WORKSHOP on WWW design and electronic publishing

Simon Dobson (
Mon, 9 Oct 1995 16:30:54 +0100

ERCIM - WWW Working Group

International WWW Workshop on Design and Electronic Publishing

Monday 20 - Wednesday 22 November 1995, Abingdon, near Oxford, UK

The ERCIM World Wide Web Working Group (ERCIM-W4G)
invites you to participate in an open international workshop on the
design of webs, the design of web pages, and electronic publishing
on the web. Keynote speakers have been invited, demonstrations
including VRML (Virtual Reality Modelling Language) will be given,
and there will be plenty of time for discussions.

This will be the fourth workshop in a series which has previously
addressed WWW protocols and standards (CWI, Amsterdam,
Autumn '94), authoring tools (INRIA, Rocquencourt, Winter '95),
and searching and active documents (VTT, Helsinki, Summer '95).


Topics of interest for the workshop include (but are not limited to):

o Multimedia publishing on the web
o Good and bad page design
o HCI factors for web design
o Electronic catalogues, brochures and kiosks
o Experiences

Participants are invited to submit position papers (4 pages max.) on
these topics. Papers should accompany your registration details and
be submitted by giving a URL on the registration form (preferred),
or by e-mailing Postscript (if desperate). These will be made
available under

A limited number of machines and facilities will be available for

Location and Registration

The workshop will be hosted by the Computing and Information
Systems Department of the Rutherford Appleton Laboratory. It will
be held in the Laboratory's Cosener's House conference centre in
Abingdon, near Oxford (UK). The number of attendees is limited
(by available space) to around 60.

The workshop will run from lunchtime on Monday 20 November
and finish at lunchtime on Wednesday 22 November. An
all-inclusive fee of 195 pounds sterling will be charged, which
covers the cost of two night's accommodation at Cosener's House,
all meals, tea and coffee. A limited number of rooms are available at
Cosener's House on a first come, first served basis. A coach will be
provided free of charge from and to Heathrow.

Registration is via the form available at

Registration closing date - Friday 27 October 95

Workshop co-chairs - Prof Bob Hopgood, Prof Keith Jeffery, Prof David Duce
Local committee - Dr Simon Dobson, Dr Victoria Marshall, Dr Michael Wilson

For further information contact:

Rachel Miles
Computing and Information Systems Department
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Chilton, Didcot, Oxfordshire OX11 0QX, UK
tel: +44 1235 44 5660
fax: +44 1235 44 5893