Eighth International Conference “Crimea 2001”
Sudak, Autonomous Republic of Crimea, Ukraine, June 9-17, 2001
SECOND ANNOUNCEMENT and CALL FOR PAPERS
The Conference "Crimea 2001" will be held under the aegis of IFLA
The year 2001 topic: Producers and Users of Printed and Electronic Information on the Way to the Information Society
Main venue: Sudak
Guest sessions: Yalta, Alushta, Feodosia, Kerch, and Stary Krym
Main organizer of the Conference:
The Eighth International Conference will be held in Sudak and in other famous Crimean towns: Yalta, Alushta, Feodosia, Kerch, and Stary Krym. Sudak is one of the most beautiful and tranquil locales on the Crimean Black Sea coast. The history of Sudak dates to antiquity. It is a small Crimean town of unfailing charm, surrounded by fantastic mountains crowned with picturesque ruins of the medieval Genoese fortress.
The Conference venue, "Sudak" Tourist and Health Center, is a complex of twenty modern buildings in a garden setting.
The adjacent beach, some two kilometers long, might well be the best in the Crimea.
The beach, restaurants, cafes and shops are located on the territory of Sudak Tourist and Health Center.
Other Crimean towns that will welcome the participants in "Crimea 2001" Conference are also famous and popular outside of the Crimea. A special place among these towns belongs to Yalta.
During the "Crimea 2001", the "Sudak" Tourist and Health Center will accommodate only the participants in the Conference. The best conference rooms in Yalta, Alushta, Feodosia, Kerch and Stary Krym will be placed at guest and satellite events disposal.
Discover new picturesque places of the Crimea!
The following topics for presentations and discussions at sections, round tables, workshops and other events are envisaged:
The list of sections, round tables, workshops and additional events will be continuously updated and will be finalized by the Program Committee in April 2001.
CALL FOR PAPERS
The Organizing Committee seeks original research and application-oriented papers, not previously presented elsewhere, which make new contributions to the topics listed above. You are invited to submit an abstract of your proposed paper for consideration by the Conference Program Committee in the electronic form.
The following guidelines should be observed in the preparation and submission of your papers:
1. The abstract should be a precis of your paper and should not exceed 0.5-0.7 A4 page in length.
2. The heading should include the title of your paper, followed by the names and affiliations of the author(s) and the name and address, FAX number and email address of the author who will be presenting the paper at the Conference.
3. The deadline for the receipt of abstracts is March 15, 2001.
4. Abstracts for papers to be written and presented in the English language should be sent to Dr. Lester J. Pourciau, Deputy Chair, International Organizing Committee, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Abstracts for papers to be written and presented in the Russian or Ukrainian languages should be sent to Dr. Yakov Shraiberg, Chair, International Organizing Committee, and First Deputy Director, Russian National Public Library for Science and Technology, e-mail: email@example.com
5. Upon acceptance of abstracts, authors will be required to forward to firstname.lastname@example.org full texts of papers by April 15, 2001. Anticipated length of accepted papers should be no more than 6 A4 pages. Short CV of the author is recommended.
Plenary and guest speakers' papers are up to 30 minutes. Sections' and workshops' papers are up to 20 minutes. Communications are up to 10 minutes. Poster paper: 10 copies (to be provided by the speaker).
CONFERENCE LANGUAGES: ENGLISH, RUSSIAN, and UKRAINIAN.
Simultaneous interpretation will be provided at the Conference.
Conference registration fee is $200 for a full participant and $100
for an accompanying person. The registration fee covers:
Each participant may register up to 2 accompanying persons.
Participants in five or more previous "Crimea" conferences will be entitled to free registration and free additional social events. Chairpersons and the Crimean Club members, elected by the Conference Organizing Committee, will also receive a free conference registration.
Participants in four previous "Crimea" conferences will be registered at a 50% discount.
You are kindly requested to complete the registration form and send it by fax or e-mail or register online no later than 15 April, 2001.
Rooms are available on a first come, first served basis.
The accommodation fee (three meals a day included) is fixed and covers the whole stay from noon June 9 through noon June 17, 2001 irrespective of the dates of arrival and departure within this period:
two-room apartment (prices per person) one-room apartment (prices per
Room features: private bathroom, toilet, TV, refrigerator, telephone.
The Vendor Exhibits will be opened during the Conference to present information products, services, automated systems, software packages, CD-ROM products, books, journals, and other publications. Companies' presentations may be arranged on a preliminary request.
Exhibition fee (stand rental) covers a table, 2 chairs, partitions,
and a power socket:
Computers, other equipment and furniture rental are available on a preliminary request.
E-mail, fax and the Internet service will be provided on a charged basis by the Conference service center.
LATE PAYMENT PENALTY
Accommodation and registration fees, stand rental payments received
after April 15 will be:
Submission deadline March 15, 2001
Arrival dates are June 9 and 10, 2001.
The Conference additional services: pre- and post-conference stay and tour program at "Sudak" Tourist and Health Center (May 25-June 9 or June 17-30). Special conference discount is available.
The Organizing Committee will render assistance in booking travel tickets within Russia and Ukraine.
For further information please contact the Organizing Committee.
South America, Africa, Australia, and Oceania:
The Conference Web-sites:
YOU ARE WELCOME TO THE WONDERFUL LAND OF CRIMEA AND THE BLACK SEA!
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