Launch event: FBK is the Italian contact for the World Wide Web Consortium

Launch event of the Italian Office of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), whose management Fondazione Bruno Kessler has taken up as of 2017.

Event schedule

Sala “Luigi Stringa” – FBK, Via Sommarive, 18, Povo

Sala “Luigi Stringa” – FBK

Via Sommarive, 18, Povo

The World Wide Web Consortium ( is an intenrational community in which the Member Organizations, a full-time staff, and users, work alongside to develop Web standards in high impact application fields, such as automotive, security, digital publishing, internet of things and payment. Under the guidance of the inventor of the Web, Tim Berners-Lee, and CEO Jeffrey Jaffe, the mission of the W3C is to lead the Web to its full potential.

The afternoon works will start with a plenary session, followed by face-to-face meetings (booked).


1:30 pm  Light lunch

2:30 pm Paolo Traverso (Director, ICT-FBK)

2:40 pm Bernardo Magnini (Manager, W3C Italia)

3:00 pm  Invited talk by Bernard Gidon (EMEA Business Development Leader)

3:45 pm Coffee Break

4:00 pm Invited talk by Cristina Mussinelli (Associazione Italiana Editori)

4:30 pm Adolfo Villafiorita (W3C Italia):  W3C working groups

5:00 pm Closing considerations

5:30 pm Face to face meetings

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