World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) India Indian W3C Office

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W3C India Meetings with Industry Expert

Proposed Agenda for the 30th March, 2011 (6.00pm : 7.30pm) meeting at IIIT Hyderabad

1. Inaugural address

Shri N. Ravi Shanker, Joint Secretary, Department of Information Technology and Patron, W3C India Office

2. Value of W3C Membership to be on the cutting edge of Global competition in the ICT environment

Mr. Alan Bird, global business development leader, W3C

3. Need to maximise participation of Indian ICT Industry in the W3C initiatives

Ms. Marie Claire Forgue, Head of W3C European Communications and Business Development, W3C

4. The Web as a mobile application platform

Dr. Dominique Hazael-Massieux,W3C Mobile Web Initiative Lead

5. Role of academic institutes towards development of Web based standards and contribution to W3C

Prof. S Sadagopan, Director, IIIT Bangalore

6. Efforts of W3C India towards evolution, promotion and proliferation of W3C standards

Ms. Swaran Lata, Country Manager, W3C India Office

7. Open discussion with Industry and Academia with W3C Team.

8. Dinner



Proposed Agenda for the 4 April, 2011 meeting at DIT ,Delhi (10.00am : 2.00pm)

1. Inaugural address

Shri N. Ravi Shanker, Joint Secretary, Department of Information Technology and Patron, W3C India Office

2. Value of W3C Membership to be on the cutting edge of Global competition in the ICT environment

Mr. Alan Bird, global business development leader, W3C

3. Efforts of W3C India towards evolution, promotion and proliferation of W3C standards

Ms. Swaran Lata, Country Manager, W3C India Office

4. Status of Mobile Industry in India and associated challenges of standardization

Mr.Pankaj Mohindroo, President, Indian Cellular Association

5. Role of Regulatory Authorities in promotion and adoption of mobile standards in India.

Mr. S.K.Gupta, Advisor (CN), Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), Govt. of India.

6. Implementation Issues for Mobile Industry in view of the multiplicity of Standards & the future Road map for Convergence

Representative, Department of Telecommunication, Govt. of India.

7. Leveraging the Telecommunication centres of excellence for joint efforts towards convergence of Standards

Mr. R.K. Pathak, DDG Industry promotion, Department of Telecommunication, Govt. of India.

8. Industry presentations and expectations (2 hour session).



Proposed Agenda for the 5 April 2011,Meeting at DIT, Delhi (10.00am : 2.00pm)

1. Inaugural address

Shri N. Ravi Shanker, Joint Secretary, Department of Information Technology and Patron, W3C India Office

2. Value of W3C Membership to be on the cutting edge of Global competition in the ICT environment

Mr. Alan Bird, global business development leader, W3C

3. Efforts of W3C India towards evolution, promotion and proliferation of W3C standards

Ms. Swaran Lata, Country Manager, W3C India Office

4. Leveraging W3C Standard to enhance eGov Reach

Mr. Som Mittal, President, NASSCOM

5. Local language enablement of ICT through Internationalization of W3C standards.

Mr. M.D.Agrawal, Vice-President, Computer Society of India

6. Channelizing the participation of MSME in the W3C India initiative

Mr. Mukesh Kalra, Joint Secretary (International Trade), Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME)

7. Lightning talks by Industry (2 hours session)

8. Expectations of Industry interactive session


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