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W3C Weekly News - 10 March 2004

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 9 Mar 2004 20:14:34 -0800
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                             W3C Weekly News

                       2 March - 10 March 2004

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Call for Participation: SVG Open 2004, Tokyo, Japan

   The third annual SVG Open Conference and Exhibition will be held
   7-10 September in Tokyo, Japan. Co-sponsored by W3C and hosted by Keio
   University, the SVG Open conference series is the premier forum for
   Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) developers to share ideas, examples
   and implementations. Proposals are welcome through 16 April for
   course outlines and abstracts for papers. Opportunities are open now
   for booth exhibits and conference sponsorships. The W3C SVG Working
   Group and W3C's Chris Lilley will participate. Read about SVG.


W3C Co-Sponsors 25th Internationalization and Unicode Conference

   Registration is open for the 25th Internationalization and Unicode
   Conference to be held March 31-April 2 in Washington DC, USA. Come
   and meet W3C Team and Internationalization Working Group participants
   who are presenting. The event is the premier technical conference
   worldwide for software and Web internationalization. Read about
   Unicode and the W3C Internationalization Activity.


XML Schema: Component Designators Working Draft Published

   The XML Schema Working Group has released an updated Working Draft of
   "XML Schema: Component Designators." The document defines a scheme
   for identifying the XML Schema components specified by the XML Schema
   Recommendation Part 1 and Part 2. Read about the XML Activity.


Amaya 8.3 Released

   Amaya is W3C's Web browser and authoring tool. Version 8.3 includes
   new features and enhancements for tables, CSS, MathML and images and
   the Amaya user interface. Download Amaya binaries for Solaris, Linux
   and Windows, and Debian and RPM packages. Source code is available.
   Visit the Amaya home page and the Annotea home page.


W3C Talks in March

   * Tatsuya Hagino presented at the International Symposium on
     Large-scale Knowledge Resources (LKR2004) at the Tokyo Institute
     of Technology in Tokyo, Japan on 9 March.

   * Wendy Chisholm participates in the panel "Accessibility is for
     Everybody" at the SXSW (South by Southwest) Interactive
     Festival in Austin, TX, USA on 13 March.

   * Hugo Haas gives a keynote and Marie-Claire Forgue runs the W3C
     booth at Les 2emes Rencontres Web Services at CNIT, Paris La
     Defense, France on 18 March.

   * James Larson, W3C Voice Browser Working Group co-Chair, gives a
     talk on 24 March and Deborah Dahl, W3C Multimodal Interaction
     Working Group Chair, presents on 25 March at AVIOS SpeechTEK
     Spring in San Francisco, CA, USA.

   * C. M. Sperberg-McQueen gives a public lecture at the Austrian
     Academy Corpus (AAC) Scientific Advisory Board Meeting in Vienna,
     Austria on 1 April.

   Browse upcoming W3C appearances and events, also available as
   an RSS channel.


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