W3C WWW2013

W3C Tracks @ WWW2013

13-16 May 2013, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

At this year's 22nd International World Wide Web Conference - WWW2013, W3C organizes a W3C tutorial track and a W3C track where conference participants are invited to learn from, meet and discuss with our team of experts!

In addition, Tim Berners-Lee, W3C director and inventor of the Web, will participate in a "Net Neutrality and Internet Freedom" panel on Thursday 16 May, from 15h00 to 16h30, in the conference Segovias plenary room.

All events will take place at the conference venue (Windsor Barra Hotel). The W3C tutorials will be held in the Alhambra I and Alhambra II rooms, on the 2nd floor. As for the W3C track, it will be held in the Imperial room, on the 1st floor. See also the conference program at a glance.

W3C Tutorial Track

This track is supported by W3DevCampus, the W3C online training program for Web developers

Monday 13 May - Morning (8h30-12h) - Alhambra I

An Introduction to HTML5

W3C trainer: Michel Buffa

HTML5 simply rocks! Web content authors will learn how to enhance the user experience of existing Web sites by incrementally using some of the new HTML5 features presented in this W3C tutorial [slides].

Monday 13 May - Morning (8h30-12h) - - Alhambra II

An Introduction to Semantic Web and Linked Data

W3C trainers: Fabien Gandon and Ivan Herman

He who controls metadata, controls the Web! The participants will be guided through the W3C semantic Web stack and its extensions with both an historical perspective and an explanation based on the Web architecture core concepts [slides].

Tuesday 14 May - Morning (8h30-12h) - Alhambra I


W3C trainer: Bert Bos

Because you do judge a book by its cover. Participants will learn the latest features of Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), such as media queries, columns, image borders, semi-transparent colors, advanced selectors and many more [slides].

Register to the next W3C online training courses!

Press Room

[Press contact]: Please write to w3t-pr@w3.org and/or contact Marie-Claire Forgue (+ who will be on site.


The WWW13 online registration is now closed. Only on-site registration is available. Check the different rates on the conference registration page

W3C Track - Developer Camps

Wednesday 15 May - Afternoon (15h-18h30) - Imperial

eGov and Open Data Camp

W3C Moderators: Phil Archer (W3C) and Caroline Burle (W3C Brazil Office)

"eGovernment is about better communication between governments and their citizens. Governments can achieve substantial efficiency savings by using online technologies: XML-based for transactions, RDF-based for open data and policy modeling, and HTML-based for interactive communication with people."

Thursday 16 May - Afternoon (17h-19h30) - Imperial

Web Performance Camp

W3C Moderators: Philippe Le Hégaret (W3C) and Arvind Jain (Google)

"Web Performance relies on methods to measure and improve aspects ofapplication performance in Web browsers and Web servers."

W3C Validator Suite

The W3C Validator Suite is a service providing a new integrated view for evaluating Web sites quality. It integrates Web standards conformance tools in a way that makes it easier than ever to keep your Web sites compliant with the latest Web standards.

About the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) is an international consortium where Member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards. W3C primarily pursues its mission through the creation of Web standards and guidelines designed to ensure long-term growth for the Web. The Open Web Platform is a current major focus. Over 375 organizations are Members of the Consortium. W3C is jointly run by the MIT Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (MIT CSAIL) in the USA, the European Research Consortium for Informatics and Mathematics (ERCIM) headquartered in France and Keio University in Japan, and Beihang University in China, and has additional Offices worldwide. For more information see http://www.w3.org/