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Agenda GLD-WG telecon 12 April 2012 - CANCELED

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Preliminary Items (~10 minutes)

  • Scribe: Michael Hausenblas; Alternate: TBD
  • Proposal to accept the minutes from the 5-April-2012 meeting
  • Discuss any important and timely matters and opportunities to liaise with other WG/CG/IG

Main Agenda (~50 minutes)

  1. Increasing visibility of standards & best practices within the Open Gov community worldwide
    • What type of opportunities do you see?
  2. FPWD feedback - We're getting feedback on FPWD's published 5-April-2012.
  3. Update if any on Prov WG (Luc, Paul Groth), with GLD WG (Michael Hausenblas, Phil Archer) re: discussion to come together (if possible) on Agent meets People vocab to avoid dup and/or complexity.

Announcements (~5 minutes)

  1. IBM Announced DB2 version 10 supports RDF [1]
  2. Transparency Camp 2012, 28-29 April, 2012 in Washington DC, an unconference for opengov organized by Sunlight Foundation [2]
  3. European Data Forum 2012 EDF2012, June 6-7, 2012, Copenhagen DK
  4. Using Open Data: 19-20 June 2012, Brussels Using Open Data: policy modeling, citizen empowerment, data journalism. Held 19 - 20 June 2012, European Commission Headquarters, Brussels.
  5. AAAI-12, focus on "Semantic Cities". The idea of the workshop is to discuss open data and how semantics can provide a foundation to facilitate high-value analytics. See:
  6. TPAC 29 Oct - 2 Nov 2012 in Lyon, France at the Cité Centre de Congrès de Lyon
  7. SemTechBizSF, see June 2012 in San Francisco, US.
  8. Other announcements?

Next Meeting preparation (~5 minutes)

  1. Adjourn


  • Chair: Bernadette
  • Scribe: Michael Hausenblas
  • Alternate: TBD
  • Regrets: George Thomas, Benedikt Kämpgen, Stasinos Konstantopoulos (Orthodox Easter holiday), Christophe Gueret, Dan Gillman(meeting conflict), Luis Bermudez, Ron Reck, Phil Archer, Bart van Leeuwen, Michael Pendleton, Martin Kaltenböck

Scribe's Pre-Meeting Checklist

  1. Scribe's Pre-Meeting Checklist:
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Chair's Checklist

  1. Chair's Checklist:
    • Scribe present, bots "on", Scribe and Chair named in IRC.
    • Who's present?
    • Who has sent regrets?
    • Review meeting agenda
    • Announcements
    • Call for next week's agenda items
    • Adjourn

Scribe's End of Meeting Checklist

  1. Scribe's End of Meeting Checklist:


Minutes +
SubjectFPWDs +
Typetelecon +
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