Press Release

Bergman Keynoting at Annual Dublin Core Conference

CORALVILLE, IA, October 18, 2010 -- Mike Bergman, Structured Dynamics' CEO, will be one of two  keynote speakers at DC-2010, DCMI's International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, in Pittsburgh, PA. DCMI (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative) is an open organization engaged in the development of interoperable metadata standards that support a broad range of purposes and business models.

Bergman will be speaking at 9 am on the wrap-up day of the conference, Friday, Oct. 22. His topic is, "Bridging the Gaps: Adaptive Approaches to Data Interoperability."

DCMI, the developers and maintainers of Dublin Core© and many affiliated metadata initiatives, is celebrating its 15th year. The organization will be taking both a retrospective look and a prospective look at its accomplishments and next initiatives.

The other keynote speaker is Dr.Stuart Weibel, a former senior research scientist at OCLC, who with OCLC was instrumental in first launching and then managing the DC initiative.

DC-2010, which runs from Oct 20 to 22, is also being held in conjunction with the ASIS&T conference, which follows from Oct 22. to Oct 27. ASIS&T (the American Society for Information Science and Technology) is the leading society for information professionals, with more than 4,000 members.

Bergman said, "DCMI is the essential complementary organization to the W3C for providing the authority and leadership for many needed aspects to make linked data and the semantic Web truly effective. I look forward to sharing my thoughts on possibly useful contributions by DCMI over the next 15 years."

About Mike Bergman

Michael K. Bergman is the CEO and co-founder of Structured Dynamics. He is also co-editor of the lightweight UMBEL subject concept ontology. For the past twenty years Mike has been an independent consultant, a Web scientist, and an entrepreneur. His AI3:::Adaptive Information blog ( is widely read in the semantic Web and linked data space.

About Structured Dynamics LLC

Structured Dynamics assists enterprises and non-profit organizations to adopt Web-accessible and interoperable semantic data. The basic premise is that the data itself becomes the application. Via structured, linked data and a combination of semantic technologies and Web services, information in any form and from any source can now be integrated and made interoperable. The company Web site is at; it is headquartered in Coralville, IA.

Press Contact:
Mike Bergman
Structured Dynamics LLC
Tel: 319-621-5225