Bridging natural and artificial intelligence worldwide
Let’s build the Web of Tomorrow
 

Our
Exciting
Panels:

Thursday April 26th
AI and the future of the Web and the Internet
  • Sir Tim Berners-Lee
    (MIT, W3C)
  • Vinton Cerf
    (Google)
  • Antoine Bordes
    (Facebook, FAIR Paris)
  • Kira Radinsky
    (eBay)
  • Ruhi Sarikaya
    (Amazon)
  • Chair:
    Prof. Dame Wendy Hall
    (Southampton University)
Conclusion and synthesis by Mr. Mounir Mahjoubi
(Secretary of State in charge of Digital Affairs)
Friday April 27th
Privacy and Security, remaining challenges for the Web
  • Lorrie Faith Cranor
    (Carnegie Mellon University)
  • Eric Leandri
    (co-founder and CEO of Qwant)
  • Chair:
    Mary Ellen Zurko
    (MIT Lincoln Laboratory)

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”.

The
Shortened
Roadmap

22 April 2018 PM

Begin of on-site 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

Proceedings
The proceedings of TheWebConf 2018 will be be made available by ACM from Monday April 23rd through our Proceedings web page.
Job Fair reminder
24 companies and organisations will participate in the Job Fair on Thursday 26 afternoon. Don't hesitate to come, meet the recruiters, and present your CV.
More information on the afternoon and on job or internship offers on the Job Fair page.
Newsletter
The ninth newsletter for The Web Conference 2018 in Lyon has been published.
Minute of Madness CFP
Minute of Madness track at The Web Conference 2018: the call for contributions is now available.
All your ideas, projects or research are welcome
2012 attendees
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FROM 60+
COUNTRIES
2012 gathering
GATHERING
GLOBAL WEB
STAKEHOLDERS
2012 showcase
SHOWCASE YOUR
INNOVATIONS AND
ATTRACT TALENTS
2012 keynotes
TRUE VISIONARY
KEYNOTE
SPEAKERS

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.