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  Richard Wallis   Richard Wallis
Technology Evangelist & Founder
Data Liberate
  Christopher Regan   Christopher Regan
Executive Director
Caliber Media Group


Wednesday, April 20, 2016
02:45 PM - 04:00 PM

Level:  Intermediate

This exciting discussion will debut the new world wide web version of EDMC’s FIBO (Financial Industry Business Ontology), and in the process of approval* within the W3C Community Group, and the steering group behind the vocabulary. Richard and Chris will help you to understand:
  • The genesis of web structured data;
  • The reasons behind Google, Bing, Yahoo, et al. creating;
  • The status and scope of FIBO ontologies within;
  • The applicability of structured data within Financial Services online publishing.
Why you should attend:
  • Be among the very first to learn of this all-encompassing development in online publishing standards for the financial industry;
  • See live examples of this new web standard in action;
  • Gain insights from two vastly experienced experts in the field of meta-data standards.

Richard Wallis has assisted with the EDMC’s FIBO for efforts as Developer Advocate working with Google. He is a Technology Evangelist and Consultant at the forefront in promoting, explaining, and applying new and emerging Web and Semantic Web technologies. Richard is well known on the conference platform in the Semantic Web, Library, and Information Management sectors. Richard is a co-founding member of the W3C’s FIBO and Tourism data community groups, Chair of the W3C Schema Bib Extend community group, and active in several others. He is Evangelist and Founder at Data Liberate.

Christopher Regan has also assisted with the EDMC’s FIBO for initiative. His work within the field of web meta-data began in 1995, with the Dublin Core Initiative, and he has since worked within multiple industries including the financial industry, for clients such as American Express, Citibank, Chase, Goldman Sachs, Brown & Brown, and Banc of California. Chris is a co-founding member of the W3C’s FIBO, Tourism and Automotive structured data working groups, and he is the Executive Director of Caliber Media Group.

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