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CETAF ISTC Stable Identifier Initiative - Geneva Meeting

October 12, 2015, 9:00 - 17:00

Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève


Meeting rooms: La Console – 192 Rue de Lausanne, Geneva

Villa le Chêne (reception building) – in the centre of the Garden – access via the main entrance at Place Albert-Thomas (near the bus stop “Jardin botanique” and opposite the World Trade Organisation).

Participating CETAF member institutions

  • Berlin - BGBM
  • Paris
  • Edinburgh
  • KEW
  • Berlin - MfN
  • Vienna
  • Stockholm
  • Geneva
  • ...

Expected outcome

Agree on clear implementation steps to be taken by participating partners until the spring 2016 CETAF general meeting and ISTC meeting.

Potential implementation steps:

  • LOD catalogue functions.
  • Ensuring that biodiversity portals such as GBIF link appropriately to specimen-URIs provided by CETAF institutions.
  • Improving LOD capabilities by harmonizing RDF metadata and linking out to external information resources (e.g. persons, geographic features, scientific names).
  • ...

Draft agenda

  • Welcome / introduction /scope
  • State of the play: each member summarises the state of identifier implementations in their institution (<= 5' per presentation)
  • The Wallich Catalogue project: a potential target use case showing the potential of HTTP-URI identifiers for specimens (Roger Hyam).
  • A tool to propagate identifiers into remote datasets (Nicky Nicolson)
  • Discussion 1: can we identify and agree on targets / use cases which i) can be achieved within 6 months and ii) nicely demonstrate the potential of HTTP-URIs and LOD?
  • Discussion 2: What's needed to achieve agreed target(s)?
  • Discussion 3: Agree on roadmap and homework for each partner.
  • Summary