Advisory Committee meeting

Santa Clara Marriott, Santa Clara, California, (Silicon Valley) USA
31 October to 4 November 2013

TPAC 2013: the Combined Technical Plenary / Advisory Committee Meetings Week brings together W3C Working, Interest, and Incubator Groups, the Advisory Board, the TAG and the Advisory Committee for an exciting week of coordinated work. The highlight of the week is the Plenary Day, Wednesday, 2 November, for all registered particpants to attend.

  • Group Meetings Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday.
  • Plenary Day: Wednesday
  • AC Sessions: Tuesday afternoon, Wednesday Plenary, and Thursday morning. See the note on Group/AC Meeting overlap below.
    • Registration and Registration Fees by 14 October
    • Hotel Reservations by 10 October 17:00 pacific time
  • Meeting Participation Policies - Please read before you pay and register for meetings
Week at a Glance Schedule
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Morning Groups Groups Plenary Day for AC, Chairs, Group Participants, AB, TAG, Offices Staff, and Team AC Executive Session for AC, Chairs, AB, TAG, Offices Staff, and Team


Afternoon AC Executive Session for AC, Chairs, AB, TAG, Offices Staff, and Team


Plenary Day for AC, Chairs, Group Participants, AB, TAG, Offices Staff, and Team Groups Groups
Evening AC Dinner for AC, Chairs, AB, TAG, Offices Staff and Team Plenary Reception for AC, Chairs, Group Participants, AB, TAG, Offices Staff, and Team

Participation Policies and Recommendations

The following participation policies and recommendations are intended to promote participation while ensuring that meeting chairs have the tools necessary to run their meetings effectively.

Plenary Participation

Participation in the Technical Plenary is open to participants in good standing in a W3C Working or Interest Group, Advisory Committee Representatives, the TAG, the Advisory Board, Offices Staff and Team.

Group Meeting Participation

You must be a participant in a W3C Working Group, Interest Group or Incubator Group, the Advisory Committee Representative of a W3C Member organization, a member of the Advisory Board, the TAG, Offices staff or Team or an Invited Guest in order to be eligible to register for and attend these meetings.

Group Meeting Observers

Anyone eligible as described above may request multiple meetings to observe provided there is an attendance checkbox. Observer attendance is at the Chair's discretion. The group Chair will inform you if adminission is granted. Chairs have wide latitude to grant or reject requests based on space considerations, confidentiality, and the ability to conduct the business of the group. Please contact the WG or IG Chair for information about the participation policy.

Suggestion: Secure permission to attend a meeting as an observer before making any travel plans.

Advisory Committee Discussion Session Participation

Participation in the Tuesday and Thursday portions of the Advisory Committee Meeting is open to one Advisory Committee representative from each Member organization. If an Advisory Committee Representative cannot attend the meeting, an alternative may be sent instead.

The Advisory Board, the TAG, Chairs, Offices staff and Team members are encouraged to attend the AC discussion sessions.

Advisory Committee Meeting and Dinner Attendance

These events are open only to a limited group: one AC Representative per organization, Group Chairs, Advisory Board, TAG, Offices staff and Team.

Dates to Remember

10 October 2013 - Discount Hotel guest room rate expires 5:00 pm pacific time

14 October 2013 - Registration Closes and Registration fee goes up

22 October 2013 - Deadline to request refund

29 June 2013 - Open Meeting Registration

30 April 2013 - Closed - Group replies with intent to meet due

16 March 2013 - Done - Group Meeting Questionnaire will be published


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