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elcome to the Website for the Open Forum on Metadata Registries.

The Open Forum will be held February 16-19, 1999 in Washington DC.You are invited to register to attend. You may also participate by contributing relevant papers or web links.

Participants from private enterprise, government, academia and standards organizations will discuss the development and operation of metadata registries, particularly those based on ISO/IEC 11179. Practitioners and standards developers will discuss progress in efforts to manage the content (semantics)of data that is shared within and between organizations or disseminated via the World Wide Web. Presentations and discussions will cover tutorials, implementation plans/experiences, proposed new work items for standards,and related topics.

The Open Forum is Organized by:

         International Organization for Standardization[1] / International Electrotechnical Commission (ISO/IEC)
         Joint Technical Committee 1 (JTC 1)
         Subcommittee 32 - Data Management and Interchange (SC32)[2]
         Working Group 2 - Metadata (WG2)[3]



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[1] URL updated 2006-01-08

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