29 October 2014

W3C20 Anniversary Symposium, The Future of the Web, LIVE video

W3C 20th Anniversary LIVE, Wed 29 Oct 2014 3:00-6:00 PM PDT (US) Time Conversion
About: http://www.w3c.org/20/

The Web is for everyone. It is our virtual “Commons”—
shared and made stronger by all. And we need you to make it better.

The Web turned 25 in 2014: In October 1994, Tim Berners-Lee created the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) to lead the Web to its full potential. To mark the anniversary this year, W3C invites the Web community to a 3-hour Symposium on the Future of the Web to discuss how the Web community can:
  • Build a more beautiful Web to enable our creative expression;
  • Extend the Web to the many devices people use to improve their lives;
  • Support trusted communications, secure and private; and
  • Empower all people to use and contribute to the Web, including support for diverse languages and accessibility.
W3C20 Anniversary Symposium: "The Future of the Web" 
October 29th, Santa Clara, California, USA

3:00–3:05 pm Welcome and Introductions --Jeff Jaffe, W3C CEO

3:05–5:05 pm --Featured Speakers
  • Tim Berners-Lee, Web Inventor and W3C Director
  • Vinton G. Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google
  • Fadi ChehadĂ©, President and CEO, ICANN
  • David-Michel Davies, President, Webby Media Group
  • Di-Ann Eisnor, Head of Platforms and Partnerships, Community Geographer, Waze
  • Sue Gardner, Former Executive Director, Wikimedia Foundation
  • Mohammad Reza Haghighat, Senior Principal Engineer, Intel
  • Jeff Jaffe, CEO, W3C
  • Jun Murai, Dean / Professor, Faculty of Environment and Information Studies, Keio University
  • Alex 'Sandy' Pentland, Professor of Media Arts and Sciences, MIT
  • Lee Rainie, Director, Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project
  • Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel, Federal Communications Commission
  • Anders Wahlquist, CEO and Co-founder, B-Reel
  • Darren Walker, President, Ford Foundation
5:05–5:40 pm  Panel and Discussion: “Future of the Web”
What must we do as a community to build a Web for humanity? Lee Rainie, Moderator

5:40–6:00 pm  Perspectives on the Future  --Tim Berners-Lee, Web Inventor and W3C Director

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