Tell us your vision and win a full conference pass for LinkedData Planet 2008, worth $1095! The Semantic Web Company is an Association and Analyst Partner of this year’s LinkedData Planet conference, taking place on June 17-18, 2008 in New York. Keynote speaker include Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Kingsley Idehen, Ian Davis, Anant Jhingran and Atanas Kiryakov will be among the Keynote speakers.
Here is what you need to do to enter the competition:
Send us a brief description of your vision of the impact that linking Open Data will have on business, politics and culture. Share with us your ideas how linking open data will change the world – with all the pros and cons involved.
We welcome ideas in the following categories:
ontologies & schemas
scenarios for lifestyles
policies for the practice of linking Open Data
Submissions will be assessed based on the following criteria:
Feasibility: Can it be achieved or carried out easily?
Innovation potential: Does it introduce new perspectives or facets?
Sustainability: Does it open up further uses and exploitations?
Practicality: What are its practical uses and impact?
Legibility: Is it concise and easy to read?
You can use text, images and video to express your ideas. Please submit your text as a comment in response to this blog entry and provide links to images and videos you would like to include.*) To qualify for the competition, your vision must be posted by May 20, 2008, 12 p.m. (noon, Central European time).
In addition to your vision, please leave your name, a valid email address and information about your affiliation. If identical (or very similar) submissions are made, the submission that was entered first will be given a higher ranking. The author of the top-rated submission in our LinkedData Vision Competition will receive a full LinkedData Planet conference pass, to be collected on site.
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*) By submitting your texts and and providing links to related content in support of your vision, you are granting us the right to use and distribute both text and related content. You are also confirming that you are either the copyright holder or that you have the copyright owner’s permission to grant us the rights to distribute and use the content in question. This blog entry – and automatically all comments posted at this entry – are published under a Creative Commons Licence: by attribution – no commercial uses – share alike. Travel and accomodation expenses are not included in the prize.