W3C to open kimono in Japan

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) released its schedule for the Fourteenth International World Wide Web Conference (WWW2005), scheduled for May 10-14, hosted by Keio University, and held at the Makuhari Messe (Nippon Convention Center), in Chiba, Japan.

The consortium promised "thematic, in-depth technical sessions to better help attendees put Web standards into action," and describes the conference as "the one event where W3C makes a full public report of its ongoing work."

"Best practices" sessions will examine the practical application of W3C standards in the areas of Web services, internationalization, and Web accessibility. More forward-looking panels will treat mobile Web standards, XML's future, and the privacy implications of the Semantic Web.