[open-heritage] Invitation to workshop "Opening Up Your Metadata: Challenges, Standards and Tools", London, 13th June

Sam Leon sam.leon at okfn.org
Thu May 10 11:29:53 UTC 2012

Dear List,

(apologies for cross-posting)

I warmly invite you all to the next Open GLAM London workshop that will
address the *technical challenges to opening up cultural heritage data.*

The half-day event will take place on the *morning of* *Wednesday 13th June
*at *Queen Mary University of

During the workshop speakers will demonstrate tools for working with open
metadata, discuss standards for opening up metadata and give all
participants an opportunity to discuss the technical challenges they have
faced while trying to make data from their institutions more accessible.

Experts from BibServer <http://bibserver.org/>, CKAN <http://ckan.org/>,
Neontribe <http://www.neontribe.co.uk/> and
Europeana<http://europeana.eu/portal/> will
present and address different technical challenges to opening up metadata
as well as presenting specific tools.

The event will be run in collaboration with
DevCSI<http://devcsi.ukoln.ac.uk/> and
a newly launched EU initiative called DM2E <http://dm2e.eu/> and will be
run in parallel with
two day hack event for building tools with open bibliographic metadata.

The half-day event is free with lunch included, but places are limited. If
you would like to attend, please register

I look forward to seeing many of you on the day.

All the best,

Sam Leon
Community Coordinator
Open Knowledge Foundation
Twitter: @noeL_maS
Skype: samedleon

Opening Up Your Metadata: Challenges, Standards and Tools

Queen Mary University of London, Mile End

Wednesday Morning 13th June 2012

Register for the event
If you have any queries about the event, please get in touch with
sam.leon at okfn.org.

Sam Leon
Community Coordinator
Open Knowledge Foundation
Twitter: @noeL_maS
Skype: samedleon
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