[open-archaeology] chances for meeting in the real-world (Athens, London)
iknowjoseph at gmail.com
Thu Feb 18 11:56:43 GMT 2010
The London dates sound good - are you thinking about the 11th now?
I'd be interested in talking about Open Archaeology data mashups -
with a bit of luck we'll soon be making available a lot of data that
others can take and do new and exciting things with.
On 14 February 2010 18:16, Stefano Costa <stefano.costa at okfn.org> wrote:
> Dear all,
> this is a service e-mail to see if there is some interest for having
> real-world meetings during the following month. I will be in Athens and
> London during the first half of March.
> My travel agenda is:
> March, 4th to 8th: Athens
> March, 12th to 14th, London
> Athens' days are fixed, and I will be probably free on March, 5th for
> the whole day. If someone wants to have an informal (that is, with
> μπίρα) or semi-formal meeting, I'm available and I would be happy to
> talk about cultural heritage and archaeological data in Greece,
> following the good conference we had in 2008. If a semi-formal meeting
> is to be preferred, someone has to find a room.
> Instead, I haven't bought my tickets for London yet. I have a conference
> at King's College London on 12th afternoon and 13th all day, so if there
> are some people who would like to meet, I can arrive on 11th or delay my
> departure until 14th afternoon (but it's a Sunday).
> From my experience, real-world meetings can help a lot in building
> effective working groups, enhancing communication through e-mail and
> chat, too. Meetings would obviously focus on strategies and roadmaps
> towards open archaeological data, country-specific issues, best
> practices for licenses and software tools, and maybe also hunting of
> existing open data.
> Please let me know at your earliest convenience, so we can start
> organizing and I can buy my tickets.
> Best regards,
> Stefano Costa
> Coordinator, Working Group on Open Data in Archaeology
> The Open Knowledge Foundation
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> open-archaeology at lists.okfn.org
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