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CCRM_To_ISO (meeting in Denmark)


Invitation and agenda for the upcoming meeting of the CIDOC Special Interest Group (SIG) and ISO/TC46/SC4/WG9 in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Meeting Date: 2nd to 5th of July 2002
Meeting Place: Copenhagen, Denmark
Meeting Site: The National Museum of Denmark
Organized By: The Documentation Group

Interested participants please contact Lene Rold.

How to find the meeting Place:

The meetings will take place at The National Museum of Denmark. The meeting room is situated in the office space of the Documentation Group. Information on how to find the meeting room may be obtained by asking the personnel at the reception desk in the main lobby of The National Museum.

This web page has a lot of practical information about Copenhagen:
The National Museum is situated in the centre of Copenhagen and it is easy to find a hotel within walking distance

Why is the upcoming meeting in Copenhagen so important?

The main goal of the meeting is to decide on the last contents amendments, as proposed in the last meeting. Further decisions on the complete set of scope notes have to be taken, particularly those elaborated in the last meeting. Then the focus of the group will shift to address priority issues of presentation, dissemination, training and application and attracting more members.


This meeting will cover the following issues:

  1. Introduction to the CIDOC CRM for new-comers,
  2. Introduction to RDF/RDFS to demonstrate an important possible application of the CIDOC CRM.
  3. Amendments:
    Decision on issues: 3,7,14,36,44,52,56,61,62,67,69,70,76,77,78,79,80,82,83,84,85,86,88,89,91,92,93,94,95,96. Decision on issue 21, if proposals will exist, else making proposals.
  4. Validating Applications:
    Discussion on prototypical scenarios of use, what should be the validating applications, which kinds of supporting documents are needed. Progress on issues nr. 19,39,
  5. Editorial Decision on the complete property scope notes, issue 43, and issues nr. 58,72,81,87,90; progress report on issues 16,50 - if proposals exist, decision, else making proposals.
  6. Extended documentation:
    Dealing with presentation, good practice, FAQ and interpretation issues. Decision on issue 46,57. Progress report on issues nr.22,23,28,51,54,55,59,60,65
  7. Whole SIG: decision on issue 18
  8. Presentation of the new Web-site, decision on its final lay-out, decision on how to organize a team for supporting the web-site maintenance.

In order to have an effective discussion, we prefer to have new issues that are raised during this meeting to be discussed in the next meeting. In order to avoid such a delay, please do not hesitate to submit your issues before this meeting.


Meeting moderation: Lene Rold

Tuesday - 2nd of July

09.00 - 09.15 Welcome and general information (by Lene Rold)
09.15 - 12.00 Introduction to the CIDOC CRM for new members, presentation by M. Doerr with discussion
- Motivating object-oriented conceptual modelling
- Scope and purpose of the CIDOC CRM
- The major elements of the CIDOC CRM
- The application: transformation of data to a CIDOC CRM compatible form
02.00 -13.30 LUNCH
13.30 -15.00 Introduction to RDF, RDFS, encoding the CIDOC CRM in RDFS by M.Doerr
15.15- 17.00 Amendment session: Natural History issue 3,76, 77, physical carrier issues 7,85.
17.00 -19.00 CHIOS Steering-Group managerial meeting

Wednesday - 3rd of July

09.00 - 10.30 Amendments 14,67,21,56,61,84
11.00 - 12.30 Amendments 70,79,80,86,89,91
12.30 - 14.00 LUNCH
14.00 - 15.30 Amendments 23,44,69,88,36
16.00 - 18.30 Amendments 52,62,72,78,92,93,82,83
18.30 - Social Dinner

Thursday - 4th of July

09.00 - 12.30 Decision on property scope notes (issue 43)
12.30 - 14.00 LUNCH
14.00 - 15:30 Decision on property scope notes (issue 43) continued
16:00 - 18.30 Editorial issues nr. 58,81,87,65,50,51,90

Friday - 5th of February

09.00 - 10.30 Presentation, good practice, FAQ and interpretation issues 16,19,22,28,39,54,57,81,46
11.00 - 12.30 Session continued, 55,60,18,59 and discussion on Website support team
12.30 - 14.00 LUNCH
14.00 - 15.00 Issues 19, 39 about CIDOC CRM use, issue 18 about CIDOC CRM name
16:30 - 18.00 Planning of 6th meeting, wrap-up and distribution of work for the final CIDOC CRM edition.

- Next meeting envisaged for Heraklion, Crete - November. Hosted by ICS-FORTH

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