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Agenda GLD-WG telecon 19 April 2012

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Preliminary Items (~5 minutes)

  • Scribe: Luis Bermudez; 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. FPWD feedback - We're getting feedback on FPWD's published 5-April-2012.
  2. Updates
    • Prov WG <-> GLD WG re: discussion to come together (if possible) on Agent meets People vocab to avoid dup and/or complexity.
    • ADMS
    • Best Practices wip
  3. Engagement discussion
    • Breakout groups attack actions/issues, leads to
    • decisions that get queued up for GLD-WG meeting closure
    • Speaker invites for GLD-WG meetings (monthly/quarterly?)
    • your ideas on increasing visibility of GLD-WG standards & best practices within the Open Gov community worldwide

Announcements (~5 minutes)

  1. NISO Webinar on and Linked Data, speaker: Danbri. 25-April-2012 @ 13.00 US ET, see
  2. IBM Announced DB2 version 10 supports RDF [1]
  3. Transparency Camp 2012, 28-29 April, 2012 in Washington DC, an unconference for opengov organized by Sunlight Foundation [2]
  4. European Data Forum 2012 EDF2012, June 6-7, 2012, Copenhagen DK
  5. 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.
  6. 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:
  7. TPAC 29 Oct - 2 Nov 2012 in Lyon, France at the Cité Centre de Congrès de Lyon
  8. SemTechBizSF, see June 2012 in San Francisco, US.
  9. Other announcements?

Next Meeting preparation (~5 minutes)

  1. Adjourn


  • Chair: George
  • Scribe: Luis Bermudez
  • Alternate: TBD
  • Regrets: Tina Gheen

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 +
SubjectFPWD feedback, Breakouts, Decisions, Speakers +
Typetelecon +
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April 19, 2012 +