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OntologySummit2009: April 6~7, 2009 Symposium (Face-to-Face Workshop)

Theme: Toward Ontology-based Standards

  • Chair: Dr. SteveRay

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Monday, April 6, 2009

  • 9:00 am - Welcome, and statement of Summit goals - Steve Ray ... [ slides ] .. [ [ audio] ]
    • Additional ideas:
    • URI governance
    • ISO 19440, Enterprise Integration
  • 12:30 noon - Lunch

all the other ontologies that we already have paid for? Hundreds exist. How is this new project going to impact them? Which ones become obsolete? Which ones are going to be improved or reduced in size with this new project? Which of the owners/authors of the existing government paid-for ontologies are supporting this request? Why are the others not supporting it?"]

    • The need to provide some structure for the discussion, and the ongoing work
  • 4:00 pm - Polling of the best-suited candidate standards/projects to promote (in light of the above issues.
  • Note: We are planning a no-host dinner across the street, at Dogfish Alehouse after the session, probably at 6:00 pm. Microbrewery. Great beers! Hope you can join us.

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

  • 12:00 noon - Lunch
  • 3:00 pm - Adjourn

Audio Recording of the Workshop Sessions

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