Consolidation Workshop

Data, Financial, Programming / Saturday, December 2nd, 2017

During this workshop, the findings of the project were presented where every attendant had the opportunity to actively participate, discuss and analyze the presented findings for scientific and technological validity, industrial, economic and societal impact, and levels of payoff compared to potential risks, as well as to identify important issues that might have been overlooked.

Dates and Location
Riva del Garda, Italy

Start date Oct. 17th – End date Oct. 18th

Venue: Fierecongressi, Belvedere room

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Travel Information
Generally, for direction to Riva, please check

From Malpensa Airport to Riva del Garda

From Malpensa Airport (Terminal 1) you can reach by MALPENSA EXPRESS train Milano Central Railway Station. Trains depart every 30 minutes/1 hour and the journey from the Terminal 1 of Malpensa to Milan Central Railway Station takes about 52 minutes.

Between the two terminals (Terminal 1 and Terminal 2) a free shuttle bus is available every 7 minutes (every 30 minutes from 10.45 pm to 5.15 am).

From Milano Central Railway Station by train to Rovereto Train Station (info and timetable on From Rovereto Train Station to Riva del Garda (22 km) by public bus (timetable) or by taxi (about € 50,00. Taxi are outside the train station. You can also call +39 0464-480066). The bus stop is just outside the station on the right.

Please note that on the 16th of October (since it’s a non-working day) the only timetable available by bus from Rovereto to Riva will be at 7.46 am – 10.12 am – 1.07 pm – 3.14 pm – 5.27 pm – 7.24 pm – 8.52 pm.

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Oct. 17th, 2014
09:30 – 10:30 Welcome, Overview, Aims (Carlo Meghini)
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 13:00 PRELIDA Outcomes
• State of the Art Analysis deliverable (David Giaretta)
• Draft Roadmap (Grigoris Antoniou and Sotiris Batsakis)
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 16:00 Setting the Context: Related Projects (1)
• DIACHRON (part 1, part 2) (Giorgos Flouris and ​Yannis Stavrakas)
• The CEDAR project from a technical perspective (Albert Meroño Peñuela)
16:00 – 16:30 Coffee break
16:30 – 18:30 Setting the Context: Related Projects (2)
• Reference Rot: Threat & Remedy (Peter Burnhill)
• The Media Ecology Project (Mark Williams)
• Privacy-Aware Preservation: Challenges from the Perspective of a Linked Data Privacy Auditing Framework (Mariano Consens)
20:00 – open-end Social Dinner

Oct. 18th, 2014
09:00 – 10:30 Ingesting and managing changes (Chair: Sotiris Batsakis)
• Experiments with evolving RDF (Slawek Stavorko and Peter Buneman)​
• Discussion
10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break
11:00 – 13:00 Use case: Beyond DBpedia and Europeana (Chair: Grigoris Antoniou)
• The CEDAR project use case (Ashkan Ashkpour​)
• Discussion
13:00 – 14:00 Lunch break
14:00 – 15:30 Round table on organizational and economic issues (Chair: David Giaretta)
• Organizational issues: stakeholders, scope of preservation systems, responsibilities
• Economic issues: preservation economic models, linked data preservation economic viability, Intellectual property and licences, liability and obligations
15:30 – 16:00 Conclusion (Carlo Meghini)