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News Release: W3C Welcomes Community Discussion at WWW2008 Track

From: Marie-Claire Forgue <mcf@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2008 16:01:41 +0100
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W3C Welcomes Community Discussion at WWW2008 Track

Web Standards in China Featured at W3C Track in Beijing

Web Resources:
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This press release:
  in English: http://www.w3.org/2008/03/www2008-pressrelease.html.en
  in Chinese: http://www.chinaw3c.org/Press/20080318.htm
  in French: http://www.w3.org/2008/03/www2008-pressrelease.html.fr
  in Japanese: http://www.w3.org/2008/03/www2008-pressrelease.html.ja

W3C Track at the WWW08 conference:
     http://www.w3.org/2008/04/w3c-track.html

Press corner (for Tim Berners-Lee's press conference):
     http://www.w3.org/2008/04/w3c-track.html#Press

WWW08 conference:
     http://www2008.org/

http://www.w3.org/ -- 18 March 2008 -- The World Wide Web Consortium 
(W3C) invites WWW2008 conference attendees to discuss pressing Web 
issues at the W3C Track in Beijing, China. W3C Member and Staff 
representatives will present nearly 25 topics and invite discussion over 
the course of two days, 23-24 April. In addition to the W3C Track, Tim 
Berners-Lee, W3C Director and inventor of the Web, will give a keynote 
titled "The Future of Web Applications" on Thursday, 24 April. A press 
conference with Tim Berners-Lee is scheduled on Wednesday 23 April at 
the Beijing International Convention Center; see the W3C track page for 
more details.

The track includes a number of sessions about Internet use in China as 
part of W3C's mission to create international standards that also meet 
regional needs. These sessions are:

The Web on the Move

    * News from W3C's Mobile Web Initiative
    * Mobile Web in Rural China
    * Geolocation in the Mobile Web
    * Making a Web Site Accessible Both for Mobile Devices and for 
People with Disabilities

Open Your Data!

    * Linking Open Data
    * Managing Online Video (or Multimedia) Content with the Semantic Web
    * Semantic Web Development in China

An International Web

    * What you Need to Know to Reach a Chinese Audience?
    * International Domain Names
    * Internationalizing Speech Synthesis
    * Localization and Internationalization of Layout on the Web
    * A World of Stakeholders: Lessons from Global Outreach
    * Adopting International Standards Locally: The Importance of 
Harmonization

Integrating the Web in Society

    * Web Usage in China
    * Improving Access to Government through Better Use of the Web
    * Powder your data with trust
    * Suffer a Sea-Change: Human Implications of Browsing the Web Securely
    * Designing the Web for All of Society

What's Hot in Web Content

    * HTML 5, the future of Web Content
    * Accessibility for rich Web applications
    * Wicked Wide Web: Integrating Documents and Devices
    * Video on the Web
    * Widgets - they look great, but what are the risks?


Press Contacts:
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* Contact Americas, Australia -- Ian Jacobs, <ij@w3.org>, 
+1.718.260.9447 or +1.617.253.2613
* Contact Europe, Africa and the Middle East -- Marie-Claire Forgue, 
<mcf@w3.org>, +33 4 92 38 75 94 or +33 6 76 86 33 41
* Contact Asia -- Yasuyuki Hirakawa <chibao@w3.org>, +81.466.49.1170

About the World Wide Web Consortium [W3C]

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international consortium where 
Member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to 
develop Web standards. W3C primarily pursues its mission through the 
creation of Web standards and guidelines designed to ensure long-term 
growth for the Web. Over 440 organizations are Members of the 
Consortium. W3C is jointly run by the MIT Computer Science and 
Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (MIT CSAIL) in the USA, the European 
Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM) 
headquartered in France and Keio University in Japan, and has additional 
Offices worldwide. For more information see http://www.w3.org/

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