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W3C Track @ WWW2010

29-30 April 2010
Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

At this year's 19th International World Wide Web Conference - WWW2010 , W3C organizes two "camps": the "Linked Open Data Camp" and the "HTML 5 Camp", within the W3C track. Calendar at a glance:

28 April 17:30-18:00 Press Conference
29 April 10:30-17:00 Linked Open Data Camp
30 April 10:30-17:00 HTML 5 Camp

All events will take place at the Raleigh Convention Center (in room #306C)

See also the WWW2010 Programme and the previous W3C Track'09 in Madrid.

Thursday, 29 April Linked Open Data (LOD) Camp

image of a LOD sticker

Tim Berners-Lee speaking

Tim Berners-Lee illustrates how linked data can change the world during TED University 2010 (see the video).

LOD Opening:
  • - The year open data went worldwide, by Tim Berners-Lee
  • - Linked data: What about privacy?, by Thomas Roessler
  • - Lightning Talks [see details in the wiki]
  • - Selection of Topics of Discussion for the afternoon sessions
13:30-15:00 LOD Session 1 (Lightning Talks + Breakout Sessions)
  • - The Open Graph Protocol, by David Recordon (FaceBook)
  • - Ligthning Talks [see details in the wiki]
  • - Linked Data API, by Jeni Tennison, The Stationery Office
15:30-17:00 LOD Session 2

Breakout Sessions [see the reports on the wiki]

Friday, 30 April HTML 5 Camp

Philippe Le Hégaret speaking

Philippe gave a take in early 2010 at Yahoo! about the new Web platform, centered around HTML 5 but including other technologies (watch the video).


HTML 5 Opening:
13:30-15:00 HTML 5 Session 1

- Morning session debriefing

- SVG/HTML5 video live coding session, by Philippe Le Hégaret

15:30-17:00 HTML 5 Session 2

Lightning Talks + Breakout Sessions:

W3C Track Session Format

The W3C camp room will be located in the conference center (room #306C).


Please register through the WWW2010 online registration system. Students may want to benefit from a low-cost "1-day Pass" in case they wish to only attend one of the two W3C camps.

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Wednesday, 28 AprilPress Conference

17:30-18:00: A press conference with W3C representatives will be held in room #304.

To attend, please contact us at w3t-pr@w3.org or contact Marie-Claire Forgue (mcf@w3.org - +

[W3C Media Advisory (20 April): W3C to Lead Discussions on HTML5, Linked Open Data at WWW2010]

About the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is the leading international forum for the technical development and stewardship of the Web. The W3C community creates open standards that define how the Web works. These include standards for technology and best practices such as HTML, XML, CSS, VoiceXML, and WCAG. Created in 1994 by Tim Berners-Lee, inventor of the Web, W3C seeks to build One Web, whose benefits extend to all people, on any device, anywhere. Learn more about W3C at http://www.w3.org/.

omweb logoThe research leading to these results has received funding from the European Community's Seventh Framework Programme (FP7/2007-2013) under grant agreement n°248687 - Open Media Web (OMWeb)

Marie-Claire Forgue - W3C Track Chair
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