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The International World Wide Web Conference Committee (IW3C2), is the organization that manages the 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.

In WWW2011, the URL of the conference series was changed to the form like: "". Previous conference websites are also redirected and can be access in similar way, such as for WWW1 and etc.

After WWW2017, the conference series is now rebranded as “The Web Conference” and therefore WWW2018 becomes “The Web Conference 2018”.

Next Conference

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The Web Conference 2018
April 23 - 27, 2018
Lyon (France)
Watch out for the "Important Dates"

News Release

2017 Seoul Test of Time Award Awarded to Paper That Defines Understanding of How the Web Works, at the 26th International World Wide Web Conference in Perth

April 5, 2017

Immediate Past Conference

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April 3 - 7, 2017
Perth (Australia)

Future Conferences

May 13 - 17, 2019
San Francisco (USA)

Decided ~ Taipei (Taiwan)
* provisional~ subject to contract

Conference Bids

- See bidding details.

Mission Statement and Goals


To promote excellence in and impact of research about the infrastructure and deployment of the World Wide Web. To support dissemination activities that engage researchers with other sectors of the Web community.


  • Transfer of knowledge from the WWW research community through conferences and workshops
  • Encourage high quality of research by targeting key topics and engaging key researchers
  • Ensure high quality and timeliness of research by monitoring peer review processes
  • Encourage interaction between research, development, commercial, and standards organizations

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