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OpenOntologyRepository: OOR Team Conference Call - Fri 2009-05-15     (1)

OpenOntologyRepository team conference call, Fri 2009.05.15, 1.0~1.5 Hr. call starting 12:00pm EDT / 9:00am PDT / 6:00pm CET / 5:00pm GMT / 17:00 UTC     (1A)

  • Shared-screen support (VNC session) will be started 5 minutes before the call at:     (1B5)
    • view-only password: "ontolog"     (1B5A)
    • if you plan to be logging into this shared-screen option (which the speaker may be navigating), and you are not familiar with the process, please try to call in 5 minutes before the start of the session so that we can work out the connection logistics. Help on this will generally not be available once the presentation starts.     (1B5B)
  • RSVP to appreciated, ... or simply just by adding yourself to the "Expected Attendee" list below (if you are a member of the team.)     (1B6)
  • 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.     (1B8)

Attendees     (1D)

  • Expecting:     (1D2)
    • ... if you are coming to the meeting, please add your name above (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 below (along with your name for follow-up purposes)     (1E1)

Agenda & Proceedings     (1F)

1. Meeting called to order:     (1F1)

2. Roll Call:     (1F5)

3. Status Review and Discussion:     (1F7)

Suggested topics to be covered:     (1F10)

  • startup of new student project(s)     (1F11)
  • engaging the extended community - in light of recent interest expressed on [ontolog-forum], establishment of IAOA, etc.     (1F12)
  • progress review on planned OOR-related events     (1F13)
  • reports on member activities that are OOR-related     (1F14)
  • Student projects     (1F15)
    • Michael: Darren Ong (who is starting his masters program in Sep.2009 at U of Toronto) who will be working on the COLORE: Common Logic Ontology Repository project. Work has already begun (about two week ago) and will continue through the summer.     (1F15A)
    • Benjamin: let's try to do an informal (say 1.5-hr) developers conference call some time next week - will setup a doodle poll with people on the [oor-dev] listserv     (1F15B)
    • Peter: everyone (potential developers) interested should join the [oor-dev] list (if they aren't already) - subscribe by sending a blank email to oor-dev-join[at]     (1F15C)
    • Ken: we (from NEU) are still assessing what would be good topics for student projects     (1F15D)
  • Joint OOR-Ontolog Panel sessions ... on deck:     (1F18)
    • Peter (2009.05.15): I'm working with the Stanford-BMIR folks to possibly run an session to update everyone on recent changes and improvements on Protege / webProtege / BioPortal / CODS / OOR-sandbox ... and how they work together, now and in the near future ... this is more a OOR user and content providers' session and could go right before Benjamin's OOR implementers and developers' session - tentative date: Thu 28-May-2009     (1F18A)
    • panel session on "BioPortal-based ontology repository implementation and development" - champion: BenjaminDai - tentative date: Thu 4-Jun-2009     (1F18B)
    • panel session on "OOR Research Issues" - champion: Ken Baclawski - date reserved: Thu 25-Jun-2009     (1F18C)
  • Ken Baclawski: "Research Issues in Ontology Repositories Workshop" proposal for ISWC2009 - proposal went in 2009.05.01     (1F20)
    • organizing committee for this workshop - co-chair Ken & K     (1F20A)
    • program committee for this workshop - Ken, Mike, Leo, Peter, K, Bart, Bruce ... and others     (1F20B)
    • Ken: we are expecting to hear back from ISWC organizers by May-22     (1F20C)
    • Peter / Ken: Natasha Noy has also submitted a related proposal ... Natasha and Ken has since been in contact and they feel both proposals are complementary     (1F20D)
  • Requirements and Use Cases:     (1F22)
    • Todd: still working on the UML diagrams, and gap between our core requirements and what's already available in the current release of BioPortal / OOR-01 sandbox ... will post next week     (1F22A)

4. New Issues:     (1F26)

5. Any Other Business:     (1F27)

  • Carlos: MMI will be having a workshop on 15-Jun-2009 in San Jose, CA (US) that will be ontology repository related (more on practice than on research.)     (1F28)

6. Action items:     (1F29)

7. Schedule Next Meeting & Adjourn:     (1F31)

notes taken by: Peter P. Yim / 2009.05.15-10:46am PDT     (1F35)

All participants, please review and edit to enhance accuracy and granularity of the documented proceedings.     (1F36)

Resources     (1G)

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