[sc34wg3] Heads up! SC36 Liaison coming

Mary Nishikawa sc34wg3@isotopicmaps.org
Wed, 03 Sep 2003 09:01:26 +0900

Hi Jim,

>I just had a conversation with Frank Farrance, Chairman of JTC1/SC36, 
>which deals with applications of IT to education and training.. He's 
>wildly enthusiastic about Topc Maps and wants to promote their use in the 
>SC36 context; he wants to establish better liaison.
>He plans to discuss this at the next SC36 meeting, at a conference in 
>Korea, and at JTC1 (which meets in Singapore in November: anyone want to go?).

Can you send me the details of the Singapore meeting? I may be able to 
attend. Lars Marius, Naito-san and  I met with one of the Japan delegates 
of SC 36 last year and at that time and she was also very much interested 
in topic maps (I need to hunt down here name card).  SC36 seems to be very 
active in Japan.  I will see if I can attend one of the Japan sc36 meetings 
as a guest.

As far as I can remember, they are working on standards such as SCORM for 
online training. They might be working on a controlled vocabulary for 
educational concepts.