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Re: Fwd: W3C Workshop on the Future of Offline Web Applications (Call for Participation)

From: Arthur Barstow <art.barstow@nokia.com>
Date: Tue, 04 Oct 2011 11:43:53 -0400
Message-ID: <4E8B29B9.4060009@nokia.com>
To: public-webapps <public-webapps@w3.org>
The deadline for Position Papers is now October 12.

On 9/9/11 5:09 PM, ext Arthur Barstow wrote:
> Speaking of application caches and widgets, below is an announcement 
> about a "Future of Offline Web Applications" workshop on Saturday 
> November 5 in Redwood City CA US:
>
>   http://www.w3.org/2011/web-apps-ws/
>
> Position Papers are due September 30.
>
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject:     Join the W3C Workshop on the Future of Offline Web 
> Applications (Call for Participation)
> Date:     Fri, 9 Sep 2011 20:16:07 +0000
> From:     Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
>
> Dear Advisory Committee Representative,
>
> W3C is pleased to announce an upcoming Workshop:
>
>     The Future of Offline Web Applications
>         5 November 2011
>      Redwood City, CA, USA
>         Hosted by Vodafone
>     http://www.w3.org/2011/web-apps-ws/
>
> The Web has rapidly evolved into a platform suitable for applications 
> that exhibit a level of richness and interaction that could barely be 
> envisioned 20 years ago. Word processors, email clients, navigation 
> systems, and games are just a small sample of applications that are 
> now a regular part of the Web experience, but there are many types of 
> applications that are difficult to produce using Web technologies. In 
> order to facilitate these complex applications move into the Web, 
> additional functionality is required from the Open Web Platform.
>
> Off-line use of Web applications is one of the key missing elements 
> from the Web platform that application developers require. The current 
> fragmentation in this solution space is creating confusion among 
> would-be WebApp developers and organizations who would otherwise 
> invest in the Open Web Platform.
>
> The goal of this workshop is to identify a clear path forward for 
> innovation in the Open Web Platform related to offline Web application 
> invocation and use.
>
> More background information for this Workshop is available:
>  http://www.w3.org/2011/web-apps-ws/#cfp_background
>
> If you have any questions, please contact the chairs: Daniel 
> Appelquist<Daniel.Appelquist@vodafone.com>  and Matt Womer<mdw@w3.org>.
>
> This announcement follows section 9 of the Process Document:
>    http://www.w3.org/2005/10/Process-20051014/events#GAEvents
>
> Ian Jacobs, Head of W3C Communications
>
> ------------------------------
> Important Dates
>
>   9 September: Call for Participation
> 30 September: Deadline for position papers
>     15 October: Program released
>     28 October: Deadline for Registration
>   5 November: Workshop
>
> ------------------------------
> Requirements for Participation
>
> Participation will be governed by the following:
>
>  - To ensure maximum interaction among participants, the number of 
> participants will be limited to two from one company.
>  - W3C membership is not required to participate in this workshop.
>  - Attendees are required to submit a Position Paper by email 
> to<team-uwa-review@w3.org>  by 30 September
>
> For details on Position Paper and Statement of Interest, see:
>  http://www.w3.org/2011/web-apps-ws/#cfp_participationRequirements
>
> -- 
> Ian Jacobs (ij@w3.org)    http://www.w3.org/People/Jacobs/
> Tel:                                      +1 718 260 9447
Received on Tuesday, 4 October 2011 15:44:20 GMT

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