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4th Annual Conference on Scalable Vector Graphics
Conference takes place in Enschede, The Netherlands, 15-18 August 2005



Paper Presentations

Presenters are asked to submit an abstract (approximately 400-800 words) by February 1, 2005. See below for instructions on submission. The abstracts are reviewed by a reviewing commitee and presenters informed about acceptance on or before April 1, 2005.

If your abstract is accepted, then you will be asked to submit your full paper and your presentation slides according to instructions that will be sent to you. Accepted abstracts, papers and presentations that are submitted in time, will be published on the conference CD and Web proceedings.

Presentation Format

Paper Presentations are spaced 45 minutes apart on the schedule, with approximately 30 minutes spent on the presentation, 10 minutes for questions, and 5 minutes for people to change rooms.

Paper Topics & Tracks

We would like to organise the paper presentations along some clear tracks, that would help to structure the programme. The following is the list of tracks we are now considering. This is to start you thinking - it is still open for change and you are welcome to come up with suggestions:

  • Application building track:
       application design, scripting, deployment, optimization, ...
  • Art & Design track:
       screen art, interface design, logos & icons, cartoons, ...
  • Business track:
       how to make money off SVG, selling SVG-based products, ...
  • Data-connections track:
       combining SVG with MathML, CML, sXBL, and anyXML , ...
  • Evangelism & Specs track:
       pushing forward the SVG language and its use...
  • Geo-information track:
       mapping, geodata, SVG and (open)GIS webservices
  • Mobile use track:
       small-device challenges, SVG & LBS, ...
  • Tools track:
       authoring tools, viewers, convertors, widgets, ...

Submission Guidelines

When submitting an abstract, please:

  • Choose a file name that is your paper title or an abbreviation thereof, written in camel case, and followed by ".html". For example, if your title is "Techniques for Interactive Display of Large Data Sets with Application to Project Planning" then your abstract file name could be "DisplayingLargeDataSets.html", whereas if your title were "Virtual Origami" then your abstract file name should be "VirtualOrigami.html". In the unlikely event that two or more submitted file names are identical, our online system will make them unique by appending digits.
  • Include the title of your proposed paper within <h1>...</h1>.
  • Include the XHTML 1.1 DOCTYPE declaration.
  • Validate your file, and if necessary use HTML Tidy to fix any errors.

Submission of an abstract is done on-line.