Call for Papers

LA-WEB 2006 Fourth Latin American Web Congress
October 25-27, 2006
Universidad de las Américas-Puebla Cholula, México

LA-Web 2006 is the fourth of a series of refereed conferences aimed at providing a venue in Latin America for researchers and technologists from around the world to present, demonstrate and discuss the latest Web developments. Previous editions of LA-Web have taken place in Santiago, Chile (2003), São Paulo, Brazil (2004), and Buenos Aires, Argentina (2005). LA-Web 2006 will be held at the beautiful campus of the Universidad de las Americas-Puebla, in Central Mexico.

LA-WEB 2006 is endorsed by the IW3C2 International World Wide Web Conference Committee and its proceedings will be published by the IEEE Computer Society Press. We invite high quality papers describing original work in all areas of Web research. Topics include but are not limited to:

  • Browsers and user interfaces
  • E-commerce, E-Science, E-government and E-Learning
  • Digital libraries
  • Multimedia and hypermedia
  • Mobility and ubiquitous web access
  • Performance, reliability and scalability
  • Search and data mining
  • Semantic web
  • Web engineering
  • Collaboration and web communities
  • Security, privacy and copyright issues
  • XML and web services
  • Collaborative tagging
  • Blogging
  • Web visualization
  • Web usability

Submissions should report original work in English, should not have been previously published and neither should they be currently under review for publication elsewhere. Papers should properly place the work in the context of the conference's theme, cite related work, and clearly indicate its innovative aspects and contributions to the field. Papers must be submitted electronically via the conference's website, and must be formatted using the IEEE-CS guidelines (see below).

For full papers, we encourage authors to submit concise papers of up to 8 pages; however, papers up to 10 pages long may be submitted, and two additional pages (for a maximum of 12) may be purchased later.

Short papers of up to 4 pages may also be submitted. Short papers are a great opportunity to share preliminary results of work in progress.

Please visit for further submission details.


Submissions of full papers: May 26, 2006
Extended, hard deadline: June 2, 2006
Submissions of short papers: June 9, 2006

Notification of acceptance:  July 10, 2006
Camera-ready version of accepted papers: August 11, 2006
LA-Web Conference: October 25-27, 2006


Authors final papers must be formatted to IEEE Conference Publications Manuscript Formatting Guidelines (see formatting instructions IEEE). It is highly recommended that you proofread and check the layout of your paper before submitting your paper.


With a 73-hectare (about 180-acre) campus, in a valley surrounded by four of the highest volcanoes in Mexico, Universidad de las Americas-Puebla (UDLA) is located in the ancient city of Cholula, seven kilometers from the city of Puebla and 120 kilometers from Mexico City. Puebla and Cholula are known for their rich history, architecture and gastronomy. A wide range of attractions as well as travel, dining and accommodation options are available to visitors.