[epsi-coord] catching up w Jonathan / OKF

Ton Zijlstra ton.zijlstra at gmail.com
Mon Jul 11 14:04:14 BST 2011

oh, and more thing. We'll discuss a way of replacing the current page
http://www.epsiplatform.eu/psi_data_catalogues with content coming from

Interdependent Thoughts
Ton Zijlstra

ton at tonzijlstra.eu


On Mon, Jul 11, 2011 at 3:02 PM, Ton Zijlstra <ton.zijlstra at gmail.com>wrote:

> hi all,
> had a chat with Jonathan this afternoon to catch up on all of the stuff
> that is going on.
> Some of the things we discussed:
> OGD Camp: I/we'll do a session on mapping, connecting and strengthening the
> Central/Eastern European open data network. A type of meet and greet session
> to bring people together, and at the same time strengthen both epsi's and
> okfn's ties to them. It's our biggest blank spot at the moment. Esp in
> countries like Romania, Hungary.
> OGD Camp: the travel bursary. Epsi will not provide funds for this. But
> there is some discussion of a government body possibly putting up travel
> funds. Epsi could volunteer to help prioritize requests to that funding in
> an advisory capacity.  This is something for us to discuss as a team.
> OGD Camp: I've joined the organizers mailing list, to bring in the epsi
> perspective there
> OGD Camp: Personally I think I'll try to do a session on how open data is a
> instrument/tool for governments themselves to do their own work.
> OGD Camp: Do we know anybody or any organization you think *must* be
> invited to the OGD Camp in Warsaw in October? Let me know, and I'll forward.
> Romania: Both I and Jonathan have been building a few contacts there now.
> We'll be trying to connect them and start an OKF Romania mailing list.
> Possibly do a workshop there in the fall, or early 2012.
> Guest blogging: we'll start cross-posting Member State connected guest
> postings from the OKF blog in a more structured way. Ton will discuss with
> Daniel how to do this in practice.
>  Idea: in the new website, find a way of visualizing the timeline of
> re-use/OGD developments in a country.
> best,
> Ton
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