[Crm-sig] [Frbr-crm] Major conference on libraries and the Semantic Web, 26-27 April 2012, and next FRBR/CRM meeting

martin martin at ics.forth.gr
Thu Jan 12 21:28:27 EET 2012


Dear colleagues,

April 30 to May 3 in Heraklion would fit me very well!

Best,

Martin

On 1/12/2012 6:34 PM, gordon at gordondunsire.com wrote:
> Colleagues
>
>
> As we discussed at the meeting in Amsterdam in November, I said I would send you the dates of the libraries and Semantic Web event I
> mentioned, to help schedule the next meeting of the frbr-crm group - I think we were offered Paris or Heraklion. Both are easy to get to
> from London. It would be good if we can schedule the next meeting to follow this event in London, as it will be far more convenient, and
> cheaper, for anyone with long distances to travel to London.
>
>
> Details:
>
>
>     *April 2012 marks the fifth anniversary of the Data Model Meeting [1] at the British Library, London attended by participants interested
>     in the fit between RDA: resource description and access and the models used in other metadata communities, especially those working in
>     the Semantic Web environment. This meeting, informally known as the “London Meeting”, has proved to be a critical point in the
>     trajectory of libraries from the traditional data view to linked data and the Semantic Web. *
>
>
> DCMI (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative) and others will host a one-day seminar on Friday 27 April 2012 to describe progress since 2007, mark
> the anniversary, and look to further collaboration in the future.
>
> Speakers will include participants at the 2007 meeting and other significant players in library data and the Semantic Web. Papers from the
> seminar will be published by DCMI and available freely online.
>
> The seminar will be preceded by inaugural meetings of the new DCMI Vocabulary Management Community [2] and DCMI Bibliographic Metadata Task
> Group [3] on Thursday 28 April 2012 which will be open to all.
>
> The venue for both days is the British Library, St Pancras, London.
>
> The London Meeting stimulated significant development of Semantic Web representations of the major international bibliographic metadata
> models, including IFLA’s Functional Requirements family and the International Standard Bibliographic Description (ISBD), and MARC as well as
> RDA itself. Attention is now beginning to focus on the management and sustainability of this activity, and the development of high-level
> semantic and data structures to support library applications.
>
> This is a preliminary announcement; further information will be circulated in due course and published via [2] and [3].
>
> Diane Hillmann (Moderator, DCMI Vocabulary Management Community; Co-Chair, DCMI Bibliographic Metadata Task Group)
> Gordon Dunsire (Co-Chair, DCMI Bibliographic Metadata Task Group)
>
> [1] http://www.bl.uk/bibliographic/meeting.html
> [2] http://dublincore.org/groups/vocabulary-management/
> [3] http://wiki.dublincore.org/index.php/Bibliographic_Metadata_Task_Group
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