Events Open Data and Open Standards
Date:Wed, 11/12/2013 - Fri, 13/12/2013
Entering a second quarter century of supporting and enhancing cutting edge research in the interface between law and computer technology, the 2013 JURIX conference will take place at the University of Bologna from 11 to 13 December 2013.
The Library of Congress announced the challenge "Markup of US Legislation in Akoma Ntoso" inviting competitors to apply the Akoma Ntoso schema to U.S. federal legislative information so it can be more broadly accessed and analyzed. Challenge participants will attempt to markup the text of selected US bills using the Akoma Ntoso framework and will be expected to identify issues, recommend solutions to resolve those issues, and provide information on the tools used to create the markup.
Date:Mon, 02/09/2013 - Tue, 10/09/2013
The school provided knowledge of the most significant ICT standards emerging for legislation, judiciary, parliamentary and administrative documents. The course provided an understanding of their impact in the different phases of the legislative and administrative process, awareness of the tools based on legal XML standards and their constellations, and the ability to participate in the preparation and use of standard-compliant documents throughout law-making process. In particular Lex Summer School aimed at creating consciousness in the stakeholders in the legal domain about the benefits and the possibilities provided by the correct usage of the Semantic Web technologies like XML standards, ontologies, natural language techniques applied to the legal text, legal knowledge modelling and reasoning.
The U.S. House of Representatives held its second annual Legislative
Data and Transparency Conference on 22 May, in the Capitol
Visitor Center Auditorium. The 2012 conference brought together the government insiders that create and
publish legislative data with the public that consumes and reuses the
information. The 2013 conference addressed the "use and future of
legislative data," and covered topics including electronic
legislative archiving, XML and metadata standards, and updates on
Learn Akoma Ntoso from Fabio Vitali and Monica Palmirani, the founders of Akoma Ntoso, the XML-based legislative/parliamentary open document standard.
Date:Fri, 08/02/2013 - Sun, 10/02/2013
A conference on XML and data on the web will be held at the University of Economics, Prague, Czech Republic from 8 to 10 February 201.
Date:Mon, 10/09/2012 - Sat, 15/09/2012
The school provided knowledge of the most significant ICT standards emerging for legislation, judiciary, parliamentary and administrative documents. The course provided an understanding of their impact in the different phases of the legislative and administrative process, awareness of the tools based on legal XML standards and their constellations, and the ability to participate in the preparation and use of standard-compliant documents throughout law-making process.
Date:Mon, 04/06/2012 - Wed, 06/06/2012
The Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), in collaboration with the Chamber of Deputies of Brazil and the Global Centre for ICT in Parliament, organized the Regional Workshop “Connected Parliaments - Introduction to Legislative XML". The Workshop was held at the Chamber of Deputies in Brasilia, Brazil, from 4 to 6 June 2012.
International workshop: Identifying benefits deriving from the adoption of XML-based chains for drafting legislation
Date:Thu, 03/05/2012 - Fri, 04/05/2012
The meeting was organized by the European Parliament’s Office for Promotion of Parliamentary Democracy (OPPD) and Directorate General for Innovation and Technological Support, in association with the UN/IPU’s Global Centre for ICT in Parliament. The overall goal of the workshop was to promote the adoption and implementation of XML-based technologies by Parliaments around the world. It focused on the current implementations of XML-based tools within parliamentary administrations.
International Meeting: Achieving Greater Transparency in Legislatures through the Use of Open Document Standards
Date:Mon, 27/02/2012 - Wed, 29/02/2012
Improvements in technology over the last
decade offer parliaments new opportunities to foster the democratic values of
transparency, openness and accountability. Making information available on a timely
basis in machine readable and re-usable format has become a vital means for
enhancing the transparency of legislative bodies and for improving public
access to parliamentary documents. The use of open document standards is one of
the essential and effective ways of achieving these goals through technology.