Developer Meetup - Sapporo

When Monday, 26 October 2015, 18:00-21:30
Sapporo Convention Centre - Conference Hall, Sapporo, Japan

W3C is pleased to launch the first ever W3C Developer meetup in Sapporo, in the beautiful island of Hokkaido! toto

We invite the public and W3C members to gather for an evening of discussions, networking, and free food and drinks with the W3C community. Web designers and application developers in particular are encouraged to participate.

Registration is now closed! Participation in the meetup is open to anyone at no cost, but space is limited to approximately 500 people.


Registration is open until Sunday, 25 October 2015; we will close registration sooner if we reach capacity or re-open registration if we have more availability.


18:00 - 19:00 Industry Demos

  • NTT Communications / Inami Lab, Keio Media Design: "Remotely-controlled tele-existence robot"
  • NTT Communications: "Enhanced WebRTC services"
  • Demo from the winner of the Hokkaido Open Data Hackaton
  • Crypton Future Media: "[R3] Real Time 3DCG Control System"
  • Bitstar: "MOKUZY - An introduction to Brand Protect" 
  • Recruit Technologies: "Web-based SmartHome/SmartController"
  • Other demos from: NTT, Infinite loop, Media Magic, Digital Hokkaido, jig.jp
The Sapporo City Hall will provide flyers about the city and the Hokkaido region.

19:00 - 20:30 Meetup

  • 19:00: Welcome (by Marie-Claire Forgue and Saki Homma)
  • 19:00 - 19:15: "CSS Extensions for Round Displays", by Hyojin Song (LG Electronics)
  • 19:15 - 19:30: "Service Workers", by Jake Archibald (Google)
  • 19:30 - 19:45: "CHIRIMEN: Open source hardware and Web APIs", by Noriatsu Kudo (Mozilla Japan)
  • 19:45 - 20:00: "Web App Security", by Natasha Rooney (GSMA)
  • 20:00 - 20:15: "Universal Payments on the Web", by Stefan Thomas, Evan Schwartz and Adrian Hope Bailie (Ripple)
  • 20:15 - 20:30: "The missing slice", by Lea Verou (Invited Expert in the W3C CSS WG)
  • 20:30: Closing

20:30 - 21:45 Social Time

Venue: Sapporo Convention Centre

The W3C Developer meetup will be held in the Conference Hall (1F) of the Sapporo Convention Centre, a multi-conference facility, 10 minutes from the city centre by subway (3 stops). The meetup venue is fully accessible. Wifi access will be available.

Picture of the Sapporo Convention Center
Sapporo Convention Center
1-1-1 Higashi-Sapporo 6-jo
Shiroishi-ku, Sapporo, JAPAN 003-0006
Tel.: +81-11-817-1010
Fax: +81-11-820-4300


Access from the closest station (Higashi-Sapporo subway station, Tozai Line)

Visitors travellng with subway from Sapporo Station or from the Odori area
About 23 minutes from Sapporo Subway Station, about 21 minutes from Odori Subway Station
From Sapporo Subway Station, take the Nanboku Line to Odori Station. Change to the subway Tozai Line, and get off at Higashi-Sapporo Station. Exit from Exit 1, and head to your right. Turn right at the second traffic light (look for the Hokkaido Energetic car park), and head straight along the road. You will find the Convention Centre in front of you within an 8-min. walk.

Visitors traveling via subway from the Shin-Sapporo area
About 21 minutes from Shin-Sapporo
From Shin-Sapporo Subway Station, take the Tozai Line, and get off at Higashi-Sapporo Station. Exit from Exit 2, and head to your left. Cross the street at the second traffic light (look for the large Nippon Express billboard), and head straight along the road. You will find the Convention Centre in front of you within an 8-min. walk.

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