Solid Events

Solid Events provide an opportunity to meet others who are working on Solid or are interested in Solid. Solid Events are run by people like you. If you are interested in coordinating a Solid Event near you, reach out to the Solid Manager at

2024 Events

Date Event Organiser Recordings, Slides and Notes
2024-06-17 Solid Community Flanders meeting “Mobility in the spotlight” (Ghent, Belgium) SolidLab Flanders / athumi This is an on-site event only, English spoken, at De Krook.
2024-06-05 Solid World Inrupt This Solid World event will focus on the Intention Economy. We are honored to have Doc Searls, the author of “The Intention Economy: When Customers Take Charge” book, talk about the role of technologies, in particular Solid and AI, in customer-centric economies. Don’t miss Phil Windley and Bruce Conrad demo of Picos integration with Solid Pods.
2024-05-02 - 2024-05-03 2nd Solid Symposium (Leuven, Belgium) COST / VITO  
2024-02-28 Solid Community Flanders meeting “Media in the spotlight” (Ghent, Belgium) SolidLab Flanders / athumi This is an on-site event only, at De Krook.
2024-02-27 Solid World Solid Team / Inrupt Solid World Recording
Solid World was held around the theme of “Solid for Social Benefit: Delivering Shared and Public Resources.” We heard news from the Solid Team and presentations from the PASS Project, Open Commons, the SleepyBike Project, and Digital Flanders.

2023 Events

Date Event Organiser Recordings, Slides and Notes
2023-09-27 Solid World Inrupt Solid World recording
Aaron Coburn updated us on news from the W3C’s annual meeting. Jackson Morgan presented Linked Data Objects. Davi Ottenheimer presented on how Solid can enable responsible AI, and a team from Northeastern University presented on how predictive and generative AI can leverage Solid.
2023-06-28 Solid World Solid Team Solid World was held at 11:00 a.m. EDT/1700 CEST. There was an update on CSS, an announcement of Inrupt’s Solid hackathon winners, and presentations from Graphmetrix and Motius. Eventbrite.
2023-05-31 - 2023-06-1 My Data Conference 2023 MyData There will be a dedicated workshop/panel session about the Solid project at this conference, alongside interesting people and presentations from many like-minded projects. Location: Helsinki
2023-03-30 - 2023-03-31 Solid Symposium 2023 COST Action on Distributed Knowledge Graphs The goal of the symposium is to provide a forum for researchers, early adopters from companies and public administration, and the community at large to discuss the current state of the art around Solid and exchange ideas for further developments.
2023-03-29 Solid World Solid Team Solid World recording
Ruben Verborgh updated us on the Solid W3C Working Group, and Melissa Wood of SolidMcr announced the creation of SolidUK. Esther de Loof of SolidLab Flanders presented the findings from their first annual SOLIDMonitor report. Oz Olivo presented Inrupt’s Version 2.1 release.
2023-02-21 Solid App MVP’s and a Guest Presentation: An Open Source Opportunity Jon Wilson An online meetup discussing the essential parts to make Solid apps, and with a presentation by Chase Hunt, a contributor to SolidOS, about getting involved in open source, and the opportunities to join and help grow the Solid ecosystem.

2022 Events

Date Event Organiser Recordings, Slides and Notes
2022-12-08 Solid World Solid Team Solid World December recording
Jun Zhao, Hunar Batra and Rui Zhao from Oxford University presented two Solid-based applications: Solidflix and Solid Calendar. Jackson Morgan presented LDO. We also heard about the formation of a Solid W3C Working Group.
2022-11-10 Solid World Solid Team Solid World November recording
The BBC Research & Development team presented their new watch party product, BBC Together + Data Pod.
2022-10-13 Solid World Solid Team Solid World October recording
Eliott Behar, a privacy and human rights attorney, Davi Ottenheimer, VP of Trust and Digital Ethics at Inrupt, and Michiel Fierens, doctoral researcher at SolidLab Flanders, participated in a panel discussion on Solid and New Data Regulations.
2022-10-06 Solid Amsterdam PLDN Register here
2022-09-08 Solid World Solid Team Solid World September recording
Graphmetrix previewed the launch of their Trinpod service at and
Esther de Loof to us about SolidLab Belgium
Melissa Wood told us about the latest Solid Manchester meetup
2022-07-28 Collaboration Call: Pods for empowering Due Diligence process SolidMcr Meetup - Manchester Right to Rent, Right to Work, Pre-Employment Screening, preventing modern slavery, DBS checks - CDD Services introduce two products requiring help to reach market. Sign up on EventBrite
2022-07-22 Solid, Linked Data and Decentralized Web Meetup MCH 2022 / Muze Muze hosts a meetup about Solid, Linked Data and Decentralized Web at MCH 2022, in Zeewolde, the Netherlands. There will be talks and workshops on three afternoons, starting at July 23th. If you’ve got something to show or tell, or just tell us that you’re coming, please mail to
2022-06-09 Solid World Solid Team Solid World Recording
Ruben Verborgh told us more about Solid Lab
Aaron Coburn told us about the v2.0 Inrupt ESS lanch
2022-05-12 Solid World Solid Team Solid World Recording
Flanders Data Utility Company Team: Hear first-hand insight into how the Flemish Data Utility Company wants to stimulate citizens’ trust in sharing data, by focusing on responsible and secure data sharing. The Data Utility Company’s Solid Pod platform is designed to establish trusted data ecosystems on this groundbreaking technology. The Data Utility Company’s platform mitigates the costs and risks associated with innovative technology, lowering the threshold for organizations to enter the Solid ecosystem.
2022-05-09 Introducing Solid IRL Solid Minneapolis / Jon Wilson  
2022-04-28 Person-Centric Data: Solid, Pods, Personal Data Stores & Interoperability Solid Mcr - Manchester / Mel W.  
2022-04-14 Solid World Solid Team Solid World Recording
Philippe Duchesne, DataVillage & Luk Overmeire, VRT. DataVillage is developing a platform to perform confidential data processing on personal data, where end users can allow service providers to process their data to produce derived data, while having the guarantee that the original data will not be read by the service provider itself. DataVillage will be joined by VRT, the Flemish public broadcasting company, which is using the DataVillage platform to build a user-controlled content recommendation service for its audience.
2022-03-10 Solid World Solid Team Solid World Recording
Jasmine Leonard, Solid developer tool PodPro
Sebastien Rosset, ActivityPods, a new kind of architecture for web applications which aims to reconcile the ActivityPub and Solid standards
2022-02-10 Solid World Solid Team Solid World Recording
Gertjan de Mulder, PROV4ITDaTa
Pete Edwards, The V1.1 release of the Conformance Test Harness
All links from the meetup are shared on Solid Forum
2022-01-13 Solid World Solid Team Solid World Recording
Sarven Capadisli, W3C Solid Community Group Chair and Solid Editor, presented the recent milestone release of Solid Protocol Version 0.9.
Ruben Verborgh, Professor of decentralized Web technology at Ghent University, presented a vision on access, query and search across the decentralized Web, and the role that Web APIs play therein.
All links from the meetup are shared on Solid Forum

Earlier Events

Date Event Organiser Recordings, Slides and Notes
2021-11-04 Solid World Solid Team Solid World Recording
Timea Turdean gave an update about SolidOS - the operating system for Solid. SolidOS code home:
Justin Bingham gave updates on the growth of specifications in Solid and the Solid team.
Jeff Zucker explained the new Solid Glossary welcoming to newcomers. The glossary contains libraries, essential tools, documentation, and community topics.
2021-10-21 Solid Implementer Feedback Session Solid Team The Solid Editorial Team would like to increase communication with community members who are actively implementing Solid compliant server or client technologies. This session is open to the public, and we welcome everyone to attend this session. However, in an effort to maintain focus on the stated goals of the session, only individuals who are actively engaged in implementing Solid compliant server or client technologies will be queued to speak. To actively participate, an implementer must: 1. Be a member of the Solid Community Group 2. RSVP in advance to Must be able to cite active implementation work. Legitimate citations include links to Github repositories, links to product descriptions on websites, or otherwise credible explanation of active work efforts. Implementers are encouraged to submit questions, issues, or topics in advance to This may be included in the RSVP, or sent separately afterwards. Minutes will be recorded, and posted to
2021-10-07 Solid World Solid Team Solid World Recording, Schedule a Solid Project Review:, Join Inrupt’s Developer Workshop, Tani’s Presentation: Website, Waitlist, Email:; Enno’s Presentation: His slides, Strategy, GitHub repo, Maintiner app link, Presentation App, Contact Email:; Maria’s & Jan’s Presentation: Slides, CERN-Solid document index, Chat, The completed PoC Project description, Indico, The PoC Project repo: Comment module, Indico Registration autocomplete, CERN mirror of the repo, The current Follow-up project, Policy document for a CERN Solid server
2021-09-02 Solid World Solid Team Solid World Recording; Ruben Presentation Links: Community Solid Server Gitter, Support for authorizing groups of people, Demo project for how to create your module, InterPlanetary File System (IPFS) support, and Public instance of the Community Solid Server; Jackson’s Presentation: Interesting Chat
2021-08-10 Women of Solid Virginia Balseiro Marrelle Bailey was the hostess.
Talks: Marrelle Bailey “You Matter As You”, Juliette Carter The BBC and Solid.
Maria Dimou CERN-Solid Proof of Concept.
Additional links: You Matter As You slides, The BBC and Solid slides, CERN-Solid Proof of Concept slides.
2021-08-05 Solid World Solid Team Recording
Also Notes by attendant Maria Dimou
Ruben’s Update: Community server & installation guide
Oz Update: Compability Survey
Jeff’s presentation
Kyra Assaad’s presentation; DEI Team Gitter; Kyra’s Twitter
Sarven’s Presentation
2021-07-01 Solid World Solid Team Recording
2021-06-21 NLnet; NGI webinar on Linked Data NLnet foundation  
2021-06-21 DI2F: Decentralising The Internet With IPFS and Filecoin Aalto University, Finland Solid over the Interplanetary File System
Fabrizio Parrillo (U. Basel, Switzerland), Christian F Tschudin (U. Basel, Switzerland)
2021-06-03 Solid World Solid Team Recording
Also Notes by attendant Maria Dimou.
Tim’s Flanders Press: Read about the news from Flanders; Digita: Digita Resources and Reuse Patterns; Swedish Public Employment Service: Proof of Concept (PoC)
2021-05-27 Your Personal Linked Data Graphs with Solid Lotico  
2021-05-07 Understory Digital Garden Club — Solid Understory  
2021-05-06 Solid World May Solid Team Recording
Also Notes by attendant Maria Dimou.
Jackson Morgan’s links: Liqid Chat Demo, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, TikTok, Client Repo API Repo.
Christian Buggedei’s links:, Help Needed.
Aaron Coburn’s and Jack Lawson’s links: Notifications Demo, PodBrowser, Docs.
2021-04-01 Solid World April Solid Team Recording
Also Notes by attendant Maria Dimou.
Tim’s talk: Web’s 32nd Birthday.
Oz’s talk: Survey for the Universal API.
Graphmetrix’ talk: Website, sign up for a Trin Pod.
Nextcloud/PDS Interop’s talk: PDS Interop Website, PDS Interop, Yvo Brevoort, Solid Test Suite, PHP Solid Server, Nextcloud Solid Server, slides.
Spoter.Me’s talk: homepage.
2021-03-22 Women of Solid Virginia Balseiro Marrelle Bailey was the hostess.
Virginia Balseiro gave us a short introduction to Solid, Timea Turdean talked about RDF.
Sharon Stratsianis told us about SolidOS.
Hindia M. Mohammed presented on the authentication process in Solid.
Recording for the first Women of Solid Meetup is up on YouTube.
Additional links: Introduction to Solid slides, RDF in Solid slides, SolidOS slides, Authentication in Solid slides.
2021-03-04 Solid World March Solid Team Recording. Also Notes by attendant Maria Dimou.
Community Spotlights: Virginia Balseiro who created Women of Solid and Digita for their introduction videos.
Ruben Verborgh gave an update on Community Solid Server (CSS) (mentioned links: his chat from his pod).
Osmar Olivo asked for feedback on Pod Spaces.
LifeScope presented what they’re working on (slides).
Creafree (slides).
2021-02-04 Solid World February Solid Team Recording. Also, Notes by attendant Maria Dimou.
Tim Berners-Lee’s Update: New York Times and Reuters Next conference.
Ruben Verborgh’s update on Community Solid Server: recipes.
Osmar Olivo update on Node.js support: Inrupt Solid Client Libraries.
Noel DeMartin’s Presentation: Slides, Media Kraken, journal.
Jasmine Leonard’s Presentation: Slides, PodExplorer, Solid Forum, Solid Website, GitHub Repos.
Hindia Mohammed’s Presentation: Ekseli
2021-01-07 Solid World January Solid Team Recording.
Resources from event: Solid Operating System (OS) Roadmap, Community Solid Server (CSS), Inrupt’s Enterprise Solid Server (ESS), Ruben’s Code for the lights, Specifications, Specifications Panels (open to all).
2020-12-29 Solid Networking December Jackson Morgan  
2020-12-03 Solid World December Solid Team Recording. From Ruben’s presentation: the Community Server, Ruben’s live list with his CSS Pod. From CERN’s presentation: slides, Indico source code and the Indico webpage. The Data Village website. Digita’s Inox.
2020-11-05 Solid World November Solid Team Full recording. Notes by attendant Maria Dimou.
2020-10-01 Solid World October Solid Team Recording of Inrupt demonstrating their React SDK. Recording of Janeiro Digital demonstrating their work on Personal Health Stores for the NHS. Notes by attendant Maria Dimou.
2020-09-03 Solid World September Solid Team Recording and slides: Community Solid Server update (Ruben V.)
2020-08-06 Solid World August Solid Team Recording and slides: Community Solid Server (Ruben V.), Community Roadmap (Tim B.L.). Notes by attendant Maria Dimou.
2020-07-02 Solid World July Solid Team Recording and Slides
2020-06-04 Solid World June Solid Team Recording
2020-05-07 Solid World May Solid Team Recording
2020-04-02 Solid World April Solid Team Recording
2020-03-05 Solid Toronto Li Lu  
2020-02-20 Solid San Francisco Travis Vachon -
2020-02-19 Solid Oviedo Alejandro Juan García recording and slides
2020-02-18 Solid Barcelona Noel De Martin slides
2020-02-10 Solid Berlin Christian Buggedei  
2020-01-30 Solid Amsterdam Jeroen van Beele  
2020-01-07 Solid Khartoum Ali Siragedien recording
2019-12-10 Solid Enschede Erwin Folmer  
2019-11-20 Solid London Kartika Tulusan  
2019-11-21 Solid Montreal David H Mason  
2019-10-26 Solid London Kartika Tulusan  
2019-10-11 Solid Copenhagen Sarmad Reda  
2019-10-10 Solid Amsterdam Jeroen van Beele  
2019-09-12 Solid Berlin Christian Buggedei  
2019-07-20 Solid Beijing Ivy Dom Solid Beijing 2019
2019-07-05 Solid San Jose John Bartas  
2019-06-28 Solid Hague Bart Roorda The PLDN, Linked Data, Solid Intro & Demo
2019-06-12 Solid Oviedo Jose Emilio Labra Gayo  
2019-05-29  Solid Berlin Christian Buggedei  
2019-05-22 Solid London Paul Worrall Inaugral Solid London Video
2019-05-13 Solid Toronto Li Lu  
2019-05-08 Solid New York Brian Cort  
2019-05-02 Solid Seattle Jon Pederson  
2019-04-09 Solid San Jose John Bartas  
2019-04-09 Solid Utrecht Pieter van Everdingen  
2019-03-27 Solid Berlin Christian Buggedei  
2019-03-22 Solid Boston Kelly O’Brien  
2019-03-21 Solid Boston Kelly O’Brien  
2019-02-20 Solid Saxony Team 4C  
2019-02-08 Solid Stockholm Eduardo Ibacache Rodriguez  
2019-01-09 Solid Berlin Christian Buggedei  
2018-12-12 Solid Oslo Eduardo Ibacache Rodriguez  
2018-12-11 Solid Utrecht Pierluigi Casale  
2018-12-05 Solid Boston Mitzi László  
2016-04-11 Solid Montreal International World Wide Web Conference