The next meeting of will be a joint meeting between the Metadata SIG and the EC SIG. The meeting will focus on two standards that are of interest to both communities - namely METS (the Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard) and Topic maps.
The programme will include:
Introduction to the SIGs: an overview of the domain covered by each of the SIGs and why these standards are relevant to both of them.
Update on the IEEE Learning Technology Standards Committee's work towards a content aggregation standard, and how this is relevant to Topic Maps and METS.
Overview of METS and how it is used.
Overview of Topic Maps and how they are used.
There is no charge for attending the meeting and lunch will be provided.