W3C Showcases the Open Web Platform and Web 25th Anniversary at Mobile World Congress 2014

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W3C Members to Demonstrate Power of the Expanding Platform


http://www.w3.org/ —18 February 2014— The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) invites media, analysts, and other attendees of Mobile World Congress to meet with us in App Planet, Stand 8.1G15 and learn how the Open Web Platform is transforming industry. CEO Jeff Jaffe, W3C staff, and participating W3C Members will be available as expert resources for media stories and analyst reports on how the Web is impacting mobile, television, advertising, publishing, automotive, health care, and other industries. This year we also invite everyone to help us mark two special occasions: the Web's 25th anniversary and W3C's 20th anniversary.


W3C at MWC 2014


W3C will showcase many Open Web Platform demonstrations from W3C Members, including new ways for media advertisers to use HTML5 and Linked Data to promote products and services on the Web. Presenting organizations include Baidu, Ericsson, Espial, Igalia, Intel, Klickfilm, Kolor, Mozilla, Opera, and Zaragoza. Be sure to check W3C’s up-to-the-minute demo schedule.

Visitors are encouraged to meet with W3C experts and staff at Mobile World Congress to discuss:

  • Ways W3C is bringing native and Web technologies closer together on mobile.
  • Recent Web technology advancements in television, automotive, and publishing.
  • High-profile Open Web Platform technologies such as HTML5, WebRTC, and Do Not Track.
  • Upcoming Workshops on Security, Web/Internet of Things, payments, and more.
  • New about W3DevCampus, W3C's online training in HTML5, CSS, Mobile Web Apps, and responsive Web design.
  • A free trial of W3C's new premium offering for Web site validation, W3C Validator Suite

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What W3C executives available as resources for media and analyst articles on the following subjects: HTML5, CSS, Open Web Platform, business model transformation, consumer case studies, and open standards.
Who W3C CEO Jeff Jaffe, Dominique Hazaël-Massieux, Dave Raggett, other staff, and some W3C Members also exhibiting or attending the Congress. Please email us at team-contact@w3.org to schedule a meeting at our stand, 8.1G15.
Where W3C Booth 8.1G15 in App Planet, Fira Gran Via in Barcelona, Spain.
When 24-27 February 2014

About the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international community 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. The Open Web Platform is a current major focus. Over 390 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 Beihang University in China, and has additional Offices worldwide. For more information see http://www.w3.org/

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