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Agenda GLD-WG telecon 3 May 2012

  Thursdays 15:00-16:00 UTC (10:00-11:00 Boston, 7:00-8:00 San Francisco, 
  15:00-16:00 London, 16:00-17:00 Paris).
  Teleconferences  (official participants and invited guests only):
  Zakim Bridge +1.617.761.6200, or then conference code 45394#  ("GLDWG")
  IRC channel: #gld on on port 6665
  An agenda is sent 24 hours in advance; minutes follow within a day.
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Preliminary Items (~10 minutes)

  1. Determine scribe volunteer for today's telecon
  2. Proposal to accept the minutes from the 26-April-2012 meeting
  3. Discuss any important and timely matters and opportunities to liaise with other WG/CG/IG

Main Vocab Agenda: DCAT (~35 minutes)

  1. DCAT and VoID
    • determine what if anything we should do (in GLD or DCAT spec) to better communicate the relationship and use of both vocabs
    • see recent listserv thread starting here and ending here
  2. DCAT Product Tracker Actions/Issues
    • please come prepared to discuss/resolve issues and actions!
    • Also see the GLD DCAT wiki page - discuss new or needed updates
  3. any ADMS/ISA related updates?

Upcoming Meeting Agenda Planning (~10 minutes)

  • Next meeting, 10-May-2012 telecon is cancelled
  • 06-June-2012 telecon is cancelled
  1. Planning for upcoming (alternating) Vocab meetings:
    • 17-05-May, QB -> XBRL via SPIN (Benedikt)
    • part of proposed QB vocab and use case focus day
  2. 31-05-May, Publishing Industry Guest Speaker
    • John Barker, Wolters Kluwer
    • part of ?? vocab focus day (suggestions?)
  • Adjourn

Announcements (~5 minutes)

  1. European Data Forum 2012 EDF2012, June 6-7, 2012, Copenhagen DK
  2. 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.
  3. 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:
  4. TPAC 29 Oct - 2 Nov 2012 in Lyon, France at the Cité Centre de Congrès de Lyon
  5. SemTechBizSF, see June 2012 in San Francisco, US.
  6. Other announcements?


Scribe's Pre-Meeting Checklist

  1. Scribe's Pre-Meeting Checklist:
    • Bots in a nutshell: Zakim handles the telecon IRC attendance & queuing; trackbot any logged Action Items; RRSAgent produces nicely formatted minutes from the IRC channel.
    • If necessary, invite bots to the channel (#GLDWG) by typing 'trackbot, start telecon'
    • From within the GLDWG IRC channel, please confirm:
    • Zakim is present. If not, /invite zakim
    • RRSAgent is present. If not, /invite rrsagent
    • trackbot is present. If not, /invite trackbot
    • Enter the following information:
    • Meeting: <name>
    • Chair: <Person's name>
    • Agenda: <URL>
    • Scribe: <Person's name>
    • ScribeNick: <IRC nick>
    • Agenda: <link to the agenda>

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 +
SubjectDCAT +
Typetelecon +
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May 3, 2012 +