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[ontolog] Member Conference Call - Thu 2006-08-03     (1)

  • Subject: [ontolog] member conference call Thu 2006-08-03     (1A1)

Attendees     (1B)

Agenda Ideas (candidate items to be adopted into the agenda for discussion)     (1C)

Agenda & Proceedings     (1E)

1) Welcome & confirmation of agenda     (1E1)

2) Appointment of secretary to take minutes     (1E3)

3) Roll-call of participants     (1E5)

4) Upcoming meeting & event schedule (near future)     (1E8)

5) Communications, logistics, & work protocols issues     (1E11)

  • Peter solicits project team members to use the mailing list (archived forum) so that we have a more transparent process in the project development.     (1E12)
  • Rex will be posting the notes from the interactive portion of the 2006.07.23 workshop over the coming weekend.     (1E13)

6) Follow-ups from previous calls     (1E14)

  • postmortem on the OntologWorkshop_July_2006 and Face-to-Face event(s)     (1E15)
    • vote of thanks to the Organizing Committee: Bob Smith, Kurt Conrad and Rex Brooks for a job well done!     (1E15A)
    • what was good about it     (1E15B)
    • what can be improved     (1E15C)
      • assure venue/facility suport all necessary speaker needs     (1E15C1)
      • formal ontological approaches were not as well represented as the natural and informal ontology contingent     (1E15C2)
    • what would we do differently the next time     (1E15D)
      • consider: less formal bird-of-a-feather type gathering; or local beer-and-pretzel gatherings on a local basis     (1E15D1)
      • having to pay to attend did pose a barrier     (1E15D2)
    • discussion     (1E15E)
      • Input from BillJarrold (2006.08.02): General feedback was it went fine. The priorities ranking discussion was a little difficult...it felt akin to asking a question like "What is more important to humans, eating fruit or eating vegetables?" Answer: they are both essential. It was good that we weren't rushed. There was a good amount of time to exchange ideas -- this is often not the case in different conferences. I really     (1E15E1)

liked the open ended session at the end where we went around and described what people were working on. That is one specific example of how more time to exchange ideas was good. Thanks, Bill / Wed, 2 Aug 2006 16:00:39 -0700 & Thu, 3 Aug 2006 11:37 -0700     (1E16)

7) Current Project Status Report     (1E21)

  • Status CctRepresentation and UblOntology project work     (1E22)
    • Steve: some people (like EvanWallace) at NIST are working on ebXML and use of ebXML registry, they would be interested in what has been done     (1E22A)

8) Key Issues discussion:     (1E31)

9) New project proposals     (1E35)

10) Sponsorship and funding     (1E36)

11) Other business     (1E37)

12) Next meeting date and adjourn     (1E38)

  • Our next meeting/call will be next Thu 2006.08.10 - with Duane Nickull & RexBrooks' Scheduled Discussion Session on: "Ontologies and Service Oriented Architecture" - ref: ConferenceCall_2006_08_10     (1E39)
  • this call adjourned 11:29 am PDT     (1E40)

minutes captured in real time on this wiki by Peter P. Yim / 2006.08.03-11:31am PDT     (1E42)


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