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microformats presentations

This page lists various presentations and sessions which have provided explanations and discusions of both microformats in general, and specific microformats.

most recent first

Most recent presentations/sessions listed first.

this year

  • March 1, W3C Technical Plenary Day, Hotel Sofitel Cannes Mandelieu Royal Casino, main auditorium, 605 avenuedu Général de Gaulle, BP 49, MANDELIEU LA NAPOULE CEDEX, 06212 MANDELIEU LA NAPOULE, FRANCE
    • Microformats panel at W3C Technical Plenary Day, 10:30am-11:30am
      • Ian Hickson (Google) - "A billion documents and no semantics anywhere" (NEED LINK TO SLIDES OR STUDY)
      • Tantek Çelik (Technorati) - "What are microformats?"
      • Håkon Wium Lie (Opera) - "Cascading Markup Languages — boom!" (NEED LINK TO SLIDES)
      • Rohit Khare (CommerceNet) - "Where Angle Brackets Fear to Tread"
      • Dan Connolly (W3C) - "Microformats for practical Semantic Web deployment"
      • Q&A
        • "I'm very excited about microformats. What I really want is to get all the data out of databases and expressed as part of the Semantic Web." - Tim Berners-Lee. (emphasis added)
    • "Services and the Web" by Mark Nottingham (Yahoo), 12:05pm-12:10pm.
      • Request to W3T/W3M: Go After The "Real" Web: Apache, PHP, Mozilla, Intermediaries and Caches, Microformats, JSON... (emphasis added)
    • Attendees voted the "Microformats" session the best session of the Plenary Day. 6:17pm.
  • February 24, Yahoo Speakers Series, Yahoo Mission College Campus, 2nd floor conference room, 2821 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95054
  • January 18, Apple Web Publishers internal meeting, Apple Computer, Star Trek conference room, 1 Infinite Loop, Cupertino, CA 95014, 12-1:40pm
  • January 10, SD Forum Emerging Technologies SIG, Room H1, Cubberley Community Center, Palo Alto, CA, 7-9pm
    • Ryan King's presentation, Ernie Prabhakar's presentation, Rohit Khare's presentation
    • Microformats panel: Ryan King, Ernie Prabhakar, Rohit Khare, Tantek Çelik, Kevin Marks


  • March 13
    • "Emergent Semantics", South by South West Conference (SXSW) 2005, Austin Convention Center Room 15, Austin TX
    • "Leveraging Tags", as part of the "How to Leverage Solipsism" panel, South by South West Conference (SXSW) 2005, Austin Convention Center Room 18A, Austin TX
    • "The Elements of Meaningful XHTML", South by South West Conference (SXSW) 2005, Austin Convention Center Room 16B, Austin TX


  • September 11: "Attention.XML", O'Reilly Media Foo Camp 2004, O'Reilly Campus, Appaloosa room, Sebastopol CA
  • February 11th: "real world semantics", O'Reilly Emerging Technology Conference (ETech) 2004 Westin Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA. This presentation was the first public discussion and introduction of the terms "microformat" and "lowercase semantic web". Reprised as a five-minute lightning talk at ConCon, Rx Gallery, San Francisco CA (16 February 2004).

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