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Re: [RDB2RDF XG] Hello and question about f2f

From: Axel Polleres <axel.polleres@deri.org>
Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2008 09:05:42 +0100
Message-ID: <47DA31D6.6020803@deri.org>
To: "Ezzat, Ahmed" <Ahmed.Ezzat@hp.com>
CC: "ashok.malhotra@oracle.com" <ashok.malhotra@oracle.com>, "orchard@pacificspirit.com" <orchard@pacificspirit.com>, "'Halb, Wolfgang'" <Wolfgang.Halb@joanneum.at>, "public-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org" <public-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org>, "member-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org" <member-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org>

Ezzat, Ahmed wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> I would suggest to rotate meetings between Boston and Bay area where I suspect most of us are.
> Regards,

I would also include Europe in the rotation cycle, to balance out travel 
costs between the participants a bit, it seems there is also a 
considerable number of people from the "old" continent ;-)

E.g. Galway would be happy to host a F2F at some point (and is reachable 
quite directly from Boston via Shannon, for instance)

Axel

> Ahmed
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: member-xg-rdb2rdf-request@w3.org [mailto:member-xg-rdb2rdf-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of ashok malhotra
> Sent: Thursday, March 13, 2008 3:49 PM
> To: orchard@pacificspirit.com
> Cc: 'Halb, Wolfgang'; public-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org; member-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org
> Subject: Re: [RDB2RDF XG] Hello and question about f2f
> 
> 
> Dave, Wolfgang and others:
> If there are some folks in Beijing for other reasons and want to meet to
> discuss RDB2RDF that's fine.
> But for our initial f2f we need at least a 2 day meeting and I'm afraid
> that is not going to be possible
> at WWW2008.  Also, my guess is that the majority of the XG membership is
> not going to be in Beijing,
> Ashok
> 
> Dave Orchard wrote:
> 
>> I think it would be wonderful to meet at www 2008.  I will be in Beijing for the AC meeting and I'd planned at least a few days
>> before and after.
>>
>> Cheers,
>> Dave
>>
>>
>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: member-xg-rdb2rdf-request@w3.org
>>> [mailto:member-xg-rdb2rdf-request@w3.org] On Behalf Of Halb, Wolfgang
>>> Sent: Thursday, March 13, 2008 5:59 AM
>>> To: public-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org; member-xg-rdb2rdf@w3.org
>>> Subject: [RDB2RDF XG] Hello and question about f2f
>>>
>>>
>>> Hello,
>>> My colleague Michael Hausenblas and I have just joined the RDB2RDF XG.
>>> We are working on topics closely related to the mission of the XG.
>>> Recently we launched riese (http://riese.joanneum.at), an
>>> RDFized and Interlinked version of the Eurostat data, where
>>> we also encountered various issues when mapping relational
>>> data into RDF.
>>>
>>> Are there any plans for a face-to-face meeting already?
>>> The upcoming WWW2008 from April 21-25 might be a good chance
>>> to get in contact personally?
>>>
>>> All the best,
>>> Michael and Wolfgang
>>>
>>>
>>> --------------------------------------------------------------------
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>>>  Institute of Information Systems & Information Management
>>>  JOANNEUM RESEARCH Forschungsgesellschaft mbH
>>>  Steyrergasse 17, A-8010 Graz, AUSTRIA
>>>
>>>  phone:  +43-316-876-1135                   fax: +43-316-876-1191
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>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
> 
> 
> --
> All the best, Ashok
> 
> 


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Dr. Axel Polleres
email: axel@polleres.net  url: http://www.polleres.net/

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