TPAC 2010

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Event eGovernment Interest Group Meeting
Venue W3C TPAC, Lyons, France
Date November 1-2, 2010
Participants List of Participants

Facilities schedule.

Day 1 (Monday, 1 November) — eGovernment at W3C

Registration opens at 8:00, Terreaux hall, Level 0

Session 1 (09:00-10:30)

Session 2 (11:00-12:00)

  • Review current status of IG
  • Introductions
    • Each person in the room will be asked to introduce themselves and talk for a couple minutes about their background and goals

Session 3 (14:00-15:30)

  • Summary of eGov IG activities since Notes were published (Sandro Hawke)
  • Reform of the EU Directive on Public Sector Information (Rigo Wenning)
  • Discussion of possible policy changes, and the role of W3C

Session 4 (16:00-18:00)

  • Options for a W3C eGov Education and Outreach Initiative (Daniel Dardailler)
  • Federated Identity and eGovernment (Harry Halpin)
  • Open Data, Vocabularies

=== Topic Scratchpad

  • Social Media in Government (Presenter?)
  • Mobile Access to Gov't Services (Presenter?)
  • Cloud Computing as path to scalable gov't services
  • Open Source and Open Standards (confusion, patents)
  • Interoperability and Interop Frameworks
  • Vocabularies
  • Open Data
  • Identity
  • eGov Outreach
  • eGov Initiative at W3C

Other Possible Topics

  • Requirements and ideas for a useful W3C eGov Website (we can do better than this and this)

Day 2 (Tuesday, 2 November) — Government Linked Data

Registration opens at 8:00, Terreaux hall, Level 0

Session 1 (08:30-10:30)

  • Planning for a Government Linked Data Working Group (Sandro Hawke)
  • Introductions (around the room)
  • (Jeni Tennison)
  • LOD Initiatives in Spain (Martin Alvarez)

Session 2 (11:00-12:00)

  • Datalift project in France (Fabien Gandon)
  • Linked Environment Data in Germany (Thomas Bandholtz)

Session 3 (14:00-15:30)

Note that the W3C Advisory Committee Meeting starts at 13:00, and runs through the afternoon.

  • Charter Details

Session 4 (16:00-18:00)

  • Vocabulary Design Methodology
    • If you've been involved in an RDF vocabulary design effort, please be prepared to discuss what worked, what didn't work, and how you think this WG should approach it
  • Vocabulary Details

  • more TBD