W3C to hold summit on internationalisation of web

BANGALORE: The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) under the aegis of the Indian ministry of communications and IT will be holding a summit on the internationalisation of the web.

The main objective of the summit is to discuss requirements for representing Indian languages correctly in various web standards developed by W3C under the internationalisation activity and come up with feedback to incorporate the recommendations.

This summit is being organised to take the W3C initiatives further along with the Manufacturers’ Association for Information Technology (MAIT) – the body representing the interest of IT manufacturing in India from 24 - 25 August in Bangalore.

W3C International's Richard Ishida will deliver the keynote address. Several computing experts, academicians and developers are expected to participate in the event. Invitations to participate have also been extended to all State IT Secretaries.

Cisco Systems India will be the Platinum Sponsor for the event targeted at key influencers such as CIOs, CTOs, business decision makers, researchers, technologists and developers from the institutions and technology-driven businesses.

The W3C is a vendor-neutral, non-profit international organisation, where its members, staff and invited experts work together to design technologies to ensure that the web will continue to thrive in the face of a growing diversity of people, hardware and software. The mission of W3C is to help the web reach its maximum potential.

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