NOVEMBER 2019 NEWSLETTER

Dear IAOA members,

herewith you receive the November newsletter on events that cover research in ontology (conferences, workshops, etc.) or are associated with IAOA (e.g., meetings of Special Interest Groups (SIGs) and Committees). These newsletters shall inform you about upcoming events and their corresponding deadlines. They may also include short reports of interesting past events, for example, by IAOA members who attended them. The planned frequency of the newsletters ranges from monthly to bi-monthly. This service complements the calendars of events [1] and deadlines [2], which we run for gathering event information. Please notice that such calendars are now easily accessible from the right sidebar of the landing page of the IAOA website [3] and from the Events page [4].

Should you have any further suggestions, comments or questions on this service, please let us know by writing to the Association [5] or publicly to the membership [6].

Should you be aware of events that you wish to be added to the calendar, you may write to [7].

Sincerely,
IAOA Executive Council

[1] calendar: “IAOA Check Events”
https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=iaoa.member%40googlemail.com

[2] calendar: “IAOA Check Deadlines”
https://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=os3b7er3ad4ela965ggjoa7u80%40group.calendar.google.com

[3] https://iaoa.org/

[4] https://iaoa.org/index.php/events/

[5] info@iaoa.org

[6] iaoa-member@ovgu.de

[7] calendars@iaoa.org

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BOLZANO SUMMER OF KNOWLEDGE AND FOIS, JOWO AND ISAO 2020
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The dates of FOIS 2020 have been announced: it will take place in Bolzano from September 14 to 17 2020. It will be part of a great wider event, the Bolzano Summer of Knowledge, a month of knowledge in September 2020. JOWO and ISAO will also be part of it.

Please check the webpages for updates:

*** BoSK 2020: https://summerofknowledge.inf.unibz.it
*** FOIS 2020: https://fois2020.inf.unibz.it
*** JOWO 2020: https://iaoa.org/jowo/
*** ISAO 2020: https://isao2020.inf.unibz.it

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UPCOMING EVENTS INVOLVING ONTOLOGY
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* 18th International Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence (AIIA 2019)
November 19-22, Rende (CS), Italy

Website: https://aiia2019.mat.unical.it

* Knowledge Capture (K-Cap 2019)
November 19-21, Marina del Rey, California, USA

Website: http://www.k-cap.org/2019/index.html

* Core Concepts for an Ontology for Autonomous Robotics (ROBOT 2019)
November 20-22, Porto, Portugal

Website: https://web.fe.up.pt/~robot2019/

* 11th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Modeling and Using Context (CONTEXT 2019)
November 20-22, Trento, Italy

Website: http://context19.disi.unitn.it/

* 11th International Workshop on Knowledge Acquisition, Reuse and Evaluation (KARE 2019)
November 23-26, Sorrento (NA), Italy

Website: http://www.sitis-conf.org/en/kare-19.php

* Creativity, Cognition, Computation (TriCoLore 2019)
November 25-26, Bolzano, Italy

Website: https://tricolore.inf.unibz.it/tricolore2019/

* SA Forum for Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR 2019)
December 3-6, Cape Town, South Africa

Website: https://www.fair2019.org.za/

* Industrial Ontology Foundry Fall Meeting 2019 (IOF 2019)
December 4-5, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA

Website: https://www.nist.gov/news-events/events/2019/12/industrial-ontology-foundry-meeting

* Symposium on Artificial Intelligence (CSCI-ISAI 2019)
December, 5-7, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA

Website: https://americancse.org/events/csci2019/Symposiums/csci_isai

* 14th International Workshop on Value Modelling and Business Ontologies (VMBO 2020)
January 16-17, Brussels, Belgium

Website: https://www.easychair.org/cfp/vmbo2020

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APPROACHING DEADLINES OF FURTHER EVENTS INVOLVING ONTOLOGY
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* 24th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2020)
June 8-12, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

Deadline for submissions:
*** Tuesday, November 19 (papers submission)
*** Thursday, November 21 (PAIS abstracts submission)
*** Tuesday, November 26 (PAIS papers submission)
*** Friday, December 6 (workshop proposals submission)
*** Thursday, February 20 (tutorial proposals submission)
*** Friday, February 21 (STAIRS papers submission)
*** Wednesday, April 15 (Doctoral consortium applications submission)

Website: http://ecai2020.eu/

* 17th Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2020)
May 31 – June 4, Heraklion, Greece

Deadline for submissions:
*** Thursday, November 21 (workshop and tutorial proposals submission)
*** Wednesday, December 4 (abstracts submission)
*** Wednesday, December 11 (papers submission)
*** Wednesday, February 12 (PhD symposium submission)
*** Thursday, March 12 (posters, demos and industry track submission)

Website: https://2020.eswc-conferences.org/

* 14th International Workshop on Value Modelling and Business Ontologies (VMBO 2020)
January 16-17, Bruxelles, Belgium

Deadline for submissions:
*** Sunday, November 24 (papers submission)

Website: https://www.easychair.org/cfp/vmbo2020

* 25th International Conference on Conceptual Structures (ICCS 2020)
September 18-20, Bolzano, Italy

Deadline for submissions:
*** Friday, January 10 (abstracts submission)
*** Friday, January 17 (papers submission)
*** Friday, January 24 (posters submission)

Website: https://iccs-conference.org/

* 29th Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence and 17th Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI-PRICAI 2020)
July, 11-17, Yokohama, Japan

Deadline for submission:
*** Wednesday, January 15 (abstracts submission)
*** Tuesday, January 21 (papers submission)

Website: https://www.ijcai20.org/

* 5th Workshop on Formal Reasoning about Causation, Responsibility, and Explanations in Science and Technology (CREST 2020)
April 25, Dublin, Ireland

Deadline for submissions:
*** Saturday, January 25 (papers submission)

Website: https://sites.google.com/view/crest2020

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APPROACHING DEADLINES OF SPECIAL ISSUES INVOLVING ONTOLOGY
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* German AI Journal (KI): Special Issue on Ontologies and Data Management

Deadline for submissions:

*** Saturday, November 30 (system descriptions, project reports, PhD abstracts, discussions submission)

Website: https://link.springer.com/journal/13218

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UPCOMING MEETINGS OF IAOA SIGS AND COMMITTEES
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* Ontology Summit 2019
November 13, 12:00 EST, virtual meeting
(the Ontology Summit is organized and run by the Ontolog Community)
default dates: every Wednesday, 12.00 EST

Websites:
*** http://ontologforum.org/index.php/OntologySummit2020
*** http://ontologforum.org/index.php/WikiHomePage
*** http://ontologforum.org/index.php/ConferenceCall_2019_11_06

* Executive Council (EC) Meeting

next meeting: n.230, November 26, 14:00 UTC
default dates: bi-weekly, on Tuesdays, 14:00 UTC

EC Webpage:
https://iaoa.org/index.php/about/organization/executive-council/

* EduTC Meetings – Technical Committee on Education

next meeting: n. 45, December 4, 14:30 UTC
default dates: 1st Wednesday of each month, 14:30 UTC

Mailing list archive:
https://listserv.ovgu.de/pipermail/iaoa-education/

EduTC Webpage:

Scientific Committees

EduTC Wiki: https://wiki.iaoa.org/index.php/Edu:Home

* SWAO SIG Meetings – Semantic Web Applied Ontology SIG

next meeting: n.73, December 2, 14:00 EST
default dates: 1st Monday of each month, 14:00 EST

Mailing list archive: https://listserv.ovgu.de/pipermail/iaoa-swao/

SWAO wiki: https://wiki.iaoa.org/index.php/SWAO:Home

Last SWAO Meeting Webpage:
https://wiki.iaoa.org/index.php/SWAO:Conference_Call_20191111

Next SWAO Meeting Webpage:
https://wiki.iaoa.org/index.php/SWAO:Conference_Call_20191202

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