[okfn-discuss] Ideas for OKCon 2010?
auer at informatik.uni-leipzig.de
Tue Jul 7 19:44:56 BST 2009
Luis Villa wrote:
> I'd suggest cap at 1,000 words, and put all the papers in a wiki
> before the conference, with people allowed and encouraged to edit
> them, and conference speakers encouraged to participate in the editing
> process and respond to the edits/questions during their presentation.
> (If particularly good editing processes happen, could convert it to a
> panel and invite the editors!)
Yes, I think such an open submission, reviewing process might be
appropriate for OKCON ;-)
I still think it would be important to have a deadline for submissions -
else people tend to forget about it. We could call it maybe the
"research track" of OKCON. We should also try to publish the submissions
for archival purposes, e.g. at CEUR-WS.org.
We can also ask for two kinds of submissions - papers (up to 6 pages)
and abstracts (1-2 pages).
Regarding topics the following came to my mind:
* Semantic Web and Linked Data technologies for representing and
interlinking open knowledge
* platforms, methods and tools for creating, sharing and curating open
* light-weight, adaptive interaction models
* Licensing of open-knowledge
* Incentive and gratification models for open-knowledge contributors
* Business models for open-knowledge
* Opening and making libraries, archives, museums more accessible
Probably we should set up a page at the Wiki to continue drafting the
call. Once ready we can send the call around to mailinglists of the
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