28 September 2007 at the Microsoft Silicon Valley campus in Mountain View, following AjaxWorld West 2007 in Santa Clara

Call for Participation

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the OpenAjax Alliance are co-sponsoring a Workshop on Mobile Ajax, to take place on 28 September 2007 (the Friday following the AjaxWorld West 2007 conference in Santa Clara) at the Microsoft Silicon Valley campus in Mountain View (following an OpenAjax Alliance face-to-face meeting to take place at the same location on September 27).

The program chairs for the Workshop are Daniel Appelquist (Vodafone) and Jon Ferraiolo (IBM, OpenAjax Alliance).


For details about the location of the event, see the Silicon Valley Campus information page at the Microsoft website.


To participate in the Workshop, you must submit a position paper to team-mobileajaxws-submit@w3.org by 15 August 2007 31 August 2007. You are also highly encouraged to send a short expression of interest prior to submitting a position paper.

Workshop Chairs

Goals and Possible Topics

The goals of this workshop are to explore user and industry use cases and challenges around Ajax applications on mobile devices and to help shape ongoing work in making productive use of Ajax in mobile browsers. Thus, questions that might serve as appropriate discussion points for position papers include:

Requirements for Participation

Expression of Interest

To help the organizers plan the workshop: If you wish to participate, please as soon as possible send a message to team-mobileajaxws-submit@w3.org with a short (one paragraph) “expression of interest” stating:

Note: Sending that expression of interest does not mean that you registered for the workshop. It is still necessary to send a position paper (see below), which then must be considered for acceptance by the Program Committee.

Position Papers

You paper submitted to team-mobileajaxws-submit@w3.org must meet the following criteria:

Based on a review of all submitted position papers, the Program Committee will select the most relevant and invite the submittors of those papers to the Workshop. From among all accepted papers, the program committee will choose a small number of papers judged most appropriate for fostering discussion, and ask the authors of those papers to give short presentations about them at the Workshop. After the workshop, those presentations will then be published on the workshop home page.

Important Dates

15 August 2007
31 August 2007
Submission deadline for positions papers
05 September 2007
Final Workshop program available
18 September 2007
Registration deadline
28 September 2007
Workshop takes place

Program Commitee

Confirmed members of the program committee include