Category Archives: Events

Diversity and Inclusion at W3C: Inclusion Fund and Fellowships for TPAC 2021

60% of the world is online and we want and need to reflect the diversity of the whole world as more people continue to access, use and create the web. We believe that more diversity means better representation, which leads to better and more inclusive design. Indeed, more background, more use cases, more edge cases, […]

The 1st CJK Meeting on MiniApps

The W3C MiniApps Working Group and Community Group held the first CJK (Chinese/Japanese/Korean) online meeting dedicated to the future of standardization efforts on MiniApps in April 2021. The main goal of the meeting was to gather the global community together, especially the Chinese, Japanese, and Korean participants to know the MiniApp ecosystem in each area, […]

W3C/OGC Publishes Maps for the Web Workshop Report

Making maps a first-class object on the web is a shared goal of W3C and the Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC). The two organizations recently collaborated to hold a ​W3C-OGC Joint Workshop on Maps for the Web​ and have published their report. Workshop co-chair Peter Rushforth, Technology Advisor, Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation, Natural […]

Looking back at TPAC 2020; public release of W3C Strategic Highlights

TPAC 2020, our 20th Technical Plenary and Advisory Committee meetings just concluded. The W3C Community convened remotely for our annual all-groups meetings which were online and virtual. The event spanned most of October and focussed on collaborative meetings to create momentum and collective brainstorming, and brought together W3C technical groups, the W3C Advisory Board, TAG, […]

W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group Virtual Presence Workshop, October 2020

This past week, the W3C Distributed Tracing Working Group workshop was held. Workshops are held for many years twice a year by now and help bring people together. This time it was a virtual presence event for a second time. The main topic for the workshop was practical use of specifications. We discussed in-depth scenarios […]

Group Calendaring Discovery Phase

Introduction In order to facilitate participation and scheduling of group meetings, W3C Groups have requested for a long time the possibility to manage calendars of events, subscribe to them as well as easily view them on the Web. A full set of requirements was produced and we started evaluating candidate solutions, third-party or home-made. The […]