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Agnoloni Tommaso

He received the Master Degree in Computer Science Engineering from theUniversityofFlorencein 1998 and the Ph.D. in Systems Engineering and Computer Science in 2002 at the Computer Science Department (DSI),UniversityofFlorence. In 2005 he joined the Italian National Research Council at theInstituteofLegal Information Theoryand Technologies (CNR-ITTIG), where currently he is a Researcher. His research interests include Legislative XML standards and formats, Multilingual Legal Ontologies, Semantic Markup, Legal Thesauri, automatic legal document annotation, semantic web technologies for Open Government and eParticipation. He has been involved in the DALOS (Drafting Legislation with Ontology based Support) and SEAL European projects in the framework of the EU eParticipation initiative. He has been project leader for CNR-ITTIG for the VoiceS project, within the eParticipation framework (DG Information Society & Media) of the European Commission. He is responsible for the research module “ICT for Open Government” under the project “Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining” of the ICT department of CNR. He his coordinator of the development and one of the authors of xmLegesEditor an opensource visual Xml Editor for the adoption of Legal national standards ( Currently he is involved in the implementation of open standards and annotations towards the interconnection of open legal datasets for the creation of a linked legal data cloud.

Ha conseguito nel 1988 la laurea in Ingegneria Informatica presso l'Università degli Studi di Firenze e il titolo di Dottorato di Ricerca in Ingegneria Informatica e dell'Automazione nel 2002 presso il Dipartimento di Sistemi e Informatica dell'Università di Firenze. Dal 2005 è all'Istituto di Teorie e Tecniche dell'Informazione Giuridica del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (ITTIG-CNR) dove è attualmente ricercatore. I suoi interessi di ricerca includono, standard per l'XML legislativo, ontologie giuridiche multilingua, annotazione semantica, thesauri giuridici, annotazione automatica di documenti giuridici, tecnologie del web semantico per l'open government, partecipazione elettronica. Ha partecipato ai progetti europei DALOS (Drafting Legislation with Ontology based Support) e SEAL nell'ambito dell'iniziativa eParticipation della commissione Europea. E' stato responsabile per ITTIG del progetto VoiceS nell'ambito dell'eParticipation initiative della commissione Europea. E' responsabile scientifico per il modulo “ICT per l'open government” nell'ambito del progetto “Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining” del dipartimento ICT del CNR. E' coordinatore dello sviluppo e uno degli autori di xmLegesEditor, un editor XML visuale opensource per il supporto all'adozione degli standard legislativi nazionali ( Attualmente è coinvolto nella implementazione di standard aperti per l'annotazione di risorse giuridiche per l'interconnessione semantica di dataset giuridici in modalità linked open data.

Baker Thomas

Tom Baker is CIO of the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative (DCMI), an organization in which he has had a leading role almost since its creation in 1995. He has chaired two activities of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) -- the Semantic Web Deployment Working Group, which standardized Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS), and more recently the Library Linked Data Incubator Group. Tom holds an MLS in Library Service from Rutgers University and an MA and PhD in Anthropology from Stanford. He has worked as a researcher at a economic institute in Italy, at the German National Research Center for Information Technology (later Fraunhofer), and at the Goettingen State Library, and has consulted with organizations such as the Max Planck Digital Library and the UN's Food and Agricultural Organization (FAO). Tom is dedicated to the idea of a healthy ecosystem of Web vocabularies and to their preservation as a basis for the interpretation of data in the long term.

Barbera Michele

Michele Barbera is one of the founders of Net7, an italian company that has a strong focus on the development of Semantic Technologies in the field of Cultural Heritage. He led Net7 R&D department for 10 years, during wich he coordinated several large scale international research projects in Semantic Web & Digital Humanities. Currently he is the CEO of, an IT startup that develops semantic technologies for large scale data enrichment and integration. His research interests include Semantic Web, Big Data, Digital Libraries and Humanities Computing. He is vice-president of a non-profit association for the promotion of an Open Web of Data in Italy.

Bell Graham

Graham Bell is Chief Data Architect at EDItEUR, the trade standards organisation for the global book, e-book and serials supply chains. He joined EDItEUR in 2010 to focus on the continuing development and application of ONIX for Books, and on other EDItEUR metadata standards. Graham previously worked for HarperCollins Publishers in the UK where he was Head of Publishing Systems. He led the development of bibliographic and digital asset management systems, and was involved with the launches of many recent HarperCollins digital initiatives including e-audio, e-books and print-on-demand programmes. Prior to HarperCollins, he worked as an editor and in IT roles within the magazine industry with Redwood Publishing.

Bergamin Giovanni

Librarian, Head of IT services at Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze (BNCF) since 1990. He was born in 1952 and he got the first-class degree in Philosophy at University of Padua in 1976. On behalf of BNCF he has been involved in important European projects (e. g. NEDLIB), in international project (e. g. IIPC) and in national working groups and Committees devoted to: cooperation  between libraries; IT services for libraries; long term digital preservation of legal deposit, metadata for library services . On these professional fields:  he is the author of articles, he is  speaker at seminars and conferences  and he has been involved in teaching experiences.

Bibliotecario,  Responsabile dal 1990 dei Servizi informatici della Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze (BNCF). E' nato mel 1952 e si è laureato in filosofia a Padova nel 1976. Per conto della BNCF ha lavorato in importanti progetti europei (per es. NEDLIB), in  progetti internazionali (come IIPC)  e fa parte di gruppi di lavoro e commissioni nazionali impegnate principalmente nelle seguenti aree:  cooperazione e servizi informatici per le biblioteche; conservazione a lungo termine dell risorse digitali nel campo del deposito legale nazionale; metadati per i servizi delle biblioteche. In questi settori professionali  ha pubblicato articoli, interviene in seminari e convegni e contribuisce anche come docente

Brase Jan

Jan Brase has a degree in Mathematics and a PhD in Computer science. His research background is metadata, ontologies and digital libraries. Since 2005 he has been head of the DOI-registration agency for research data at the German National Library of Science and Technology (TIB). He is also Managing Agent of DateCite, an international consortium with 17 members from 12 countries ( DataCite was founded in December 2009 with the goal of making the online access to research data for scientists easier by promoting the acceptance of research data as individual, citable scientific objects. Jan is Chair of the International DOI foundation (IDF), Vice-President of the International Council for Scientific and Technical Information (ICSTI) and Co-Chair of the CODATA task group on data citation standards and practise. He is author of several articles and conference paper on the citation of data sets and the new challenges for libraries in dealing with such non-textual information objects.


Rossella Caffo is the director of the Central Institute for the Union  Catalogue of the Italian Libraries (ICCU) in Rome and she is entrusted by the DG for the Organizations, General Affairs, Innovations, Budget and Personnel of the Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities to follow ministerial initiatives dealing with new technologies applied to cultural heritage. Before she took on this role, Rossella Caffo  was the director of the University Library in Cagliari (2000–2001), director of the Information and Statistical Service of the General Secretary of the Italian Ministry for Cultural Heritage and activities  (2001–2004), and of the Library of Modern and Contemporary History in Rome (2005 – 2008). She was appointed by the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities as the Italian representative in the European National Representatives Group for digitisation of cultural heritage and subsequently in the Member States’ Expert Group on Digitisation and Digital preservation. She was President of Italian Library Association (AIB) (1994 – 1997) and a member of the EBLIDA Executive Committee as the representative of Italian Library Association 1997 – 2001). On behalf of the Ministry  for  Cultural Heritage and Activities,  she  coordinates major digital cultural heritage projects on the national level, such as Internet Culturale (launched in 2001), which developed an integrated access portal to the digital resources of Italian libraries, archives and other cultural institutes, and CulturaItalia, the portal of the Italian culture, launched on April 2008. She was coordinator of the European projects MINERVA, MICHAEL and MICHAELplus, and is coordinator of the ongoing European projects Digital Cultural Heritage Network (DC-NET), ATHENA, INDICATE, and Linked Heritage (under negotiation).  On behalf of the Ministry for cultural heritage, she is responsible for coordinating the Italian  contribution  for  the World Digital Library project (WDL), developed by the Library of Congress of Washington and in cooperation with UNESCO and other institutions from around the world. Via ICCU, Rossella Caffo was also involved in the JUDAICA EUROPEANA, Europeana Collections 1914-1918, STACHEM and Arrow Plus projects.

Rossella Caffo è il Direttore dell’Istituto Centrale per  il Catalogo Unico delle Biblioteche Italiane e per le Informazioni Bibliografiche di Roma  del Ministero per i beni e le attività culturali. Prima di questo incarico, Rossella Caffo, è stata Direttore della Biblioteca Universitaria di Cagliari (2000-2001), Direttore del Servizio di Informatica e Statistica del Segretariato Generale del Ministero per i beni e le attività culturali (2001-2004) e della Biblioteca di Storia moderna e contemporanea di Roma (2005-2008). E' stata ufficialmente designata dal Ministero per i beni e le attività culturali come rappresentante  italiano  del Gruppo  dei rappresentati nazionali europei per la digitalizzazione del patrimonio culturale e successivamente  rappresentante del  Member States’ Expert Group on Digitisation and Digital preservation. E' stata Presidente dell’Associazione italiana biblioteche (AIB) (1994-1997) e membro del Comitato Esecutivo di  EBLIDA in rappresentanza dellAIB  (1997- 2001). Per conto del Ministero  per i beni e le attività culturali , coordina a livello nazionale,  alcuni fra i più importanti  progetti nell’ambito della digitalizzazione del patrimonio culturale, quali Internet Culturale (lanciato nel 2001) che ha  sviluppato  un portale di accesso integrato alle risorse digitali appartenenti alle biblioteche, archivi e altre istituzioni  italiane, e CulturaItalia, il portale della cultura italiana, lanciato ad aprile 2008. E' stata coordinatore dei progetti europei MINERVA, MICHAEL and MICHAELplus e attualmente coordinatore  di progetti  europei di Digital Cultural Heritage Network , DC-NET, ATHENA, INDICATE e LINKED HERITAGE. Per conto del Ministero inoltre è responsabile del coordinamento del contributo italiano per il  progetto della World Digital Library (WDL), sviluppata dalla Library of Congress di Washington e in cooperazione con l’UNESCO e altre Istituzioni culturali di tutto il mondo. L’’ICCU,   è inoltre partner  dei progetti JUDAICA EUROPEANA , Europeana Collections 1914-1918, STACHEM and ARROW Plus

Coyle Karen

Karen Coyle is a librarian with over thirty years of experience with library technology. She now consults in a variety of areas relating to digital libraries. Karen has published dozens of articles and reports, most available on her web site, She has served on standards committees including the MARC standards group (MARBI). She follows, writes, and speaks on a wide range policy areas, including intellectual property, privacy, and public access to information. As a consultant she works primarily on metadata development and technology planning. She is currently investigating the possibilities offered by the semantic web and linked data technology.

Karen Coyle è una bibliotecaria con oltre trent'anni di esperienza nelle nuove tecnologie in biblioteca. Attualmente si occupa di vari temi in materia di biblioteche digitali. E' autrice di  articoli e saggi, la maggior parte disponibili sul suo sito web: Ha ricoperto incarichi in comitati di standardizzazione come ad esempio il MARC Standard Group (MARBI). Si occupa, scrive ed espone, su una varietà di temi di carattere politico-strategico come proprietà intellettuale, privacy e accesso pubblico all'informazione. In qualità di consulente si occupa principalmente dello sviluppo di metadati e della progettazione di applicazioni con l’uso delle nuove tecnologie. Attualmente la sua attività di indagine si concentra sulle possibilità offerte dal web semantico e dalla tecnologia dei linked data.

Danskin Alan

Alan Danskin is Metadata Standards Manager at the British Library.  Alan is the British Library’s representative to the Joint Steering Committee for Development of RDA.  Alan has also represented the British Library on the MARC Advisory Committee and the IFLA Bibliography Section Committee.  Recent activities include the project to release the British National Bibliography as Linked Open Data.

Escolano Rodrìguez Elena

Graduated byComplutenseUniversityin Social Sciences in 1982, also Postgraduate in Documentation Specialist by the same university in 1989. Work at the National Library of Spain since 1985 to 2011 October, where she developed the charge of Head of Cataloguing Service and Head of Coordination and Standardization Service. From October, 2011, responsible of the Technical Office of the Library Coordination Department of the Spanish Defence Ministry.  At the national level has developed the role of Coordinator of the Standardization National Group since it was created in 2006 until October 2011, continuing after that date as a member of the Group.  The Group depends of the Library Cooperation Council. Involved in IFLA work since 2003: Member of Standing Committee of the Cataloguing Section (2003-2011); Chair of the ISBD Review Group (2006-2011); Ex officio member of FRBR Review Group (2006-2011) official member (since 2011); Member of the Namespace Task Group (since 2009); Member of ISBD XML Study Group (since 2008); Representative of Spain in the First IFLA Meeting of Experts on an International Cataloguing Code (IME ICC), since 2004-2009 Member of the Organizing Committee of the 2nd to IME ICC from which the International Cataloguing Principles has been developed. Also has guided some professionals training courses inSpainand Latinoamerica on authority control, cataloguing in general, and conceptual models.

Ford Kevin

Kevin Ford works in the Network Development and MARC Standards Office (NDMSO) at the Library of Congress where he is the current project manager for the Library of Congress's Linked Data service, ID.LOC.GOV, which publishes LC owned or managed authority and vocabulary data as Linked Data. ID.LOC.GOV includes LC Name Authority File; LC Subject Headings; Thesaurus of Graphic Materials; MARC Lists for Relators, Geographic Areas, Countries, and Languages; ISO 639 Language codes, parts 1, 2, and 5; and PREMIS vocabularies. In addition to all technical development for LC's Linked Data service, Kevin spends a significant amount of time modeling traditional library authority and vocabulary data in RDF for publication at ID and consulting within the Library on other vocabulary-related issues. He is responsible for data conversion of ID data to MADS/RDF and SKOS. Most recently, he has been working on representing LC Classification in MADs/RDF and SKOS. In addition to modeling data, Kevin and other NDMSO colleagues have been working on ways to integrate the data and services offered from ID.LOC.GOV more broadly with internal operations. Kevin also participates in standards development within NDMSO. He was part of the development team for MADS/RDF. Recently, Kevin has contributed to the development of a PREMIS ontology expressed in OWL, specifically because of its reliance on data values published as part of LC's ID.LOC.GOV service. He has also contributed to on-going work to represent MODS in RDF. Kevin regularly follows Linked Data and Semantic Web developments for LC; he participated in the W3C's Library Linked Data Incubator Group. He has recently become the primary point of contact for LC's NACO (Name Authority Co-Operative) partners and provides technical support for the NACO nodes (LC, OCLC, British Library, US National Library of Medicine, and SkyRiver).

Kevin Ford lavora nel Network Development and MARC Standards Office (NDMSO) presso la Biblioteca del Congresso (LC) dove è attualmente direttore del progetto LC Linked Data service, ID.LOC.GOV. Il servizio pubblica dati di autorità e di vocabolari controllati (posseduti o gestiti dalla LC) come Linked Data. ID.LOC.GOV include LC Name Authority File; LC Subject Headings; Thesaurus of Graphic Materials; MARC Lists for Relators, Geographic Areas, Countries, and Languages; ISO 639 Language codes, parts 1, 2, e 5; e PREMIS vocabularies.

Oltre a occuparsi dello sviluppo dal punto di vista tecnologico del Servizio Linked Data, Kevin Ford lavora alla modellizzazione dei dati di autorità in RDF per la loro pubblicazione presso l'ID.LOC.GOV e offre la sua consulenza nella LC in tema di vocabolari controllati. È responsabile della conversione di ID. LOC.GOV in MADS/RDF e SKOS. Ha lavorato alla rappresentazione della LC Classification in MADS/RDF e SKOS. Insieme ad altri colleghi di NDMSO si è occupato della metodologia per integrare i dati e i servizi disponibili da ID.LOC.GOV con le procedure interne della LC. Partecipa allo sviluppo di standard all'interno di NDMSO. Ha fatto parte del gruppo per lo sviluppo di MADS/RDF e ha contributo allo sviluppo di un’ontologia PREMIS espressa in OWL, data l’attinenza con i dati pubblicati come parte del Servizio ID.LOC.GOV. Kevin Ford ha contribuito al lavoro in corso per la rappresentazione di MODS in RDF. Segue con regolarità gli sviluppi del fenomeno Linked Data e del Web semantico per la LC. Ha partecipato al W3C's Library Linked Data Incubator Group e è diventato il principale punto di contatto per i partner di NACO (Name Authority Co-Operative), offrendo supporto tecnico ai nodi NACO (LC, OCLC, British Library, US National Library of Medicine, e SkyRiver).

Gangemi Aldo

Aldo Gangemi is Senior Researcher at CNR-ISTC Rome, where he coordinates theSemantic Technology Lab. His research focuses on semantic technologies, including ontology design, the Semantic Web, semantic social networks, hybridation of NLP and knowledge representation methods, and semantic interoperability for organizational data.Applications domains considered include Medicine, Biology, Agriculture and Fishery, Business, Law, and eGovernment.He has published more than 140 peer-reviewed papers in proceedings of international conferences, journals, and books, is member of the scientific committees of Semantic Web and Applied Ontology journals, and serves in dozens of program committees of international conferences and workshops. He has chaired LREC2006, EKAW2008, SWAP2009 conferences, and has been vice-chair at ISWC2011.He has worked in the ontology-related projects Galen, WonderWeb, OntoWeb, Metokis, IKF. He has been responsible for CNR in the EU IP NeOn (FP6), the Leonardo project BONy, the NSF SocNet project, the CNR internal projects Semantic Scouting and Semantic Technologies, and participates in the EU IP IKS (FP7). He has contributed to the W3C working group on "Ontology Engineering Best Practices" and W3C Community Group "Ontology and Lexicon", and he is member of the advisory boards of EU agencies SEMIC and ECDC, and of Italian working groups for "Semantics in PA Services", and "Semantic Interoperability and Open Data".He has been consultant for companies and institutions world-wide, and reviewer for EU framework programmes.He has taught master and PhD courses at University of Perugia and University of Bologna. He has been invited professor at Stanford University and Paris 13 University.

Guerrini Mauro

Mauro Guerrini is professor of Library and information science (LIS), and cataloguing at the University of Florence. Since 2002 he has been dean of the Master on Cataloguing. He is member of the board of the PhD of the University of Udine, with the partecipation of other universities, inclusing University of Firenze. He tugth as professor in the University of Udine, Roma La Sapienza, Pisa and Pavia. He has lectured ath the Luiss University, and at the Consorzio universitario Nettuno and at the ll’Università telematica Uninettuno. He has written books, essays, and catalogs. He is member of the board of the main Italian and some international journals of library and information science. He is editor of the series Pinakes and of Acolit published by l’ABEI; he is the founder and editor of the online, open access, peer reviewed journal , published by the University of Florence. He was chairman of numerous national and international scientific conferences, including FRBR (2000), Electronic Resourses (2001), and Authority control (2003); he was the chair of the Italian Committee for the IFLA International Congress held in Milan in 2009. He has partecipated in several conferences and seminars, reports of study in Italy and in many countries. He chaired the Italian Cataloguing Commission of the Italian Library Association (AIB), for two terms. From 2005 al 2011 he was the President of AIB. He is a member of several international associations, including ABEI and IFLA; for IFLA he was a member of the Cataloging Section, ISBD Review Group, and FRBR Review Group; from 2011 he is a member of the Classification Section. He was a member of IME ICC of IFLA; from 2003 to 2009 he worked in drafting of new International Cataloguing Principles (ICP). Since 2010 he is a member of the Working Group on Open Access of the CRUI, the network of the Italian universities; for the CRUI, he was the chair of the Working Group on Metadata of institutional repositories. He is a member of the Commission Open Access of the University of Florence. On April 18, 2012, he was appointed to the Comitato per i beni librari e gli istituti culturali del Ministero per i beni e le attività culturali (Committee on Libraries and cultural institutions of the Italian Ministry of Heritage and Culture). A broad curriculum is available at:

Mauro Guerrini è professore ordinario di Biblioteconomia all’Università degli studi di Firenze. Dal 2002 è coordinatore del Master biennale in Catalogazione. È membro del collegio docenti del dottorato di ricerca in Scienze bibliografiche promosso dall’Università di Udine, con la partecipazione di altre università, fra cui Firenze. Ha insegnato come professore nelle Università di Udine e Roma La Sapienza, e come professore a contratto nelle Università di Pisa e Pavia. Ha tenuto corsi alla Luiss, al Consorzio universitario Nettuno e all’Università telematica Uninettuno. È autore di libri, saggi e cataloghi; è membro del comitato scientifico delle principali riviste di biblioteconomia italiane e di alcune straniere. Dirige la serie Pinakes de Le Lettere e Acolit per l’ABEI; è fondatore e direttore della rivista online open access e peer reviewed dell’Università di Firenze. È stato chairman di numerosi congressi scientifici nazionali e internazionali, fra cui FRBR (2000), Risorse elettroniche (2001) e Authority control (2003); ha presieduto il Comitato nazionale italiano per il congresso internazionale IFLA che si è tenuto a Milano nel 2009. Ha partecipato con relazioni a numerosi convegni e seminari di studio in Italia e all’estero. Ha presieduto la Commissione Catalogazione dell’Associazione Italiana Biblioteche (AIB). per due mandati. Dal 2005 al 2011 è stato Presidente dell’AIB. È membro di diverse associazioni internazionali, tra cui l’ABEI e l’IFLA; per l’IFLA è stato membro della Cataloging Section, dell’ISBD Review Group e dell’FRBR Review Group; dal 2011 è membro della Classification Section. È stato membro dell’IME ICC, l’iniziativa dell’IFLA che dal 2003 al 2009 ha lavorato alla redazione di nuovi principi di catalogazione internazionali (ICP). Dal 2010 è membro del Gruppo di lavoro sull’open access della CRUI e, per essa, è stato responsabile del Gruppo di lavoro sui metadati dei repository istituzionali; è membro della Commissione open access dell’Università degli studi di Firenze. Il 18 aprile 2012 è stato nominato membro nel Comitato per i beni librari e gli istituti culturali del Ministero per i beni e le attività culturali. Un curriculum ampio è consultabile all’indirizzo:

Innocenti Giacomo

Giacomo Innocenti is Researcher at Dipartimento di Sistemi e Informatica of Università deli Studi di Firenze.  From the same institution he received his Master's Degree in Computer Science in 2004 and his Ph. D. in Nonlinear Dynamics and Complex Systems in 2008. From 2010 to 2012 he worked for Comune di Firenze, where among the others he contributed to the realization of the Open Data web portal. In particular, he researched and experimented the most recent technology, suited for the development of the Linked Data platform. In this regard, he also designed data structures and services for interconnecting public storage systems via the semantic web paradigm. Moreover, he was into web ontologies and developed a layered and
distributed version of the semantic dictionary of the Linked Data of Comune di Firenze.

Giacomo Innocenti è Ricercatore presso il Dipartimento di Sistemi e Informatica dell'Università degli Studi di Firenze. Presso la stessa istituzione si è laureato in Ingegneria Informatica nel 2004 e nel 2008 ha ricevuto il Dottorato di Ricerca in Dinamica Non Lineare e Sistemi Complessi. Dal 2010 al 2012 ha lavorato presso il Comune di Firenze, dove tra le altre cose ha partecipato alla realizzazione del portale dedicato agli Open Data. In particolare, si è cimentato nell'analisi e nella sperimentazione di tecnologie innovative per la creazione della piattaforma Linked Data ed ha sviluppato soluzioni per la definizione di strutture dati e servizi, adatti alla federazione con altre banche dati. Ha, inoltre, lavorato sul fronte delle ontologie informatiche, elaborando e realizzando una versione distribuita e stratificata del dizionario, che definisce la semantica dei Linked Data del Comune di Firenze.

Kaschte Axel

Axel Kaschte graduated in theoretical Physics at Humboldt-University Berlin and in 1989 obtained a Ph.D. there. After the fall of the iron curtain he started to work for the Utah based company Dynix as a software developer and specialist in globalizing solutions. He continued as a project manager at union catalog projects in Germany and Washington, development team leader in Provo, Utah, and International Product Manager before he joined Ex Libris as Strategy Director Europe. In this capacity he leverages his extensive experience in library technology to create new product conceptualization and with the help of his relations within the library community he leads new market developments to ensure that Ex Libris products and services continue to be the most innovative in the library market. Axel works out of the Hamburg, Germany, Office of Ex Libris.

Leroi Marie-Veronique

Marie-Véronique Leroi is a project manager with a background in Natural Language Processing (NLP). She works at the Secrétariat Général in the Ministry of Culture and Communication,France, in the Department of Research, Higher Education and Technology (DREST). This department is in charge of the co-ordination of Research and Higher Education in the Ministry, of the implementation of the national digitisation plan of cultural heritage, and of the European development of these activities (Minerva, Michael, Europeana). Marie-Véronique Leroi is responsible for the French national Instance of the Michael project, Patrimoine Numérique and was leading the Workpackage 4  of Athena dedicated on terminology and multilingualism on behalf of the Michael Culture Association. She will co-lead the Workpackage 3 of Linked Heritage with KMKG.

Lucarelli Anna

Anna Lucarelli is a librarian at the National Central Library of Florence (BNCF) in Italy. She is the head of the BNCF’s Department of “Research and Tools for Subject Indexing and Classification”. She has worked in the Classification and Indexing Section of the Italian National Bibliography. In 2004 she was appointed Project coordinator for the development of the Nuovo soggettario (the new Italian subject indexing tool). She is a guest lecturer of subject indexing at the University of Florence and gives training courses for librarians. She is also the author of many articles and essays in this area and attended many conferences.

Anna Lucarelli svolge attività di bibliotecario direttore-coordinatore presso la Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale di Firenze. Ề responsabile del settore della BNCF “Ricerche e strumenti di indicizzazione semantica”. Si è occupata per molti anni di catalogazione, indicizzazione per soggetto e classificazione nell’ambito della Bibliografia nazionale italiana (BNI). Attualmente è coordinatrice del progetto Nuovo soggettario (il sistema che ha prodotto un nuovo linguaggio italiano di indicizzazione). Ề docente in Master universitari e in corsi di formazione per il personale di biblioteche pubbliche e private. Sui temi dell’indicizzazione semantica ha pubblicato volumi e articoli di periodici e ha presentato contributi nell’ambito di Convegni nazionali ed internazionali.

Lunghi Maurizio

Maurizio Lunghi, currently Scientific Director of a cultural and no-profit foundation Rinascimento Digitale, promoting Internet technologies within the cultural heritage community, he coordinates a research staff and is responsible for strategies and action plan definition, R&D projects and international events. He has worked on digital curation and preservation, on all the phases of the life-cycle of digital objects, from digitisation and colour certification, at the publication on the Internet with accessibility and copyright, up to all the long-term digital preservation related issues. Recently he focused on ‘persistent identifiers’ all related technologies and solutions, in particular he proposed an innovative architecture for the standard National Bibliography Number (NBN).

Work experience abroad in international research projects on new technologies. Recently acts as external expert on behalf of the European Commission for the evaluation of the FP7 call 6 on digital libraries and digital preservation. Participation in the Europeana initiative in the technical workgroup (2009-2011). Consultant of the Ministry of Culture in The Netherlands and Luxembourg for activities under the EU-Presidency (2004 - 2005) for international events and cooperation workgroups. In particular, he works at the European Commission DG-INFSO for three years (2000 - 2003), acting as project officer and evaluator: during that experience he develops expertise on digitisation policies, benchmarking and success indicators.

Malmsten Martin

Martin Malmsten is currently employed at the Royal Library of Sweden as Head of Software Development in the Libris dept., maintainer of the Sewdish Union Catalogue. He has been heavily involved in bringing library data onto the semantic web since 2008.

Manoni Paola

Paola Manoni is librarian, metadata specialist and coordinator of IT Services at the Vatican Library. She is also a member of ISO Technical Committee 46 “Information and Documentation”: ISO liaison officer to IFLA, Deputy of UNI Technical Committee “Documentation and Information” (UNI is the Italian Standards Organization), President of UNI Sub-Committee “Technical Interoperability” and member of the EURIG (European RDA Interest Group), representing the Vatican Library. Her research area is focused on metadata, cataloguing rules, digital libraries and frameworks of interaction systems

Paola Manoni è bibliotecaria, specialista di metadati e svolge l’attività di coordinamento dei servizi informativi presso la Biblioteca Vaticana.E’ inoltre membro dell’ ISO Technical Committee 46 “Information and Documentation “: ISO liaison officer per l’IFLA , vicepresidente della Commissione “Documentazione e Informazione” dell’UNI, presidente della sotto-commissione “Interoperabilità tecnica” della medesima commissione e membro di EURIG (European RDA Interest Group), in rappresentanza della Vaticana. Il campo delle sue ricerche comprende i metadati, le biblioteche digitali, gli standard catalografici e le strutture di interazione fra sistemi.

Marinai Elisabetta

Elisabetta Marinai is a computer scientist at the Institute of Legal Information Theory and Techniques (ITTIG) of Italian National Research Council (CNR) since 1998. Between 1989 and 1998 she has been working as a consultant in computer science and informatics in other CNR institutes (Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale and Opera del Vocabolario Italiano ), in Accademia della Crusca, in Opera del Duomo S. Maria del Fiore di Firenze and in some university faculties participating at national and European projects (ACQUILEX, CEC, WORDNET) involved in humanities such as lexicography and semantics, literature and origin poetry, dialectology, musicology. In ITTIG she is in charge of the operative unit "Data bases" and she is in charge of work package “Sistemi documentari per la dottrina giuridica” of the research job “Sistemi informativi per il diritto” . She is one of the co-ordinators of the DOGI editorial board. DoGi database is a legal literature repository providing abstracts of articles published in more than 250 Italian periodicals and essays published in Italian collective works. Moreover, she is one of the co-ordinators (in charge of the informatics section) of the DoGiS database, foreign legal literature repository, and the BEGA project (Bibliography of the antique legal editions in Italian), dealing with electronic editions of historical-legal document collections. From 2000 to 2004 she collaborated for the creation of NiR ("Norme in Rete" Legislation on the Net) portal, promoted by the Italian Ministry of Justice; she co-ordinated a specific work package (scientific partner of the Project) and she held XML and NIR standard courses for public institutions involved in the NIR project.

Elisabetta Marinai è tecnologo presso l'Istituto di Teoria e Tecniche dell'Informazione Giuridica (ITTIG) del CNR dal luglio 2001. Dal 1998 al 2001 è stata ricercatore a tempo determinato presso lo stesso Istituto. In precedenza è stata consulente di informatica presso altri istituti del CNR (Istituto di Linguistica Computazionale e Opera del Vocabolario Italiano ), presso l'Accademia della Crusca, l'Opera del Duomo di Firenze, e presso dipartimenti di Università italiane, partecipando a vari progetti, alcuni dei quali europei (ACQUILEX, CEC, WORDNET), in settori della ricerca umanistica come lessicografia e semantica, letteratura e poesia delle origini, dialettologia, musicologia. Presso l'ITTIG è responsabile dell'unità operativa "Banche dati" ed è gestore del modulo "Sistemi documentari per la dottrina giuridica e sistemi informativi specialistici" della commessa "Sistemi informativi per il diritto" del CNR. E' coordinatore del comitato redazionale della banca dati DoGi (Dottrina Giuridica) - spoglio degli articoli pubblicati in oltre 250 riviste giuridiche e dei saggi pubblicati in opere collettanee italiane, e della banca dati DoGiS (Dottrina Giuridica Straniera). Fin dal 1992 si è occupata delle banche dati del progetto BEGA (Bibliografia delle Edizioni Giuridiche Antiche in lingua italiana) dal punto di vista tecnologico. Ha partecipato al progetto Norme in Rete (di cui l'ITTIG è stato partner scientifico), in particolare nell'ambito degli standard per gli atti normativi e dottrinali. Ha tenuto corsi su XML e sugli standard DTD-NIR rivolti ad amministrazioni ed enti pubblici aderenti al progetto.

Martini Patrizia

Patrizia Martini is Library Manager  at the Central Institute for the Union Catalogue of Italian Libraries and Bibliographic Information (ICCU) - Area Standard and Cataloguing rules - coordinator of “Non book materials and special collections” Section. She carries out research concerning standards and new technology, defines cataloguing rules and guidelines for the National Library Service. She has worked several years in the metadata field. She has been  member of the “Working Group on standard and metadata application in the Cultural sectors” and the “National  Metadata Committee”  (MAG Committee). She is member of the new “Working and Research Group on metadata within Cultural Heritage”. She is  member of the “Working group UNI GL6 “Cinematographic Works”. Within international activities, she is Italian delegate of IFLA Standing Committee - Cataloguing Section,  member of the Permanent UNIMARC Committee (PUC) and member of the EURIG (European RDA Interest Group). She is involved in several EU and international projects, within the digitalization of the cultural heritage,  as  Europeana  Collections 1914-1918, Linked Heritage, ArrowPlus, World Digital Library (WDL).

Patrizia Martini è Bibliotecario coordinatore  all’Istituto Centrale per il Catalogo Unico delle biblioteche italiane e per le informazioni bibliografiche (ICCU) – Area Standard norme catalografiche e didattica, coordinatore della sezione “Materiali non librari e collezioni speciali”. Svolge attività di  studio ed elaborazione di  standard applicati alle nuove tecnologie, elabora  normative catalografiche e linee guida nell’ambito del Servizio Bibliotecario Nazionale (SBN). Ha lavorato per anni nel campo dei metadati. E’stata  membro del  “Gruppo di studio sugli standard e le applicazioni di metadati nei beni culturali” e  del “Comitato Metadati Amministrativi Gestionali” (MAG). E’ membro del nuovo “Gruppo di lavoro e di ricerca sui metadati per i Beni Culturali”. E’ membro del Working Group UNI GL6 Opere cinematografiche. Nell’ambito delle attività internazionali, è delegato italiano all’IFLA Standing Committee  Cataloguing Section, membro del Permanent UNIMARC Committee (PUC),  membro  dell’  EURIG (European RDA Interest Group). Segue diversi progetti europei ed internazionali, nell’ambito della digitalizzione del patrimonio culturale quali, Europeana  Collections 1914-1918, Linked Heritage, ArrowPlus, World Digital Library (WDL).

Mazzucchi Paola

Since 2000 she has been working in the publishing and content industry, with a particular focus on the role played by technology and innovation in the digital value chain, from production workflows to copyright, from marketing to distribution. Since 2000 she has been supporting project management in serveral national and European projects by the Italian Publishers Association (AIE). Currently she is in charge of the overall coordination of the activities for the ARROW Plus project, lead by AIE, involving 26 partners from 18 EU countries ( ARROW is a tool to facilitate rights information management in any digitisation project involving text and image based works, by streamlining the process of identification of rightholders of a work, including whether it is orphan, in or out of copyright, out of commerce or still commercially available. Since 2004 she has been involved in all mEDRA DOI-related activities and projects, focussing in particular on the issue of metadata interoperability. Currently she is involved in Linked Heritage project (, lead by ICCU, focussing on the activities to facilitate the contribution of private sector metadata to Europeana. She is also coordinating the requirement analysis, workflow design and technical activities for the set up of the technical infrastructure of LIA (Libri Italiani Accessibili), a service to increase the number of e-books accessible for blind and visully impaired readers on the Italian market.

Dal 2000 si occupa di ricerca e sviluppo per il settore editoriale, con un focus particolare sull’impatto dell’innovazione tecnologica sui diversi anelli della catena del valore, dai processi produttivi al diritto d'autore, dal marketing alla distribuzione. Dal 2000 è stabilmente coinvolta in diversi progetti nazionali ed europei per conto dell’Associazione Italiana Editori (AIE). Attualmente per AIE è responsabile del coordinamento generale delle attività per il progetto ARROW Plus, guidato da AIE, che coinvolge 26 partner provenienti da 18 paesi europei ( ARROW è il sistema che consente la ricerca delle informazioni sui diritti sulle opere librarie e sui loro titolari in modo semplice e automatico, riducendo i tempi e costi della “ricerca diligente” necessaria alla gestione corretta dei diritti nell’ambito dei programmi di digitalizzazione. Dal 2004 inoltre è coinvolta in tutte le attività e nei progetti di mEDRA, in particolare per gli aspetti legati al DOI e all’interoperabilità dei metadati nei diversi settori dell’industria dei contenuti. Per mEDRA, attualmente segue il progetto Linked Heritage (, coordinato da ICCU, nell’ambito delle attività per favorire il contributo dei metadati del settore privato a Europeana. Mentre sul fronte prettamente italiano, è responsabile delle attività di analisi e progettazione dell’infrastruttura tecnica di LIA (Libri Italiani Accessibili), progetto coordinato da AIE e finanziato dal Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali con l’obiettivo di aumentare l’attuale disponibilità sul mercato di prodotti editoriali digitali in formato accessibile per persone non vedenti e ipovedenti.

McKenna Gordon

Gordon McKenna has worked for over 30 years in the cultural sector in many varied and rewarding roles. Working in museums in the UK he has: moved stores; documented a wide range objects; carried out basic conservation work; and created prints for a small exhibition based on a 19th century glass plate negative collection. Since joining the Collections Trust, in 1991, he has: Undertaken a wide range of paid projects for national, local and private museums both in the UK and overseas;Authored standards and guides: SPECTRUM Interactive, SPECTRUM Knowledge, Standards in Action - SPECTRUM IT Guide and two practical guides on Museum Documentation and Copyright; Advised organisations, particularly on collections management systems and other IT-related issues; Worked in partnership with organisations and consortia like CIDOC, ICOM-UK, FISH, EMII and CIMI to benefit the sector both in terms of standards and the creation of practical tools;Lectured and given presentations on the Collections Trust's work throughout the world; Acted as editor of Collections Trust's SPECTRUM standard - the vademecum of collections management. The has included overseeing its translation and localisation outside the UK; Managed the SPECTRUM Partners Scheme for collections management systems providers. At the present he is working as a coordinator or work package leader in a number of European Commission funded projects (ENUMERATE, Partage Plus, Europeana Inside, and Linked Heritage). During these projects he has written guides to: the standards landscape for European museums; persistent identifiers; and a new XML harvesting schema LIDO (Light Information Describing Objects) which he helped to develop. 

Menduni Giovanni

Professore nel Politecnico di Milano, coordinatore dell'area sostenibilità e innovazione del Comune di Firenze.

Messmer Gabriele

Gabriele Messmer studied library sciences at theUniversityofApplied SciencesinMunich.  She is chief cataloger in the Department  of Acquisition, Collection Development and Cataloguing and head of the Digitisation Division of the Munich Digitisation Centre at the Bavarian State Library inMunich. Gabriele Messmer is member of professional boards, working groups and expert committees on regional, national and international level. She is chairman of the Cataloguing and Metadata Commission of the Bavarian Library Network and teacher at theBavarianLibrarySchool.

Mitchell Joan S.

Joan S. Mitchell is editor in chief of the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system at OCLC Online Computer Library Center, Inc. Prior to joining OCLC in 1993, Joan was director of educational technology at Carnegie Mellon University and an adjunct professor in the School of Information Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. Her interests include localization and interoperability in classification systems, and the application of general conceptual models to classification systems. In 2005, the American Library Association awarded Joan the Melvil Dewey Medal, which recognizes distinguished service to the profession of librarianship.

Morando Federico

Federico is an economist, with multidisciplinary research interests focused on the intersection between law, economics and technology. From 2008, he is the first Managing Director of the NEXA Research Center for Internet and Society at the Politecnico of Torino, an independent research center focusing on quantitative and interdisciplinary analysis of the force of the Internet and of its impact on society. His research activity at the NEXA Center mainly concerns new models of production and sharing of digital contents, including the ecosystem around open data. He also taught intellectual property law at Bocconi University in Milan and he is an associate editor of the IJCLP . He has an undergraduate degree in Economics from Bocconi Univ. and a master’s degree in Economic theory and econometrics from the Univ. of Toulouse. He holds a Ph.D. in Institutions, Economics and Law from the Univ. of Turin and Ghent with a dissertation about software interoperability. From the beginning of 2010, he is a member of the working group of Regione Piemonte that created the first official open government data portal in Italy: . He also coordinates the policy support working group of the EVPSI research project , focusing on the regional dimension of public sector information, and he is a member of the LAPSI European thematic network on the legal aspects of PSI.

Panzer Michael

Michael Panzer is an assistant editor of the DDC. Along with colleagues in OCLC Research, Michael has been heavily involved in representations of the DDC for semantic web applications, including presenting Dewey Summaries and abridged Dewey as linked data. Michael is a member of the W3C Library Linked Data Incubator Group and was a DCMI liaison to the W3C Provenance Incubator Group. Before joining OCLC, Michael worked at Cologne University of Applied Sciences, where he was team leader of CrissCross, a research project about semantic interoperability, and the technical team that translated Dewey into German.

Peruginelli Ginevra

Graduated in law, obtained a Ph.D. in Telematics and Information Society at theUniversityofFlorenceand received her Master's degree in Computer Science at theUniversityofNorthumbria,Newcastle. Since 2003 she is entitled to practice as a lawyer. Since 1999 she has been working at theInstituteofTheoryand Techniques of Legal Information of CNR (ITTIG) first as a fellow and now as legal researcher. She is member of the Free Access to law Movement (FALM) and of the Legal Information Institutes' network around the world. Her current research interests deal with user legal information needs, legal strategies for online legal information retrieval, analysis of legal language in the multilingual legal environment and evaluation criteria for legal web sites, semantic interoperability in legal domain. She is author of many publications (monographs, articles and conference papers) in these fields.

laureata in giurisprudenza e dal 2003 abilitata all'esercizio della professione di avvocato, è ricercatrice presso l'Istituto di Teoria e Tecniche dell'Informazione Giuridica del CNR (ITTIG). E' dottore di ricerca in Telematica e Società dell'Informazione presso l'Università di Firenze e ha conseguito il diploma di Master biennale internazionale in Scienze dell'Informazione presso l'University of Northumbria. Dal 1999 lavora  prima come assegnista poi come ricercatrice presso l'ITTIG.  E' membro dell'Associazione Free Access to Law e della rete dei Legal Information Institutes di tutto il mondo. Ha pubblicato monografie, articoli e conference papers in tema di: analisi dell'utenza giuridica e strategie per il recupero dell'informazione giuridica in linea; valutazione delle risorse giuridiche elettroniche e definizione di criteri di qualità; multilinguismo giuridico, interoperabilità semantica nel diritto.

Riva Pat

Coordinator of the Monographs Section in the Cataloguing Directorate for Heritage Collections (Direction du traitement documentaire des collections patrimoniales) at Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec in Montreal, Canada since 2007. Formerly she held academic librarian positions at McGill University Libraries inMontreal, first in the Library Systems Office, then as an original cataloguer and unit coordinator in Library Technical Services. Pat completed her MLIS atMcGillUniversityin 1986, having undergraduate degrees in mathematics and linguistics. Pat is chair of the Canadian Committee on MARC and a member of the Canadian Committee on Cataloguing. Since 2005, she has been an elected member of the IFLA Cataloguing Section Standing Committee and chair of the FRBR Review Group. Pat writes and speaks about FRBR and RDA.

Dal 2007 Pat Riva è la coordinatrice della sezione Monografie nella Cataloguing Directorate for Heritage Collections (Direction du traitement documentaire des collections patrimoniales) pressola Bibliotecae l'Archivio nazionale del Québec (Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec) a Montreal. E' stata bibliotecaria presso le biblioteche dell'Università McGill a Montreal, prima nellla Sezione di informatica (Library Systems Office), poi come catalogatore e coordinatore di unità presso i Servizi tecnici. Pat Riva ha ottenuto il Master's in biblioteconomia (MLIS) presso l'Università McGill nel 1986 e si è laureta in matematica e linguistica. E' presidente del Canadian Committee on MARC e fa parte del Canadian Committee on Cataloguing. Dal 2005, è membro eletto dell'IFLA Cataloguing Section Standing Committee e da allora è presidente del FRBR Review Group. E' autrice e relatrice su argomenti relativi a FRBR e RDA.

Sagri Maria Teresa

Lawyer, at present Researcher at the Instituteof Legal Information Theoryand Techniques of the CNR. Degree obtained in Law at FlorenceUniversity, thesis in the History of Italian Law, entitled “The problem of equality (aequitas) in Canonical Law”, Supervisor, prof. Paolo Grossi. From 2008, PhD of Research in Constitutional Law submitted at the University of Genoa, Department of Public and Legal Procedure, Methods and techniques of the formation and valuation of Laws, discussing her thesis entitled: “Multilingualism in European legal drafting: towards a Shared Translation”, Supervisor, prof. Pasquale Costanzo. From 2002 she works at the ITTIG, concentrating her research from the inside of the equipe: “Ontologies for the Law and Automatic Treatment of legal language”, Supervisor dott. Daniela Tiscornia. Besides she has concentrate her studies on the theme of Semantic Resources to facilitate the access to legal information and to supply a methodological support for translation and for legal comparison. On the applicative plan, the study of linguistic barriers which hinders the substantial knowledge of normative rules,  it was finalized to develop a complex of methods and instruments which adopt to the specifics of law, the research results on the Semantic Web and of the automatic treatment of language.

avvocato, attualmente è ricercatrice a tempo determinato presso l’Istituto di Teoria e Tecnica dell’Informazione Giuridica del C.N.R (ITTIG). Laureata in Giurisprudenza all’Università degli Studi di Firenze, discutendo la tesi in Storia del diritto Italiano, dal titolo: “Il problema dell’aequitas nel diritto canonico”, Relatore Prof. Paolo Grossi. Dal 2008 è Dottore di ricerca in diritto costituzionale, titolo conseguito presso l’Università degli Studi di Genova, Dipartimento di diritto pubblico e processuale (DIPU): Metodi e tecniche della formazione e della valutazione delle leggi, discutendo la tesi dal titolo: “Il multilinguismo nella produzione normativa comunitaria. Verso una traduzione condivisa” Responsabile Prof. Pasquale Costanzo. Dal 2002 svolge la sua attività di ricerca presso l'ITTIG, concentrando la sua attività di ricerca all'interno della gruppo di ricerca: 'Ontologie per il diritto e trattamento automatico del linguaggio giuridico', responsabile dott. Daniela Tiscornia, concentrandosi sul tema delle di risorse semantiche per facilitare l'accesso alle informazioni giuridiche e per fornire un supporto metodologico alla traduzione e alla comparazione giuridica. Sul piano applicativo lo studio delle barriere linguistiche che ostacolano la conoscenza sostanziale dei contenuti normativi, è stato finalizzato a sviluppare un complesso di metodi e strumenti che adattino alle specificità del diritto i risultati della ricerca nel settore del Web semantico e del Trattamento automatico del linguaggio.

Tiscornia Daniela

is lawyer and Director of Research at the Instituteof Theoryand Techniques for Legal Information of the Italian National Research Council (ITTIG-CNR). She is the scientific coordinator of the ITTIG-CNR research group on “Legal ontologies and Legal Language Processing”and member of the Editorial Board of the international Reviews Informatica e Diritto (ESI) and Artificial Intelligence and Law (KLUWER). She has been running, as a scientific coordinator, national and European projects in the field of Legal Knowledge Representation, access to legal information, e-government, e-participation; in particular: ePSInet (Electronic Public Sector Information Network, eContent 2002), Lois (Lexical Ontologies for Legal Knowledge Sharing, eContent 2002-2004), Dalos (Drafting Legislation with Ontology-based Support, eParticipation 2007-2008). She has been involved in several Italian and European projects, conferences organization and initiatives in the field of Legal Information accessing and of Legal Knowledge Management.  Her current research interests, on which she has widely published, deal with the application of Semantic Web  methodologies and tools to the domain of law,  on topics, like the relationship between language, science and law, where the ICT offers support, in order to overcome linguistic barriers, to investigate differing viewpoints on single overarching theme and to foster rule of law values. 

è Dirigente di Ricerca presso l'Istituto di Teoria e Tecniche per l'Informazione Giuridica del Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche.(ITTIG-CNR), ove  è responsabile della Commessa CNR “Semantica e Lessicografia Giuridica”. I suoi interessi di ricerca riguardano tutte le applicazione delle Tecnologie dell'Informazione al dominio del Diritto, con particolare attenzione al trattamento della semantica del linguaggio giuridico ed alla rappresentazione della conoscenza giuridica in modelli computabili. I settori attuali di ricerca sono dedicati ai temi della concettualizzazione della conoscenza giuridica e della costruzione di modelli ontologici come supporto alla traduzione ed alla comparazione giuridica; con particolare riferimento all'utilizzo di tecniche di trattamento automatico del linguaggio naturale (TAL)  ed all'applicazione degli strumenti del Web Semantico. Su questi temi ha abbondantemente pubblicato. Daniela Tiscornia è Membro del Consiglio Scientifico della Rivista Informatica e Diritto (ESI) e dell'Editorial Board del Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Law (Kluwer).  E' stato ed è coordinatore di progetti Europei e nazionali nel settore di ricerca, svolge attività di tutoring ed è membro del Collegio dei Docenti  in svariati corsi di Dottorato in Italia ed all'estero, svolge ampia attività di organizzazione di Convegni, Workshop e di pubblicazioni tematiche.

Vannuccini Gianluca

ingegnere elettronico, dottore di ricerca, dal 2003 al Comune di Firenze segue progetti di innovazione, dal 2011 dirige il Servizio Sviluppo Infrastrutture Tecnologiche.

Wenz Romain

I graduated from the Ecole nationale des Chartes (degree in Archives management, thesis in medieval history), from the ENSSIB (information and library school). Since July 2009: Curator at the French national Library (BnF), I work at the metadata department (IBN) as head of the "" product.