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In this track, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) will report on the range of their achievements since WWW8. With over forty W3C working groups and 600 working group members, attendees can expect substantive reports on the variety of technologies that bring the Web to its full potential. In addition, attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions of the W3C staff.

Tuesday May 16, 10:30-12:00

Session 1: A Device Independent Web

  • Chair: Jean-Francois Abramatic, Chairman, W3C
Presenter Subject
Dave Raggett,
W3C/HP Fellow
Johan Hjelm,
W3C/Ericsson Fellow
Mobile Advances
Judy Brewer,
WAI Domain Leader
Ian Jacobs, W3C
WAI-Enabled Web

Tuesday May 16, 16:00-17:30

Session 2: Building a "Web of Trust"

  • Chair: Daniel J. Weitzner, Technology and Society
Presenter Subject
Joseph Reagle,
XML Signature Activity Lead, VNU
XML Signature
Rigo Wenning,
P3P Activity Lead
P3P - The Platform for Privacy Preferences
Ralph Swick,
Metadata Activity Lead
Tim Berners-Lee,
W3C Director
Semantic Web Initiative

Wednesday May 17, 10:30-12:00

Session 3: Making the Multimedia, Multilingual Web

  • Chair: Vincent Quint, Domain Leader, User Interface
Presenter Subject
Chris Lilley,
Graphics Activity Lead
Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG)
Thierry Michel,
Synchronized Multimedia Activity Lead
Synchronized Multimedia Integration Language (SMIL)
Martin Dürst,
Internationalization Activity Lead

Wednesday May 17, 16:00-17:30

Session 4: XML Architecture: All About Structure

  • Chair: Dan Connolly, XML Activity Lead
Presenter Subject
Dan Connolly
XML Activity Lead
XML WG Updates
Michael Sperberg-McQueen,
XML Schema Working Group Co-Chair
XML Schema
Massimo Marchiori,
W3C Staff Contact
XML Query

Thursday May 18, 10:30-12:00

Session 5: Presentation and Transformation

  • Chair: Vincent Quint, Domain Leader, User Interface
Presenter Subject
Philippe Le Hégaret,
DOM Activity Lead
Document Object Model (DOM)
Bert Bos,
Style Activity Lead
Vincent Quint
Domain Leader, User Interface

Thursday May 18, 14:00-15:30

Session 6: Open Source, Open Microphone

  • Chair: Janet Daly, Head of Communications
Presenter Subject
Daniel Veillard Overview of W3C Open Source
Irène Vatton Amaya/Jigsaw demo
W3C Team Open Discussion


Updated: March 27, 2000