The IASTED International Conference on WEB TECHNOLOGIES, APPLICATIONS, AND SERVICES 2006 (WTAS 2006)

Venue: Calgary

Location: Calgary, Canada

Event Date/Time: Jul 17, 2006 End Date/Time: Jul 19, 2006
Registration Date: Jun 01, 2006
Early Registration Date: Apr 15, 2006
Abstract Submission Date: Mar 01, 2006
Paper Submission Date: May 15, 2006
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Description

The IASTED International Conference on
WEB TECHNOLOGIES, APPLICATIONS, AND SERVICES
~ WTAS 2006 ~


July 17-19, 2006
Calgary, Alberta, Canada


SPONSORS
The International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED)
Technical Committee on the Web, the Internet, and Multimedia

CONFERENCE CHAIR
Dr. JingTao Yao - University of Regina, Canada

PURPOSE
The International Conference on Web Technologies, Applications, and Services is a major contact venue for research scientists, engineers, and practitioners throughout the world to present the latest research, ideas, developments, and applications in this field. The aim of WTAS 2005 is to strengthen relations among universities, research laboratories, and industry. Particular emphasis will be on new trends affecting web applications and services. The full papers will be published in the conference proceedings. Papers will be accepted to this conference based on quality, relevance, and originality.

WTAS 2006 will be held in conjunction with the IASTED International Conferences on:

Education and Technology (ICET 2006)
Computational Intelligence (CI 2006)


LOCATION
At the foothills of Alberta’s majestic Rocky Mountains, Calgary stands as a major urban centre and is home to nearly one million people. Calgary is most well known for the “Greatest Outdoor Show on Earth” – the Calgary Stampede, a world-class rodeo that draws more than a million people each summer. As a young and vibrant city, Calgary provides activities for a variety of tastes. Visitors can take a trip up the Calgary Tower to get the best view of the City and landscape, visit Canada Olympic Park, the crown jewel of the 1988 Winter Olympics, or learn about local history at the Glenbow Museum, Fort Calgary, and Heritage Park. Calgary is also the gateway to the Rocky Mountains and Banff National Park, making a variety of outdoor activities such as skiing, snowboarding, and hiking just a short drive away.

SCOPE
Topics will include, but are not limited to:

Standards
Tools
Technology Adaptation
Security
E-Commerce
E-Business
E-Sourcing
Business-to-Business
Design Collaboration
Enterprise Services
Quality of Service
Impact of Web Services
Resource Management
Blogs
Semantic Web
Wireless Web
Web Information Retrieval
Web Visualization
Web Mining
Web Security
Web Enterprise Systems
Web Auctions
Web-based Learning
Information Systems
Integrated Applications
Service-oriented Architectures
Voice-over-Internet Protocols
Searching and Querying
Multimedia Streaming and Distribution
Multimedia Content Protection and Digital Rights Management
Context-Aware Multimedia
Gaming/Network Gaming
Multi-User Services/Broadcast Services
Grid Computing
Content Management
Metadata
Usability
Mobility
E-Learning
Web-based Applications
Peer-to-Peer Applications
Web Languages
Applications in: Education
Publishing
Entertainment
Medicine
Banking
Science
Engineering
Others


INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM COMMITTEE
Click here for a list of the program committee for WTAS 2006.
SUBMISSION OF PAPERS
Initial Papers
Submit your paper via our website at:
http://www.iasted.org/conferences/2006/greece/submit-524.htm. All submissions should be in Adobe Acrobat (.pdf), Postscript (.ps), or MS Word (.doc) format. The IASTED Secretariat must receive your paper by March 1, 2006. Receipt of paper submission will be confirmed by email.

Complete the online initial paper submission form designating an author who will attend the conference and providing four key words to indicate the subject area of your paper. One of the key words must be taken from the list of topics provided under Scope. Initial paper submissions should be approximately six pages. Formatting instructions are available at: http://www.iasted.org/formatting-initial.htm.

All papers submitted to IASTED International Conferences must be written in English, using appropriate grammar and syntax.

Notification of acceptance will be sent via email by April 15, 2006. Final manuscripts are due by May 15, 2006. Registration and final payment are due by June 1, 2006. Late registration fees or paper submissions will result in the papers being excluded from the conference proceedings.

Final Papers
Send your final manuscripts via email to: finalpapers@iasted.org. The subject line for the final manuscript submission must include your six-digit paper number. The formatting instructions can be found at: http://www.iasted.org/formatting-final.htm and must be strictly followed. The page limit for final papers is six single-spaced pages in 10 point Times New Roman font. Only one paper of up to six pages is included in the regular registration fee. There will be an added charge for extra pages and additional papers.


TUTORIALS
Proposals for three-hour tutorials should be submitted online by March 1, 2006. Tutorials are to be submitted via the following website address:
http://www.iasted.org/conferences/2006/greece/tutorialsubmit-524.htm. A tutorial proposal should clearly indicate the topic, background knowledge expected of the participants, objectives, time allocations for the major course topics, and the qualifications of the instructor(s).


SPECIAL SESSIONS
Persons wishing to organize a special session should submit a proposal via email to: calgary@iasted.org. Proposals should include a session title, a list of the topics covered, and the qualifications and brief biography of the session organizer(s). Papers submitted to the special session must be received by March 1, 2006., unless otherwise stipulated by the Special Session Organizer. A minimum of five papers must be registered and fully paid in order for this session to be included in the conference program. More information on special sessions is available at:
http://www.iasted.org/conferences/2006/greece/sessionsubmit-524.htm.


JOURNALS
Extended versions of papers published in the conference proceedings can also be considered for review for inclusion in one of the IASTED journals. Authors must submit the expanded and enhanced version of their conference paper for peer review consideration to:
http://www.actapress.com/SubmissionInfo.aspx following the standard procedure as described on the website. All papers considered for journal review must be of the highest quality and demonstrate a novel contribution to the literature. For further information, please email journals@actapress.com.


IMPORTANT DEADLINES
Submissions due March 1, 2006
Notification of acceptance April 15, 2006
Camera-ready manuscripts due May 15, 2006
Registration Deadline June 1, 2006


For more information, or to be placed on our mailing list, please contact:

IASTED Secretariat – WTAS 2006
#80, 4500 - 16th Avenue N.W.
Calgary, Alberta
Canada T3B 0M6

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