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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.

Next Conference

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The Web Conference 2020
April 20 - 24, 2020
Taipei ~ Watch out for the important dates

Announcement of 2019 Seoul Test of Time Award Winners

The International World Wide Web Conference Committee Selects “The EigenTrust Algorithm for Reputation Management in P2P Networks” for the 2019 Seoul Test of Time Award. The award will be presented during the opening ceremony of the 28th International conference in The Web Conference series on May 15, in San Francisco. See the Press Release. (Date: May 14, 2019)

Immediate Past Conference

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The Web Conference 2019
May 13 - 17, 2019
San Francisco (USA)

Future Conferences

The Web Conference 2021
Ljubljana (Slovenia)
** provisional, subject to contract **

The Web Conference 2022
Lyon (France)

Conference Bids

The Web Conference 2023 - call for proposal
Preference location: outside of Europe
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

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” and so on.

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