W3C Workshop on Web Device Independent Authoring

Tuesday/Wednesday, 3/4 October 2000

Venue: Building 3, Hewlett-Packard Laboratories, Filton Road, Stoke Gifford, Bristol BS34 8QZ, UK [map]

Draft Agenda

as at 29 September 2000
TUESDAY, October 3
Time Topic Presentation/Activity Responsible person
9.00-9.10 Introductions Welcome to HP and local arrangements Roger Gimson
9.10-9.20 Introduce Committee and workshop goals Daniel Dardailler &
Program Committee
9.20-9.50 What are the issues? Device independence - is it realistic?
Authoring on a small or large scale?
Adaptation on server or client?
Focus on layout or application?
Dave Raggett
9.50-10.20 Breakout groups to brainstorm and identify issues to be addressed by the workshop Groups
10.20-10.30 Identify top issues from groups All
10.30-11.00 Break
11.00-11.40 Needs of authors Content adaptation for mobile devices Rafiul Ahad
Personalization and web applications Peter Ferne
The web production cycle Miles Sabin
InterX Technology
11.40-12.20 Breakout groups to specify and prioritize requirements for authoring Groups
12.20-12.30 Report back and summarize authoring requirements All
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-14.20 Needs of users Multiple device compatibility and WAP Paul Smethers
Accessibility needs / Authoring device needs ?
Accessible navigation

Tom Pereira
Julia Schofield Consultants Ltd

The cross-media user experience Roger Gimson
14.20-15.10 Breakout groups to specify and prioritize requirements for a better experience for all users Groups
15.10-15.30 Report back and summarize user requirements All
15.30-16.00 Break
16.00-16.50 Approaches to device-independence Annotating content for device features

Alamgir Farouk

Processing multimedia documents using SMIL Jacco van Ossenbruggen
Device-independent authoring with UIML Marc Abrams
Interactive content for television Sean Hayes
16.50-17.45   Discuss, and prioritize issues for following day All
18.00 Coach leaves HP for...
18.30 drinks
19.00- 22.00
Workshop Dinner
(courtesy of HP)
Fosters Dining Rooms, 16 Small Street, Bristol BS1 1DE [map]


WEDNESDAY, October 4
Time Topic Presentation/Activity Responsible person
9.00-10.00 Relevant W3C contributions Web Accessibility Initiative Wendy Chisholm
XHTML, XForms, Voice etc

Dave Raggett

Mobile, CC/PP etc Hidetaka Ohto
CSS, XSL, SVG Max Froumentin
Accessibility and XML Daniel Dardailler
10.00-10.30   Identify areas related to device independence that are seen as most important for W3C attention All
10.30-11.00 Break
11.00-12.00 Areas to advance Breakout groups to identify and discuss areas that need more work Groups
12.00-12.30 Report back and summarize areas that need more work All
12.30-13.30 Lunch
13.30-15.30 Working sessions to be arranged according to identified areas of interest
15.30-16.00 Break
16.00-17.00 Future actions Create specific recommendations to existing W3C working groups and/or recommendations to create new interest groups Programme Committee
17.00 Workshop ends