At this year's 20th International World Wide Web Conference - WWW2011, W3C organizes two "camps" over two days, within the W3C track: on accessible and multilingual Web and on mobile Web applications. Meet our team of experts!

In addition, Tim Berners-Lee, W3C director and inventor of the Web, will give a keynote on Thursday 31 March entitled "Designing the Web for an Open Society".

All events will take place at the Hyderabad International Convention Centre (HICC). See also the WWW2011 online registration system and the conference program at a glance.

Latest News

  • 30 Mar.: Tim Berners-Lee's keynote tomorrow (31 March) will be followed by a press conference - see press room section below for details
  • 16 Mar. 11: W3C's presence at WWW2011 described in a press release
  • 19 Jan. 11: Get a worldwide visibility!!
    W3C offers a tailored partnership program for the W3C track
  • 19 Jan. 11: Contribute!
    Launch of the camps' wikis (WebforAll and MobiWebApp)

Wednesday 30 March

Accessible and Multilingual Web Camp

  • wiki: WebforAll Camp
  • W3C Moderators: Shadi Abou-Zahra and Richard Ishida

Web For All Camp Partner

W3C India Office

08:30-10:00 Opening
  • Web Accessibility Introdction, by Shadi Abou-Zahra
  • Multilingual Web, by Richard Ishida
  • Internationalization challenges for Indian languages -- Hindi as case study, by Swaran Lata (W3C India Office)
13:30-15:00 WebforAll Session 1
Selection of topics of discussion for the afternoon sessions [see all suggested topics]
Lightning Talks, by invited speakers:
HTML5 Logo Braille version by Ted Drake
  • Accessibility challenges in augmented reality on mobile phones, by Ajay Kohlkatkar (Infosys Set Lab)
  • Potential of HTML5 for Web accessibility, by Reinaldo Ferraz and Vagner Diniz (W3C Brazil Office) [HTML slides]
  • Simple Ways to implement WCAG 2.0 and ARIA, by Shrinivasu Chakravarthula (Yahoo R&D India)
  • Implementation of WCAG in India and way forward, by Shilpi Kapoor (Barrier Break Technologies)
  • Breakout sessions
15:30-17:00 WebforAll Session 2
  • Lightning Talks, by invited speakers:
  • Selection of topics of discussion for the afternoon sessionsAdoption of W3C Web Accessibility standards for Govt portals to make wider accessibility to citizens, by Dr. Neeta Verma (National Informatics Centre of India)
  • Understanding accessibility features, by Reinaldo Ferraz and Vagner Diniz (W3C Brazil Office) [HTML slides]
  • Multilingual Web sites, by M.T. Carrasco Benitez [HTML slides]
  • Panel session (16h30-18h00)
  • Web Sites Accessibility Evaluation Methodologies: A New Imperative for State Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities,
  • Moderated by Nirmita Narasimhan (CIS) and with speakers: Shadi Abou-Zahra (W3C), Glenda Sims (Deque), Srinivasu Chakravarthula (Yahoo! India) and Neeta Verma (National Informatics Centre) [see full panel description and other details]

W3C Track Format

  • (in meeting room H-01)
  • Opening session: the camp session chairs and invited speakers will give presentations.
  • Then, the participants will identify 2 to 4 topics for discussion during the 2 afternoon sessions each day
  • Breakout sessions: camp participants will create small groups in order to discuss about a selected topics.

Thursday 31 March

Mobile Web Applications Camp

  • wiki: MobiWebApp Camp
  • W3C Moderators: Dominique Hazaël-Massieux and François Daoust

MobiWebApp Camp Partner

logo MobiWebApp

10:30-12:00 Opening
Web applications in the mobile Open Web Platform:
Mobile Web Applications Best Practices cards
  • The power of Mobile Web Applications, by Dominique Hazaël-Massieux [SVG slides]
  • MWA Best Practices, by François Daoust [HTML slides]
  • WAC and W3C technologies, by Claudio Venezia (Telecom Italia) [PDF slides]
13:30-15:00 MWA Session 1
  • Lightning Talks, by invited speakers:
  • Selection of topics of discussion for the afternoon sessions [see all suggested topics]
  • Perfect time for Mobile Web, by Bhavya Siddappa (Teleca) [PDF slides]
  • Mobile Web in Indian languages and implementation challenges, by Swaran Lata (W3C India Office)
  • Breakout sessions
15:30-17:00 MWA Session 2
  • Lightning Talks, by invited speakers:
  • Mobile devices : making most of the mobile devices, by Shwetank Dixit (Opera Software Ltd India)
  • Breakout sessions

Partnership Program

Partner benefits for 2000 US$:

  • Your logo in print and online marketing communications:
    - All W3C track Web pages
    - On-site printed materials (hand-out flyer)
    - On-site signage (posters)
  • Spoken acknowledgment at the camp
  • Distribution of one marketing insert to the camps' participants

Press Room

  • [Press conference] 31 March (10h30-11h30): Tim Berners-Lee will answer questions from the press in room 109
  • [Press release]: 16 March 2011: W3C @ WWW2011 in India: Open Web Platform for All
  • [Press contact]: Please write to or contact Marie-Claire Forgue (+ who will be on site.

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