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Conference and Exhibition

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



Welcome to SVG Open 2005 official information site!
After Zürich, Vancouver and Tokyo, from August 15 to 19, 2005, SVGopen will take place in Enschede, the Netherlands. The conference on Scalable Vector Graphics, the computergraphics format of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), will show the versatility of this 'HTML of graphics'. Subjects can vary from specialized technical visualisations to interactive multi-media art on your mobile phone or website. On the program there are next to of course presentations, also beginner and advanced level workshops, and the opportunity to meet people from the SVG community.
SVGopen 2005 is organised by the Telematica Instituut, the University of Twente (UT) and the International Institute for Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC).
 


Aim & Audience
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) is an exciting World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) open standard enabling high-quality, dynamic, interactive, stylable graphics to be delivered over the Web using accessible, human-readable XML.

At the SVG Open 2005 Conference you will have the opportunity to learn about the SVG standard, how to use it to create effective and compelling Web content, techniques for developing SVG software solutions, and the latest developments from the W3C. You will meet the authors of the SVG specifications and the creators of SVG applications in person, and you will have the opportunity to provide your own input for future development. At the SVG Open 2005 Exhibition, you will get a chance to see the newest SVG applications and tools at work, and you will hear early announcements of upcoming SVG product releases.
SVG Open 2005 courses will enlighten you on SVG, XML and related standards, graphic design and Web application design. Courses will be available at both introductory and advanced levels, in order to serve the needs of all conference attendees.
 


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