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Government Linked Data (GLD) Working Group

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Date: Wed, 08 Jun 2011 16:43:46 -0700
To: semantic-web <semantic-web@w3.org>, public-lod <public-lod@w3.org>, "W3C eGov Interest Group (All)" <public-egov-ig@w3.org>, W3C eGov Announcements <public-egov-announce@w3.org>, open-government@lists.okfn.org
Cc: GLD Chairs <team-gld-chairs@w3.org>, public-gld-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <1307576626.2485.10.camel@waldron>
There is now a W3C Working Group on Government use of Linked Data. The
group's home page is here:


The kickoff meeting is in just three week, near Washington D.C.  If you
are interested in participating, please fill out this survey:


If you expect to attend this meeting (in person or remotely), please
take a serious look at the deliverables in the charter and pick one or
two items on which you'd be willing to give a 10-minute presentation,
helping people understand that topic.  If you can do this, please send
your topic(s) and a few thoughts to the chairs at
team-gld-chairs@w3.org.  Responses within the next week will help us
form the agenda and give us time to give you feedback.

The charter is here:


This is important work, which I expect will be very rewarding for
people striving for five-star Government data.

                   - Sandro Hawke, W3C staff contact

(Sorry for the accidental conflict with OKCon.  Scheduling is
hard.  We expect to have another meeting in Europe in the fall.)
Received on Wednesday, 8 June 2011 23:47:04 UTC

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