[Open-transport] Fwd: Invitation - SNCF - Transilien Open Data (Paris, France)
laura.newman at okfn.org
Tue May 29 07:53:41 UTC 2012
I think you would be an excellent representative of the OKFN. Because we
have to move fairly quickly, I'm going to take this off-list now and
introduce you to the organisers directly.
Thanks for stepping up :)
On Tue, May 29, 2012 at 8:44 AM, Pieter Colpaert
<pieter.colpaert at okfn.org>wrote:
> Hi Laura,
> I would be very glad to do this, although I would have to reschedule
> some meeting. If this is okay by anyone else of course.
> Next to currently setting up the incubating Belgian chapter of OKFN I'm
> currently active in iRail, a not-for profit organisation which promotes
> digital creativity using open transport data. In 2010 we got a cease and
> desist letter from the Belgian railway company due to "copyright
> infringement" which we publicly replied to, and got some media attention
> as a result. Since that day we have been talking to transport
> organisations concerning an open data policy. You can find more
> information here: http://hello.iRail.be.
> I'm very interested in the data.sncf.fr story
> Kind regards,
> On 05/29/2012 09:36 AM, Laura Newman wrote:
> > Hi Open Transport folk,
> > Rufus has been invited to speak at SNCF as they kick-off their hackday.
> > Unfortunately Rufus isn't going to be able to make it, due to prior
> > commitments and a busy schedule.
> > SNCF have widened their invitation, and I wondered whether any of you
> > would be able to attend the event on behalf of the Open Knowledge
> > Foundation? The event will take place in Paris on June 8th and transport
> > and accommodation will be provided. They are looking for someone to give
> > a 15 minute talk, a few media interviews, and to participate more
> > generally in discussion. If any of you would be interested, please get
> > in touch with me asap (ideally today), as I need to respond to SNCF
> > promptly.
> > Kind regards,
> > Laura
> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: ** <kat at opentransilien.com <mailto:kat at opentransilien.com>>
> > Date: Tue, May 22, 2012 at 6:25 PM
> > Subject: Invitation - SNCF - Transilien Open Data (Paris, France)
> > To: rufus.pollock at okfn.org <mailto:rufus.pollock at okfn.org>
> > Cc: chloe at june21.eu <mailto:chloe at june21.eu>, speakers at okfn.org
> > <mailto:speakers at okfn.org>
> > Dear Dr. Pollock,
> > On behalf of the SNCF, France's national railway company, I would like
> > to invite you as our guest of honor during the launch of Hackday
> > Transilien, one of our open data initiatives. The event will take place
> > on June 8 at La Cantine, 151 rue Montmartre, Passage des Panoramas, in
> > Paris' 2nd arrondissement. All the details of the invitation are in the
> > invitation attached to this email.
> > If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me using
> > this email address or on the phone number listed below.
> > I look forward to hearing from you.
> > Best regards,
> > Katherine
> > --
> > Katherine Borlongan
> > Open Data
> > SNCF Transilien
> > @katborlongan
> > (33)631266077
> > --
> > Laura Newman
> > Community Coordinator
> > Open Knowledge Foundation
> > http://okfn.org/
> > Skype: lauranewmanonskype
> > Twitter: @Newmanlk
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