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eBooks: Great Expectations for Web Standards

A W3C Workshop on Electronic Books and the Open Web Platform

11-12 February 2013, New York, USA

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W3C gratefully acknowledges O'Reilly for hosting this workshop.


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Workshop Day 1 - Monday, 11 February

Topics for this day - [Minutes from Day 1 ]

13:00-13:30 Registration

13:30-14:00 Welcome and Scene Setting

Moderator: Karen Myers (W3C)

  • {10 mn} Brief introduction from the Organizing Committee, Thierry Michel (W3C) [Slides]
  • {20 mn} Welcome to the Workshop, Jeff Jaffe (W3C) [Slides]

14:00-14:30 Keynote

14:30-16:00 Session 1: Presentation (CSS, Fonts, etc.)

Moderator: Alan Stearns (Adobe)

16:00-16:30 Afternoon break

16:30-18:00 Session 2: OWP and EPUB/eBooks

Moderator: Markus Gylling (IDPF and the Daisy Consortium)

Workshop Day 2 - Tuesday 12 February

Topics for this day - [Minutes from Day 2 ]

8:00-8:30 Breakfast

8:30-9:15 Decisions on Future Work

Moderator: Philippe Le H├ęgaret (W3C)

  • {45 mn} Wrap-up of Day1 sessions and Q & A [Slides]

9:15-9:30 Keynote

9:30-10:30 Session 3: Accessibility

Moderator: Janina Sajka (W3C PFWG Chair)

10:30-11:00 Morning break

11:00-12:30 Session 4: DRM

Moderator: Jim Dovey (Kobo)

12:30-13:30 Lunch

List of suggested restaurants nearby Times Square

13:30-15:00 Session 5: Metadata, Annotations

Moderator: David Wood (3 Round Stones Inc)

15:00-15:30 Afternoon break

15:30-16:15 Decisions on Future Work

Moderator: Liam Quin (W3C)

  • {45 mn} Wrap-up of Day2 sessions and Q & A [Slides]

16:15-16:30 Conclusion

Moderator: Ivan Herman (W3C)

  • {15 mn} Wrap-up of the Workshop [Slides

18:00 O'Reilly TOC Reception

Participants to the W3C eBooks Workshop are invited to this event

List of Attendees to the W3C eBooks Workshop