Participation policies and recommendations

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. They apply both for in-person and remote participation.

See also: Health rules and covid safety expectations

W3C meetings operate under our Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.


Working, Interest, Business and Community Group meetings

Registration and attendance are open to:

Observer and guest attendance: Eligible participants may attend as an observer any group meetings that are open to observers. (See Chair contact information.)

Community Group participants: Any participant of a CG scheduled to meet may attend other group meetings as an observer if one of the above criteria is fulfilled.


Breakout sessions

The call for breakout session proposals is open, with 60 slots available, scheduled during 4 one-hour slots on the afternoon of Wednesday September 14.

Registration and attendance are open to:

We also offer a set of breakouts open to the broader public: We particularly welcome individuals from communities that are underrepresented in tech in general, and W3C discussions in particular. No prior experience with W3C is needed, all are welcome.

Breakouts that are requested to be public will be open to anyone to join remotely, free of charge, without a TPAC registration. If you want to be kept updated on new information about breakouts, you may (but don't have to) register.


Advisory Committee sessions

Advisory Committee Meetings are Members-only meetings that focus on strategic issues facing the Consortium and future directions envisioned by the Membership and W3C staff. Attendance is open to:


AC public sessions and other TPAC 2022 sessions

Participants in a W3C Working, Interest, Business or Community Group, Advisory Committee Representatives, the Technical Architecture Group, the Advisory Board, W3C Chapters staff, W3C team and guests are invited to participate.



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