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FYI: Joint Data.gov & Ontolog "Big Open Data" sessions - Thu 2012.05.10 & 2012.05.17

From: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
Date: Tue, 08 May 2012 09:04:08 -0400
Message-ID: <4FA919C8.7040601@openlinksw.com>
To: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>, "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>, public-rww@w3.org
On 5/8/12 7:37 AM, Peter Yim wrote:
> Re: http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2012_05_10
>
>
> Dear Colleagues,
>
>
> You are cordially invited to participate at the Joint Data.gov&
> Ontolog "Big Open Data" virtual panel session listed below.
>
>
> ****************** Headlines ***********************
>
>
> Please join us this Thursday (May-10) and next Thursday (May-17) when
> we will look into the policy, social, as well as the technology
> aspects of some of the state-of-the-art efforts in "Big Open Data" in
> the US, at both the city government and the federal levels.
>
>
> *Thu 10 May 2012* - "Fostering 'Big Open Data' in government through
> Open Collaboration - invited presentation on 'NYCFacets' and on New
> York City's 'Open' initiatives" - Co-chairs: Jeanne Holm (Data.gov)
> and Peter Yim (Ontolog) - see details on the session page at:
> http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2012_05_10
> ... *RSVP now*!
>
> *Thu 17 May 2012* - "Implementing 'Big Open Data' in government
> through Open Collabroation - case examples and possibilities" -
> Co-chairs: George Thomas (HHS), Jesse Wang (SMWcon) and Peter Yim
> (Ontolog) - see details on the session page at:
> http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2012_05_17
>
>
> These will be 2-hour virtual sessions starting at: 9:30am PDT /
> 12:30pm EDT / 6:30pm CEST / 5:30pm BST / 16:30 UTC ... please register
> now and mark your calendars.
>
> *Register your attendance* by emailing<peter.yim@cim3.com>  off-line
> or register yourself directly to the wiki session page (if you are
> already a part of the community). Please include your affiliation and
> specify the date of the session(s) when you are writing in to register
> and specify date of the session you plan to attend.
>
>
> ********************* Details ************************
>
> These two sessions are jointly organized by the US federal data.gov
> program and the Ontolog community; with the support from the
> NYC-open-data, SMWcon-Spring2012, and OOR initiatives.
>
> The two sessions on 'Big Open Data' follows quite naturally from a few
> very exciting events lately:
>
> (a) the recent US federal government's thrust toward developing and
> leveraging 'Big Data'
>
> (b) the 3-month long OntologySummit2012 series of events that just
> finished a few weeks ago that was focused around the theme 'Ontology
> for Big Systems,' and
>
> (c) New York City's award of their 'Big Apps 3.0' grand prize to
> NYCfacets (capitalizing on ontology and semantic technologies) and the
> City's 'open data' initiative that followed.
>
>
> These sessions, like all Ontolog virtual events, are open and free of
> charge. Anyone who is interested, or (better still) who may have
> something to contribute, is welcome. Please refer to event details on
> the session pages, to which the hyperlink is given above, where you
> will find session agenda, conference call dial-in, slides and other
> pertinent information. Feel free to pass this invitation along to
> colleagues who may also find these sessions to be of interest.
>
> *RSVP* by emailing Peter Yim at<peter.yim@cim3.com>  offline (or add
> yourself directly to the session page if you are already an Ontolog or
> Ontology Summit community member) so that we can prepare enough
> resources to support everyone. [Please state clearly the date of the
> session you are registering for in your email.]
>
> These sessions will be recorded and made available in a publicly
> accessible archive. Therefore, before participating, please make sure
> you are cognizant of our IPR policy (ref:
> http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?WikiHomePage#nid32).
>
>
> Regards. =ppy
>
> For and on behalf of
>
> the Session Chairs
> Jeanne Holm, George Thomas, Jesse Wang&  Peter Yim
> --
>
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