Recent Activity: Vocabulary Services IG

25 Apr 2020

Two vocab tools - VocPrez & pyLODE

Dear VSIG,
VocPrez
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You may know of the new, open source, vocal server VocPrez [1], well a new version of it is now in production for the Geological Survey of Queensland delivering 60+ vocabularies: https://vocabs.gsq.digital/vocabulary/ . VocPrez can deliver vocabs sources from a number of sources - files, RVA, a SPARQL endpoint etc. and it can be themed to match an organisation’s branding. Work on VocPrez is on-going so if you need a vocab server, check it out!
pyLODE
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22 Apr 2020

FAIRsFAIR virtual workshop on semantic artefact metadata - April 29th from 9:30AM CET

Dear colleagues,
I hope this email finds you well.
I would like to invite you to join us for the FAIRsFAIR virtual workshop on
semantic artefact metadata that will be held on Wednesday April 29th from
9:30 AM CET until 13:00 CET.
We are aiming at discussing a minimum metadata set for describing semantic
artefacts, therefore continuing the discussion initiated during the last
RDA VSSIG session.
If you are interested and available, please register here:

02 Apr 2020

RDA P-15 VSSIG Virtual session tonight at 9:00 PM UTC

Dear colleagues,
I hope this email finds you well.
This is a friendly reminder concerning RDA P15 VSSIG Virtual session which
will be held today @9:00PM UTC (i.e. 8:00AM Friday in Melbourne, 10:00PM UK
Time, 11:00PM European time, 5:00PM EST and 2:00PM EST).
You will find the meeting agenda here:
https://www.rd-alliance.org/moving-toward-fair-semantics-2
Please register to the event here and add it to your calendar:

27 Mar 2020

Virtual VSSIG session: April 2nd @9:00PM UTC

Dear colleagues,
I hope this email finds you well despite the current circumstances.
I would like to inform you that we are organising a virtual session on *April
2nd @ 9:00PM UTC*.
You can find the telco information on the RDA P15 Virtual Agenda here:
https://www.rd-alliance.org/rda-virtual-plenary-programme.
The main objective of this session will be to discuss the first version of
the FAIR Semantics recommendations (10.5281/zenodo.3707984
). We will first have few

19 Mar 2020

Virtual RDA P15 session and FAIR Semantics recommendations v1

Dear colleagues,
I hope this email finds you well and healthy despite the current situation.
I would like to inform you that we are organising a dedicated virtual
session for the VSSIG which will be held most likely early April.
I will keep you updated regarding date and time next week.
In the meantime, I would like to inform you that the first version of the
FAIR Semantics recommendations has been finally released and can be
accessed on Zenodo 10.5281/zenodo.3707984
.

13 Feb 2020

Coronavirus 2019-nCoV announcement for RDMTW2020

The Research Data Management Training Workshop 2020 will be postponed to the Autumn due to the impact of the coronavirus outbreak in Asia, and the future date will be determined. The registration fee already paid and the reservation fee of accommodation reserved through Conference Secretariat will be refunded in full.

Sincerely,
RDMTW2020
http://odw.tw/RDMTW2020/

07 Jan 2020

RDA Plenary 15 session acceptance: "Data Properties: Metadata as an Economic Good" Joint Session

Dear Metadata Interest Group, Data Economics Interest Group, Big Data Interest Group, and Vocabulary Services Interest Group,  

 

Thank you for responding to the TAB comments on your session proposal "Data Properties: Metadata as an Economic Good" for RDA Plenary 15 in March 2020. Your session proposal has now been accepted. Congratulations! We look forward to seeing you in Melbourne.

Best wishes,

Stefanie Kethers (RDA Secretariat)

23 Dec 2019

RDA P15 Melbourne - Session Acceptance (Improve before Accept)

 
Dear Metadata Interest Group, Data Economics Interest Group, Big Data Interest Group and Vocabulary Services Interest Group,
 
At its meeting on December 19, the RDA Technical Advisory Board considered your proposal for a session at Plenary 15 in 2020.
 
Unfortunately, TAB IS NOT ABLE TO ACCEPT YOUR SESSION PROPOSAL UNLESS YOU MAKE THE CHANGES THAT ARE LISTED BELOW. IF YOU STILL WISH TO PROCEED YOU WILL NEED TO:
 
1. Update the session description to address TAB's concerns BY OR BEFORE JAN 2ND, 2020

21 Dec 2019

RDA P15 session accepted, a new co-chair and merry Xmas

Dear colleagues,
I hope this email finds you well.
I would like to inform you that our session at RDA P15 in Melbourne has
been accepted with minor changes requested in the agenda (see below). We
will make the changes accordingly early January. Thank you Rainer for
sharing this good news with us.
In the meantime, I would like to let you know that we are welcoming
Alexandra Kokkinaki as new co-chair of the interest group. Thank you
Alexandra for volunteering and for helping us putting together this session

09 Dec 2019

P15 Session Proposal Received

Dear RDA Chair, Thank you for your session proposal for Plenary 15 titled “Moving toward FAIR Semantics”. A review of all submitted proposals is now underway by the RDA Technical Advisory Board, with notifications of acceptance and scheduling details planned to be sent the first week in January. Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns you have regarding your submission. Thank you. Regards, Jamie Petta, on behalf of the RDA Secretariat

03 Dec 2019

VSSIG group meeting for the 15th RDA Plenary: Your feedback is important

Dear colleagues,
The Vocabulary Services group will submit a proposal for a group session in the 15th RDA meeting in Melbourne. The preliminary agenda is here: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1MfKVNILbwB4KsDkRWADcrwSYjfwynSrxHebW...
Please note that only the meeting objectives and agenda are currently in place.
Please add your comments/feedback/issues to be discussed by Thursday 5 December 10am CET
Many thanks
Alexandra
Dr Alexandra Kokkinaki

28 Nov 2019

Deadline For P15 Group Session Submissions Extended To 5 December 2019

Dear RDA members, 

 

RDA's 15th Plenary meeting, Melbourne, Australia, 18-20 March 2020 

 

The deadline to submit session proposals for Plenary 15 in Melbourne, Australia has been extended to 5 December 2019, midnight UTC.

18 Oct 2019

Call for contribution: RDA P14 VSSIG session

Dear colleagues,
This is a friendly reminder regarding the call for contribution to the
VSSIG session at RDA P14.
We have now 4 contributions. If you are interested to present the current
status of your task group, please do not hesitate to add your contribution
to the agenda here:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/1NwCEmp_rtqK1tUl1_2Mxn2KegTK2ROUKLP0q...
We will close the call for contribution on Monday, October 21st at 10:00PM
CET.

15 Oct 2019

Open research engineer position (semantic web & ontologies), Montpellier, France

Hello everyone,
The French ANR D2KAB (Data to Knowledge in Agronomy and Biodiversity – www.d2kab.org/ ) project, offers a research engineer / developer full stack position in the semantic web domain at LIRMM in Montpellier, France; available ASAP:
https://docs.google.com/document/d/e/2PACX-1vSJp9Fq3KWfj6k_EVZnyhGi-Otgt...

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