TUG 2008 Call for Papers

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    TUG 2008 Call for Papers

    The 2008 annual meeting of the TeX Users Group
    takes place in University College Cork, Ireland,
    on 21-24 July 2008.

    Proposals for presentations and workshops are welcomed
    on any topic of interest to TeX users, including (but
    not limited to):

    * TeX, LaTeX, ConTeXt, and related software
    * Typography and document design
    * Interfaces (editors and viewers)
    * Digital and electronic publishing
    * Mathematical and specialist typesetting
    * Presentation vs content
    * Web, media, and hypertext
    * Document structure and semantics
    * Educational technology and learning support systems

    The official language of the conference is English.
    Details of this Call are at http://tug2008.ucc.ie/call


    Closing date for abstracts Wed 30 April 2008
    Notification Thur 15 May 2008
    Full paper for conference program Sun 15 June 2008
    Conference dates Mon 21 - Thur 24 July
    Final version for TUGboat Fri 15 August 2008
    Workshops (by arrangement) to be announced


    Abstracts for presentations must be submitted
    in one of the following formats:

    * LaTeX or AMS-LaTeX article (ltugproc document class
    * Plain TeX file
    * Plaintext file
    * Open Document Format (ODF, eg OpenOffice), WordML, OOXML,
    or another common XML format

    Please do not send proprietary binary documents like .doc files.

    Please submit your Abstract by one of the following methods:

    * by email attachment to
    * by using the dropbox at http://www.udel.edu/dropbox
    (give the email address )
    * by using the form provided at http://tug2008.ucc.ie/call

    Abstracts will be reviewed by the Program Committee on the basis
    of technical quality, originality, clarity and relevance. The
    full version of accepted papers must follow TUG Proceedings
    (ltugproc) guidelines (see http://tug.org/TUGboat/location.html
    Accepted papers will be published in the conference proceedings
    as a special issue of TUGboat.

    At least one author of each paper must be registered and attend
    the conference to present the paper.


    Proposals for workshops must be submitted to the conference
    address () in plaintext, plain TeX, or LaTeX
    format only. Proposals should state the following:

    * Title of the workshop
    * Objectives
    * Synopsis of topics covered
    * Audience likely to attend
    * Duration
    * Names and details of presenters
    * Facilities required
    Peter Flynn, Jan 2, 2008
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