Conference Agenda

The overall agenda is now set, with a number of themed sections.  We invite anyone who wished to get in touch and speak within these sections.


Below is an overview.  For full details, please read this linked document.

Wed 4th October (pre-conference)

Location: Castro Marim Golf Course & Resort

15:00-18:00: W3C OpenTrack Community Group Face to Face Meeting.  

This event is co-located with the main conference. Members and non-members of the W3C OpenTrack Community Group are welcome to attend this meeting where you will find technical discussions regarding the work done by the group. 

Thu 5th October (Conference, Day 1)

Location: Castro Marim Resort
(a.m.), IAAF Training Centre (p.m.)

07:00 - 08:00 Morning run

09:15 - 10:00 Welcome, introductions and practicalities

10:00 - 11:00 What we mean by a standard

09:30 - 13:00 Federation management and athlete data

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch, relocate to IAAF Training Centre 


Location:  IAAF Centre, Vila Real

14:30 - 16:00 Technology:  new possibilities in timing, recording and measuring*

16:00 - 17:30 Competition Management*

17:30 - 18:00 Synthesis and conclusions

19:00 - 21:00 Official dinner in Vila Real

Fri 6th October (Conference, Day 2)

Location:  Castro Marim Resort

07:00-08:00 Morning Run

09:30-10:00 Welcome, planning

10:00-13:00  Data Protection and the GDPR

13:00-14:00 Lunch 

14:00-15:30 Results: Standard; Validation; data exchange

15:30-17:00 Results: Analysis, visualisation and display

17:00-18:00 Closing remarks, calls to action

19:00-21:00 Official Dinner in resort

(*) Exhibition / Demo Sesssions

Thursday afternoon's session at the track is dedicated to demos.  Whether you are a commercial vendor, federation, club or sole developer, you will be welcome to show your system.  We'll split the afternoon into outdoors/mobile and desk-based sessions.  This should give everyone a chance to circulate and see everything that interests them.


Booths and tables to show and present products and services will also be available during breaks.


For the full agenda with speaker details, click here.