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W3C Track @ WWW2009

23-24 April 2009
Madrid, Spain

At this year's 18th International World Wide Web Conference, W3C organizes two "camps" — one on mobile widgets and one on the social Web, within the W3C track. In addition, Tim Berners-Lee, W3C director and inventor of the Web, will give a keynote at the conference followed by a press conference. Calendar at a glance:

22 April 10:45-11:30 Tim Berners-Lee Keynote [slides]
Twenty Years: Looking Forward, Looking Back
22 April 11:45-12:15

Press Conference with Tim Berners-Lee [press kit]

23 April 11:30-18:00 Mobile Widgets Camp
24 April 11:30-18:00 Social Web Camp

All events will take place at the Palacio Municipal de Congresos Campo de las Naciones.

See also the WWW2009 Programme and the previous W3C Track in Beijing.

Thursday, 23 April Mobile Widgets Camp

-- In association with MobEA --

W3C Mobile Web Initiative pictogram
  • Mobile Widgets and the Future of the Web
    by Dan Appelquist (Vodafone) [slides]
  • Mobile Widgets by Charles McCathieNevile (Opera Software)
  • m:Ciudad - Millions of Mobile Super Prosumers by Diego Urdiales (Telefonica) [slides]
  • Selection of Topics of Discussion for the afternoon sessions
14:30-16:00 Session 1

Breakout Sessions:

* Widget interoperability
* User experience and universal access
* Device APIs

16:30-18:00 Session 2 (including presentation of mobile widgets)

Breakout Sessions:

* Widget discoverability / inter-widget discoverability
* Hackaton: "my first widget"
* User generated widgets

Friday, 24 April Social Web Camp

W3C Semantic Web pictogram
W3C Social networks logo
  • Social Web at W3C by Harry Halpin (W3C/University of Edinburgh)
  • FOAF update and planning by Dan Brickley (Vrije University) [slides]
    FOAF+SSL authentication for the Social Web by Henry Story (SUN) [wiki, protocol, getting a certificate]
  • Selection of Topics of Discussion for the afternoon sessions
14:30-16:00 Session 1

Lightning Talks:

- Antonio Tapiador Del Dujo (UPM)
- Fabien Gandon (INRIA) [slides]
- Oshani Seneviratne (MIT) [slides]
- Michael Hausenblas (DERI)
- Peter Mika (Yahoo!)

Breakout Sessions:

* Location
* Security/Privacy
* Vocabularies

16:30-18:00 Session 2

Invited talk:

Social implications of twitter by Tony Abou-Assaleh (GenieKnows.com)

Breakout Sessions:

* Impact of location on social networks
* Mobility and context-awareness

W3C Track Session Format

The W3C camp room is Paris-L1 (Left Wing, First Floor) of the congress center (see in floorplan).


Wednesday, 22 AprilPress Conference with Tim Berners-Lee

22 April 11:45-12:15 Press Conference with Tim Berners-Lee
Room L-1 (Left Wing, First Floor)

Read the press kit

To attend, please write to w3t-pr@w3.org, or contact Marie-Claire Forgue (mcf@w3.org - +, or register on WWW09's Web site.

Press Release

7 April 2009: W3C Welcomes Developer Community at WWW2009 in Madrid (available in Spanish and other translations).

About the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international consortium where Member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards. W3C primarily pursues its mission through the creation of Web standards and guidelines designed to ensure long-term growth for the Web. Over 400 organizations are Members of the Consortium. W3C is jointly run by the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (MIT CSAIL) in the USA, the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM) headquartered in France, Keio University in Japan, and has additional Offices worldwide. For more information see http://www.w3.org/

More resources:

Marie-Claire Forgue - W3C Track Chair
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