W3C Technical Plenary / Advisory Committee Meetings Week
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TPAC 2018: The Combined Technical Plenary / Advisory Committee Meetings Week brings together W3C Technical Groups, the Advisory Board, the TAG and the Advisory Committee for an exciting week of coordinated work. The benefit of face to face meetings and discussions is invaluable.
W3C Community Groups are invited to participate in
TPAC2018. Community Groups will be able to hold a 2 hour meeting on
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday (up to 4 groups each day). Outside of
their Community Group meetings, non W3C-Member CG participants may attend
as observers the Working and Interest groups meetings who accept
For further details, see Participation Policies and Recommendations.
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|Monday - 22 October||Tuesday - 23 October||Wednesday - 24 October||Thursday - 25 October||Friday - 26 October|
|Evening||W3C Developer Meetup
Advisory Committee Dinner for AC, Chairs, AB, TAG, Offices Staff and Team
Before you register to attend a meeting, please read the below participation policies and recommendations, intended to promote participation while ensuring that meeting Chairs have the tools necessary to run their meetings effectively.
W3C meetings operate under the Principles and Procedures of our Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
To be eligible to register and attend, you must be one of the following:
Community Groups: Outside of their Community Group meetings, non W3C-Member CG participants may attend as Observers in the Working and Interest groups meetings that permit Observers.
Observer and Guest Attendance: Eligible participants may request to attend as an Observer via the registration form. Observing is at the Chair's discretion, and is based on: space considerations, confidentiality, and the ability to conduct the business of the group. Please contact the Group Chair (see Chair contact information). Observer and Guest seating is limited and usually organized as "secondary seating without power" around the perimeter of the room.
Note: We advise you to secure permission to attend a meeting as an Observer before making any travel plans.
Participants in a W3C Working, Interest, Business or Community Group, Advisory Committee Representatives, the TAG, the Advisory Board, W3C Offices Staff, Team and Guests are invited to participate in the Plenary Day.
Unconference/breakout is the preferred format of the Technical Plenary Day.
Refer to the Breakout sessions wiki to start brainstorming in advance of the meeting.
To be eligible to register and attend the Tuesday and Thursday Advisory Committee Sessions and dinner, you must be one of the following:
To ensure a comfortable lunch experience, we will work with group Chairs to stagger lunch breaks.
Visit the exhibitors stands in Foyer Forum (level -2, Forum) during breaks and lunch time every day:
Working, Interest and Business Groups may request telephone access for remote participants. We plan to use MIT's Webex system for remote participation.
If you plan to attend the Advisory Committee Meeting remotely, please let us know on firstname.lastname@example.org, so we can mail Webex instructions a few days prior to the meeting.
Before you register, please read Participation Policies and Recommendations
is open until 14 October 2018
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A daily fee helps W3C to partially offset wifi, audio visual, food and
beverage costs for a five day event with multiple meetings.
The per person, per day fees for participant, observer and guest are as follows:
To positively respond to an existing need and as recommended by the W3C Advisory Board in its May 2018 meeting, an Invited Expert fund has been created to support Invited Experts who participate actively in W3C groups and who request financial support to attend TPAC. We hope all attendees recognize the value of supporting IEs and will agree to a nominal 5% fee addition to the above rates, however there is the ability to opt out.
If you are a W3C Invited Expert, and meet the following requirements, you may state so in the registration form, and W3C will waive your registration fee:
If you have any question, please write to email@example.com, and we will give you more information.
Payments will be processed through our payment system.
You will receive a receipt if payment was successful. If you experience problems, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cancellations and requests for refunds must be received by 14 October. Refund requests will not be honored after that time. Refunds will be subject to a EUR 50 cancellation fee.
To cancel your registration and request a refund, contact email@example.com.
Group Meetings will be held all day Monday and Tuesday, and all day Thursday and Friday. The Technical Plenary day will be held Wednesday.
Meeting Room Schedule: Meeting rooms will be available from approximately 08:00–18:00 Monday through Friday.
Cité Centre de Congrès de Lyon
50, quai Charles de Gaulle
69463 Lyon Cedex 06
Tel: +33 4 72 82 26 26 Fax: +33 4 72 82 26 27
Internet Access: Wireless Internet access only
will be available during the week.
Power: 220 V, 50 Hz, Europe standard outlets. There will be no power at Observer seats.
Currency: Euro. (You may use OANDA Currency Converter.)
Weather: You may refer to Météo France for Lyon, France weather.