14th October 2009 Live Course Details

The information on this page has been superseded by that found on the event page itself where you will also find easy registration options.

Why Should You Attend This Course?

Dates and Cost

Early Bird Registration open throughout August!

Live event14th October 2009, 09.00 - 17.30 at the Møller Centre, Cambridge, UK.
Remainder of the course delivered online untilNovember 2009 (4 weeks)
Approximate weekly commitment2 hours
Cost£340 incl. VAT

Halp Price Early Bird registration available throughout August!

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N.B.You will need to bring a laptop computer with you and, ideally, a mobile device with a browser. All food and drink will be provided throughout the day. Information on the venue and how to get there is available from the Møller Centre Web site. Accommodation is available at the venue if required (at extra cost).

Please note that the number of participants for this live version of the course is limited.

News website on a mobile phoneBBC article reporting on Nielsen research, November 2008

A wealth of research shows that more and more people are accessing the Web via mobile. Each new set of results shows differences but the trend is all in the same upwards direction, pushed along by the introduction of devices like the iPhone and by mobile networks offering more and more flat-rate data packages.

How do you create great content for mobile? What do you do differently compared with the desktop world? How do you make sure that no matter what device someone is using, they will be able to access your content and services while on the move?

This course will tell you.

Developed and taught by the Mobile Web Initiative team, the course builds on the output of the various expert groups operating within W3C: the standards, the tools and the test suites — all designed to help you make great content available to as wide an audience as possible.

The course is for you if:

Participants who complete the course will receive a W3C Certificate of Completion, helping you to differentiate yourself from other web professionals.

The Moller Centre, Cambridge, Tower.
The Møller Centre, Cambridge, UK

The course has been run successfully in a purely online environment and this will continue, However, we're offering a special one-day training event for a small group of individuals where approximately half the course will be delivered in person by two of the W3C team. Scheduled for Wednesday 14th October 2009, a series of lectures and practical sessions will take place at the Møller Centre in Cambridge (UK). Participants will have the option of completing the remainder of the course online during the following weeks.

The course is based entirely on W3C standards, particularly the Mobile Web Best Practices document. A full description of the course is available as well as a free sample and demo of the online portion of it.

The Moller Centre, Cambridge, Glass roof
The live event will be held in a modern building with state of the art facilities.

During the day on 14th October you will:

During the optional remainder of the course you will gain more experience and knowledge of the dos, don'ts, whys and hows of the mobile Web, with particular emphasis on the relevant W3C standards and tools. See the detailed course description for:

To get an idea of what it's like to take the online portion of the course, see the free sample and demo.

Future Courses

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We hope that the course description and free sample will give you a good idea of what the course is about and what it's like. But, if you have any questions, do please contact us!.

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This work is part of the MobiWeb 2.0 project supported by the European Union's 7th Research Framework Programme (FP7)

Last updated: $Date: 2009/08/07 11:32:47 $

Phil Archer, phila@w3.org, Mobile Web Initiative

Introduction to W3C's Mobile Web Best Practices: