Bridging natural and artificial intelligence worldwide

We
Are
Back in Lyon

After www2017 in Perth, Western Australia, and following the success of www2012, the Université de Lyon, the City of Lyon and the Digital League are proud to host www2018 rebranded as “The Web Conference 2018”.
Let’s build the Web of Tomorrow
 

The
Shortened
Roadmap

(provisional)

05 April 2017

Beginning of online registrations

20 June 2017

Publication of joint Call For Paper

28 February 2018

Changed deadline: Early-bird registrations deadline

26 March 2018

Beginning of late registrations

15 April 2018

End of online registrations

23 – 27 April 2018

The Web Conference 2018

The Web
Conference
OFF

From July 2017 to the end of 2018, the economic, cultural, educational, social and citizen actors in Lyon area are invited to propose events for “all public” around the theme of the Web, which will constitute the “OFF” of The Web Conference.
Bridging natural and artificial intelligence worldwide

Our
Inspiring
Keynote speakers

Luciano Floridi
Welcome to our keynote speaker Luciano Floridi who will present "The good web – some challenges and strategies to realise it".
Lorrie Faith Cranor
Welcome to our keynote speaker Lorrie Faith Cranor. Her presentation will be "Web Privacy and Security: The User Experience".
Ruhi Sarikaya
Welcome to our keynote speaker Ruhi Sarikaya, Director of Applied Science, Amazon Alexa.
The title of his talk will be "Conversational AI for Interacting with Digital and Physical World".
BIG keynotes announce
The BIG Web track keynotes' talks are «Fairness in Data Analysis and Algorithms» by Jon Kleinberg.
and «Big data epidemiology: more than forecast» by Alessandro Vespignani.

Our
Latest
Headlines

Newsletter
The seventh newsletter for The Web Conference 2018 in Lyon has been published.
Schedule Announce
The detailed week schedule for The Web Conference 2018 in Lyon is now available.
Early Birds Deadline Changed
Early bird registrations for The Web Conference (as well as the collocated event W4A) are extended by a week and now available till February 28th!
DH Poster & Demos deadline
Don't forget Digital Health's Posters and Demos submission deadline (Monday, February 26th 2018). Check the Digital Health Call For Posters and Demos.
2012 attendees
2500+ ATTENDEES
FROM 60+
COUNTRIES
2012 gathering
GATHERING
GLOBAL WEB
STAKEHOLDERS
Industrials, Private & Public
Research and R&D, Investors,
Politicians, Recruiters,
Developers…
2012 showcase
SHOWCASE YOUR
INNOVATIONS AND
ATTRACT TALENTS
2012 keynotes
TRUE VISIONARY
KEYNOTE
SPEAKERS
In 2012, Lyon hosted:
  • Neelie Kroes about Net Neutrality,
  • Tim Berners-Lee about Privacy,
  • Chris Welty about A.I.

AboutThe Web Conference

The International World Wide Web Conference Committee (IW3C2), is the organization that manages The Web Conference (former WWW Conference) series. This series aims to provide the world a premier forum for discussion and debate about the evolution of the Web, the standardization of its associated technologies, and the impact of those technologies on society and culture.

Golden Gate Bridge
After Perth, Western Australia in 2017 and Lyon, France in 2018...
The Web Conference 2019 will be held in the silicon valley, California.