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Re: [minutes] eGov IG call - 3 Sept 2008

From: Jose M. Alonso <josema@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 3 Sep 2008 22:24:04 +0200
Cc: benhlima@emi.ac.ma, Roberto Castaldo <r.castaldo@iol.it>
Message-Id: <89ED765B-718C-45E8-91D3-50573D5CE1D7@w3.org>
To: public-egov-ig@w3.org

All,

The text minutes I sent in the mail are ok, but the pointer was not.  
The right one is:

   http://www.w3.org/2008/09/03-egov-minutes

Thanks Owen for spotting this.

Jose.



El 03/09/2008, a las 18:31, Jose M. Alonso escribió:
> Hi all,
> The draft minutes are posted at:
>  http://www.w3.org/2008/07/09-egov-minutes
> and attached as text below.
> Please, review and provide comments.
> It was especially challenging the identification of who was saying  
> what and to what person the phone number corresponded. Please, let  
> us know if your name is not there of if you see a known phone number  
> that you could help us identify.
> Once again, please send regrets in advance if you are not planning  
> to participate in the call.
> Thanks to all that participated and hope to see those who could not  
> at the next call. Thanks Kjetil for scribing.
> Next meeting: 17 September
>              Laila Benhlima to scribe, Roberto Castaldo on deck
> Best,
> Jose.
> --
> Jose M. Alonso <josema@w3.org>    W3C/CTIC
> eGovernment Lead                  http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/
>
> ------------
>   [1]W3C
>
>      [1] http://www.w3.org/
>
>                               - DRAFT -
>
>               eGovernment Interest Group Teleconference
>
> 3 Sep 2008
>
>   See also: [2]IRC log
>
>      [2] http://www.w3.org/2008/09/03-egov-irc
>
> Attendees
>
>   Present
>          Katie Haritos-Shea, Josema, Kevin, Owen, Kjetil, Benjamin,
>          Chris, Rachel, Ari, Trond, Pasquale (IRC only),
>          +1.301.455.aaaa, +39.25.aabb, +1.202.256.aaee,
>          +1.301.384.aaff
>
>   Regrets
>   Chair
>          Josema, Kevin
>
>   Scribe
>          Kjetil, Josema
>
> Contents
>
>     * [3]Topics
>         1. [4]Convene, agenda adjustments
>         2. [5]Introductions - new people onboard
>         3. [6]Review of open action items
>         4. [7]Group Activity Plan
>         5. [8]Face to Face Meeting
>         6. [9]Liaisons: review
>     * [10]Summary of Action Items
>     _________________________________________________________
>
>    [11]Previous: 2008-07-09]
>
>     [11] http://www.w3.org/2008/07/09-egov-minutes
>
>
>   <josema> kjetil, are you around?
>
>   <josema> you are supposed to scribe today
>
>   <kjetil> josema, yeah, but phone problems
>
>   <josema> scribe: josema
>
> Convene, agenda adjustments
>
>   kevin: welcome everybody, thanks for coming
>
>   josema: apologies for sending the documents so late
>
> Introductions - new people onboard
>
>   [introducing new Members]
>
>   [Tanya, John not here, jose and Kevin give short intro]
>
>   <scribe> scribe: kjetil
>
>   [Ari mentions Openhouse project by Sunlight]
>
>   trond: representative from Oracle
>   ... previously worked for the European Commission
>
>   josema: Martin Mollema (NL) is not around either, joining the Group
>   soon
>
>   josema: I got regrets from a few people, but not all, so it is
>   difficult to know who is on the call
>   ... please send us your regrets to the mailing list, or the chairs
>   ... we have to pre-book ports on the conference system, so please
>   let us know a little in advance
>
> Review of open action items
>
>   <josema> [12]http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/IG/track/actions/open
>
>     [12] http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/IG/track/actions/open
>
>   josema: mentions some long acronyms we should be in touch with
>   ... we are chartered to find ways to cooperate
>
>   [reviewing some of liaisons here]
>
>   [Kevin is reporting on ongoing efforts to establish collaborations]
>
>   [potential joint event with OASIS in March in DC]
>
>   [The World Bank could provide room and some logistics]
>
>   [late March]
>
>   [talked about funding, they are putting together an internal
>   proposal??]
>
>   [talked about open standards and the use in their projects]
>
>   Kevin to speak at [13]FIRM event on September, 24th]
>
>     [13] ]http://xml.gov/documents/completed/firm/20080924FIRMForumAgenda.htm
>
>   <chris> i'm on
>
>   <josema> hope so
>
>   <chris> not sure
>
>   <josema> maybe aagg
>
>   <josema> chris, is your number +1.202.488--something
>
>   <chris> yes, that's me. i'm on mute
>
>   josema: let us look at wikis for the TF's, lets also hear their
>   leaders
>
>   Kevin: before we do that, let us go back to the workshop in spring
>   ... what should that look like?
>   ... we are already two weeks into the time span for this group, and
>   we need to speed up now
>
> Group Activity Plan
>
>   <josema> [14]Group Outline
>
>     [14] http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/IG/wiki/GroupOutline
>
>   <josema> [15]Activity Plan
>
>     [15] http://www.w3.org/2007/eGov/IG/wiki/ActivityPlan
>
>   <josema> [kevin reviews plan]
>
>   <josema> yes, we need feedback!!
>
>   <josema> we need the expertise from the Group
>
>   chris: I would like to review the group activity and align that with
>   the actions for the task force
>
>   josema: these plans are not fixed, they are food for thought
>   ... we are trying to find out what the eGov Activity should be, not
>   just for the present IG
>   ... there are lots of questions about what we should do
>
>   [Kevin leaves call]
>
>   josema: there is an article from some guys at Princeton about open
>   government
>   ... it got a lot of attention, in blogs and so on
>   ... it says the govt should stop publishing websites and focus on
>   publishing open data
>   ... to use by persons and organisations
>   ... we will send the reference, when I have it handy
>   ... if anybody has it handy, please send it to the group list?  
> Owen, please?
>   ... I will try to find it
>   ... task force chairs: what do you expect from your task force?
>
>   owen: will do
>
>   chris: I have heard from some individuals about interest in the TF
>   ... I will be updating the use case documents
>
>   josema: I have been reviewing guidelines from several countries
>   ... some countries say "follow these specs, this performance level"
>   and so on
>
>   <pasquale> sorry, I am not able to continue, hi all
>
>   josema: several countries have been working on this
>   ... would it be interesting to compile "the best of the best"?
>
>   chris.a: Yeah, I think that would be very interesting
>
>   josema: Rachel, if the group would produce that, would it be useful
>   for you?
>
>   rachel: the guiding principles are there
>   ... we have documented a lot of practices
>   ... the more we can do the same way not only in the US, but all over
>   the world, the better it is
>
>   josema: I hope a lot of people will send you email about joining
>   this TF effort
>
>   <josema> september... I'm full of energy :)
>
>   ari: please put up the things that you read and find interesting to
>   the wiki
>
>   josema: how do you envision the TF work?
>
>   ari: the goal is to find out how open standards are used to gain
>   transparancy, and where are the gaps
>   ... the short term goals is to find out what's out there
>
>   josema: any other comments?
>
>   [none heard]
>
>   josema: any other comments?
>   ... let us talk about IG Notes
>   ... we are supposed to produce one for each TF
>   ... we have two months to produce those
>   ... we are supposed to be doing that right now, and we have not
>   really started
>   ... I will try to push a little bit
>   ... I will try to help with the W3C editing principles, which are
>   not very hard, but they are there, and involve valid (X)HTML and
>   things like that
>   ... we have very tight deadlines now
>
> Face to Face Meeting
>
>   josema: I sent an email about the F2F meeting
>   ... the meeting is in Mandelieu, near Cannes
>   ... the discount rate expires on next monday
>
>   <Beng> jose's mail is :
>   [16]http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-egov-ig/2008Aug/0004.
>   html
>
>     [16] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/public-egov-ig/2008Aug/0004.html
>
>   josema: there are other hotels of course
>   ... the deadline for the meeting is sept 28
>   ... this is the TPAC, the Technical Plenary, which is the main W3C
>   technical meeting
>   ... it is one of the best meetings in the year, highly recommended
>   ... if we need to interact with other groups, the best experts will
>   be there
>   ... most meetings are open to observers, so you may join other
>   meetings
>   ... this is very useful to learn technologies, and all the experts
>   are there
>
>   [Important dates: sept 8th and sept 28th]
>
>   josema: any questions?
>
>   [none heard]
>
> Liaisons: review
>
>   josema: Kevin allready mentioned OASIS and the World Bank
>   ... we are in a state where we try to gain more knowledge about each
>   other
>   ... we will return to the group with reports
>
>   <josema> [17]http://www.semic.eu
>
>     [17] http://www.semic.eu/
>
>   josema: we have had some interest from the Semantic Interoperability
>   in Europe (SEMIC.EU)
>   ... this is especially relevant to data integration
>   ... we will meet with the project in Brussels
>   ... how do we see that vision
>   ... they are compiling a repository of "interoperability assets"
>   ... I will find out more about this in two weeks from now in the
>   meeting
>
>   Trond: it is a very interesting project, with large challenges
>
>   <josema> [18]Ontaria
>
>     [18] http://www.w3.org/2004/ontaria/
>
>   josema: Ontaria was a related W3C project
>   ... that project is paused
>   ... I will try to find out more
>
>   kjetil: mentioned the liasons established by Computas
>
>   <josema> I lost my phone connection :(
>
>   josema: any further questions?
>   ... please take a look at the documents
>   ... thank you all!
>   ... next meeting: 17 Sept.
>
>   [ADJOURNED]
>
>   <josema> thanks all for particippating today
>
>   <josema> thanks kjetil for scribing!
>
> Summary of Action Items
>
>   [no new ACTIONS]
>
>   [End of minutes]
>     _________________________________________________________
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