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W3C Public Newsletter, 2008-10-27

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Dear W3C Public Newsletter Subscriber,

The 2008-10-27 version of the W3C Public Newsletter is online:
  http://www.w3.org/News/Public/pnews-20081027

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Ian Jacobs, W3C Communications Team
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Challenges for Future Web Bring Experts Together at W3C Global Plenary

   All this week, the World Wide Web Consortium holds its annual
   Technical Plenary week near its European host site in France. More
   than 350 software engineers, developers, and other experts in a wide
   range of technologies such as HTML, XML, CSS, Mobile Web, Semantic
   Web, and Video in the Web, come together to address a variety of
   challenges in the development of Web standards. Tim Berners-Lee, W3C
   Director and inventor of the Web, will open the 22 October plenary
   session with a keynote and discussion on the technical direction of
   W3C for the next several years and where Web applications,
   documents, and data come together. In the keynote, Berners-Lee will
   also share thoughts on the future of HTML in the browser and how
   HTML and XML communities can learn from each other. Slides and
   minutes from the plenary day will be publicly available. Read the
   press release for more information, including information for media
   wishing to cover the event.

   http://www.w3.org/2008/10/TPAC/
   http://www.w3.org/2008/10/TPAC/
   http://www.w3.org/2008/10/tpac-pressrelease.html

Incubator Group to Evaluate Research on Model-Based User Interfaces

   W3C is pleased to announce the creation of the Model-Based User
   Interfaces Incubator Group, sponsored by W3C Members Consiglio
   Nazionale delle Ricerche, Fraunhofer Gesellschaft, JustSystems,
   Siemens, Telefónica de España, and Université Catholique de Louvain.
   The group's mission is to evaluate research on model-based user
   interface design as a framework for authoring Web applications and
   with a view to proposing work on related standards. Read more about
   the Incubator Activity, an initiative to foster development of
   emerging Web-related technologies. Incubator Activity work is not on
   the "W3C standards track."

   http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/model-based-ui/
   http://www.w3.org/2005/Incubator/
   http://www.w3.org/TR/
   Past home page news...

   http://www.w3.org/News/

W3C Questions and Answers Blog 
     * W3C TPAC 2008 - Listen, Read, Discuss by olivier Théreaux
       http://www.w3.org/QA/2008/10/tpac2008-listen_discuss.html
       http://www.w3.org/People/olivier/
     * Normative References to Moving Targets are Dangerous by Karl
       Dubost
       http://www.w3.org/QA/2008/10/normative-references-conformance.ht
       ml
       http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
     * W3C Chairs T-Shirt by Karl Dubost
       http://www.w3.org/QA/2008/10/w3c-chairs-tshirt.html
       http://www.w3.org/People/karl/
     * Past Q&A Blog ...
       http://www.w3.org/QA/archive/

Upcoming Meetings

     * W3C Workshop on the Future of Social Networking, 15-16 January
       2009
     * W3C Workshop on Semantic Web in Energy Industries; Part I: Oil &
       Gas, 9-10 December
     * W3C Workshop on Security for Access to Device APIs from the Web,
       10-11 December
     * W3C Workshop on Speaker Biometrics and VoiceXML 3.0 , 5-6 March
       2009
     * More About Workshops...
       http://www.w3.org/2003/08/Workshops/
     * W3C Membership Meeting Calendar...
       http://www.w3.org/Consortium/meetings

Upcoming Talks 

     * 14 October, Las Vegas, NV, USA: Getting Real with Accesibility.
       Shawn Henry presents at Web Builder 2.0.
     * 16 October, Bålsta, Sweden: Klarspråk och förståelighet på
       webben - webben som utmaning och möjlighet. Olle Olsson presents
       at Klarspråkskonferensen 2008.
     * 17 October, Poznan, Poland: The Policy-Aware Web meets Virtual
       Goods. Renato Iannella gives a keynote at 6th International
       Workshop for Technical, Economic and Legal Aspects of Business
       Models for Virtual Goods.
     * 26 October, Karlsruhe, Germany: RDFa—Bridging the Web of
       Documents and the Web of Data. Michael Hausenblas, Ivan Herman,
       Ben Adida give a tutorial at 7th International Semantic Web
       Conference (ISWC2008).
     * 30 October, Moscow, Russia: Сделаем интернет доступным всем и
       каждому. Shawn Henry presents at User eXperience 2008.
     * 30 October, Potsdam, Germany: Aspekte der Nachhaltigkeit von
       Webressourcen: Services, Datenheterogenität und
       Identifizierbarkeit. Felix Sasaki presents at University of
       Applied Sciences, Potsdam.
     * 31 October, Moscow, Russia: Стандарты Web Accessibility:
       Фундамент для международного сотрудничества и локального
       внедрения. Shawn Henry presents at User eXperience 2008.
     * 5 November, Aarhus, Denmark: E-gov and the citizen -
       transformation by new technology. Olle Olsson presents at
       jboye08.
     * 6 November, Monterrey, Mexico: Improving government through
       better use of the Web. José Manuel Alonso gives a keynote at
       Seminario Internacional de Usabilidad y Accesibilidad para la
       Web 2008.
     * 14 November, Paris, France: La mode se démode, le Style jamais.
       Daniel Glazman presents at Paris Web 2008.
     * 18 November, Sophia Antipolis, France: The W3C Multimodal
       Architecture. Ingmar Kliche presents at ETSI Workshop on
       Multimodal Interaction on Mobile Devices .
     * 28 November, Berlin, Germany: Towards eGovernment 2.0 through
       better use of the Web. José Manuel Alonso gives a keynote at
       E-Government-Standards Kongress.
     * 4 December, Malmö, Sweden: Standarder och Open Source. Olle
       Olsson presents at DFS-seminarium.
     * 5 December, Turn, Italy: Overlapping User Experiences: Mobile
       Web Usability and Accessibility for People with Disabilities.
       Shawn Henry presents at UPA Europe 2008, Usability and design:
       cultivating diversity.
     * 6 December, Turin, Italy: How New Web Accessibility Standards
       Impact User Experience Design . Shawn Henry presents at UPA
       Europe 2008, Usability and design: cultivating diversity.
     * View upcoming talks by country
       http://www.w3.org/2004/08/W3CTalks?date=Recent+and+upcoming&coun
       tryListing=yes&submit=Submit
     * More talks...
       http://www.w3.org/Talks/

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