Here are some upcoming events in our area that I wanted to inform/remind
you about. Pleas mark your calendars.
FITC Toronto 2012 on April 23
The game has changed and FITC is on it! Featuring over 70
renowned digital creators from around the globe, FITC Toronto
2012 attendees will be privy to the knowledge of the best and
brightest in the digital space. Covering everything from HTML5
to making digital art, this three day festival will leave
attendees inspired to create in new and innovative ways. There
will also be plenty of opportunities for networking at the
legendary FITC parties and through chance encounters during the
day - meet your next boss, business partner or employee.
mesh will be back on May 23/24 in Toronto.
Canada’s leading online conference, mesh explores how the
Internet is changing how we live, work and play. mesh is divided
into four streams – media, society, business and marketing – to
provide an overall of the key trends, issues, companies and
tools. mesh is designed to be interactive and engaging with
attendees being as much of the programming as speakers. With a
few exceptions, mesh is a slide deck free event that encourages
people to get involved, network and, well, mesh.
Registration opens in March.
Workshop on Open Data in a Semantic Web Perspective on May 27th at York
Bringing together data providers, initiative groups, technology
providers, and researchers to facilitate the dissemination of
ideas, methods and promote new research perspectives related to
the Open Data and the Semantic Web applications.
Registration opens in April.
Conference on Artificial Intelligence (AI-2012) May[masked]
Workshop on Intelligent Techniques for Web Personalization and
Recommendation Jul 22, 2012 - Jul 23, 2012
Web Personalization tailors the Web experience to a particular
user or set of users. The experience can be something as casual
as browsing a Web site or as significant as trading stocks or
purchasing a car. The actions can range from simply making the
presentation more pleasing to anticipating the needs of a user
and providing customized and relevant information. To achieve
effective personalization, organizations must rely on all
available data, including the usage and click-stream data,
content and structure, domain knowledge, as well as user
demographics and profiles.
Submission deadline Apr 15, 2012
Mobile Web Information Systems (MobiWIS) 27 to 29 August 2012
Advances in the Web and mobile technologies offer new and
exciting services to users in every walk of life including
commerce, business, entertainment, education and science among
others. These new developments however introduce many new
challenging problems as users demand fast, easy and reliable
access to the high volume of web information and services from
anywhere, on any device and any platform. The International
Conference on Mobile Web Information Systems (MobiWIS) aims to
promote the state of the art in scientific and practical
research of the mobile web and information systems.
Other interesting events elsewhere (this side of the border).
Web à Québec
Web à Québec organizers believe that it is essential to promote
this industry and to contribute to its development in Quebec. It
is on this basis that contractors, professionals, professors and
students of various horizons met around the idea to celebrate
and to promote «le Web à Québec» by means of an annual
conference. The 2nd edition of this conference just wrapped up
ConFoo Web Techno Conference
PHP Québec, Montréal-Python, Montreal.rb, Montreal Jug, W3Qc,
OWASP Montréal, Android Montreal, are proud to announce the
third edition of the ConFoo Conference. From February 29th to
March 2nd, 2012, international experts in Java, .Net, PHP,
Python and Ruby will present solutions for developers and
project managers the prestigious Hilton Bonaventure Hotel,
located downtown Montréal.
February 29 - March 2, 2012 Montreal, Canada
Workshop on Algorithms and Models for the Web Graph in Halifax June 22
The World Wide Web has become part of our everyday life, and
information retrieval and data mining on the Web are now of
enormous practical interest. The algorithms supporting these
activities combine the view of the Web as a text repository and
as a graph, induced in various ways by links among pages, hosts
Workshop on Social Computing, Network, and Services in Vancouver June 26
Recently, social computing and networking has been driving
dramatic evolution in the way people communicate and interact
with each other, attracting great attention from the research
community as well as the business world. Social computing not
only includes Web 2.0 elements such as blogs, twitter, and
wikis, etc, but also stands for a collection of the technologies
that gather, process, compute, and visualize social information
and the studies that model and analyze dynamics of participants
in social networks.
2012 is shaping up to be a good year for the Web!