Register for the 11th International Unicode Conference

From: Lisa Moore (lisam@us.ibm.com)
Date: Tue Jun 17 1997 - 01:31:24 EDT


Hello Unicoders,

Hey, you guessed it... It's time to register for the Eleventh
International Unicode Conference which will be held in San Jose,
California immediately after Labor Day, September 2, 3, 4, 5. We
have expanded the conference again this year. It now includes
one and a half days of tutorial sessions and two days packed
with talks. The e-mail brochure and registration form are
attached. Please share this with friends and colleagues and
mailing lists of related interests.

I look forward to seeing you in September.

Best regards,

Lisa Moore
Co-chair, Conference Review Board

Eleventh International Unicode Conference
and
Global Computing Showcase

The Eleventh International Unicode Conference will bring together
industry-wide experts on the global Internet, Unicode, and
internationalization and localization. Stay on top of the usage of Unicode
in operating systems, browsers and other applications, fonts, text layout,
and multilingual computing.

Date: September 2 - 5, 1997

Location:
Red Lion / Doubletree Hotel San Jose
2050 Gateway Place
San Jose, California 95110
USA

Tel: +1-408-453-4000
Fax: +1-408-437-2893 (reservations only - attention: Jim Redmond)

Accommodation:

A guest room block has been set aside for the Conference.

Conference rates: $135.00 single room per night
                        $160.00 double room per night

These rates include buffet breakfast, tax and service charges, but do not
include hotel tax.

To receive these special rates, you may reserve your room either directly
with the Red Lion / Doubletree Hotel San Jose by phone or fax, or together
with your conference registration through Global Meeting Services. Please
request the Unicode Conference special group rate. See form attached to
conference registration form.

Hotel reservations should be made prior to August 11, 1997. Thereafter this
special rate will be offered on a space available basis only.

Travel Arrangements:

Conference attendees are to make their own travel arrangements.
Japanese guests may make their travel arrangements through:
Skyear Express Inc.
Attention: Mr. Hibi or Mr. Ono
7-9-3 Akasaka. Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan, 107
Tel: +813-3585-8371 Fax: +813-3584-2060

Conference Web Page

http://www.unicode.org
http://www.reuters.com/unicode/iuc11

Conference Fees
                                    Tutorials Conference Tutorials
                                       only only and
                                                             Conference

Unicode Member* $ 250 $ 425 $ 650

Non-member booking prior to Aug 15 $ 275 $ 475 $ 725

Non-member booking after Aug 15 $ 295 $ 525 $ 795

* Unicode Member - to include all (employees of) corporate and associate
members, as well as individual members.

- conference registration to include all conference materials; proceedings;
refreshment breaks and luncheons for all days; cocktail reception and entry
to the exhibition area.

Global Computing Showcase

Visit the Showcase to find out more about products supporting the Unicode
Standard, and products and services that can help you globalize/localize
your software, documentation and the Internet content.

Reserve your exhibit space now.
Contact Barbara at:
Global Meeting Services Inc.
Tel: +1-604-983-9157 Fax: +1-604-983-9158
Email: conference@unicode.org
   or: info@global-conference.com

Conference Review Board

Lisa Moore, Co-Chair, IBM Corporation

Misha Wolf, Co-Chair, Reuters Ltd.

Jrgen Bettels, Global Ink Consultants

Asmus Freytag, ASMUS, Inc.

Lloyd Honomichl, Novell, Inc.

Rick McGowan, NeXT Software, Inc.

Tex Texin, Progress Software Corporation

Kenneth Whistler, Sybase, Inc.

Conference Sponsors

   IBM Corporation
   Microsoft Corporation
   Netscape Communications Corporation
   Reuters Limited
   Sun Microsystems
   W3C (World Wide Web Consortium)

Conference Management

This Conference is managed by:

Global Meeting Services Inc.
3627 Princess Avenue
North Vancouver, B.C.
Canada V7N 2E4

   Tel: +1-604-983-9157
   Fax: +1-604-983-9158
E-mail: conference@unicode.org
    or: info@global-conference.com

                                  PROGRAM

  Tuesday, September 2, 1997

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  | TIME | TRACKS A AND B |
  +-------------+--------------------------------------------------------+
  | 12:00-05:00 | Registration |
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  | 01:15-04:15 | TA1 The Unicode Standard: Version 2 |
  | | |
  | | Asmus Freytag, ASMUS, Inc. USA |
  +-------------+--------------------------------------------------------+

  Wednesday, September 3, 1997

  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | TIME | TRACK A | TRACK B | TRACK C |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 07:00-05:00 | Registration |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 09:00-12:00 | TA2 Developing | TB2 Non-Latin | TC2 Unicode in |
  | | Internationalized| Writing Systems: | Databases |
  | | Applications/ | Characteristics | |
  | | Applets with Java| and Impacts on | |
  | | | Multinational | |
  | | Brain Beck, | Product Design | |
  | | JavaSoft USA | | Stephan Buchta, |
  | | Hideki Hiura, | Richard Ishida, | Oracle USA |
  | | SunSoft USA | Rank Xerox UK | |
  | | Thomas McFarland,| | |
  | | Hewlett-Packard | | |
  | | USA | | |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 12:00-01:15 | Luncheon |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 01:15-04:15 | TA3 Weaving the | TB3 Cultural | TC3 An Intro- |
  | | Multilingual Web:| Issues with | duction to |
  | | Standards and | On-Screen | Internationaliza-|
  | | their | Information | tion in Win32 |
  | | Implementation | | |
  | | | | Bill Hall, |
  | | Martin Duerst, | Richard Ishida, | NETCOM On-Line |
  | | Univ. of Zurich | Rank Xerox UK | Communications |
  | | Switzerland | | USA |
  | | Francios Yergeau,| | |
  | | Alis Technologies| | |
  | | Canada | | |
  | |Gavin Thomas Nicol| | |
  | | Inso Electronic | | |
  | | Publishing Solu- | | |
  | | tions USA | | |
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  | 04:15-04:35 | Refreshment Break |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 04:35-05:35 | TA4 Web Interna- | TB4 New Progress | TC4 Survey of |
  | | tionalization - | of CJK Encoding | Character |
  | | An Open Discus- | in ISO/IEC 10646 | Encodings |
  | | sion Forum (BOF) | and Unicode | |
  | | | | |
  | | Misha Wolf, | Zhoucai Zhang, | Peter Edberg, |
  | | Reuters UK | Ministry of |Apple Computer USA|
  | | | Electronics, | |
  | | | China | |
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  Thursday, September 4, 1995

  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | TIME | TRACK A | TRACK B | TRACK C |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 07:00-05:00 | Registration |
  +-------------+--------------------------------------------------------+
  | 09:00-09:10 | Conference Remarks |
  | | |
  | | Lisa Moore, Co-chair, Conference Review Board |
  +-------------+--------------------------------------------------------+
  | 09:10-09:40 | Opening Address |
  | | |
  | | Mark Davis, President, Unicode |
  +-------------+--------------------------------------------------------+
  | 09:40-10:20 | Keynote - Concepts of Text and the Evolution of |
  | | Markings and Meanings |
  | | |
  | | Charles Bigelow, Consulting Associate Professor, |
  | | Computer Science and Art, Stanford University, HI USA |
  +-------------+--------------------------------------------------------+
  | 10:20-10:40 | Refreshment Break |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 10:40-11:20 |A1 Update on W3C's|B1 Use of Unicode | C1 IBM Worldwide |
  | | Activities in | by World-Class | Language Support |
  | | Internationaliza-| Database | |
  | | tion | Vendors | |
  | | | | Ken Borgendale |
  | | Bert Bos, | Michael McKenna, | Steve Atkin, |
  | | W3C/INRIA France | Sybase USA | IBM USA |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 11:25-12:05 | A2 XML: A | B2 Unicode in | C2 Localization |
  | | Simple Generic | Databases | for Corporate IT |
  | | Markup Language | | Departments |
  | | | | |
  | | Gavin Nichol, | Stefan Buchta, | Kevin Cavanaugh, |
  | | Inso Electronic | Oracle USA | Lotus USA |
  | | Publishing Sol- | | |
  | | utions USA | | |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 12:05-01:20 | Luncheon |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 01:20-02:00 | A3 Internation- | B3 Unicode and | C3 New Tools for |
  | | alization and | Fonts | Globalizing |
  | | Unicode in LDAP | | Software |
  | |Directory Services| | |
  | | | | |
  | | John Kristian, | Kamal Mansour, | David Goldstein, |
  | | Netscape Commu- | Monotype | Accent Software |
  | | nications USA | Typography USA | Israel |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 02:05-02:45 |A4 International- | B4 Unicode and | C4 Apple's |
  | | izing Internet | Fonts (coninued) | Unicode Road Map |
  | | Identifiers | | |
  | | | Kamal Mansour, | Merle Tenney, |
  | | Martin Duerst, | Monotype | Apple Computer |
  | | Univ. of Zurich | Typography USA | USA |
  | | Switzerland | | |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 02:50-03:30 | A5 Unicode: |B5 Unicode and the| C5 Unicode for |
  | | Making Natural | New Information | Korean Solaris |
  | | Language Markup | Appliances | |
  | | Natural | | Changhoon Jung, |
  | | | | SunSoft USA |
  | | Gavin Nicol, | Jim Welch, | |
  | | Inso Electronic | Bitstream USA | |
  | | Publishing Sol- | | |
  | | utions USA | | |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 03:30-03:50 | Refreshment Break |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 03:50-04:30 | A6 Conversion of | B6 The Design of | C6 Developing a |
  | | a Multinational | an International | Unicode Desktop |
  | | Software Devel- |Web Font Extension| Publishing Appli-|
  | | oper to Unicode -| for Cascading | cation Based on |
  | |A Case-history-to-| Style Sheets | Windows NT and |
  | | date | | Windows 95 |
  | | | Chris Lilley, | |
  | | Michael McKenna, | The World Wide | Thomas Nielsen, |
  | | Sybase USA |Consortium France | MGI Software |
  | | | | Denmark |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 04:35-05:15 | A7 Browsing the | B7 The WWW and | C7 Report from |
  | | Memory of the | Unicode | the Trenches |
  | | World | | |
  | | | Suresh Duddi, | Asmus Freytag, |
  | | Carl-Marin Bunz, | Netscape Commu- | ASMUS, Inc. USA |
  | | Univ. des | nications USA | |
  | | Saarlandes | | |
  | | Germany | | |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 05:20-06:00 | A8 Unicode - The | B8 Encoding Sense| C8 Unicode |
  | | Glue in the | and Nonsense - | Implementation in|
  | | European Coding | The Arabic | the picoVue |
  | | World - Some | Ligature | Patient Monitor |
  | | Case Studies | | |
  | | | Thomas Milo, | |
  | | Wolfgang Keber, | DecoType | Gerhard Tivig, |
  | | DIaLOGIKa Germany| The Netherlands | Hewlett-Packard |
  | | Lazaros | | Germany |
  | | Tossounidis | | |
  | | Luxembourg | | |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 06:00-08:00 | Reception and Exhibits |
  +-------------+--------------------------------------------------------+

   Friday, September 5, 1995

  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | TIME | TRACK A | TRACK B | TRACK C |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 07:00-05:00 | Registration |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 09:00-09:40 | A9 Unicode and | B9 Rendering | C9 Microsoft |
  | | Multilingual | Multi-Level | Office97 and |
  | | Search and | Arabic Script | Unicode |
  | | Retrieval | | |
  | | | Thomas Milo, | Christopher |
  | | Roland Wang, | DecoType | Pratley, |
  | | Verity USA | The Netherlands | Microsoft USA |
  | | | Kris Heyrman, | |
  | | |Barco Graphics N.V| |
  | | | Belgium | |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 09:45-10:25 | A10 Full Text | B10 What you |C10 International |
  | | Searching: Moving|need to know about| Features of |
  | | Seamlessly to | Processing | Netscape Commu- |
  | | Unicode | and Rendering | nicator |
  | | | Multilingual Text| |
  | | Wayne Rust, | | Frank Yung-Fong |
  | | InfoSphere USA | Edwin Hart, | Tang, Robert Jung|
  | | | Johns Hopkins | Netscape |
  | | | University USA |Communications USA|
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 10:25-10:45 | Refreshment Break |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 10:45-11:25 | A11 Taligent | B11 Handling | C11 ISO 10646 |
  | | Unicode | Complex Unicode | and Unicode - |
  | | Analytics | Rendering | Continued |
  | | | Problems | Convergence |
  | | Mark Davis, | | |
  | | Taligent USA | John Jenkins, | Mike Ksar, |
  | | |Apple Computer USA| Hewlett-Packard |
  | | | | USA |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 11:30-12:10 | A12 Developing |B12 Complex Script| C12 Supporting |
  | | Java-based | Support in | Multiple |
  | | Unicode | Microsoft(R) | Character Sets |
  | | Applications: | Windows NT | on the Internet |
  | | A Case Study | | |
  | | | | |
  | | Robert Bingler, | F. Avery Bishop, | David Goldsmith, |
  | | The Institute | Microsoft USA | Apple Computer |
  | | for Advanced | | USA |
  | | Technology in the| | |
  | | Humanities USA | | |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 12:10-01:30 | Luncheon |
  +-------------+--------------------------------------------------------+
  | 01:30-02:10 | Keynote - The World Wide Web Consortium |
  | | |
  | | Jim Miller, Leader, Technology and Society Domain, W3C |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 02:20-03:00 | A13 New | B13 Personalized |C13 Mail Converter|
  | | Developments for | Searching and | |
  | |the Implementation| Filtering for | Oleg Botchkarev, |
  | | of Unicode Word | Large Volume of | DataX/FLORIN |
  | | Processing | Chinese Documents| Russia |
  | | Systems in Java | | |
  | | | Pintsang Chang, | |
  | | Mirko Raner, | Institute for | |
  | | MATHEMA Software | Information | |
  | | Germany | Industry, ROC | |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 03:05-03:45 | A14 Distributed | B14 Unihan: |C14 The Properties|
  | | Input Method | Dispelling | and Promises of |
  | | Architecture for | the Myths | UTF-8 |
  | | the Internet, | | |
  | | Network Com- | John Jenkins, | Martin Duerst, |
  | | puter, and Java | Apple Computer | Univ. of Zurich |
  | | | USA | Switzerland |
  | | Hideki Hiura, | | |
  | | SunSoft USA | | |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 03:45-04:05 | Refreshment Break |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 04:05-04:45 | A15 Developing | B15 Checking | C15 Unicode |
  | | International | Chinese Text | Support |
  | | Applications/ | Errors in a | in EBCDIC-based |
  | | Applets with Java| Unicode | Legacy Systems |
  | | | Environment | |
  | | Thomas | | Jianping Yang, |
  | | McFarland, | Leo YuHsiang | Michael Kung, |
  | | Hewlett-Packard | Liu, IBM USA | Oracle USA |
  | | USA | | |
  +-------------+------------------+------------------+------------------+
  | 04:50-05:30 | A16 World Ready | B16 Large-scale |C16 Universal and |
  | | Java - | Chinese Elec- | Efficient Com- |
  | | The Next Step | tronic Publica- | pression of |
  | | | tions with | Unicode |
  | | Brian Beck, | Unicode | Character Streams|
  | | JavaSoft USA | | |
  | | | Zhoucai Zhang, | Mirko Raner, |
  | | | Ministry of | MATHEMA Software |
  | | | Electronics, | Germany |
  | | | China | |
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[Registration form]

Please complete and return this form by mail, fax or e-mail with the
appropriate fees to:

Eleventh International Unicode Conference
c/o Global Meeting Services Inc.
3627 Princess Avenue
North Vancouver, B.C.
Canada V7N 2E4

Telephone: +1-604-983-9157
Fax: +1-604-983-9158
E-mail: conference@unicode.org
    or: info@global-conference.com

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REGISTRATION

Conference:

Unicode Member:
Tutorials only [ ] $250
Conference only [ ] $425
Tutorials and Conference [ ] $650

Non-member booking prior to Aug 15
Tutorials only [ ] $275
Conference only [ ] $475
Tutorials and Conference [ ] $725

Non-member booking after Aug 15
Tutorials only [ ] $295
Conference only [ ] $525
Tutorials and Conference [ ] $795

Hotel (optional)

Hotel reservation required [ ]

Arrival Date ___________ Departure Date ___________

Room Preference: [ ] Smoking [ ] Non-Smoking

Single @ $135.00 per night* [ ]
Double @ $160.00 per night* [ ]

Credit card guarantee to hold room [ ]

* Rate valid until August 11

Remittance is by:

[ ] Visa [ ] Mastercard [ ] American Express
[ ] Discover [ ] Diners Club [ ] Check

Credit cards will be billed in US dollars

____________________________________________________________________________
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_____________________________________________________________________________
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Please make checks payable to Global Meeting Services

CANCELLATION/SUBSTITUTION POLICY:

Cancellations received and post-marked prior to August 15, 1997 will
receive an 80% refund to be mailed after the Conference. Substitutions will
be permitted to September 2, 1997.

SESSION SELECTION:

Please indicate your choice of sessions below:

September 2
 TA1 __

September 3
 TA2 __ TB2 __ TC2 __
 TA3 __ TB3 __ TC3 __
 TA4 __ TB4 __ TC4 __

September 4
  A1 __ B1 __ C1 __
  A2 __ B2 __ C2 __
  A3 __ B3 __ C3 __
  A4 __ B4 __ C4 __
  A5 __ B5 __ C5 __
  A6 __ B6 __ C6 __
  A7 __ B7 __ C7 __
  A8 __ B8 __ C8 __

September 5
  A9 __ B9 __ C9 __
 A10 __ B10 __ C10 __
 A11 __ B11 __ C11 __
 A12 __ B12 __ C12 __
 A13 __ B13 __ C13 __
 A14 __ B14 __ C14 __
 A15 __ B15 __ C15 __
 A16 __ B16 __ C16 __

Please do not include my name on the attendee list: [ ]

Exhibiting Opportunities: If your organization is interested in exhibiting
at the Conference, please contact Global Meeting Services at the above location.

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