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Honolulu, Hawaii, USA
7-11 May 2002

Organizers: IW3C2, University of Hawaii, Pacific Telecommunications Council
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IW3C2 is partnering with Geek Cruises and hereby announces our FIRST "mid-year" meeting!

"WWW2002 Midyear: A Tech Update"
WESTERN CARIBBEAN, November 9-16 2002

Learn about critical web technologies from leading experts on a relaxing cruise in the Western Caribbean!

On 7-11 May 2002, Honolulu, Hawaii provided the backdrop for The Eleventh International World Wide Web Conference. This prestigious series of the International World Wide Web Conference Committee (IW3C2) attracted over 900 participants from around the world, and provided a public forum for the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) through the annual W3C track. Registered participants from 36 countries interacted over the five event filled days:

American Samoa · Australia · Austria · Belgium · Brazil · Canada · Chile · Denmark · Finland · France · Gambia · Germany · Ghana · Greece · Hong Kong &midd ot; Hungary · India · Ireland · Israel · Italy · Japan · The Netherlands · New Zealand · Norway · People's Republic of China · Portugal · Republic of Korea · Russia · Singapore · Slovenia · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland · Taiwan · United Kingdom · United States of Ame rica

The main conference consisted of 3 day technical program describing the latest developments in Web technologies. The information was presented in a variety of formats that included:

Plenary Sessions
Refereed Papers Track:
  • Applications
  • Browsers and User Interfaces
  • Electronic Commerce and Security
  • Hypermedia
  • Languages
  • Mobility and Wireless Access
  • Multimedia
  • Performance
  • Searching, Querying, Indexing, and Crawling
  • Semantic Web
Alternate Paper Tracks:

The 3 day technical program was preceded by day of tutorial and workshop sessions. Following the main conference was a "Developers Day" devoted to in-depth technical sessions designed specifically for web developers.

The conference was organized by the International World Wide Web Conference Committee (IW3C2), the University of Hawaii and the Pacific Telecommunications Council (PTC).


Featured Keynote Speakers

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Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the World Wide Web and Director of the W3C who now holds the 3Com Founders chair at the Laboratory for Computer Science (LCS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Opening Keynote: Specs count

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Richard A. DeMillo, vice president and chief technology officer for Hewlett-Packard Company.
Keynote Address: New Foundations for Trust and the Web

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Ian Foster, guru of "Grid Computing", associate division director, senior scientist, and head of the Distributed Systems Lab, Mathematics & Computer Science, Argonne National Laboratory, and a professor of Computer Science at the University of Chicago.
Keynote Address: The Grid: Enabling Resource Sharing within Virtual Organizations

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Pamela Samuelson, a McArthur Prize Winner, international expert on Intellectual Property in the Information Age and professor at the University of California at Berkeley.
Keynote Address: Toward a New Politics of Intellectual Property

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Alfred Z. Spector, vice president of Services and Software at IBM Research who is responsible for setting IBM's worldwide services and software research strategy.
Keynote Address: Architecting Knowledge Middleware


Last Reviewed: 8/6/02
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