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We would like to remind you that the call for contributions to the 2nd
ERCIM-DIS Workshop on Large Scale and Federated Information Spaces is
open up to April, 22.
We would appreciate if you could disseminate this call to your
institutions and related mailing lists.
Looking forward to receiving your contributions and meeting you in
CALL for PARTICIPATION
2nd ERCIM-DIS Workshop on Large scale and federated information spaces
Dear ERCIM DIS WG members,
The 2nd ERCIM-DIS Workshop on Large scale and federated information
spaces will be held in conjunction with ERCIM Spring Days 2010, on
Thursday 20 May 2010 at CWI in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
The Workshop aims to create a white paper presenting the current and
future research trends concerning the wide scientific area the
ERCIM-DIS workgroup members are involved. This white paper would be
useful for the achievement of a common understanding within the
workgroup members and the development of prosperous collaborations in
the framework of the EU funding programs.
The Call for Contributions could be found at:
* 22 April - Proposals due
* 30 April - Notification of acceptance
* 20 May - Workshop
Professor Maristella Agosti, Department of Information Engineering,
University of Padova, Italy will present:
"The great research challenges for the Digital Library and the DIS
communities in the next decade"
VENUE - ACCOMMODATION:
The Workshop will be held in conjunction with ERCIM Spring Days 2010,
on Thursday 20 May 2010 at CWI in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Information about the whole event is as well as the registration form
and a link to CWI hotel booking partner are available at
At the start of the workshop (09.00 - 09.30 a.m.) there will be coffee
for the people coming in directly (either from the airport or from
self selected hotels), and a bus between the meeting hotels and CWI.
During the day two coffee breaks as well as a standing lunch with
sandwiches are planned.
After the workshop a dinner has been arranged for the participants at
the Science Park café-restaurant (located 5 minutes walking distance
from CWI, on the other side of the campus road,
www.cafe-restaurantpolder.nl for further reference and the English
At the end of this dinner at a fixed time a bus will bring
participants to the meeting hotels.
Please register at your earliest convenience. In case you want to stay
at another hotel or you are booking you stay after the expiry date of
the block booking, you will have to find and book a room yourself.
Probably rooms will be available in the city,
maybe even still some in the offered hotels. In case you are staying
elsewhere than the Mercure Amstel or Novotel
City, unfortunately you can't use the transportation arrangements.
Buses will pass only between the above mentioned hotels, CWI and the
* Christos Papatheodorou Ionian University and Institute for the
Management of Information Systems Athena RC, Greece
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* Ingeborg T. Sølvberg, NTNU, Norway (DIS coordinator,
[log in to unmask])
* Yannis Stavrakas, Institute for the Management of Information
Systems, Athena RC, Greece ([log in to unmask])