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Open Road 2006 Conference: Challenges and Possibilities Call for papers Melbourne, Australia 6 - 7 February 2006 Submissions due: 30th September, 2005 Contact: bwacek AT slv.vic.gov.au http://www.openroad.net.au/conferences/2006/ PURPOSE Third conference in the Open Road series, Open Road 2006 will be a major two day conference presented in partnership with Vicnet, a division of the State Library of Victoria and Victorian Office of Multicultural Affairs, department of Victorian Communities. The conference will address the challenges and possibilities of providing access to and development of content and web services within a multilingual environment. The conference will have particular focus on the access to and provision of translated information by government departments and agencies, community organisations and non-government organisations. TOPICS Day 1 We invite the submission of papers on all aspects of multilingual public internet access services and electronic multicultural library services, including, but not limited to: Â· Information needs of migrants and refugees Â· IT needs of new and emerging communities Â· Information literacy within a multilingual environment Â· Multilingual resource discovery issues Â· Trends in the provision of multilingual public internet access services Â· End user training, with special reference to language specific training needs of culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) communities Â· Use of interpreters within public training programs Â· Linguistic rights and the promotion of multilingualism within cyberspace Â· Public access issues for translated government information. Â· Engagement with and use the internet by CALD communities. Day 2 We invite the submission of papers on all aspects of multilingual public internet access services and electronic multicultural library services, including, but not limited to: Â· (X)HTML Internationalization. Â· ASP.Net Internationalization. Â· XML Internationalization. Â· Bilingual and multilingual metadata. Â· Development of multilingual digital libraries. Â· Resource discovery and translated government information. Â· Accessibility within a multilingual environment. Â· Technological needs of ethnic community web publishing projects. Â· IT options and solutions for pre-literate communities. Â· Technical infrastructure, issues and solutions for online translated government and community information. SUBMISSION FORMAT Papers should be submitted by email as either MS Word or OpenOffice documents. Submissions should be emailed to bwacek AT slv.vic.gov.au before the close of business on the 30th September, 2005. Presentations on Day 1 of the conference are 30 minutes. Presentations on Day 2 are either one hour or 30 minutes in length. Provide a cover sheet that provides the following information: ï Name and contact email address and telephone number of the presenter ï Names of additional authors ï Title of presentation ï Abstract (no more than 500 words) ï Brief bio of authors (no more than 200 words each) ï Indicate preferred day of conference, and preferred length of presentation. IMPORTANT DATES Paper submission: 30th September, 2005 Notification of acceptance: 7th October, 2005 Conference: 6th-7th February 2006 FURTHER INFORMATION Contact bwacek AT slv.vic.gov.au or phone +61-3-8664-7046 for further information. ----- End forwarded message -----
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