologies, and the impact of those technologies on society and culture.

Paul Jones, director of ibiblio and clinical associate professor at the School of Information and Library Science and the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is co-chair of the conference along with Michael Rappa, founder and director of the Institute for Advanced Analytics and Distinguished University Professor at North Carolina State University.

To submit a paper, to register or to learn more about the conference, please go to the Web site at: http://www2010.org/