Agenda GLD-WG telecon 26 April 2012
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Preliminary Items (~5 minutes)
- Chair: Bernadette
- Scribe: Ghislain; Alternate: TBD
- Proposal to accept the minutes from the 19-April-2012 meeting
- Discuss any important and timely matters and opportunities to liaise with other WG/CG/IG
- 10-May-2012 telecon is cancelled
- 06-June-2012 telecon is cancelled
Main Agenda (~50 minutes)
- Focus: Community engagement, provision of content to support gov't & contractors working on GLD projects.
- Help with procurement process to find vendors, products
- Where is the community center of gravity?
- Portals, e.g., semanticweb.org, W3C catalyst communities
- W3C sites launched:
- Community Directory, a deliverable from this WG
- Additional requests/requirements:
- Place to put some basic decks to communicate the basics of gov't BP.
- One pager that has the clear, concise, consistent message to communicate LOD to government executives & managers.
- 2-3 pager with gov't use cases + ROIs, 3-5 year ROI.
- 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)
- NISO Webinar on Schema.org and Linked Data, speaker: Danbri. 25-April-2012 @ 13.00 US ET, see http://www.niso.org/news/events/2012/dcmi/linked_data/#registration
- IBM Announced DB2 version 10 supports RDF 
- Transparency Camp 2012, 28-29 April, 2012 in Washington DC, an unconference for opengov organized by Sunlight Foundation 
- European Data Forum 2012 EDF2012, June 6-7, 2012, Copenhagen DK
- 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.
- 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: http://research.ihost.com/semanticcities12/index.html
- TPAC 29 Oct - 2 Nov 2012 in Lyon, France at the Cité Centre de Congrès de Lyon
- SemTechBizSF, see June 2012 in San Francisco, US.
- Other announcements?
Next Meeting preparation (~5 minutes)
- Chair: Bernadette
- Scribe: Ghislain
- Alternate: TBD
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