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Detailed Program

Balisage 2009 Schedule At A Glance

Monday, August 10, 2009

9:00 International Symposium on Processing XML Efficiently

Tuesday, August 11, 2009

8:30 Registration (mezzanine) and Breakfast (Oasis)
9:30 Conference Opening
10:00 (FP) Standards considered harmful B. Tommie Usdin
10:30 Break
11:00 XML in the browser: The next decade Alex Milowski
11:45 (FP) Automatic XML namespaces Liam R. E. Quin
12:30 Lunch
2:00 From UML models to XML schemas Dennis Pagano & Anne Brüggemann-Klein (LB) An XML user steps into, and escapes from, XPath quicksand David J. Birnbaum
2:45 Generating XML schemata directly from ontologically sound conceptual models Bruce Todd Bauman Complementing formal tag-set descriptions with intertextual semantics and vice-versa Yves Marcoux, C. M. Sperberg-McQueen, & Claus Huitfeldt
3:30 Break
4:00 (LB) Akara - Spicy Bean Fritters and an XML data services platform Uche Ogbuji Documents cannot be edited Allen H. Renear & Karen M. Wickett
4:45 (LB) Visual Designers: Those XML tools with no angle bracket at all! Jean Michel Cau & Mohamed Zergaoui (FP) How to play XML: Markup technologies as nomic game Wendell Piez
Evening Beer and Demo Jam sponsored by Mark Logic

Wednesday, August 12, 2009

8:00 Breakfast
9:00 TEI feature structures as a representation format for multiple annotation and generic XML documents Jens Stegmann & Andreas Witt
9:45 Towards markup support for full Goddags and beyond: The EARMARK approach Silvio Peroni, Fabio Vitali, & Angelo Di Iorio
10:30 Break
11:00 Markup, meaning, and mereology Claus Huitfeldt, C. M. Sperberg-McQueen, & Yves Marcoux
11:45 TNTBase: Versioned storage for XML Vyacheslav Zholudev & Michael Kohlhase
12:30 Lunch
2:00 Investigating the streamability of XProc pipelines Norman Walsh
2:45 You pull, I’ll push: On the polarity of pipelines Michael Kay
3:30 Break
4:00 Nocturnes and Impromptus: Details on site
4:45 Nocturnes and Impromptus: Details on site

Thursday, August 13, 2009

8:00 Breakfast
9:00 A toolkit for multi-dimensional markup: The development of SGF to XStandoff Maik Stührenberg & Daniel Jettka Managing electronic records business objects using XForms and Genericode at the National Archives and Records Administration Quyen L. Nguyen & Betty Harvey
9:45 Methods for the construction of multi-structured documents Pierre-Edouard Portier & Sylvie Calabretto Gracefully handling a level of change in a complex specification Charlie McCay, Michael Odling-Smee, Joseph Waller, & Ann Wrightson
10:30 Break
11:00 Merging multi-version texts: A generic solution to the overlap problem Desmond Schmidt (LB) hData - A Simplified Approach to Health Data Exchange Gerald Beuchelt, Robert Dingwell, Andy Gregorowicz, & Harry Sleeper
11:45 XSAQCT: An XML queryable compressor Tomasz Müldner, Christopher Fry, Jan Krzysztof MizioĊ‚ek, & Scott Durno (LB) The Graphic Visualization of XML Documents Zoe Borovsky, David J. Birnbaum, Lewis R. Lancaster & James A. Danowski
12:30 Lunch
2:00 XML best practices: panel discussion Peter F Brown, David Chesnutt, Chet Ensign, Betty Harvey, Laura Kelly, & Mary McRae
3:30 Break
4:00 EXPath: A practical introduction Florent Georges
4:45 Managing XML references through the XRM vocabulary Jean-Yves Vion-Dury
7:00 Nocturnes and Impromptus: Details on site

Friday, August 14, 2009

8:00 Breakfast
9:00 Why writers don’t use XML: The usability of editing software for structured documents Peter Flynn
9:45 (FP) Open data and the XML community Kurt Cagle
10:30 Break
11:00 Documenting and implementing guidelines with Schematron Joshua Lubell
11:45 Test assertions on steroids for XML artifacts Jacques Durand, Stephen Greene, Serm Kulvatunyou, & Tom Rutt
12:30 (FP) Sometimes a question of scale C. M. Sperberg-McQueen

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