W3C and Open Mobile Alliance Announce MoU, W3C Calls for Participation in Workshop on the "Semantic Web for Life Sciences"

July 30, 2004

29 Jul 2004

W3C and Open Mobile Alliance (OMA) Establish Formal Relationship

W3C and the Open Mobile Alliance ( OMA ) today announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) enabling their cooperation on mobile Web specifications. "Together, W3C and OMA are well positioned to lead development toward technological compatibility and the ease of repurposing Web content, known as single Web authoring," said Philipp Hoschka (W3C).

In widespread use, W3C Recommendations for the mobile industry include XHTML Basic markup, SMIL multimedia and SVG graphics. Read the press release and more about Device Independence .

Call for Participation: Public Workshop on Semantic Web for Life Sciences
Position papers are due 6 September for the W3C Workshop on Semantic Web for Life Sciences to be held in Cambridge, MA, USA on -28 October. Attendees will discuss how Semantic Web technologies such as RDF , OWL and the Life Sciences Identifier (LSID) help to manage modern life sciences research, enable disease understanding and accelerate the development of therapies. Read about W3C workshops and the Semantic Web .

World Wide Web Consortium
Item source: http:///www.w3.org/News/2004

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