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Re: "VoCamp" - Proposal for a Vocabulary/Ontology Hackfest - Call for Expressions of Interest (was RE: [call for comments] voiD - vocabulary of interlinked datasets)

From: Yves Raimond <yves.raimond@gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Jun 2008 13:09:20 +0100
Message-ID: <82593ac00806110509p5671f86au82c3445c9d45da4d@mail.gmail.com>
To: "Tom Heath" <Tom.Heath@talis.com>
Cc: public-lod@w3.org

>
> Yes, as Jun mentions, there is a proposal floating around for a "VoCamp"
> sometime in the near-ish future - basically a short, residential
> "hackfest" kind of event where people interested in creating
> vocabularies/lightweight ontologies for Linked Data/Semantic Web can get
> together with other motivated people and produce vocabs in areas that
> interest them. The emphasis would be on practical outputs, probably with
> a "paper first, laptops second" policy and plenty of time for discussion
> and socialising. The aim would also be to minimise the cost as much as
> possible.
>
> Oxford has been proposed as a possible venue, but neither this or any
> other details are set in stone, it all depends on YOU! :D
>
> So, time and finances allowing, would you be interested in attending
> such an event? If so then please let me know by replying (on-list or
> off-list), and plans can proceed based on the level of interest.
>

Yes! Sounds great!

Cheers :-)
y
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