W3CMobile Web Initiative

W3C Workshop on the Mobile Web in Developing Countries
December 5-6, 2006

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Each presentation is 30 minutes in duration unless otherwise noted. Speakers should prepare to present for 20 minutes and expect discussion for the remaining time.

More papers were submitted to the workshop than could be presented in the time available. The papers presented were selected based on formal paper reviews by the Workshop program committee. A complete list of position papers is available, and is a recommended reading list for the workshop.

Tuesday, December 5th
Registration, 8.00a - 9.00a
Morning Session I, 9.00a - 10.30a

Scribe: Vijay Kumar


Session Chair: Stéphane Boyera, W3C

Break, 10.30a - 11.00a
Morning Session II, 11.00a - 1.00p

Scribe: Arun Tanksali


Session Chair: R.K. Verma

Panel on Mobile Applications

Lunch, 1.00p - 2.00p
Afternoon Session I, 2.00p - 3.30p

Scribe: Guido Grassel


Session Chair: Ken Banks

Panel on Network Technologies

Break, 3.30p - 4.00p
Afternoon Session II, 4.00p - 6.00p

Minutes of Group 1

Minutes of Group 2

Breakout Session :

  • What is the Mobile Web in Developing Countries
  • What are respective advantages and drawbacks with
    • SMS Applications
    • Web Applications
    • Native Applications
    • Voice Applications

    From the different view points

    • The user
    • The Author / developer
    • The handset manufacturer

Wednesday, December 6th
Registration 8.30-9.00a
Morning Session I, 9.00a - 11.00a

Scribe: Justin Oberman


Session Chair: Arun Tanksali

Panel on Fieldwork

Break, 11.00a - 11.30a
Morning Session II, 11.30a - 1.00p

Scribe: Ken Banks


Session Chair: Justin Oberman

Panel on Technologies

Lunch, 1.00p - 2.00p
Afternoon Session I, 2.00p - 3.00p

Scribe: Silvano de Gennaro


Session Chair: Guido Grassel

Panel on UI Design

Break, 3.00p - 3.15a
Afternoon Session II, 3.15p - 5.30p

Executive Summary

Session Chair: Stéphane Boyera, W3C

  • Discussion on moving forward, for example:
    • What areas of work should W3C persue?
    • What are the scope and the characteristics of each area?
    • Which areas to pursue first, second ... later?

For more information about the workshop, please see the Workshop Home Page.

Stéphane Boyera, Workshop Chair
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