Conference announcement  a date for your diaries

The 2nd Linked Open Data Conference from the Cataloguing and Indexing Group in Scotland will take place on the 21st of September in Edinburgh. 


CIG Scotland is delighted to announce that Richard Wallis - LOD and semantic web expert and Technology Evangelist at OCLC - will provide the keynote address.

A full programme will be available shortly, and will feature speakers from across Europe, including Edina, the Open Knowledge Foundation, the National Library of Scotland, Bibliotheque nationale de France, the Polytechnic University of Madrid, and the DBC (Denmark).

The conference will be of relevance if you work with or are responsible for metadata, resource discovery, or data interoperability and are interested in linked data, open data and the semantic web learn how your metadata can work harder for you and others, and how other people's metadata can work harder for you. 


Conference details

Date:       Friday 21st September 2012
Time:      10:00-16:15
Venue:    Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation
Cost:      50+vat (40+vat for CIG/CIGS members)

To register for this event, please contact Paul Cunnea, CIGS Secretary, at [log in to unmask]


Please indicate whether you are a CIG/CIGS member, and whether you wish to be invoiced or will pay on the day.  Please note that delegates will be invoiced after the conference.  Any queries regarding purchase orders or invoicing please contact CIGS Treasurer Ann Cameron at [log in to unmask]


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