You might want to talk to the many competent Inkscape user who work
for Novell there in Nuremberg. Most Inkscape developers live outside
On Wed, Apr 16, 2008 at 12:14 AM, Andreas Neumann <a.neumann@...> wrote:
> Hello Inkscapers,
> We are very interested to have Inkscape at the conference. However, we
> don't have a big budget for reimbursing traveling/hotel costs for many
> people. I am pretty sure there would be interesting discussions at the
> conference, since most of the people of the W3C SVG working group will
> be present at the conference. W3C will also open up the process for
> working on future SVG versions, which means that all interested
> persons/projects can participate no matter if they are paying W3C
> members or not. By opening up this process we hope to get projects like
> Inkscape or others more involved in the process.
> We can offer free conference passes for the keynote speaker and course
> instructors and maybe I can come up with some funding for one or two
> persons for covering at least parts of the traveling/hotel costs.
> Having a booth at the technical exhibition would be free for open source
> projects. I can also help out for the Inkscape booth for parts of the
> exhibition - however, not for the whole time. I am also an Inkscape user.
> The deadline for abstracts is very close, but we can make a few
> exceptions if you are still working on proposals. Tell me how many extra
> days you need for working on abstracts/course proposals.
> I am looking forward to contributions from the Inkscape community and to
> fruitful discussions at the conference.
> Jon A. Cruz wrote:
> > Hey guys,
> > Is there anyone slightly local who might be up to making SVG Open and
> > giving a talk or teaching a class? I'm going to see what I can do,
> > but the more people we have getting involved the better. And as we
> > saw at SCALE, with different people submitting proposals on different
> > subjects, there's a better chance of at least something matching the
> > need and being accepted.
> > Additionally, is there anyone who might be able to make it to man a
> > booth? From things like SCALE and LugRadio Live I've seen how just
> > having *anyone* there can be helpful. In fact, some times the booths
> > manned by people who might not be core developers but who are users
> > and just excited about the project can be some of the best.
> > Thanks, and I hope we get a few more people stepping up, despite the
> > deadline being so close. :-)
> > On Apr 11, 2008, at 2:22 AM, Andreas Neumann wrote:
> >> Hello Inkscape Developers and Users,
> >> The SVG Open 2008 will take place in Nuremberg, Germany, from
> >> August 26
> >> to 29.
> >> We would appreciate if we could have one or more presentations and a
> >> course on Inkscape. We could also have a Inkscape presentation as a
> >> keynote at the conference. See
> >> http://www.svgopen.org/2008/index.php?
> >> section=participate_presenters for
> >> more information.
> >> We are also still looking for course instructors: courses will be 150
> >> minutes in length, course instructors will receive a free conference
> >> pass. See
> >> http://www.svgopen.org/2008/index.php?section=participate_workshops
> >> for
> >> more information.
> >> Please contact me if you have questions and submit your paper
> >> abstracts
> >> and course proposals at http://www.svgopen.org/
> >> Official Call for Papers:
> >> -------------------------
> >> Call for Papers, SVG Open 2008
> >> http://www.svgopen.org/
> >> The 6th international conference on Scalable Vector Graphics will take
> >> place from August 26 to 28 in Nuremberg, Southern Germany. At this
> >> conference you can learn about subjects varying from specialized
> >> technical visualizations to interactive multimedia art. On the program
> >> there are presentations, beginner and advanced level workshops, a
> >> technical exhibition, and the opportunity to meet people from the SVG
> >> community, industry and the W3C SVG Working Group.
> >> The SVG Open 2008 organizing committee is looking for contributors
> >> presenting a paper or teaching a course. Presenters are asked to
> >> submit
> >> an extended abstract in English with an approximate length of 400
> >> to 800
> >> words by April 18, 2008. The abstracts are reviewed by a reviewing
> >> committee and presenters will be informed about acceptance on or
> >> before
> >> May 15, 2008. If your abstract is accepted, you will be asked to
> >> submit
> >> your full paper by August 1, 2008, according to instructions that will
> >> be sent to you. Accepted abstracts, papers and presentations will be
> >> published on the conference hand-outs and web proceedings. Paper
> >> Abstracts can be submitted at http://www.svgopen.org/ until April 18.
> >> Following is a list of potential presentation topics:
> >> * Mobile (handheld, in-car) Solutions
> >> * SVG Authoring Tools
> >> * Publishing and Printing with SVG
> >> * SVG Text and Internationalization
> >> * Accessibility of SVG
> >> * Location-based Services
> >> * Business Cases and Case Studies
> >> * Workflow for Creating and Using SVG
> >> * SVG and Digital Television
> >> * Graphic Design with SVG
> >> * SVG for Webmapping and Online GIS/GML
> >> * SVG for Multimedia Presentations
> >> * Server-side SVG Generators and Manipulators
> >> * SVG Authoring Techniques
> >> * Making Graphics Acessible
> >> * Interactivity and Scripting
> >> * GUI Frameworks for Web Applications
> >> * File Format Conversion
> >> * Case Studies
> >> Course Instructors are asked to submit a course outline by April 18,
> >> 2008. The outlines are reviewed by a reviewing committee and
> >> instructors
> >> will be informed about acceptance on or before April 29, 2008.
> >> Accepted
> >> course instructors will receive a free conference pass and may
> >> participate at the come together event for free. Accepted course
> >> outlines will be published as course descriptions in the program.
> >> Therefore they should be directed at those who might register for the
> >> course rather than the reviewers. Courses are 150 minutes in length,
> >> scheduled for the morning and afternoon of August 29, 2008. We are
> >> interested in proposals for both beginner courses and advanced
> >> courses,
> >> to cater to the diverse interests of all conference attendees. Here
> >> is a
> >> list of topics of potential interest for courses. Feel free to either
> >> volunteer for one of these or propose your own topic.
> >> * Introduction to SVG
> >> * SVG Authoring Techniques
> >> * Creating Mobile SVG content
> >> * UI Design
> >> * Using SVG Tools
> >> * CSS
> >> * XSLT
> >> * SMIL Animation
> >> * ECMAScript and the DOM
> >> * Graphic Design
> >> * SVG Filter Effects
> >> * Rendering Algorithms
> >> * Generating SVG from Database Content
> >> Thank you for considering a paper or course abstract submission.
> >> Hope to
> >> see many of you in Nuremberg!
> >> The SVG Open 2008 organizing committee.
> >> ------------
> >> Thanks,
> >> Andreas
> >> --
> >> --
> >> Andreas Neumann
> >> Böschacherstrasse 6
> >> CH-8624 Grüt (Gossau ZH)
> >> Switzerland
> >> Phone: ++41-44-2736668
> >> Email: a.neumann@...
> >> Web: http://www.carto.net/neumann/
> >> SVG Examples: http://www.carto.net/papers/svg/samples/
> >> SVG.Open: http://www.svgopen.org/
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> Andreas Neumann
> Böschacherstrasse 6
> CH-8624 Grüt (Gossau ZH)
> Phone: ++41-44-2736668
> Email: a.neumann@...
> Web: http://www.carto.net/neumann/
> SVG Examples: http://www.carto.net/papers/svg/samples/
> SVG.Open: http://www.svgopen.org/
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