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W3C Weekly News - 7 October 2005

From: Susan Lesch <lesch@w3.org>
Date: Thu, 06 Oct 2005 18:28:41 -0500
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                            W3C Weekly News

                     28 September - 6 October 2005

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W3C Office Opens in Australia

  W3C is pleased to announce the CSIRO ICT Centre in Canberra hosts
  the W3C Australian Office effective 10 October. Ross Ackland is
  Office Manager. "W3C considers Australia a key to global adoption of
  Web technologies, and we welcome CSIRO as an Office host," said Ivan
  Herman, W3C Head of Offices. W3C wishes to thank DTSC in Brisbane and
  staff members Liz Armstrong and Hoylen Sue for hosting the previous
  Australian Office. Read about W3C Offices.


XForms 1.0 Second Edition: Proposed Edited Recommendation

  The XForms Working Group has released "XForms 1.0 (Second Edition)"
  as a Proposed Edited Recommendation. The document brings the XForms
  1.0 Recommendation up to date with first edition errata, and aligns
  the specification with implementations. Comments are welcome through
  3 November. XForms is the new generation of Web forms. XForms separate
  presentation and content, minimize round-trips to the server, offer
  device independence and reduce the need for scripting. Visit the XForms
  home page.


COPRAS: Standardization Guidelines for Research

  COPRAS has published generic guidelines to help researchers integrate
  standardization into new and existing projects. Participants W3C, The
  Open Group, CEN, CENELEC and ETSI cooperate to help European research
  projects find their way through standardization and to increase
  standards awareness. COPRAS is funded under the European Union's
  Information Society Technologies (IST) program.


Interest Group Note: RDF and iCalendar Data

  Dan Connolly and Libby Miller of the Semantic Web Interest Group have
  published "RDF Calendar - an application of the Resource Description
  Framework to iCalendar Data" as an Interest Group Note. The Note is a
  report on the state of the art for integrating calendar data with other
  Semantic Web data used in social networking, syndicated content, and
  multimedia. Visit the Semantic Web home page.


Upcoming W3C Talks

   * Ivan Herman presents at Semantic Web Days on 7 October in
     Munich, Germany.
   * Steve Bratt presents at the Standards Symposium on 11 October in
     Schaumburg, IL, USA.
   * Steven Pemberton presents XHTML 2 and XForms on behalf of the W3C
     German and Austrian Office on 21 October in Munich, Germany.
   * Steven Pemberton presents tutorials at User Experience 2005 on
     27-28 October in Boston, MA, USA.
   * Steve Bratt presents at the MIT 2005 Research and Development
     Conference on 3 November in Cambridge, MA, USA.
   * Daniel J. Weitzner presents at the 4th International Semantic Web
     Conference on 9 November in Galway, Ireland.
   * Philipp Hoschka participates in a panel at Mobile Application
     Platforms and OSS on 9 November in Vienna, Austria.
   * Stéphane Boyera, Steve Bratt, Max Froumentin, Ivan Herman and
     Richard Ishida present at the International Conference/Workshop on
     Web Technologies on 10-11 November in New Delhi, India.
   * Michael Sperberg-McQueen presents at XML 2005 on 14 and 16 November
     in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
   * Steven Pemberton presents tutorials at User Experience 2005 on
     17-18 November in London, UK.
   * José Manuel Alonso and Steven Pemberton present at Fundamentos Web
     2005 on 22-24 November in Gijón and Oviedo, Spain.
   * Klaus Birkenbihl gives a keynote at Semantics 2005 on 25 November
     in Vienna, Austria.

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