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7th ODF plugfest – Technical programme

The 7th plugfest will take place in the historical city hall of Gouda, The Netherlands on November 17/18th 2011. There is also a public part of the event intended for a wider audience on Friday afternoon November 18th 2011. This session is intended for those that produce or use software to batch generate or process documents. All events take place in the historical city hall of Gouda, The Netherlands.

Thursday, November 17th

Time What By whom
09:00 – 09:30 Registration
09:30 – 09:40 Introduction Hans van den Akker
(alderman of Gouda)
09:40 – 9:50 Importance of open standards and
vendor participation in the Netherlands
Ineke Schop (NOiV)
9:50 – 10:00 Technical introduction & rules of the house Bart Hanssens
10:00 – 10:15 Officeshots / ODF Validators Michiel Leenaars
Time What By whom
10:30 – 11:50 Interop testing: generate a birth certificate NL Vereniging v Burgerzaken
11:50 – 12:00 Future of document generation IBM
12:00 – 13:30 Lunch
13:30 – 14:00 Interfacing document generators
14:00 – 14:30 Presentation: publishing Dutch generated documents SDU
14:30 – 15:30 Interop testing: generate a notification
in municipal style
Gemeente Woerden
15:30 – 16:00 Open discussions, with presentations by vendors and technical subjects, for example:
* Embedding non-printable images
* Tables vs frames
* RDF 1.2 metadata
* conversion ODF → eReader
* status of ODF in Belgian government
16:15 – 16:30 Conclusions from the technical sessions Bart Hanssens + Steven Pemberton
16:30 – 16:45 Wrap-up Paul Rekveld
17:00 – 18:30 Evening Event

Afterward for dinner we go to restaurant Koeien en Kaas (‘Cows and cheese’):

Koeien en Kaas
Achter de Waag 20
T +31 182 68 66 89

Gouda plugfest organised and hosted by: