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Governmental Linked Data

T 003, 28/09/2010 (11:00-12:30)

This networking session will discuss how public access to government data – crucial for an open and transparent society – can be improved.

This session has been proposed by IT professionals, scientists and government representatives organised – under the auspices of the Open Knowledge Foundation – as the Working Group on EU Open Data. It aims to establish a forum for networking and exchanging ideas with regard to publishing and linking governmental data, identifying technological developments and showcasing successful cases of linked governmental data. Developments in linked data could help further integrate information published by regional, national and European public administrations. The session is thematically relevant to a number of pillars within the Framework Programme as well as the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme.

http://wiki.okfn.org/wg/euopendata

Technical description

Web site: http://wiki.okfn.org/wg/euopendata

Coordinator: Sören AUER (Universität Leipzig, AKSW, Institute for Computer Science, Germany)

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Comments

8 comments, add yours

Paola DI MAIO (ISTCS.org, United Kingdom), 05/08/2010 15:06

planning to attend

Jiri HREBICEK (Masaryk University, Czech Republic), 31/08/2010 17:01

I plan to attend. EU Open Data is very important topic for Digital Agenda and eEnvironment.

Aidan MCGUIRE (Scraperwiki Ltd, United Kingdom), 14/09/2010 12:56

I plan to attend.

Michael SCHEMBRI (Paragon Europe, Malta), 24/09/2010 09:24

we would like to know more about your project proposals since we are looking for partners

Graham HENCH (STI International, Austria), 26/09/2010 13:12

I plan to attend this session. We will be offering training courses related to this topic later this year.

John DOMINGUE (The Open University, United Kingdom), 26/09/2010 22:30

I plan to attend. Within the SOA4All project (http://www.soa4all.eu) we are developing an approach which we call "Linked Services": Linked Data descriptions of services which can be used to support applications built on top of Linked Data. See http://iserve.kmi.open.ac.uk/ for our repository of Linked Data based service descriptions.

Miguel CHAMOCHIN (AirON, Spain), 27/09/2010 12:38

Planning to attend. Airon has interesting ideas on gov linked data we want to share.

I look forward to meeting you !

Manrique LOPEZ (Andago, Spain), 28/09/2010 01:54

I will try to be there too.

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