Wednesday, March 01, 2006

Events: The Future of the Web

originally published on Social Simulation on 1 March 2006

Off to this Tuesday after next in Oxford, at the OII:


Lecture
The Future of the Web

Date: 14 March 2006 17:00-18:30

Location: Martin Wood Lecture Theatre, Physics Department, Parks Road

Attendance: This event is open to the public and free of charge but all places must be reserved in advance. To check the availability of places please email your name and affiliation, if any, to events@oii.ox.ac.uk.

Speakers: Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Director of the World Wide Web Consortium, Senior Researcher at MIT's CSAIL, and Professor of Computer Science at Southampton ECS.

This is an event of the e-Horizons Institute, organized by the Institute in collaboration with the Oxford Internet Institute, the Oxford e-Research Centre and the Electronics and Computer Science Department of the University of Southhampton. All the organizers are grateful to the British Computer Society for their sponsorship.
Abstract:

The inventor of the World Wide Web will provide his perspective on the history and future of this Internet-based hypermedia innovation that has enabled a transformation in the global information sharing of information. What’s next in the development of this new information and communication technology?



The OII do great research, including the Oxford Internet Survey: The Internet in Britain and the World Wide Web of Science.

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