New [email protected]: CKAN an open-source data management solution for open data

The AIMS team is pleased to announce the webinar “CKAN as an open-source data management solution for open data". 

This webinar will represent The Comprehensive Knowledge Archive Network (CKAN). The webinar addresses publishers, librarians, information management specialists, software developers, (agricultural) journal editors, related data providers and other interested people.


CKAN is a powerful data management system that makes data accessible – by providing tools to streamline publishing, sharing, finding and using data. CKAN is aimed at data publishers (national and regional governments, companies and organizations) wanting to make their data open and available.


5th of May 2015- 16:00 Rome Time (Use Time Converter to calculate the time difference between your location and Rome, Italy)


Ivan Ermilov is coming originally from Russia and graduated from one of the top Saint-Petersburg's universities: Bonch-Bruevich State University of Telecommunications. Having an engineering background, he enrolled into University of Leipzig as PhD student and now being a part of AKSW research group. The main course of research is open data and open data solutions as well as data analysis. As a part of AKSW, he’s been working on SlideWiki - an open platform for collaborative work on presentations, CubeViz - an application for visualization RDF data cubes, CSV2RDF for portal - solution facilitating csv data integration on large scale and Campus2020 project, which has the main aim of getting new PhD students for University of Leipzig from abroad and supporting them during their career here

How to join

The session is open to anyone but places are limited. If you are interested to attend the webinar, send an e-mail to [email protected], containing the following information:

  • your name
  • your affiliation
  • your role
  • your country

System requirements

Once you have requested to attend the webinar, you will receive an e-mail confirming your place with an URL access. Make sure that:

  • you have good internet connection
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9, 10; Mozilla Firefox; Google Chrome
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 10.3. If in doubt, go to Checking system requirements of the web conferencing programme Adobe Connect.


This webinar is co-sponsored by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), CIARD and Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la Agricultura (IICA)