MMWCON

Engaging presentations by industry experts on modern web technologies and their applications.

MMWCON 2014

The second annual Mobility and Modern Web Conference will take place September 17-19 2014 at the University of California, Los Angeles. Hosted by the UCLA Office of Information Technology, in association with higher ed and corporate partners, it will feature two days of exciting sessions, followed by a day of hands-on workshops, covering the latest trends of the modern web, including modern web technologies, interoperability, data collection and gamification.

The call for proposals has now ended, and the program committee is currently in the process of deciding on the program. Speakers will be notified of their selection by the middle of April, and registration will open shortly thereafter. Create an account to be notified when registration opens.

Sponsorship opportunities are also available.

Program Areas

Modern Web

An ecosystem of expressive semantics, beautiful interfaces and rich interactivity, the modern web is robust and evolving. Sessions in this area will explore modern web standards including HTML 5, CSS 3, Javascript and associated APIs, as well as delve into topics such as mobile & responsive design, offline apps, web graphics and the mechanics behind browser engines and networking.

Interoperability

In an ever-connected world, new strategies are needed for improving data access and system interoperability. Sessions in this area will discuss API design practices, the semantic web and microdata, accessibility with HTML 5 and ARIA, and standards such as LTI, PWA and CASA.

Data Collection

Mobile, tablet and wearable computing has created new models and opportunities for data collection. Sessions in this area will discuss how educators, researchers and others are leveraging these mediums to improve participation and interaction.

Gamification

No longer just a pastime, games have become an integral way to connect, engage and immerse. Sessions in this area will explore mobile and modern web technologies that enable this growing field, as well as delve into the strategies for using games to better achieve learning, research and business outcomes.

With Topics Including...

HTML 5 HTML.next CSS 3 CSS Compilers CSS 4 Javascript Javascript Frameworks and Tools Web‑based Mobile Apps Native Mobile Apps Hybrid Mobile Apps Responsive Design Web Media User Experience Design Front‑end Testing Web Performance Offline Web Applications Semantic Web Accessible Web Game Design & Mechanics Browser‑based Graphics Browser‑side Networking Interoperability Standards Analytics and Data Analysis

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