[open-science] Organising an open data event at SWAT4LS Workshop (London, December 2011)

Egon Willighagen egon.willighagen at gmail.com
Mon Apr 25 06:17:57 UTC 2011

Hi Jenny,

On Sun, Apr 24, 2011 at 4:13 PM, Jenny Molloy <jcmcoppice12 at gmail.com> wrote:
> OKF have been contacted by the organisers of  an international workshop
> of Semantic Web Application in Life Sciences to be held in London in
> December (last year's programme http://www.swat4ls.org/2010/progr.php )
> They are interested in holding a open data related satellite event, like an
> hackathon or clinics on exporting and integrating open scientific data, or
> an evening discussion on open data in science.

I think this is a very good idea! Our exercise on the
IsItOpenData(LODD) (I'll try to catch up next week!) shows the Open
nature of data in the LOD network is not well-defined, and that there
is a lot of confusion.

> Would anyone be keen to help organise something? Let me know by the end of
> the week and we can get back to them with some ideas, or at least an
> expression of interest!

I will not be able to attend this meeting, nor available for
organization, but quite interested otherwise!


Dr E.L. Willighagen
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Institutet för miljömedicin
Karolinska Institutet (http://ki.se/imm)
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