IndieWeb Summit

June 3-5, 2016

Portland, Oregon

The sixth annual gathering for independent web creators of all kinds, from graphic artists, to designers, UX engineers, coders, hackers, to share ideas, actively work on creating for their own personal websites, and build upon each others creations.


Get Tickets

If you have a website already, you can register for the free "Indie RSVP" ticket by posting an RSVP on your own site!

See for instructions on how to create an RSVP post. Once you've created the RSVP post which links to this page, send a Webmention and you'll appear below!


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Vadio, 919 SW Taylor St, Ste 300, Portland, Oregon

Pre-Summit Meetup
The Pre-Summit Meetup is an informal social meetup for IndieWeb Summit participants to catch up and get to know each other before the summit.
  • 19:00 Pre-Summit Meetup!
Pine Street Market,
126 SW 2nd St.
Saturday, June 4
Keynotes & Discussions
Day 1 starts with keynotes, including major milestones, accomplishments in the past year, and demos, then BarCamp-style brainstorming and discussion sessions.
  • 09:00 Doors open, badges, coffee, and breakfast!
  • 09:30 State of the IndieWeb
  • 10:00 Cutting Edge IndieWeb
  • 10:30 Q&A and break
  • 11:00 How to: Building Blocks
  • 12:00 Group photo & Lunch
  • 13:00 Intros, demos, scheduling
  • 14:00 Sessions (45min)
  • 16:15 Last session
  • 17:00 Day 1 closing session, break, meetup later for dinner
Sunday, June 5
Create, Hack, Demo!
Day 2 make things on and for your personal site! Collaborate with others or work on your own to improve at least one thing on your personal site, no matter how small or how epic.
  • 09:00 Doors open, badges, coffee, and breakfast!
  • 09:30 IndieWeb Creating:
    Open source, design, research
  • 10:00 Day 2 session scheduling
  • 10:30 Creating sessions
  • 12:00 Catered lunch
  • 13:00 Creating sessions continue
  • 16:00 Demos
  • 17:30 Closing Keynote

Schedule is subject to change. View the full schedule grid on the IndieWebCamp wiki for the latest updates.


Travel Assistance

The IndieWeb community is building the foundation of a web controlled by individuals for themselves. It's crucial to have independent web creators from all backgrounds at IndieWeb Summit to have a rich discussion and build cool things.

If you are a member of a group that is typically underrepresented (e.g. if you are not hetero, white, cis and male), and otherwise could not afford to travel to IndieWeb Summit on your own, an anonymous donor has established a $1000 fund to assist individuals from underrepresented backgrounds with travel and/or lodging costs for the Indieweb Summit in Portland.

If you think that you could benefit from this fund, please apply here. You needn't be an IndieWeb expert or master hacker, just an excited participant willing to share and learn.

If you would like to contribute to this fund so that we can provide assistance to more individuals from a diverse background, please contact Aaron Parecki.


Special thanks to our sponsors who make it possible to provide food and space for the IndieWeb Summit

  • NLNet Foundation supports organizations and people that contribute to an open information society, and protects users and developers against software patents.
  • Vadio is graciously hosting the 2016 event in Portland.
  • Bridgy is an open source project and proxy that implements backfeed as a service. Bridgy sends webmentions for comments, likes, etc. on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Instagram.

How to Sponsor

Download Sponsorship Prospectus (PDF)