Tony Shaw: Hi Olly, so to get us started, could you give me a high-level overview of what Atigeo does?


The Washington Semantic Web Meetup Join us at TopQuadrant for a meetup session on combining public and proprietary data using semantic technologies. Bob Ducharme will be the speaker for this event. If you are able to come early, TopQuadrant will be having an open house before the event, from 1-5 PM. (See TopQuadrant open house for more information).


"Describing the Semantic Web as a “Web of data” is not too helpful for most people, I have learned."  There’s a lot of talk about it, but for most Web users, the idea described in 1981 by Tim Berners-Lee means little.


The new W3C Rule Interchange Format (W3C RIF) standard will be featured at RuleML 2009 (see, co-located with the Business Rules Forum in November 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. There will be a tutorial about RIF by Christian de Sainte Marie (ILOG/IBM, co-chair of the RIF WG) and a keynote by Sandro Hawke (W3C staff representative on the RIF WG) “Bringing Order to Chaos: RIF as the New Standard for Rule Interchange”.


The New York Semantic Web Meetup Group Meetup with Chris Welty and discover Rules and the Semantic Web. Speaker: Chris Welty is a Research Scientist at the IBM T.J. Watson Research Center in New York. Previously, he taught Computer Science at Vassar College, taught at and received his Ph New York, NY 10010 – USA Thursday, September 17 at 6:30 PM Attending: 1 Fee: Price: USD 10.00 per person