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STI International Board Meeting @ISWC 2011

Board Meeting @ISWC2011
Monday, October 24, 2011
Hotel Maritim Bonn


The next STI International Board meeting will take place on Monday, October 24, 2011 at the ISWC 2011 in the Hotel Maritim Bonn, Germany. The meeting will include a buffet lunch and STI Members are welcome to observe.


Time Topic
09:30 Welcome and Highlights of 2011 (including agreement on the agenda; actions from last meeting)
10:00 Major Activities for 2012
10:45 Overview of status and direction of ESWC
11:15 Coffee break
11:30 Evaluation of ESWC local host applications and final selection
12:30 Planet Data Call (discussion on the next call from the PlanetData NoE)
13:15 Lunch
13:45 STI 20K
14:30 Feedback from Partners and Members
15:30 Wrap up
15:45 Close


  1. Next Board meetings and GA
    • Apologies for the slight miss-organization of the meeting
    • One board meeting per year attached with ESWC and with GA.
      1. Rule for CEO of STI Research GmbH: to be present at both meetings
  2. Reporting (web site + progress report)
  3. Funding proposals
    1. Talk with the three proposers
    2. New call to be announced
    3. John Domingue to draft the structure for proposals
    4. Board decides in Crete, May-2012
  4. ESWC2013
    1. Continue negotiation with France through youvivo
    2. Make a decision on France versus Greece latest May-2012.
  5. Calls for ESWC 2014 John 31.12.2011
    1. Two step submission procedure following ISWC model: 1st stage= preliminary proposal/little details, 2nd stage=serious proposal/full details
    2. Board collects and filters down applications
    3. Presentations of proposers during ESWC 2012
    4. Open vote during ESWC 2012
  6. Appointment of Grigoris Antoniou
    1. Approved
    2. John Domingue to formally propose him
    3. Board decision in Crete in May-2012
    4. Interim treasurer until May-2012
  7. Budget 2011
  8. Budget 2012
  9. Wikipedia Entry John 10.31.2011
  10. Next phone conference (3 weekly)
    1. Starting 17-Nov-11, all other cancelled
  11. Send around document on board

A Letter from the President

Letter from the President

Event type: 
Board Meeting


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