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W3C Government Linked Data Working Group, Third F2F, April 11-12, 2013

Location: Dublin Ireland

Minutes: To be added here


Thursday & Friday 11-12 April 2013: GLD-WG F2F3

We've organized the F2F3 to occur just after the European Data Forum.

European Data Forum: 9-10 April 2013. See [1]. Call for contributions, see [2]

Other EDF info may be found here:


The third F2F of the W3C Government Linked Data (GLD) Working Group. The meeting is open to the official participants and invited guests, only.

For information of the previous F2F meeting in January 2012, see F2F2.


A poll was taken in October 2012 results here.

European Location – Dublin, Ireland

  Venue: Croke Park Conference Centre in Dublin, Ireland. 
  Hotel Accommodation, see recommended hotels and negotiated rates. 

Meals: For lunch, there is a café/restaurant in Croke Park where we can purchase sandwiches or one or two hot options. We can arrange for soup/sandwiches to be brought to our meeting space for €16.50 p.p.

  Point of Contact: Deirdre Lee, DERI

General Information on Dublin

How to get there, how to get around, practical info, etc. see general info


You’ll be spoiled for choice here in Ireland! Check out the Discover Ireland website for all that’s available. Regarding history and art, with Ireland's rich heritage, there are lots of museums and historical sites, like old monasteries and castles. Check with Deirdre for further ideas!

Connecting & Socializing

Possible monument walk and dinner plans. See Walk & Dinner signup



  • Wireless Internet required for both sites
  • Conference telephone, digital projector, projection screen
  • Ability to use Skype for video & audio (back up to conference audio bridge)

Remote Callers

Zakim Bridge +1.617.761.6200, conference 4531 ("GLD1") Note: that is GLD number "1".


SW_e-Gov( GLD)


IRC: We strongly recommend being on IRC: irc.w3.org, port 6665, channel #gld. You can use our web interface: http://irc.w3.org, or your own IRC client.


  • Start time 9.00 Dublin time
  • End time 16.00 Dublin time

DRAFT Agenda

Thursday, 2013-04-11

  • Review last call comments for Data Cube, ORG and DCAT
  • Review FPWD/LC comments for Best Practices, Glossary
  • Review Community Directory roll out & future in Community Group, time permitting
Dublin Time Agendum
9.00 Introductions and objectives for the participants. Agenda review.
  • Slides
10.00 Best Practices for Publishing Gov't Linked Data FPWD review[4], BP Timetable, Facilitators: Bernadette Hyland, Boris Villazón-Terrazas
  • Slides: (suggest summary of feedback / reference to email list)
11.30 DataCube Vocabulary LC feedback review[5], DataCube Timetable, Facilitator: Richard Cyganiak
  • Slides: (suggest summary of feedback / reference to email list)
12.30 Lunch
  • Croke Park cafeteria (not sponsored)
13:30 DCAT [6], DCAT Timetable, Facilitator: Fadi Maali
  • Slides: (suggest summary of feedback / reference to email list)
14.45 URI Construction comments review[7], Facilitators: John Erickson, Bernadette Hyland
  • Slides: (suggest summary of feedback / reference to email list) update
15.30 Community Directory review [8], Facilitators: Bernadette Hyland Luke Ruth (invited/remote)
  • Using new workflow, add entries. [9], plan for transfer to CG.
16.30 Specifying an appropriate license Facilitator: TBD
  • May be able to organize licensing SME, attending EDF?
17.00 Closing comments.
  • Finalize agenda changes for Friday.
17.15 Adjourn. Informal discussion, Dinner (not sponsored)

Friday, 2013-04-12

  • Complete transition planning for Working Group Notes, Glossary, Community Directory
  • Complete ORG, RegOrg
  • Cross linking LD Glossary to deliverables
Dublin Time Agendum
9.00 Convene. Agenda review
  • Recap F2F3 day #1, what remains
9.30 Discussion on Standard Vocabularies for use by government PhilA
  • Finalize edits for ADMS as Working Group Note.
10.00 Organization (Org) Vocab [10] Dave Reynolds, ORG Timeline
  • Slides: (summary of LC feedback / updates)
11.00 Discuss input for W3C Open Data on the Web Workshop (successor of GLD WG) PhilA
  • Capture input for W3C conference where next charter may be drafted.
12.00 RegOrg[11], RegOrg Timetable
  • Complete edits for Working Group Note.
12.30 Break/Lunch
  • Croke Park Cafeteria
13.30 Linked Data Glossary [12] Facilitators: Bernadette Hyland, Ghislain_Atemezing,
  • Complete changes. Cross link with vocab deliverables?
14.30 Closing comments
  • Review action items
3:00 PM Adjourn. Informal discussion.
  • Possible dinner (not sponsored).


Who may attend: Per W3C process, this meeting is open to official participants of the GLD Working Group and other individuals specifically invited as guests of the chairs. If you expect to join the group and have not received an invitation, please contact the chairs at team-gld-chairs@w3.org

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Expected in person – Dublin, Ireland

  1. Bernadette Hyland, 3 Round Stones, Inc. (confirmed)
  2. Hadley Beeman, LinkedGov
  3. Richard Cyganiak, DERI (confirmed)
  4. Deirdre Lee, DERI (confirmed)
  5. Phil Archer, W3C (confirmed)
  6. Boris Villazón-Terrazas, iSOCO - (Pending Confirmation)
  7. Ghislain Atemezing, EURECOM
  8. Martin Alvarez, Fundacion CTIC
  9. Agis Papantoniou
  10. Bart van Leeuwen, netage.nl (confirmed)
  11. João Paulo Almeida, Universidade Federal do Espirito Santo
  12. Gofran Shukair
  13. Michael Pendlet
  14. Fadi Maali, DERI (confirmed)
  15. Christophe Guéret, DANS-KNAW (confirmed)

On the fence

  1. Makx Dekkers
  2. Ted Thibodeau, OpenLink Software (will be remote, if at all)

Expected remotely

  1. Tina Gheen, US Library of Congress
  2. Michael Pendleton, US Environmental Protection Agency
  3. Dave Reynolds, Epimorphics
  4. Benedikt Kaempgen, Forschungszentrum Informatik (FZI)
  5. Daniel Mekonnen, Algebraix Data Corporation
  6. Biplav Srivastava, IBM Research
  7. John Erickson, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  8. Sandro Hawke, W3C/MIT


  1. Martin Kaltenböck - very sorry I am not able to participate, will be at EDF2013 but have meetings on 11th and leave Dublin then.


Facts about "F2F3"
Minuteshttp://www.w3.org/2011/gld/meeting/2013-04-11 +
SubjectLC comment reviews for DCAT, Data Cube & ORG; BP FPWD comment review; BP to LC +
TypeF2F +
This property is a special property in this wiki.
11 April 2013 +