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W3C Publishing Summit (Nov 9-10, SF) - REGISTER TODAY

From: Bill McCoy <bmccoy@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 10:16:09 -0700
To: <member-tpi-reps@w3.org>, <public-publishingbg@w3.org>, "'W3C Publishing Working Group'" <public-publ-wg@w3.org>
Cc: "'W3C Team Digital Publishing'" <team-dig-publishing@w3.org>
Message-ID: <038b01d34834$cb794ce0$626be6a0$@w3.org>
Just a reminder that the first-ever W3C Publishing Summit is coming up next
month, November 9-10 in San Francisco, co-located with W3C's annual meeting,
TPAC.  We will likely reach our capacity of 200 soon, so I urge you to
register today to ensure your seat at what promises to be a groundbreaking
event for charting the future of publishing technology and the Web platform
- and to spread the word about the event.

 

This one and a half day conference will bring together leaders from across
disparate fields of publishing, underscoring the convergence of digital
publishing and Web technologies. You'll learn about things you should be
doing now to improve your products and processes; developments coming soon
that you need to be aware of; and what is coming next in web publications,
EPUB, mobile, and the overall Web Platform that can support your workflows
on everything from today's browsers, tablets and smartphones to tomorrow's
environments. Keynote speakers include futurist and Internet pioneer Tim
O'Reilly and Adobe CTO Abhay Parasnis (for complete program and speaker list
see:  <https://www.w3.org/publishing/events/summit2017.html>
https://www.w3.org/publishing/events/summit2017.html ). 

 

The conference is NOT just for W3C participants, it is open to the public
and is designed to deliver value to publishing industry participants whether
or not they are developing Web specifications. So, please spread the word
across our organizations and via your social networks. 

 

A Publishing Business Group F2F will follow the closing of the Publishing
Summit on Friday November 10 and if you are a BG participant but aren't
attending other parts of TPAC, there's no need to separately register for
the BG meeting if you are registered for the Publishing Summit.

 

Register now at
https://www.regonline.com/registration/Checkin.aspx?EventID=2012308 

 

The conference registration fee is a very reasonable $499 and a  variety of
discount codes are applicable including:

 

w3pubonly - $100 off for W3C Members of all types, and BG participants. Feel
free to share this code across your organizations

 

tpacandpub - if you are also registering for other parts of TPAC use this
code to receive $200 off (but please don't send this code to those who
aren't attending TPAC as this rate won't even cover W3C's costs).

 

W3Cfriend2017 - this code provides 10% off and you can share this code to
colleagues through email lists or other social communication means at your
discretion (but please don't post it on public websites). 

 

NOTE: only one code may be applied.


To register for TPAC itself: https://www.w3.org/2017/11/TPAC/ 

 

Thank you to our generous sponsors for making the event possible Atypon,
VitalSource, SPi Global, Apex CoVantage, and Gutenberg Technology.
Additional sponsorships are still available, please contact me if you are
interested in learning more about that.


Thanks as well to the event program committee, comprised of volunteers from
the Publishing BG and chaired by Bill Kasdorf, for putting together a
fantastic program. BillK has written a great blog post diving deeper into
the event:
http://apexcovantage.com/blog/skeptical-w3cs-commitment-publishing-exhibit-w
3c-publishing-summit/ 

 

Thanks,

 

--BillM

 

Bill McCoy
Publishing Champion, W3C

bmccoy@w3.org <mailto:bmccoy@w3.org> 

+1 206 353 0233

 

 

 
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