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-- CALL FOR PAPERS - Deadline for submissions (extended): 25 July 2008

                    Freiburg, Germany, 13 - 15 October 2008
                      (http://www.internet-conf.org /)

* Co-organised by:=A0Albert-Ludwigs-Universit=E4t Freiburg

  Endorsed by: Institute for the Management of Information Systems

* Keynote Speaker (confirmed):
Professor Bebo White, Stanford University, USA

* Conference background and goals
The IADIS WWW/Internet 2008 conference aims to address the main issues
of concern within WWW/Internet. WWW and Internet had a huge
development in recent years. Aspects of concern are no longer just
technical anymore but other aspects have aroused. This conference aims
to cover both technological as well as non-technological issues
related to these developments. Main tracks have been identified (see
below). However innovative contributes that don=92t fit into these areas
will also be considered since they might be of benefit to conference

* Format of the Conference
The conference will comprise of invited talks and oral presentations.
The proceedings of the conference will be published in the form of a
book and CD-ROM with ISBN, and will be available also in the IADIS
Digital Library (http://www.iadis.net/dl ). The best paper authors will
be invited to publish extended versions of their papers in the IADIS
International Journal on WWW/Internet (ISSN: 1645-7641) and also in
other selected Journals.

* Types of submissions
Full and Short Papers, Reflection Papers, Posters/Demonstrations,
Tutorials, Panels and Doctoral Consortium. All submissions are subject
to a blind refereeing process.

* Topics related to WWW/Internet are of interest. These include, but
are not limited to the following areas:

Web 2.0
- Collaborative Systems
- Co-generation of Content, Understandings and World Views

Semantic Web and XML
- Semantics Web Architectures
- Semantic Web Middleware
- Semantic Web Services
- Semantic Web Agents
- Ontologies
- Applications of Semantic Web
- Social Networks and Semantics Web
- Semantic Web Data Management
- Information Retrieval in Semantic Web

Applications and Uses
- Game Architecture and Development
- e-Learning
- e-Commerce / e-Business
- e-Government
- e-Health
- e-Procurement
- e-Society
- Digital Libraries
- Internet Applications
- Interoperability with Mobile Applications

Services, Architectures and Web Development
- Internet Architectures
- Network Algorithms
- Network Architectures
- Network Computing
- Network Management
- Network Performance
- Protocols and Standards
- Traffic Models

Research Issues
- Bioinformatics
- Human Computer Interaction
- Security and Protection
- Data Mining and Social Networks
- Information Retrieval
- Information Seeking Behaviours

* Important Dates:
-=A0Submission Deadline (extended)=A0- 25 July 2008
-=A0Notification to Authors - 5 September 2008
- Final Camera-Ready Submission and Early Registration - Until 19
September 2008
- Late Registration - After 19 September 2008
- Conference: Freiburg, Germany, 13 to 15 October 2008

* Conference Location
The conference will be held in Freiburg, Germany.

* Secretariat
Rua Sao Sebastiao da Pedreira, 100, 3
1050-209 Lisbon, Portugal
E-mail: secretariat@internet-conf.org
Web site: http://www.internet-conf.org /

* Program Committee

Program Chair
Miguel Baptista Nunes, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom

Conference Co-Chairs
Pedro Isa=EDas, Universidade Aberta (Portuguese Open University),
Dirk Ifenthaler, Albert-Ludwigs-Universit=E4t Freiburg, Germany

Committee Members: *
* for committee list please refer to http://www.internet-conf.org/committee =

* Co-located Conference:
This conference is co-located with the IADIS International Conference
on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA 2008)
(http://www.celda-conf.org /) - participants of one conference may
attend the sessions from the other conference at no extra charges.

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