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[W3C Media Advisory] W3C Demonstrates Power of Open Web Platform at Mobile World Congress 2012

From: Ian Jacobs <ij@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2012 09:44:28 -0600
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W3C Demonstrates Power of Open Web Platform at Mobile World Congress 2012
Meet with W3C to Learn How the Web is Transforming Industry

http://www.w3.org/ —8 February 2012— W3C invites media, analysts, and other attendees of Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2012 to meet with W3C and learn how the Open Web Platform is transforming industry. W3C will showcase demonstrations of HTML5, CSS3, and other open Web technologies at its booth in Hall 2, Stand 2A31. CEO Jeff Jaffe, W3C staff, and some W3C Members will be available as expert resources for media stories and analyst reports on how the Web is changing mobile, television, advertising, games, publishing, automotive, health care, and other industries. W3C also encourages attendees to visit the more than 40 W3C Members that are exhibiting at this year's Congress. 

W3C invites people to the W3C booth for demonstrations and discussion of:

	• the promise and realities of building Web applications for mobile devices;
	• television and the Web, including home networking scenarios, multi-screen applications, device-discovery, and requirements around streaming;
	• current status of standards around HTML5, CSS3, SVG, device APIs, and more;
	• new areas of interest at W3C including the Web and the automotive industry or real-time communications within Web applications;
	• new ways to participate in W3C, including Community and Business Groups;
	• online training for Web developers featuring courses on mobile Web best practices and application development.

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Key Points

What
W3C executives available as resources for media and analyst articles on the following subjects: HTML5, CSS, the Open Web Platform, business model transformation, consumer case studies, open standards. Please contact us to schedule a meeting at the W3C booth at the show.

Who
W3C CEO Jeff Jaffe, Dominique Hazaël-Massieux, Dave Raggett, other expert staff, and some W3C members

Where
W3C Booth, Hall 2, Stand 2A31 at Fira de Barcelona Montjuic, Barcelona, Spain.

When
February 27 through March 1, 2012

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Resources

Schedule an appointment and learn more about W3C @ MWC 2012:
   http://www.w3.org/2012/MWC/

Media advisory online:
  http://www.w3.org/2012/02/mwc-media

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Contact

Marilyn Siderwicz, <w3t-pr@w3.org>, +1.617.258.5263
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