NOTE THIS IS A FRIDAY EVENT (not at the regular Thursday time-slot)
Cost: Drinks and nibbles - Free!
Sponsor: Proudly sponsored by the W3C Australia
Richard Ishida - "Introduction to internationalisation"
Richard joined the W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) in July 2002 to to help expand the work of the Internationalisation Activity, particularly in the area of guidelines, education and outreach. He is attached to ERCIM in the south of France (Sophia Antipolis), but based in the UK. His role at the W3C is to help make the World Wide Web worldwide!
Richard is the Internationalization Activity Lead, and staff contact for the Internationalization Core Working Group. He also participates in the ITS (Internationalized Tag Set) Working Group. He is on the advisory committee and review board of the Internationalization & Unicode Conference.
José Manuel Alonso - "How to make the most out of eGovernment"
José is currently the eGovernment Lead at W3C. Prior to joining W3C, José was the Manager for the W3C Spain Office for three years and also served as the Advisory Committee Representative for CTIC (host of the Spain Office).
José has broad experience in project management, software integration, customer relationship, PR and IT consultancy. He received Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Masters degree in Enterprise Application Integration, both from the University of Oviedo, where he also worked at its Research and Innovation departments as a researcher, developer and lecturer. He also worked previously as consultant and even founded his own Web company back in 1997.
Official Website: http://webstandardsgroup.org/meetings/index.cfm?event_id=153
Added by mountainash on April 29, 2008