XML 2006 deadline approaches

Next Monday (19 June) is the main paper and tutorial submission deadline for XML 2006 (Boston, 7-9 December; Tutorials 6 December). You can submit proposals for papers and tutorials through IDEAlliance’s system here:

http://www.idealliance.org/xmlusa/06/call/

For more information, see the full call for participation.

Changes for 2006

I’m excited about the proposals we’ve received so far, and I’m looking forward to receiving many more over the next few days. We’re planning a sharply-focussed conference this year, with four well-defined tracks. While the traditional XML community will always be the backbone of our conference, we’re reaching out this year to people who have not previously thought of submitting. To make things easier, for example, we’re no longer requiring a paper marked up in XML — PDF or XHTML are just fine (and not due until after the conference, to boot). We’re also introducing the XML Scholarship and extending popular features from previous conferences, including the Master’s series.

Track chairs blogging

For more information on individual tracks, see the blog postings by Microsoft’s Michael Champion (Enterprise XML computing track co-chair) and O’Reilly’s Simon St-Laurent (XML on the Web track chair).

See you in Boston this December.

(Note: late-breaking presentations and XML scholarship entries are due on 30 October.)

About David Megginson

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