[ckan-discuss] CKAN participation in DCAT meeting, tomorrow (2010-04-22) at 1600 GMT?

Jonathan Gray jonathan.gray at okfn.org
Wed Apr 21 17:40:23 BST 2010

Could be useful if someone from CKAN could participate in this call --
to see what the latest is and to tell others about our plans in this

Rufus, David, John, Friedrich: any of you available?

All the best,


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Richard Cyganiak <richard at cyganiak.de>
Date: Wed, Apr 21, 2010 at 5:24 PM
Subject: [dcat] Tomorrow's dcat Agenda
To: public-egov-ig at w3.org

Plain text agenda below, HTML version on wiki:

(Any serious participants are welcome to join.  You don't need to signup
anywhere at this time.)

  - Richard


Meeting Logistics

   * Thursday, 22 April 2010, for 60 minutes
   * Starting 8am San Francisco, 11am Boston, 4pm London, 5pm Paris

 To join the audio meeting:
   * +1.617.761.6200, + or +44.117.370.6152, Conf
     Code: 3468 ("EGOV")
   * Please dial 61# to mute yourself, 60# to unmute, 41# to raise
     your hand
   * More instructions: http://www.w3.org/2002/01/UsingZakim

 To join for additional text chat:
   * IRC: irc.w3.org:6665 channel #egov
   * http://www.mibbit.com/chat/#egov@irc.w3.org:6665

   * Chair: Richard Cyganiak
   * Scribe: Sandro
   * W3C Staff Contact: Sandro Hawke


   * review http://richard.cyganiak.de/2010/03/dcat-for-egov-ig.pdf

   * review http://www.w3.org/egov/wiki/Data_Catalog_Vocabulary#Links_and_Resources
   * Especially


   * Anyone new?
   * Scribe for next meeting?

Presentations of existing work (25min)

   3-5 minutes per topic; material (examples etc) should be prepared and
   placed on the wiki in advance!

   * Foundations: Dublin Core, SKOS (Ed)
   * Sunlight Labs API proposal (David, Luigi) (awaiting confirmation)
   * DERI's dcat proposal (Fadi)
   * CTIC's Dataset Catalog Vocabulary and “meta-catalog” (Martin)

Atom and dataset updates (15min)

   * What role can Atom play in dataset catalogs?
        * Notify consumers about dataset updates?
        * API for manipulating catalog entries (AtomPub)?
        * Bundling individual dataset records into a catalog (see Atom
use in opengov.se)?
   * Any use cases that RDF doesn't address?

Scope and Deliverables for this group (15min)

   * Vocabulary Reference Document (HTML and RDFS)?
   * Implementation Guide document?
   * Demonstrator?
   * Use Cases? Requirements?
   * Test cases?
   * ...?

Jonathan Gray

Community Coordinator
The Open Knowledge Foundation


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