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Open Data and the Institutional Web

A two day event hacking content, systems and services for institutional / open data

Palmer 106, Palmer Building, Reading University, Shinfield Road, Reading, RG6 6UR.

Monday 25th and Tuesday 26th July, 2011.

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Please note that this programme is draft at the moment and is subject change.

Day 1

0900 - 1000
Registration and Coffee
1000 - 1015
Introduction the event
Mahendra Mahey

DevCSI and logistics to event.
1015 - 1045
When not to link your linked data
Open Data at the University of Southampton
Christopher Gutteridge
1045 - 1100
Defining the problem space around getting institutional estates systems talking to other campus IT
Rob Bristow, Greening ICT Manager
1100 - 1115
Coffee Break
1115 - 1130
Tom Kirkham, University of Nottingham
1130 - 1145
Metrics for the Social Web
Brian Kelly, UKOLN, University of Bath
1145 - 1200
Linking You project  - JISC funded study of institutional identifiers  -
Joss Winn, University of Lincoln
1200 - 1230
What do you want from the event?
60 sec intros (Name, Organisation, Job Title, Why here)
1230 - 1330
Working Lunch and participants will put up potential hack ideas using post it notes
1330 - 1430
Brain Storming of Ideas
1430 - 1500
What ideas do we have? Teams and hack groups
1500 - 1515
Coffee Break
1515 - 1800 Teams work together on their hack ideas
1800 - 1900
Break (back to hotel room etc)
1900 - 2030
Dinner, networking and hacking
2030 - 2200 (late)
Teams / indviduals are free to use their own venues to continue working after 2200 (when the room is not available)


Day 2

0830 - 0915
Breakfast at Campus Accommodation
0915 - 1000
Brief summary of ideas/hacks teams are working on
1000 - 1230 Teams work together on their hack ideas
Delegates for IWMW are free to go to sessions at IWMW, alternatively we will have live video streaming from the sessions in the room, so you can continue to hack
1230 - 1300
Palmer Foyer Ground Floor
1300 - 1600
Room available for continuing hacking