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MEDIA ADVISORY: W3C, OpenAjax Alliance Hold Joint Workshop on Mobile Ajax Applications

From: Janet Daly <janet@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2007 07:02:56 -0700
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W3C and the MobileAjax Alliance will bring together nearly 40 of the  
world's leaders in Mobile technology and Web development to address  
the opportunities for Mobile Ajax applications for the Web. For more  
information, please contact Janet Daly, W3C Global Communications  
Officer, at +1 617 253 5884 <janet@w3.org> or the W3C Communications  
Team Representative in your region.

MEDIA ADVISORY: W3C, OpenAjax Alliance Hold Joint Workshop on Mobile  
Ajax Applications
Experts Join to Explore User and Industry Challenges for Mobile  
Technology Frontier

Web Resources

This media advisory
	In English: http://www.w3.org/2007/09/mobileajax-pressrelease.html.en
	In French: http://www.w3.org/2007/09/mobileajax-pressrelease.html.fr
	In Japanese: http://www.w3.org/2007/09/mobileajax-pressrelease.html.ja

Mobile Ajax Workshop Homepage: http://www.w3.org/2007/06/mobile-ajax/

Position Papers: http://www.w3.org/2007/06/mobile-ajax/papers/

http://www.w3.org/ -- 25 September 2007 -- Experts in mobile  
applications development, Ajax, and Web standards come together this  
week to build a more complete picture of the future of interactive  
mobile Web applications. W3C and the OpenAjax Alliance have convened  
a Workshop on 28 September at the Microsoft Silicon Valley Campus in  
Mountain View, CA, USA.

Workshop participants will explore user and industry use cases and  
challenges around Ajax applications on mobile devices and what types  
of applications are likely to succeed in mobile environments.  
Participants will look for ways to identify the unique aspects of the  
mobile Web experience, and how it affects Ajax application  
development. They also plan to discuss the applicability of  
standardization activities in this developing area.

Participants who have submitted position papers include: ACCESS, AOL,  
Aplix, Coactus, Dojo Foundation, ETRI, Gemalto, Gemini Mobile,  
Google, Harvard Medical School, IBM, ICESoft, Ikivo, Microsoft,  
MobileAware, Mobile Complete, Mobix, Motorola, NEC, Nexaweb, NHN,  
Nokia, Novarra, NTT DoCoMo, OpenAjax Alliance, Paving Ways, Research  
in Motion, SAP, SK Telecom, Sprint, Sun Microsystems, University of  
Helsinki, Volantis, W3C Web Applications Formats Working Group, Wake3  
and Yahoo!.

The program chairs for the Workshop on Mobile Ajax are Daniel  
Appelquist of Vodafone and Jon Ferraiolo of IBM and OpenAjax  
Alliance. The program committee includes representatives from ACCESS,  
ETRI, Google, Livescribe, MobileAware, Nokia, OpenGardens, Opera, Sun  
Microsystems, Volantis, and Wake3, Inc.

Workshop results will be linked from the Workshop home page in October.

Contact Americas, Australia --
     Janet Daly, <janet@w3.org>, +1.617.253.5884 or +1.617.253.2613
Contact Europe, Africa and the Middle East-
     Marie-Claire Forgue, <mcf@w3.org>, +33.492.38.75.94
Contact Asia --
     Yasuyuki Hirakawa <chibao@w3.org>, +81.466.49.1170

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