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Developers Conference

Zurich, Switzerland - July 15-17, 2002

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Conference Program

Please note that some slots can still change in the next days.

The program includes:

Core time of the conference will be from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Abstracts and papers are linked from the program. You may also want to have a look at the abstract and papers list (sorted by author, topic, country, etc.) to get an idea of the topics to be covered.

Monday; July 15, 2002

08:00-
Conference Registration

09:00-9:15
Opening of the conference
Welcome, greetings by officials (ETH, W3C, Organization committee)
Organizational and administrative announcements

09:15-10:00
Keynote speech
by Chris Lilley (W3C), title: "Beyond SVG 1.0 - the next steps"

10:00-10:30
A look into the future: SVG and related XML standards
Ferraiolo, Jon
Jon Ferraiolo Consulting - abstract - presentation slides

10:30-11:00
Coffee Break
Opening of the technical exhibition

Session 1 (11:00-12:30)
SVG viewer, tools and Authoring Systems
Session Chair: Ivan Herman, W3C

11:00-11:30
Introduction to the Apache Batik SVG Toolkit
Deweese, Thomas; Hardy, Vincent; Hillion, Stephane and Thierry Kormann
Eastman Kodak / Sun Microsystems Inc. / ILOG, INRIA - W3C / ILOG - abstract - paper

11:30-12:00
Developing SVG Applications with Batik
Hardy, Vincent; Deweese, Thomas; Hillion, Stephane and Thierry Kormann
Sun Microsystems Inc. / Eastman Kodak / ILOG, INRIA - W3C / ILOG - abstract - paper

12:00-12:30
Editing SVG with other XML languages
Cheyrou-Lagreze, Paul
INRIA - abstract - paper

12:30-13:30
Lunch Break

Session 2 (13:30-15:00)
SVG viewer, tools and Authoring Systems / Scripting, Animation and Interactivity
Session Chair: Chris Lilley, W3C

13:30-14:00
Introduction to Jasc WebDraw
Edwards, ElShaddai
Jasc Software, Inc. - abstract - paper

14:00-14:30
Presentation of SVG Studio, SVG Builder, Steer and SVG Browser 1.0
Adam, Alexander
PCX Software - abstract - paper

14:30-15:00
eSVG - SVG for Embedded Systems
Jezic, Damir
Intesis d.o.o. - abstract - paper

15:00-15:30
Coffee Break

Session 3 (15:30-17:30)
Scripting, Animation and Interactivity
Session Chair: Dean Jackson, W3C, CSIRO

15:30-16:00
SVG Secrets
Sorotokin, Peter
Adobe Systems Incorporated - abstract - paper

16:00-16:30
Getting Interactive with SVG
Quint, Antoine
ILOG - abstract

16:30-17:00
Scripting SVG
Wenz, Christian and Tobias Hauser
- abstract - paper

17:00-17:30
17.5 things you may not want to know about SVG
Jackson, Dean
CSIRO/W3C - abstract

19:00-22:30
Icebreaker Party
On Lake of Zurich (boat), incl. dinner

Tuesday; July 16, 2002

Session 4 (09:00-10:30)
Webmapping, Lecture Hall J3
Session Chair: Lorenz Hurni, Institute of Cartography, ETH Zurich

Session 5 (09:00-10:30)
Serverside SVG generation / server-client communication, Lecture Hall J7
Session Chair: Vincent Hardy - Apache/Batik, Sun, W3C

09:00-09:30
Attractive Vectormaps - a call for well arranged webmaps
Dahinden, Tobias
Institute of Cartography, ETH Zurich - abstract - paper

09:00-09:30
SVG Server-Side
Wenz, Christian and Tobias Hauser
- abstract - paper

09:30-10:00
Adaptive Zooming in Web Cartography
Cecconi, Alessandro and Martin Galanda
Department of Geography - GIS Division, University of Zurich / Department of Geography - GIS Division, University of Zurich - abstract - paper

09:30-10:00
State-Aware, Bi-directional Client-Server Interaction With Perl and Client-Side JavaScript
Oger, Ronan
RO IT Systems GmbH - abstract

10:00-10:30
SVG + Java servlets for Web Maps
George, Randy
Geotechnologies, Inc - abstract - paper

10:00-10:30
SVG - The visual interface for Web services
Aulenback, Shane
Corel Corporation - abstract - paper

10:30-11:00
Coffee Break

Session 6 (11:00-12:30)
GIS/GML/GPS
Session Chair: Stefan F. Keller, Center for integrated Geo-Informationsystems, HSR Rapperswil

Session 7 (11:00-12:30)
SVG for (scientific) visualization
Session Chair: Tobias Dahinden, Institute of Cartography, ETH Zurich

10:30-11:00
Styling and presenting Maps with GML and SVG

Ron Lake, Galdos/OGC

11:00-11:30
BIOVIZ: Genome Viewer
Lewis, Chris; Karcz, Steve; Sharpe, Andrew and Isobel Parkin
Molecular Genetics, Saskatoon Research Center, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada / Molecular Genetics, Saskatoon Research Center, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada / Molecular Genetics, Saskatoon Research Center, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada / Molecular Genetics, Saskatoon Research Center, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada - abstract - paper

11:30-12:00
GML and SVG: from content to presentation
de Vries, Marian
Department of Geodesy, Section GIS-technology; Delft University of Technology - abstract

11:30-12:00
Leveraging SVG in the Rigi Reverse Engineering Tool
Kienle, Holger; Weber, Anke and Hausi Müller
Computer Science Department, University of Victoria / Computer Science Department, University of Victoria / Computer Science Department, University of Victoria - abstract - paper

12:00-12:30
Generating SVG From System Independent Conceptually Modeled Geodata
Gnägi, Rudolf and Andreas Morf
Institute of Geodesy and Photogrammetry, ETH Zurich / Institute of Geodesy and Photogrammetry, ETH Zurich - abstract - paper

12:00-12:30
Using SVG Filters
Hirtzler, Michel
Pilat Informatique Educative - abstract - paper - presentation slides

12:30-13:30
Lunch Break

Session 8 (13:30-15:00)
Webmapping
Session Chair: André Winter, Carto.net / Innsbruck University

Session 9 (13:30-15:00)
Accessibility, Interoperability, Data Conversion
Session Chair: Dean Jackson, W3C

13:30-14:00
A Simple Web Mapping Solution for Complex Spatial Databases
Plewe, Brandon
Department of Geography, Brigham Young University - abstract - paper

13:30-14:00
Common graphical object models and how to translate them to SVG
Mansfield, Philip
SchemaSoft - abstract - paper - presentation slides

14:00-14:30
Electronic multimedia choropleth maps design through SVG
Stanek, Karel and Lucie Friedmannova
Laboratory on Geoinformaics and Cartography, Dept. Of Geography, Masaryk Univerzity in Brno / Laboratory on Geoinformaics and Cartography, Dept. Of Geography, Masaryk Univerzity in Brno - abstract - paper

14:00-14:30
SVG Linearization and Accessibility
Herman, Ivan and Daniel Dardailler
W3C Dutch Office at CWI / W3C INRIA - abstract - paper

14:30-15:00
The fourth dimension in crime mapping at the RATP
Cunty, Claire and Yves Roynard
RATP, SIT/ISI/IV/Cellule Géomatique / RATP, SIT/ISI/IV/Cellule Géomatique - abstract - paper

14:30-15:00
Using XSLT and SVG together: a survey of case studies
Froumentin, Max and Vincent Hardy
W3C/INRIA / W3C/INRIA - abstract - paper

15:00-15:30
Coffee Break

Session 10 (15:30-17:00)
GIS/GML/GPS
Session Chair: Ron Lake, Galdos Systems, OGC

Session 11 (15:30-17:00)
SVG Flexibility: From product design to heraldry
Session Chair: Peter Sykora, Institute of Cartography, ETH Zurich

15:30-16:00
Database-driven Generation of SVG and other Graphical Representations
Huber, Martin
GeoTask AG - abstract

15:30-16:00
Use of SVG-attributes in graphics as a base for the management of know-how in the area of product design
Leonhardt, Uwe and Jan Hoffmann
Intelliact AG - abstract - paper

16:00-16:30
Axiomap, and SVG based interfaces to a spatial query and markup system
Zaslavsky, Ilya
San Diego Supercomputer Center, UCSD - abstract - paper

16:00-16:30
Single Sourcing in Technical Communication
Fibinger, Iris
Comet Communication GmbH - abstract - paper

16:30-17:00
Experiments with SVG for an intranet interactive graphic application prototype
Rivière, Robert
Centre d'Etudes Techniques de l'Equipement d'Aix-Les Milles - abstract - paper

16:30-17:00
Generating heraldic shields in svg from xml formatted blazons
Engström, Urban E.
Ouroborus - abstract

Wednesday; July 17, 2002

Session 12 (09:00-10:30)
SVG Mobile/Location Based Services
Session Chair: Christine Giger - Geoinformation Technologies Group, Institute of Geodesy, ETH Zurich

09:00-09:30
Creating and Implementing Mobile SVG
Robinson, Bella
CSIRO Australia, Mathematical and Information Sciences Division - abstract - paper

09:30-10:00
SVG for adaptive visualisations in mobile situations
Reichenbacher, Tumasch
Department of Cartography, Technical University Munich - abstract - paper

10:00-10:30
Geospatial Information Service System for Browser-phones utilizing PSVG
Shimada, Shigeru; Tanizaki, Masaaki and Satoru Takagi
Hitachi, Ltd., Central Research Laboratory / Hitachi, Ltd., Central Research Laboratory / KDDI R+D Laboratories Inc. - abstract - paper

15:00-15:30
Coffee Break

Session 13 (11:00-12:30)
SVG and Animation / SVG as a Page Desription Language / Discussion
Session Chair: Chris Lilley, W3C

11:00-11:30
SVG Animation for the People
Quint, Antoine
ILOG - abstract

11:30-12:00
SVG as a Page Description Language
Fujisawa, Jun; Yardumian, Rick and Alex Danilo
Canon Inc. / Canon Development Americas Inc. / Canon Information Systems, Research Australia Pty Ltd - abstract - paper

12:00-12:30
Question and Discussion session with the W3C SVG Working Group

12:30-13:30
Lunch Break

Session 14 (13:30-15:00)
Webmapping
Session Chair: Andreas Neumann, Institute of Cartography, ETH Zurich

Session 15 (13:30-15:00)
SVG Mobile/Location Based Services; GIS/GML/GPS
Session Chair: Christine Giger - Geoinformation Technologies Group, Institute of Geodesy, ETH Zurich

13:30-14:00
The Atlas of Tyrol - A database-driven map application based on SVG
Förster, Klaus and André Winter
Department of Geography, Innsbruck University / Department of Geography, Innsbruck University - abstract - paper - presentation slides

13:30-14:00
The Suitability of SVG for Deploying Wireless Applications
Hayman, John
Research In Motion - abstract - paper

14:00-14:30
An Internet Atlas Prototype of the Sri Lankan Central Province
Sieber, Marco
Department of Geography, GIS Division, University of Zürich - abstract

14:00-14:30
Ubiquitous Access for Collaborative Information System Using SVG
Lee, Sangmi; Fox, Geoffrey; Ko, Sunghoon and Minjun Wang
Department of Computer Science, Florida State University / Department of Computer Science, Florida State University / Pervasive Technology Laboratory, Bloomington / Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Syracuse University - abstract - paper

14:30-15:00
Online Aggregation and Visualization of Census Data: Population Mapping with SVG, XML, and Free Software
Chang, Yi-Hong and Tyng-Ruey Chuang
Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica / Institute of Information Science, Academia Sinica - abstract - paper

14:30-15:00
Developing Mobile SVG technology for smartphones - A case study
Liberty, Don
Bitflash

15:00-15:30
Coffee Break

Session 16 (15:30-17:00)
Webmapping
Session Chair: Martin Galanda, Department of Geography, Zurich University, Geographic Information Systems Division

Session 17 (15:30-17:00)
GIS/GML/GPS
Session Chair: Silvania Avelar, Institute of Cartography, ETH Zurich

15:30-16:00
Interactive Topographic Web-Maps Using SVG
Neumann, Andreas and Yvonne Isakowski
Institute of Cartography, ETH Zurich / Fachbereich Vermessung u. Kartographie, HTW Dresden (FH) - abstract - paper

15:30-16:00
GPS tracking using SVG
Bennett, Richard
GRI Technologies LLC - abstract - paper

16:00-16:30
Navimap - a software solution for online generation and broadcasting of high quality cartographic, platform independent, data
Duquesne, Christophe; Vignard, Olivier and Eric Georges
Dryade / Dryade / Dryade - abstract - paper

16:00-16:30
Towards Open Geo-Visualization Services
Keller, Stefan
Center for Integrated Geo-Information Systems, Institute ITA, Computer Science Department, University of Applied Sciences Rapperswil - abstract - paper

16:30-17:00
Collaborating to Put SVG on the Map
McCullough, Mike
Citizen Computing Institute - abstract - paper

16:30-17:00
SVG as graphical metadata for distributed spatial data processing
Brändli, Martin and Jörg Sparenborg
Swiss Federal Institute WSL / Swiss Federal Institute WSL - abstract - paper

17:00-17:15
Closing of the conference, Conclusion

Thursday; July 18, 2002

09:00-12:30; 13:30-17:00
Workshops
see separate program






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