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How to add a new talk

W3C Group participants, members of the W3C Team, W3C Evangelists and W3C Chapters Staff are invited to add new talks before making presentations on the work of a W3C Group or W3C work in general. The W3C Team can update the talks database, others should share the talk information via w3t-pr@w3.org to request W3C Comm team adds it.

In addition, please consider adding the event to the W3C Events calendar, which typically includes work group f2f meetings, conferences endorsed by W3C (write to MarComm to find out). Members of the W3C Team may do so via the Events Manager tool, others should share the event information via w3t-pr@w3.org to request W3C Comm team adds it.

Only the following of the parameters are required, the rest is simmply good to have:

  • Title of your talk
  • Time and Date
  • Venue (the conference or event name)
  • Event website
  • Author’s name (presenter’s name)

    Here is a step-by-step guide:

  • First, log in to the website using your W3C credentials.
  • Once logged in, you should see an “Events” drop-down menu at the top of the page containing an “Add Event” entry. Note: please, do not add a Post. menu
  • In the form that appears upon clicking on that link, please enter the title of the talk (required). (Note: The language and base direction note may apply.) You may enter abstract or description, add links, upload images or embed videos there.
  • Below that main text area is “The Event Calendar” section. Please fill out the date and time (required). You may also enter where the talk will take place, as well as who organizes it.
  • Use the “Location” section to select or create a venue (required). This is the conference or event name. You may add the physical address and URI of the event. Leave “Show Google Map:” and “Show Google Maps Link:” checked.
  • Further down, under “Additional Event Fields”, please add your name in “Author’s name” (required). You may add more information about the talk. additional
  • Finally, you can add one or several tags and categories from the right-hand side of the form, and select a Chapter if the event is organized by a W3C Chapter.

Note on language and base direction: This site is set up to use English as default language. If your talk is in a different language, and/or uses a different written base direction, please type in the “Add title” field a translation into English of the title followed by the original title between parenthesis, and then select the language of your talk via the dropdown under “Additional Event Fields”.

If you’re not seeing it, it is likely you created a new Post. Please delete and make sure you select Add Event.