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Re: International Workshop

From: Dave Reynolds <der@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
Date: Fri, 26 Jul 2002 08:38:45 +0100
Message-ID: <3D40FC85.9DA5E782@hplb.hpl.hp.com>
To: Charles McCathieNevile <charles@w3.org>
CC: public-esw@w3.org

Seems like a reasonable proposal and I'm happy for it to go ahead.
The chances of us being able to send someone are low but not zero.


Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> Hi folks,
> sorry for the delay in getting back to this.
> A rough proposal:
> We hold the international workshop as two sessions at DC-2002:
> An introduction to SWAD-E. A brief overview of what we hope to achieve is
> going to be presented as part of a plenary talk by Eric Miller of the
> Semantic Web Activity at W3C (he is going to be talking about the Semantic
> Web at W3C in general, as I understand it).
> In addition we have a short session (1 or 2 hours) providing a slightly more
> in-depth overview of the project. My hope for this is that we will present
> the work we are doing, our goals for the different areas of work, the
> partners in the project, etc. I would like as many of the partners as
> possible to be presenting work, so we will need to discuss how to organise
> this and still have a reasonable amount of time for discussion of how this
> fits into the wider context of semantic web work in europe and
> internationally, dublin core, etc.
> And we have a session of perhaps 6 hours which is a technical work session. A
> proposed topic is schema interoperability - fitting with both the Semweb and
> Dublin Core themes. Dan Brickley will give some more detail about this, but
> we need to respond very quickly to the Dublin Core folks if we would like to
> go ahead with this.
> I am hoping to have enough answers from people by monday afternoon UK time to
> be able to pass on a sense that we would like to go ahead with this (or
> alternative proposals if people think this is not the way to go). It would be
> useful to know how many of the partners would (probably) be able to attend
> and present.
> Again, I apologise for the short time-scale. I will post a page on the site
> tomorrow with a bit more detail.
> Cheers
> Charles
> On Mon, 1 Jul 2002, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> >Sorry, URI for dublin core conference: http://www.bncf.net/dc2002/
> >
> >Charles
> >
> >On Mon, 1 Jul 2002, Charles McCathieNevile wrote:
> >
> >  Hi folks,
> >
> >  How do people feel about holding the international workshop in conjunction
> >  with the Dublin Core conference in Florence in October, and holding a
> >  workshop at HP as discussed as our other required developer workshop in that
> >  period?
> >
> >  The International workshop should be a little more of a general public
> >  introduction to the project than a normal developer workshop, although it
> >  should also have a technical focus of some kind, and the Dublin Core
> >  conference seems more appropriate for that than a single-topic workshop based
> >  on the fact that we potentially have members of the WebOnt working group
> >  available.
> >
> >
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