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SWIG F2F meeting, 2nd March, Cannes, France

From: Danny Ayers <danny.ayers@gmail.com>
Date: Sun, 29 Jan 2006 21:44:24 +0100
Message-ID: <1f2ed5cd0601291244j1b34aa4x8916d33cd3eff1ec@mail.gmail.com>
To: Semantic Web <semantic-web@w3.org>

There will be a :

	Semantic Web Interest Group meeting
	at W3C Technical Plenary
	Thursday, 2nd March, Cannes Mandelieu, France.
	Agenda : below

As Dan Brickley said in his pre-announcement [1], the SWIG is a fairly
informal public group, the closest we have to a membership list is
subscription to semantic-web@w3.org. (danbri's the chair of SWIG but
won't be available, so I'm standing in). So although the meeting won't
be restricted to W3C Members, we will want to know in advance who will
attending for room logistics etc. The web forms aren't yet set up for
this, details will follow as soon as they become available.

The meeting will be a varied mix of short and medium-length
talks/presentations plus a few very short lightning talks, and some
open discussion. There's a snapshot of the provisional agenda below.
The lightning talks have proved interesting, useful and fun in
previous years. So if anyone would like to present something,
anything, but *very quickly*, please let me know. Right now the agenda
says "max. 10 minutes", if we get a few more of these that time slot
will have to narrow, and the challenge goes up...

*** Agenda ***

9.00-9.30 Welcome and Introductions
9.30-10.00 "DBin: an all round Semantic Web platform for user
communities" - Giovanni Tummarello
10.00-10.30 "Trust RDF to describe Web content?" - Phil Archer
(content label XG)

10.30-11.00 Coffee

11.00-11.20 Health Care and Life Sciences IG intro
11.20-12.00 Lightning talks (max 10 mins each)
            * Cristian Morbidoni - "Semantic Web for the Humanities:
RDF and OWL for Textual Encoding"
            * Michele Nucci - "Cooperative Semantic Web geotagging
tools The Eclipse SW Map/GEarth"
            * Danny Ayers - Atom/OWL
            * Reto Bachmann-Gmuer : rdf-diff/rdf-patch
            * Tim Berners-Lee : "Browsable data"

12.00-1.30 Lunch

1.30-3.30 "GRDDL" - Dan Connolly (Gleaning Resource Descriptions from
Dialects of Languages - getting RDF data out of XML and XHTML
documents, e.g. microformats, using explicitly associated
transformation algorithms, typically represented in XSLT)

3.30-4.00 Coffee

4.00-4.40 "WSDL RDF mapping" and "Semantic annotations for WSDL" - Jacek Kopecky
4.40-5.00 Open discussion/lightning talks - topics : see Wiki


The agenda may change between now and the event, the current version
can be found on the ESW Wiki at :


Hotel, transport information etc. can be found on the page for the
entire Tech Plenary meeting :


Local organizers:
    W3C Europe/ERCIM Sophia Antipolis

Meeting location:
    Royal Hotel Casino
    605 avenue du Général de Gaulle
    06210 Mandelieu la Napoule
    Tel : +33 (0)4 92 97 70 00
    Fax : +33 (0)4 93 49 51 50

Any other queries or suggestions please feel free to contact me
on/off-list as appropriate.


[1] http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/semantic-web/2006Jan/0241.html


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