MeetWeb v0.6 released

We are pleased to announce the availability of the MeetWeb v0.6 release. The key features of v0.6 are modular architecture and support for PHP4/PHP5.

MeetWeb web-package can be setup for different profiles like local meetings, paper submission, national workshops, international conferences and other user-defined configurations.

Check for release notes.

Modules

The standard package contains 4 embedded modules:

  • Hotels - hotel reservations
  • Papers - paper(s) submission, manuscript uploading, paper reviewing, topic/session support
  • RusInvoices - for preparing Russian Invoice for citizens of CIS
  • RusVisas - implements appliance form for Russian Visa and passport pages upload.

The modules can be activated/deactivated at installation and operational stages via web-interface.

Originally system supports two user categories: managers (aka orgcommittee) and registrants. Modules are allowed to expand manager rights subsystem.

Optionality

Following registration form fields are optional now:

  • Citizenship
  • Affiliation
  • Position
  • Office address
  • Phone
  • Fax.

Control is implemented via web-interface. Note that modules RusInvoices and RusVisas are automatically disabled if field Citizenship is not used.

Setup

All configuration files have front-end web menu for modification.

Database schema changed from v0.5.

The project can be installed in upgrade mode (for versions > 0.5) with no database alteration.

Installation requirements:
* PHP4 (ver. >=4.3) or PHP5 (ver. >=5.0, Windows-platform ver. >= 5.2.1)
* MySQL (ver. >= 4.0) or PostgreSQL (ver. >= 7.0)