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OpenOntologyRepository: Team Conference Call - Wed 2008-03-05     (1)

  • Please note that this session may be recorded, and if so, the audio archive is expected to be made available as open content, along with the proceedings of the call to our community membership and the public at-large under our prevailing open IPR policy.     (1B10)

Attendees     (1D)

  • Expecting:     (1D2)
    • ... to register for participation, please add your name (plus your affiliation, if you aren't already a member of the community) above, or e-mail <> so that we can reserve enough resources to support everyone's participation. ...     (1D3A)

Agenda Ideas     (1E)

  • (please insert content below; identify yourself for follow-up purposes)     (1E1)
  • Peter P. Yim: following the success of our 2008.02.28 OOR-Panel Session, we might want to consider doing at least two more:     (1E3)
    • one panel discussion on ontology developers and stewards' (i.e. early-adopter content-provider) requirements & expectations?     (1E3A)
    • another panel discussion on ontology-of-ontology?     (1E3B)
    • open dates - Thursdays, regular Ontolog event slot: 3/27, 4/3 & 4/10.     (1E3C)
  • discuss the relationship of this initiative to other organizations like Ontolog, sponsors, funders, etc.     (1E5)

Agenda and Proceedings     (1F)

1. Meeting called to order:     (1F1)

  • review and adopt agenda     (1F4)
    • note that we do have a hard stop, say a couple of minutes before: 1:15pm EST / 10:15am PST / 18:15 GMT/UTC (as Michelle Raymond has called an Ontology Summit 2008 Content Committee Meeting, and will be needing this same conference line, and a few of the participants here.)     (1F4A)

2. Roll Call:     (1F5)

3. Status Review and Discussion:     (1F7)

  • Postmortem on the 2008.02.28 OOR-Panel session - ConferenceCall_2008_02_28     (1F12)

(DHS/FEMA - Resource Typing Initiative) (Michelle) not-available--sent-input, JohnLMcCarthy [XMDR] (Bruce) cfmd-3/27, ... further, Nigel Collier or Son Doan [Biocaster] (Peter) Nigel-sent-input--Doan-will-participate-but-not-as-panelist, Asuman Dogac [UBL Ontology] (Peter) not-available-but-will-have-ontology-for-OOR, Patrick Yee [ebXML work from HKG] (Peter) (?), Rex Brooks [EDXL-RIM] (Peter) cfmd-either-date-but-prefer-4/3, Rob Raskin [SWEET 2.0 Ontology] (Peter) cfmd-4/3, ...     (1F14)

  • Funding: getting organized     (1F17)
    • possibilities - government agencies (NSF?, NIST?, whoever would fund open infrastructure, DARPA, IARPA (Jeff), ... etc.); EU funders; Vulcan (Mark)?; bring in W3C in a exploratory (XG) working group (e.g. Semantic Web Deployment) (although they are a funding sink rather than a funding source; but good for visibility);        (1F17A)
    • grant proposal team(s) / submit proposal(s) to     (1F17B)
    • Frank: NSF next solicitations due July-1, interop, data network partners, programs coming back     (1F17C)
    • try contacting Todd Hughes and see if DARPA is a possibility (Leo)     (1F17D)
    • Peter: consider multiple smalls proposals and a big one ($20 million +/-) to make OOR a sustainable OOR operation     (1F17E)
    • consider Foundations, and institutions like Vulcan (Peter).     (1F17F)
  • Use Cases & Requirements     (1F18)
    • soliciting 'early adopter' partners who can offer up their ontologies, help refine requirements, and provide user feedback.     (1F18A)
    • see above discussion ref. the two upcoming joint OOR-OntologySummit2008 panel sessions (3/27 & 4/2)     (1F18B)

4. New Issues:     (1F22)

5. Any Other Business:     (1F23)

6. Action items:     (1F24)

7. Schedule Next Meeting & Adjourn:     (1F25)

  • re-establishing a regular weekly time slot     (1F26)
    • Farrukh: block out 90 min. per week, but try to schedule only a fortnightly 60-min sync-up call, unless level of activities deem it necessary to spend more time to meet synchronously.     (1F26A)
      • Peter: agree totally ... we may use that same slot sub-team meetings too.     (1F26A1)

notes taken by: Peter P. Yim / 2008.03.05-10:18am PST     (1F30)

All participants, please review and edit to enhance accuracy and granularity of the documented proceedings.     (1F31)

Resources     (1G)

Discussion Process     (1H)

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