Linked Data is about using Web technologies to connect data that is related but stored in different locations. Linked Data techniques are increasingly being used by organisations worldwide to improve the portability, reusability, and interconnectedness of their data. This one-day tutorial will introduce the concept, principles, and key features of Linked Data; provide hands-on experience of creating Linked Data; provide a broad technical understanding of how to publish Linked Data on the Web, including the underlying design decisions that inform the publication process; and highlight some of the tools available for publishing and consuming Linked Data
09:00 Welcome and Introductions
09:15 Linked Data, What and Why?
10:00 The Web of Data
11:00 Linked Data Hands-on: Pimp Your FOAF
13:30 How to Publish Linked Data on the Web
15:30 Current Linked Data Applications
16:00 Linked Data Toolbox
Coffee and Lunch will be provided, thanks to Austin Technology Incubator of the University of Texas at Austin
This is a hands on session, so please do not forget your laptops! It would be ideal if you could also have access to your own server to upload data.
Pickle Research Campus, MCC Building
3925 W Braker Lane
Semantic Web Austin
Semantic Web Austin is a group of developers, academics and anybody else interested in semantic web technologies and the future of the internet.