An annual series of events (first started by Ontolog and NIST in 2006) that involves the ontology community along with communities related to each year's theme chosen for the summit. The Ontology Summit program is now co-organized by Ontolog, NIST, NCOR, NCBO, NCO_NITRD along with the co-sponsorship of other organizations that are supportive of the Summit goals and objectives.
There is now an Ontology Summit YouTube Channel at Ontology Summit YouTube Channel. For the publications produced by the summits see OntologySummit/Publications.
- OntologySummit2023 - "Helping scientific researchers make better use of ontologies"
- OntologySummit2022 - "Pandemics and Other Disasters"
- OntologySummit2021 - "Ontology Generation and Harmonization"
- OntologySummit2020 - "Knowledge Graphs"
- OntologySummit2019 - "Explanations"
- OntologySummit2018 - "Contexts in Context"
- OntologySummit2017 - "AI, Learning, Reasoning, and Ontologies"
- OntologySummit2016 - "Framing the Conversation: Ontologies within Semantic Interoperability Ecosystems"
- OntologySummit2015 - "Internet of Things: Toward Smart Networked Systems and Societies"
- (public facing) Ontology Summit 2015 Website
- OntologySummit2014 - "Big Data and Semantic Web Meet Applied Ontology"
- (public facing) Ontology Summit 2014 Website
- OntologySummit2013 - "Ontology Evaluation Across the Ontology Lifecycle"
- (public facing) Ontology Summit 2013 Website
- OntologySummit2012 - "Ontology for Big Systems"
- (public facing) Ontology Summit 2012 Website
- OntologySummit2011 - "Making the Case for Ontology"
- OntologySummit2010 - "Creating the Ontologists of the Future"
- OntologySummit2009 - "Toward Ontology-based Standards"
- OntologySummit2008 - "Toward An Open Ontology Repository"
- OntologySummit2007 - "Ontology, Taxonomy, Folksonomy: Understanding the Distinctions"
- UpperOntologySummit (2006) - the "Upper Ontology Summit"
Format: each year's Summit comprises of a series of both virtual and face-to-face events that span about 3 months. These include a vigorous three-month online discourse on the theme of choice (for a particular summit), virtual panel discussions, research activities ... etc. which will culminate in a two-day workshop and symposium. The publication of a Summit Communiqué each year, at the end of the symposium, to get an annual message from the participants to the world-at-large, has also been a signature activity of this Ontology Summit series. ... ( ref. also the Ontology Summit Process )
There is now an Ontology Summit YouTube Channel at Ontology Summit YouTube Channel.