A live Hangout will take place with Googlers at the World Wide Web (WWW) 2012 conference in Lyon, France. The Hangout will take place on Wednesday, April 18 at 10:30 EDT and will feature members of Google’s technical team from the Google Booth at WWW. The announcement of the Hangout was made on the Google Student Blog by Marni Levasseur, Google’s People Programs Specialist for Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Announced topics of discussion include the “interplay between engineering and research required for product innovation” and “tips on how to be a well-rounded researcher. Only Google Students will be participating in the Google+ Hangout, but anyone can watch it from the Google Students Google+ page. Google is encouraging crowd-sourced questions on its WWW 2012 Google Moderator page, where anyone can submit questions and vote on others. Alternatively, the blog post states that questions in publicly shared Google+ posts using the hashtag #GoogleWWW2012 will also be considered.
If you are reading this too late to catch the Hangout live, you can see the whole discussion on the Google Students YouTube channel.
The World Wide Web Conference is a yearly conference on the topic of the future of the Web organized by the International World Wide Web Conferences Steering Committee. The conference provides a forum for discussion and debate on topics such as the evolution of the web, standardization of web technologies, and the impact of the web on society and culture.