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Time

Session

Name of the Speaker

DAY-1 (6th  May,2010)
0930-1030hrs Registration & High Tea

1030-1245 hrs

Inaugural Session.

1.

Welcome Note

Shri N Ravi Shanker, Jt Secretary & Group Coordinator, Language Computing Division, DIT, MCIT  

2.

W3C India Office, its objectives and roadmap

Ms. Swaran Lata, Head TDIL Prog.,DIT & Country Manager, W3C India Office

3.

W3C Keynote Offices, its challenges and vision

Dr. Jeffrey Jaffe, CEO W3C

4.

Industry Keynote 1

Dr. S. Ramadorai ,Vice Chairman ,TCS India

5.

Industry Keynote 2

Dr. Raghuram Krishnapuram, Senior Manager, IBM India Research Lab

6.

Address by MAIT

Mr. Ravi Aggarwal, President, MAIT

7.

Address by NASSCOM

Mr. Rajendra S. Pawar, Vice Chairman, NASSCOM

8.

Address

Shri R. Chandrashekhar ,Secretary ,DIT, MCIT

9.

Address by Guest of Honour

Shri Sachin Pilot, Hon'ble Minister of State for Communications & IT

10.

Address by Chief Guest & Inauguration of  W3C India Office

Thiru A Raja, Hon’ble Minister for Communications & IT

11.

Vote of Thanks

Shri Vinnie Mehta, Executive Director , MAIT

1245-1345 hrs

Lunch Break

1345-1445 hrs

Technical Session I- Internationalization aspects in W3C.

Session Chair

Shri. N. Ravi Shanker, Jt Secretary & Group Coordinator, Language Computing Group, Department of Information Technology

1.

Internationalization & Its challenges

Dr. Richard Ishida, W3C Internationalization Head

2.

Internationalization and Localization : Indian Perspective and Requirements

Ms. Swaran lata, Head TDIL Prog. ,DIT & Country Manager ,W3C India office

3.

Localization Standards Vs Internationalization

Dr. A. Kumaran , Microsoft India

4.

Localization Perspective

Mr. Manish Bhargava , Google Inc., USA

5.

Standardisation aspect of Internationalization in W3C

Mr. Pravin Satpute, Redhat India

1445-1545 hrs

Technical Session II- Web Access through Mobile and Handheld devices.

Session Chair

Dr. Phil Archer, W3C

1.

W3C Open Media Web

Dr. Phil Archer, W3C Mobile Lead.

2.

Data enabling mass Market phones in emerging markets

Mr. C. Kumar, Comviva

3.

Design of Efficient Hindi Keypad for Mobile Hand-held Device

Prof. Devendra Jalihal , IIT Madras

4.

A framework for secure communication using Hindi for web based and mobile application.

Mr. Sarvesh Kumar, University of Delhi.

5.

Indic Language Display issues & Challenge on digital Devices.

Mr. Vivekanand pani,  Reverie Technology Pvt. Ltd,  India

1545-1615 hrs

High Tea

1615-1730 hrs

Technical Session III- Web architecture and Semantic Web.

Session Chair

Mr Klaus Birkenbihl, W3C Offices Head & Speaker

1.

Some steps from the web to semantic web

Mr. Klaus Birkenbihl,Chief W3C Offices world wide

2.

Semantic Information retrieval from Enterprise data

Dr. C Anantaram , Principal Scientist, TCS Innovation Lab Delhi

3.

MOWl: An ontology language for semantic multimedia web

Dr. Hiranmay Ghosh TCS Innovation Lab

4.

High performance data intensive computing related issues.

Dr. Vipin Chaudhary , CRL India

5.

Multilngual IndoWordnet in Semantic Web

Prof. Pushpak Bhattacharya, IIT Bombay

6.

Bridging the Language Divide using Machine Translation: Advances in English to Hindi Translation

Dr. Nandakishore Kambatla ,IBM India

DAY-2 (7th  May,2010)

1000- 1100 hrs

Technical Session I- Human Machine Interface

Session Chair

Dr. Anupam Joshi, IBM India 

1.

3G and Speech : connect the message to the web

Dr.  Manjunath, Nuance India

2.

Standards Requirements for Speech Recognition

Dr.  S. Umesh, IIT Madras

3.

Spoken Web

Mr. Nitendra Rajput, IBM India

4.

Requirements of W3C Standard in Text to Speech Development

Dr. Kalika Bali ,Microsoft India.

5.

SSML  - Speech Synthesis Markup Language

Mr. Saurav Nandy, Prologix Software

1100 – 1115 hrs

Tea

1115- 1215 hrs

Technical Session II- Web Content Accessibility in Indian Languages

Session Chair

Dr. Ajay Kolhatkar, Infosys Set Lab (& Speaker)

1.

Guidelines for Indian Govt. Web sites

Ms. Neeta Verma , NIC

2.

Use of Simplified UI increase usage of Internet Computing

Mr. Sachin Kelkar , Intel India

3.

Understanding and Implementing Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0

Dr. Srinivasu Chakravarthula,
Yahoo R&D Bangalore ,India

4.

WAV: Voice Access to Web Information for Masses

Dr. Om Deshmukh, IBM India

5.

Web content Accessibility : A step towards inclusion

Ms. Shilpi Kapoor, MD , Barrier break Technologies

1215- 1315 hrs

Technical Session III- Web of services and its issues

Session Chair

Mr S.R.Rao , Additional Secretary (e-Gov), DIT

1.

How HTML5 will interact with other standard CSS3, Web SQL, Canvas, Web Storage.

Mr. Charles McCathieNevile &  Mr. Shwetank Dixit ,Opera India

2.

E-gov use cases scenarios

Mr. Tanmoy Chakrabarty,TCS India

3.

Envisioning E-Gov with W3C standards

Ms. Swaran Lata, Head TDIL  Prog. , DIT & Country Manager, W3C India office

4.

Role of IPR in W3C consortium – Boon or Hindrance

Dr. Mohan Dewan ,R. K. Dewan & Co.

5.

The Kerala mobile governance experience and road map for a comprehensive M-Governance Strategy.

Mr.  Sanjay Kumar, Mobme Wireless Solutions

1315 – 1415 hrs

Lunch

1415- 1545 hrs

Session IV- Panel Discussion & Valedictory

 

Ms. Swaran Lata, Country Manager, W3C India ,Moderator

 

 

Mr. Richard Ishida , Head W3C Internationalization Lead

Dr. Phil Archer,W3C India

Mr. Charles McCathieNevile , Opera

Mr. Manish Bhargava, Google, Inc.

Dr. Kalika Bali, Microsoft India.

Mr. Manish Gupta ,IBM CTO

1515-1545 hrs

Sum Up & Close

Shri N Ravi Shanker, Jt Secretary & Group Coordinator, Language Computing Division, DIT 

1545 hrs

High Tea

 
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