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Workshop on Social Standards: The Future of Business

7-8 August 2013, San Francisco, USA


W3C gratefully acknowledges AppFusions for hosting this workshop.

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If you're interested in being a sponsor, please contact J. Alan Bird at abird@w3.org or +1 617 253 7823. For additional information, please visit the Sponsorship program.

Important dates

8 July 2013:
Deadline for position papers
for possible presentation
(via email)

15th July 2013:
Program and position papers posted on the workshop website

31 July 2013:
Deadline for registration
(statement of interest required,
no participation fee)

Workshop sessions will consist of focused discussion among all participants. Level-setting presentations will be brief (10 minutes per talk, 45 minutes) and done in a panel style in order to start the discussion. The discussion will then last 45 minutes. The moderators will enforce time limits and then summarize the results at the end of each discussion.

The agenda may change shortly before the workshop in the event that a speaker does not register to attend.

Note: This agenda lists the papers' authors and, if information has been provided, the individual presenting the paper.

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Wednesday August 7th, 2013

Thursday August 8th, 2013

  • 8:30-9:00 Summary of previous day and goals for day two

    Moderator: Weitzel

  • 9:00-9:30 How Mobile Revolutionizes Social by Monica Lam (Stanford)
  • 9:30-11:00 OpenSocial State of the Union and Next Steps

    OpenSocial is the foremost API for enterprise social applications. What are the next steps for OpenSocial in context of new developments in HTML5 like Web Components?

    Moderator: Krebs

  • 11:00-11:30 Morning break
  • 11:30-13:00 Running Code

    The IndieWeb camps and Federated Social Web Summits have brought together many coders working on creating running code and websites to demonstrate an open social web.

    Moderator: Halpin

  • 13:00-14:30 Working Lunch
  • 14:00-15:30 Break-out Groups on various topics

    In this session, people will group into topical areas, based on the topics in the call for participation, in order to determine next steps in standardization.

    Moderator: Weitzel

  • 15:30-17:30 Discussion on Chartering New Standardization

    . We'll start off with a "lightning round" where each of the break out teams will present a summary of their key discussion points and decisions. We'll then map out next steps and deliverables for the group and lay the foundation for the next joint workshop

    Moderator: Halpin