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We are pleased to announce the Future Internet Symposium (FIS 2008) which will take place in Vienna, Austria, September 28-30.  FIS 2008 will provide a forum for researchers and practitioners from academia and industry to exchange ideas related to the Future Internet - a new planet scale network able to truly meet the societal and business demands of the 21st Century. 

In addition to a full refereed paper programme, and a poster and demo session FIS 2008 incorporates the following:

Three Keynotes
* William H. Dutton (Director of the Oxford Internet Institute)
* João da Silva (Director of the Network and Communication DG-INFSO)
* Alexander Hauptmann (Carnegie Mellon University)

Five Invited Papers
* The Nature of Our Digital Universe - presented by Michael L. Brodie (Chief Scientist of Verizon Services Operations)
* The Internet of Things in an Enterprise Context - presented by Stephan Haller (Senior Researcher and Architect in the Smart Items Research Program at SAP Research in Zürich)
* Security-By-Contract for the Future Internet - presented by Fabio Massacci (Professor at the University of Trento)
* eServices in a Networked World: from Semantics to Pragmatics - presented by Jaap Gordijn (Associate Professor of Innovative e-Business at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

Two Workshops
* OneSpace2008: The1st International Workshop on Blending Physical and Digital Spaces on the Internet
* The 1st International Workshop on Complex Event Processing for Future Internet: Realizing a Reactive Future Internet

Four Tutorials
* Triple Space Computing: Large-Scale Integrated Knowledge Applications
* Beyond Google Earth: Surfing Petabyte Maps in the Future Internet
* Agile Future Internet Applications: An Introduction to Emerging Data, Service, and Process Technologies
* Semantic Management of Business Processes in the Future Internet

Full details on the programme and details on how to register can be found at our website

Prof. John Domingue,
Knowledge Media Institute,
The Open University,
Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK6 7AA

The Open University is incorporated by Royal Charter (RC 000391), an exempt charity in England & Wales and a charity registered in Scotland (SC 038302).