Source: Posting to the
<lis-european-programmes> Mailbase list.
Further information: <http://www.cordis.lu/ist/calls/199902.htm>
|The European Commission launched the second Call for Proposals under the IST Programme on 1 October 1999 (postponed from 15 September 1999).|
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Further information: <http://www.terena.nl/tnc2000/>
The Programme Committee of the TERENA Networking Conference 2000 have decided that the deadline for the submission of papers will be changed from 29 October 1999 to 15 November 1999.
The conference will be held in Lisbon on 22-25 May 2000.
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Further information: <http://www.unicode.org/unicode/iuc16/>
The submission deadline for papers for the Sixteenth International Unicode Conference is 29 October 1999. The conference will take place on 27-30 March, 2000 in Amsterdam, Holland.
Source: RNIB Digital Access Campaign
Further information: Julie Howell <JHowell@rnib.org.uk>
The RNIB's Digital Access Campaign has released its web site at <http://www.rnib.org.uk/digital/>. Information on the web site includes details on how to subscribe to the RNIB Digital Campaign Supporters Network mailing list, details of their free 16 minute video on Websites That Work! and hints on designing accessible Websites.
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Further information: See <http://www.acessibilidade.net/europa/>
The Portuguese presidency of the European Union (EU) that will take place during the first semester of the year 2000, goes to re-launch the European Initiative for the Information Society, through a ministerial conference that will be held in Lisbon in April 2000.
According to Portuguese Minister of Science and Technology, the re-launching of the European Initiative for the Information Society will be centered in subjects such as accessibility and regulation of the Internet.
A petition for inclusion of accessibility on the Internet for people with disabilities in the European Ministerial conference for the Information Society that will be held in Lisbon in April 2000 during the Portuguese presidency of the European Union is available online.
Location: Luxembourg on 17-198th November 1999
|Consolidating the European Library Space" is an important concertation meeting for Telematics for Libraries projects and will take place in Luxembourg from 17th-19th November 1999. There is an exciting and focused agenda with top speakers from the cultural heritage sector and private enterprise.|
Location: Paris, 25-26 November 1999
Source: Sigma Consultants
|The Forum will take place in the Pavillon Royal in Paris, a few minutes from CNIT, and is aimed at players from all fields involved in the integration of products and services in homes & buildings. Further information is available at: <http://www.sigma-consultants.fr/forum/indexgb.htm>>|
Location: Florence, 27 - 31 March 2000
Source: Posting to the SCRAN Mailbase list.
A conference on electronic imaging and visual arts. Deadline for papers is 31 December 1999. For further information see <http://www.vasari.co.uk/eva/> or <http://lci.die.unifi.it/>
Location: Helsinki, 22-24 November 1999
Source: Posting to the lis-european-programmes Mailbase list.
"IST99 - Exploring the Information Society" conference and exhibition is taking place in Helsinki, Finland from 22-24 November this year. The event - co-organised by the European Commission's Information Society Directorate General and Tekes, the National Technology Agency of Finland - is the conference in Europe of the information society community. The 3-day programme of the conference consists of sessions, workshops, a large exhibition and several additional events covering a vast array of themes related to the future of the information society. It is a unique meeting place for Internet gurus, business people, IT specialists and politicians from all over the world. It opens windows on the future of the information society in terms of technologies and applications, the legal and regulatory frameworks, visionary examples of how people will live in the future, emerging job opportunities, how business will be competitive, and how governments will serve citizens. It will also present the new Information Society Technologies RTD workprogramme for the year 2000.
For more information and on-line registration, please take a look at our website at <http://www.ist99.fi/> .
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