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Dataset Exchange Working Group (DXWG)



Deliverable FPWD Draft Completed
Use Cases & Requirements 4th Q 2017
DCAT 1.1 1st Q 2018 4th Q 2018 2nd Q 2019
Profiles 1st Q 2018 4th Q 2018 2nd Q 2019
Conneg 1st Q 2018 4th Q 2018 2nd Q 2019

Working Documents

Use cases and Requirements

DCAT deliverable


Tools and support

All known DCAT lists

Key Dates


  • July 17-18 F2F, Oxford
  • August 9, Summer publishing request deadline
  • November 1, Fall publishing request deadline
  • November 9-10, F2F, San Francisco Airport (with TPAC)
  • December 13, pre-holiday publishing request deadline


  • W3C publishing moratorium 12 through 17 May 2018
  • December 19, 1200Z: Deadline for publication requests before moratorium
  • December 20: Last publications before moratorium
  • December 24 - January 1: No publications
  • January 3, 2019: Publications resume

Background and reading

W3C Documents

Non-W3C Documents

Application Profiles

Mappings to/from DCAT (and DCAT application profiles)

Background About Profiles


Content Negotiation


Schemas maybe useful for description of profiles

Related non-W3C vocabularies


Participation in the DXWG is subject to the usual W3C Membership rules. Representatives of Member Organizations should contact their AC Rep to join the WG.

Non members are encouraged to make comments and contributions via [archive]

See also the WG's primary mailing list and GitHub Repository where issues are raised and discussed.


The WG Chairs are Karen Coyle, Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (@karencoyle) and Peter Winstanley, The Scottish Government ([1]). Staff contact is Dave Raggett (@draggett). You can e-mail the chairs at