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Re: Restarting W3C eGov Meetings and Roadmap

From: Chris Beer <chris@codex.net.au>
Date: Fri, 29 Jun 2012 08:49:58 +1000
Message-ID: <g46icyb4t0lr2v65fsaqobq8.1340923798427@email.android.com>
To: "Holm, Jeanne M (1760)" <jeanne.m.holm@jpl.nasa.gov>, public-egov-ig@w3.org

Hi all

1) Apologies in advance from me on the initial meetings. Wish I could call in but I'll be out of town visiting family.

2) Question for Australasian participants - is there any consensus as to whether we are better off participating in the Americas or Eurasian calls/sub groups? Or both?

Cheers

Chris Beer
I.E (Public) - W3 e-Gov



Sent from Samsung Mobile"Holm, Jeanne M (1760)" <jeanne.m.holm@jpl.nasa.gov> wrote:Hi all--

Just a reminder that we'll be having a meeting this Friday, at 0800–0930 Los Angeles time (world time:  http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=W3C+eGov+Interest+Group%3A+Western&iso=20120629T08&p1=137&ah=1&am=30) 

Please review the draft roadmap document to the wiki at http://www.w3.org/egov/wiki. We welcome your comments and suggestions and will be collecting them at the meeting, via email through the list serve here, or at the LinkedIn Group:  http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=1800648&trk=hb_side_g

A second meeting will be held on this topic on Monday, 9 July, at 0900–1030 London time (world time: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?msg=W3C+eGov+Interest+Group%3A+Eastern&iso=20120709T16&p1=102&ah=1&am=30) 

Looking forward to seeing you there!

--Jeanne Holm and Tomasz Janowski
Co-Chairs, W3C eGov Interest Group

From: Jeanne Holm <Jeanne.M.Holm@jpl.nasa.gov>
Date: Fri, 22 Jun 2012 12:19:26 +0200
To: "eGov IG (Public)" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>
Subject: Restarting W3C eGov Meetings and Roadmap

Hi all--

Thank you for your patience as we organized the many great comments made by the group members over the last few months. We would like to make two announcements.

First, we will be resuming the meetings for the W3C eGov Interest Group. Based on your responses to the survey, we will have a meeting every two weeks, with differing times to best reach your time zones:
Atlantic meetings - every fourth Friday at 0800–0930 Los Angeles time; the first meeting will be held on 29 June 2012
Eurasian meetings - every fourth Monday at 0900–1030 London time; the first meeting will be held on 9 July 2012
Second, the first two meetings will aim at presenting and discussing the roadmap for our group, focused broadly on the questions of mechanics, value proposition, localization and definition of e-government  and a plan for discussions around such questions. The questions will be applied to some of the themes that arose at our meeting last year such as open data, accessibility, social media,
education and outreach, and data licensing, as well as newer discussion threads around standards, platforms, and privacy and security.

We have published the draft roadmap document to the wiki at http://www.w3.org/egov/wiki. We welcome your comments and suggestions. Please feel free to edit the wiki directly or send comments to this list or to Tomasz or Jeanne.  I'll also be including this on our LinkedIn group discussion site at:  http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=1800648&trk=hb_side_g

Some of the concrete outcomes of these discussions will be a community directory, an eGov library, and other resources that would be useful to the group. More generally, we hope to build understanding and consensus on various aspects and stages of e-government, and on the role of web standards in developing and managing e-government systems.

Looking forward to a productive year!

--Jeanne Holm and Tomasz Janowski
Co-Chairs, W3C eGov Interest Group
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