OPAALS 2008
The 2nd International OPAALS Conference on Digital Ecosystems
Tampere, Finland, 7 - 8 October 2008

Conference Program

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Welcome to the OPAALS 2008, the 2nd International OPAALS Conference on Digital Ecosystems, Tampere, Finland, 7 - 8 October 2008.

The conference is organised by the Hypermedia Laboratory of Tampere University of Technology (TUT), in association with the MindTrek Conference and the W3C Finnish Office.

Tuesday October 7th at Hall 4

8:30-11:30 Welcome Desk and Registration

9:00 Welcome and Opening Session

By Seppo Pohjolainen and Ossi Nykänen

9:15 Keynote: State of the Art of DE Research

By Paolo Dini

10:00 Coffee Break

12:00 Lunch

14:30 Coffee Break

15:15 Tutorial: W3C Semantic Web technologies for the OKS

By Ossi Nykänen

16:00 Tutorial: Business models and technologies for wireless community networks

By Csaba Szabo

17:45-18:00 Closing Session of the day

By Seppo Pohjolainen and Ossi Nykänen

Wednesday October 8th at Cabinet 14

8:30-11:30 Welcome Desk and Registration

9:45 Keynote: Web Open Standards and Digital Ecosystems

By Daniel Dardailler

10:30 Break

12:00 Lunch

14:30 Closing session for the conference

14:45 Coffee Break

15:00-18:00 OPAALS-related meetings

The conference is organised at the Scandic Rosendahl hotel (Pyynikintie 13, Tampere, Finland). For final program and conference details, please see the conference website at http://www.tut.fi/hypermedia/events/opaals2008/.

Contact OPAALS 2008 Conference Secretary, Mrs. Tiina Sävilahti tiina.savilahti@tut.fi (Tel. +358 40 570 9987).