- Extending Benefits
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  Richard Wallis   Richard Wallis
Technology Evangelist & Founder
Data Liberate


Wednesday, August 19, 2015
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

Level:  Technical - Intermediate has become the de facto vocabulary for describing things on the web. With obvious Rich Snippet, Semantic Search and visibility benefits, you will find markup embedded in the html of many sites large and small.

Backed by Google, Yahoo!, Bing & Yandex, advised, and encouraged by a W3C community; it continues to broaden and evolve across the web. The SchemaBibEx W3C Community Group proposed several significant bibliographic enhancements to

Domain specific extension has become a topic of interest, initially with external efforts such as, and with the setting up of sub-domains such as, etc.

Richard, Chair of Schema Bib Extend, Editor of, and active supporter of, will explore the developments of, and experience around, the vocabulary. He will explain the differences between reviewed and external vocabulary extension models, and how others could engage with the vocabulary and/or its extension into their domain.

This session will cover:

  • Benefits and adoption
  • W3C Community Groups (, SchemaBibEx)
  • Vocabulary extension models - External/Reviewed

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.

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