The Web continues to be vital for information sharing, commerce, entertainment, education, social interaction, etc. Please visit the INRIA/W3C France booth (stand #54) to learn and discuss about the W3C Open Web platform which is transforming all our industries and ways of interacting each other. There you will find brochures, flyers and goodies, W3C's Mobile Web Application Best Practices cards, HTML5 stickers, etc.

Learn about more W3C events.


  • Feb. 12: new startup membership fee!
  • The W3C French Office was launched in September 2011 (read the related press release)
  • Located downtown Paris, W3C France is one of 11 other European W3C Offices
  • The INRIA/W3C France stand is located in level -2 of the convention center ("Forums")


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INRIA: Muriel Droin

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Participate in a W3C Community or Business Group

Interested in building community around a Web technology? W3C has created Community Groups and Business Groups so that developers, designers, and anyone passionate about the Web has a place to have discussions and publish documents. Community Groups are designed to promote innovation and to lower barriers to individual participation, and are:

...and more! As for Business Groups, they provide companies anywhere in the world with access to the expertise and community needed to develop open Web technology.

W3C welcomes you to get involved in a current group or propose your own Community Group or Business Group.

A slide presentation introduction to Community and Business Groups is available.

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About W3C

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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 the open Web platform, whose benefits extend to all people, on any device, anywhere. Learn more about W3C at


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Established in 1967, Inria is the only public research body fully dedicated to computational sciences. Combining computer sciences with mathematics, Inria's 3,400 researchers strive to invent the digital technologies of the future. Educated at leading international universities, they creatively integrate basic research with applied research and dedicate themselves to solving real problems, collaborating with the main players in public and private research in France and abroad and sharing the fruits of their work with innovative companies. The researchers at Inria published over 4,800 articles in 2010. They are behind over 270 active patents and 105 start-ups. In 2010, Inria's budget came to 252.5 million euros, 26% of which represented its own resources. For more information: