The Semantic Web Company in Vienna, Austria is giving away a full conference pass worth $1,095 for the LinkedData Planet Conference! LinkedData Planet 2008 will be taking place on June 17-18, 2008 in New York with confirmed keynote speakers Sir Tim Berners-Lee, Kingsley Idehen and Ian Davis.

Want to enter the competition? Write a brief description of your vision of the impact that linking Open Data will have on business, politics and culture, as well as the pros and cons involved. More details can be found here.

They're looking for ideas in the following categories:

  • Mashups
  • Ontologies and schemas
  • Policies for the practice of linking Open Data
  • Search applications
  • Scenarios for lifestyles

The prize is certainly worth the effort! The full conference pass gives you access to:

  • All Conference Sessions for June 17-18
  • Conference Breakfasts, Lunches and Networking Events
  • Conference Bag and take-home specialty items
  • Access to online conference proceedings

About the author

James Simmons

It's my goal to help bring about the Semantic Web. I also like to explore related topics like natural language processing, information retrieval, and web evolution. I'm the primary author of Semantic Focus and I'm currently working on several Semantic Web projects.

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