Venue and Logistics

The Chairs and Program Committee represent a cross-section of the industry and will review all submissions to plan and finalize the workshop invitation list and agenda.

Schedule

The workshop program will run:
- Monday September 16th from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.
- Tuesday September 17th from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM.

Agenda

The Program can be found here

Submitted Position papers

The list of Submitted Position papers is available here

When to arrive, What to bring

Please try to arrive at least a few minutes early; we will try to start on time at 8:30am!

There will (we are assured) be wifi available. Clothing should be comfortable: casual or business-casual is appropriate for a technical meeting.

Bring plenty of attitude! Bring energy! Participate! Interrupt! Talk! We need to hear you, not everyone can speak or be on a panel, so when you don't agree or have something to add, say so.

Location

Hosted by Institut de Recherche et d'Innovation (IRI) at:
Centre Pompidou
19 Rue Beaubourg
75004 Paris
FRANCE.

The meeting room is located just outside the Centre Pompidou, on the right hand side of the main entrance (see following picture)

Following is a map of the Centre Pompidou area

Getting there

Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport

If you take an international flight, most chances is that you will arrive at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport.

To reach downtown Paris:

  • The Taxi: There may be a lot of traffic at rush hours. Fare is about 50 Euros, but price may depend on the traffic.
  • The Train RER: the the RER B Rail going south to Chatelet-Les Halles station. From Chatelet-Les-Halles station take the Metro line 11 and stop at the second stop at Rambuteau Station. The Centre Pompidou is here when you exit the subway station.
    Service frequency: 15 minutes, Fare: 9.10 Euros, Journey time: approx. 28 minutes to Chatelet-Les-Halles.
  • The Bus: There are multiple bus services from Roissy to different location in Paris. See details.

More information on transport from Roissy-Charles de Gaulle Airport

Orly Airport

If you take an national flight, most chances is that you will arrive at Orly Airport.

To reach downtown Paris:

  • The Taxi: There may be a lot of traffic at rush hours. Fare is about 45 Euros, but price may depend on the traffic.
  • The Train: take the OrlyVal shuttle connecting the airport terminals with the RER B train Antony Station. Then take the RER B Rail going north to Chatelet-Les Halles station. From Chatelet-Les-Halles station take the Metro line 11 and stop at the second stop at Rambuteau Station. The Centre Pompidou is here when you exit the subway station.
    Service frequency: 20 minutes, Fare: 11.30 Euros (Rer+Orlyval), Journey time: 25 minutes
  • The Bus: There are multiple bus services from Orly to different location in Paris. See details.
    Most convinient Bus to reach Centre george Pompidou is probably the Bus Air France
    Service frequency: 20 to 30 minutes, Fares:12 Euros
    Get off at Gare Montparnasse. From there, take the Metro line 4 going North (direction Porte de Clignancourt) and stop at the seven stop at Chatelet Station. Then take the Metro line 11 and stop at the second stop at Rambuteau Station. The Centre Pompidou is here when you exit the subway station.

To avoid changing subway at the main station Chatelet-les-Halles you can easily walk to Centre Pompidou, it will take you about 5 minutes (see above map).

Useful Transport information

Hotels

There are many hotels near Le Centre Pompidou and its surroundings however we have negotiated some special rates at the hotels/residences Citadines with a few locations in Paris center.
In order to have the special 'corporate rate' please quote the following reference: W3C. To make the reservation please call +33 (0)825 333 332 or email resa@citadines.com.

You can also book on the website using the corporate login link- use the login request command to obtain your access code and quote the company: EU-570287.

You can also book one of the IBIS hotels located in the center of Paris.

Restaurants

For lunch there are plenty of restaurants and snack possibilities located right outside the meeting room on the Place Georges Pompidou There are also three eating and drinking locations inside the Centre itself

Visa information

If you need a visa to travel to France, Visa requirements vary by country. W3C can provide the Publishing Workshop attendees with an invitation letter. Please send your request to: team-workflow-review@w3.org to receive your invitation letter.