Web Pioneer Honored During Open Web Camp III

WebProfessionals.org Honors Web Pioneer During Open Web Camp III

Leading Web organizations and Web professionals from around the globe assembled at Open Web Camp III this week at the Stanford University Campus, Palo Alto CA to promote cutting edge skills and to honor Web Pioneer, Bebo White, Ph.D for his contributions to the World Wide Web.

In a special celebration held at the historic Cubberley Auditorium, Molly Holzschlag, lecturer and notable author of many Web books and publications and Bill Cullifer, Executive Director for WebProfessionals.org presented Professor White with an award and presentation of his accomplishments.

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Bebo White is widely recognized for his efforts to improving the quality of the Web. His career accomplishments include:

• North America’s first technical Webmaster launching the country’s first website
• Departmental Associate (Emeritus), SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory
• Managing Editor, Journal of Web Engineering
• Member, International World Wide Web Conferences Steering Committee (IW3C2)
• Program Chair, IADIS International Conference WWW/Internet
• Steering Committee, International Society for Web Engineering

Molly Holzschlag said, “One of the reasons we are honoring influential elder members of the Web is to bring voices of wisdom to the current perspectives on Web design and development. Dr. White’s relationship with Stanford, his unparalleled dedication and efforts to improve and evolve the Web – all made him an exceptional candidate for this honor.”

“We’re pleased to be honoring Bebo for his contributions to the World Wide Web and his support for Web professionals everywhere. In addition to his honoring his contributions to the Web, Bebo is genuinely a fun guy to be around” said Bill Cullifer.

Congratulations to Bebo White and thank you for all that you have contributed to the World Wide Web and to the Web profession at large.

About Open Web Camp

Open Web Camp III is a free, one-day event held in the heart of Silicon Valley.

Learn the cutting edge skills needed to create an open, interoperable and accessible web from some of the brightest names working today.
Hosted at the birth-place of Silicon Valley – Stanford University – this year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, July 16th, 2011, from 8:30 AM – 5:00 PM. Admission is free, but attendance is limited to 350, so register early. Lunch will be provided. Supporters included Stanford University, Opera Software, Google, appcelerator, Mozilla Foundation. viadeo

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