August 2018 Newsletter

Dear IAOA members,

herewith you receive the August 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.

Should you have any further suggestions, comments or questions on this service, please let us know by writing to the Association [3] or publicly to the membership [4].

Sincerely,
IAOA Executive Council

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[3] info@iaoa.org

[4] iaoa-member@ovgu.de

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APPROACHING EVENTS ORGANIZED BY IAOA
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* ISAO 2018 4th Interdisciplinary School on Applied Ontology
September 10-15, Cape Town, South Africa

Website: http://isao2018.cs.uct.ac.za/

* FOIS 2018 10th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems
September 17-21, Cape Town, South Africa

Website: http://fois2018.cs.uct.ac.za/

* JOWO 2018 @ FOIS 2018 3rd Joint Ontology WOrkshops
September 17-18, Cape Town, South Africa

Website: https://www.iaoa.org/jowo2018/

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UPCOMING EVENTS INVOLVING ONTOLOGY
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* ESSLLI 2018 30th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information
August 6-17, Sofia (Bulgaria)

Website: http://esslli2018.folli.info/

* CARLA 2018 Concepts in Action: Representation, Learning and Application
August 11-12, Osnabrueck, Germany

Website: https://www.conceptuccino.uniosnabrueck.de/carla_workshop/carla_2018.html

* Social Ontology 2018 The 11th Biennial Collective Intentionality Conference
August 22-25, Tufts University, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Website: https://isosonline.org/Social-Ontology-2018

* NeSy 2018 13th International Workshop on Neural-Symbolic Learning and Reasoning
August 23-24, Prague, Czech Republic

Website: http://www.neural-symbolic.org/NeSy18/

* SEMANTiCS 2018 The Linked Data Conference: 14th International Conference on Semantic Systems
September 10-13, University of Vienna, Austria

Website: http://2018.semantics.cc

* CiNaPS 2018 Causality in the Neuro- and Psychological Sciences
September 19-21, Antwerp, Belgium

Website: https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/conferences/cinaps-2018/

* FORMALS 2018 Formal Reasoning and Semantics
September 24-28, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Website: http://formals.ufzg.hr/

* WOSRA@IROS Working towards Ontology-based Standards for Robotics and Automation
October 5, Madrid, Spain

Website: http://www.aslab.upm.es/events/WOSRA/

* SIS-IoT 2018 2nd International Workshop on Semantic Interoperability and Standardization in the IoT
October 15, Santa Barbara, California, USA

Website: https://iot2018wt.github.io/sis-iot/

* RO Relation Ontology
October, 24-25, Aurora, Colorado, USA

Website: http://ncorwiki.buffalo.edu/index.php/Relation_Ontology_2018

* DL 31st International Workshop on Description Logics
October 27-29, Tempe, Arizona, USA

Website: http://dl.kr.org/dl2018/

* WOMoCoE 2018 3rd International Workshop on Ontology Modularity, Contextuality, and Evolution (Workshop 6 at KR 2018)
October 29, Tempe, Arizona, USA

Website: http://dai.fmph.uniba.sk/events/womocoe2018/

* KR 2018 16th International Conference on Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning
** workshops and tutorials: October 27-29, Tempe, Arizona, USA
** main conference: October 30 – November 2, Tempe, Arizona, USA

Website: http://reasoning.eas.asu.edu/kr2018/

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APPROACHING DEADLINES OF FURTHER EVENTS INVOLVING ONTOLOGY
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* SIS-IoT 2018 2nd International Workshop on Semantic Interoperability and Standardization in the IoT
October 15, Santa Barbara, California, USA

Deadline for submissions:
*** Wednesday, August 15 (paper submission deadline)

Website: https://iot2018wt.github.io/sis-iot/

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APPROACHING DEADLINES OF SPECIAL ISSUES OF JOURNALS
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* Microbiology-related Ontology Studies
Journal of Biomedical Semantics

Deadline for submissions:
*** Saturday, September 15

Website: https://jbiomedsem.biomedcentral.com/microbiology-related-ontology-studies

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UPCOMING MEETINGS OF IAOA SIGS AND COMMITTEES
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* Executive Council (EC) Meeting

next meeting: n.200, August 20, 14:30 UTC
default dates: bi-weekly, on Mondays, 14:30 UTC

EC Webpage: https://www.iaoa.org/iaoaorga/council/council.html

* SWAO SIG Meetings Semantic Web Applied Ontology SIG

next meeting: n.58, September 10, 18:30 UTC
default dates: 1st Monday of each month, 18:30 UTC

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

Last SWAO Meeting Webpage:
http://ontologforum.org/index.php/IAOA_SWAO_SIG-confcall_n_57

* EduTC Meetings Technical Committee on Education

next meeting: n.31, September 4, 15:00 UTC
default dates: 1st Tuesday of each month, 15:00 UTC

EduTC Webpage: https://www.iaoa.org/iaoaTC/TCeducation/TCeducation.php
EduTC Wiki: http://iaoaedu.cs.uct.ac.za/

* Ontology Summit 2018
Symposium held on April 30 and May 1, 2018
website: http://ontologforum.org/index.php/OntologySummit2018
Symposium website: http://bit.ly/2Fy60JR
Final version of the Communique: http://bit.ly/2NDQwIG

* Ontology Summit 2019: Planning Session
September 26, virtual meeting
(the Ontology Summit is organized and run by the Ontolog Community)

Websites:
*** http://ontologforum.org/index.php/OntologySummit2019
*** http://ontologforum.org/index.php/ConferenceCall_2018_09_26

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STATUS OF FUTURE EVENTS INVOLVING IAOA
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* FOIS 2018 Formal Ontology in Information Systems and
ISAO 2018 Interdisciplinary School on Ontological Analysis

FOIS 2018 website: http://fois2018.cs.uct.ac.za
ISAO 2018 website: http://isao2018.cs.uct.ac.za
Location: Cape Town, South Africa (both events)

Event dates:
** ISAO: September 10-15 interdisciplinary school
** FOIS: September 17-18 Joint Ontology Workshops (JOWO)
September 19-21 main conference

== FOIS Keynote Speakers ==

* Alessandro Oltramari
(Bosch Research and Technology Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)
“Ontologies for artificial minds”

* Riichiro Mizoguchi
(Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Nomi, Japan)
“State-centric methodology of ontology engineering”

* Peter Simons
(Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and University of Salzburg, Austria)
“Representing representing: The ontology of aboutness”

== Accepted Papers ==

* 14 full papers
* 5 short papers

see http://fois2018.cs.uct.ac.za/?page_id=46

== FOIS Satellite Activities ==

Website: http://fois2018.cs.uct.ac.za/?page_id=54

* Joint Ontology Workshops (JOWO) 2018
** 7 workshops
** 2 tutorials
* early career symposium
* demo and industry track
* ontology competition

FOIS is preceded by the 4th Interdisciplinary School on Applied Ontology (ISAO 2018): http://isao2018.cs.uct.ac.za/

== ISAO Lecturers ==

* Arina Britz (Stellenbosch University, South Africa)
Foundations of Description Logics

* Maureen Donnelly (State University of New York at Buffalo, USA)
Mereology, Location and Time

* Maria Keet (University of Cape Town, South Africa)
Semantics and Conceptual Modelling

* Stefan Schulz (Medical University of Graz, Austria)
Biomedical Ontology

== ISAO Guest Lecturer ==

* Peter Simons (Trinity College Dublin, Ireland and University of Salzburg, Austria)
Applied Mereology

* Stefano Borgo (Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, CNR, Trento, Italy)
Ontology and Robotics

The ISAO programme is available at: http://isao2018.cs.uct.ac.za/courses.html
Please notice: reduced registration fees available for attendants coming from Africa

< end of newsletter >

June 2018 Newsletter

Dear IAOA members,

herewith you receive the June 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.

Should you have any further suggestions, comments or questions on this service, please let us know by writing to the Association [3] or publicly to the membership [4].

Sincerely,
IAOA Executive Council

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[4] iaoa-member@ovgu.de

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UPCOMING EVENTS INVOLVING ONTOLOGY
==================================

* NASSLLI 2018 North American Summer School in Logic, Language and Information
June 23-29, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA, US

Website: https://www.cmu.edu/nasslli2018/

* WIMS 2018 The 8th International Conference on Web Intelligence, Mining and Semantics
June 25-27, Novi Sad, Serbia

Website: https://wims2018.pmf.uns.ac.rs/

* IJCAI-ECAI 27th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence and the 23rd European Conference on Artificial Intelligence
July 13-19, Stockholm, Sweden

Website: https://www.ijcai-18.org/

* ESSLLI 2018 30th European Summer School in Logic, Language and Information
August 6-17, Sofia, Bulgaria

Website: http://esslli2018.folli.info/

* ICBO 2018 – International Conference on Biomedical Ontology
August 7-10, Corvallis, Oregon, US

Website: http://icbo2018.cgrb.oregonstate.edu/

* CARLA 2018 Concepts in Action: Representation, Learning, and Application
August 11-12, Osnabrueck, Germany

Website: https://www.conceptuccino.uni-osnabrueck.de/carla_workshop/carla_2018.html

* NeSy 2018 13th International Workshop on Neural-Symbolic Learning and Reasoning
August 23-24, Prague, Czech Republic

Website: http://www.neural-symbolic.org/NeSy18/

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APPROACHING DEADLINES OF EVENTS ORGANIZED BY IAOA
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* Industry and Demonstrations Track @FOIS 2018
September 17-21, Cape Town, South Africa

Deadline for submissions:
*** Monday, June 25 (paper and demonstration description submission)

Website: http://fois2018.cs.uct.ac.za/?page_id=359

* JOWO 2018 – Joint Ontology Workshops @FOIS 2018
September 17-18, Cape Town, South Africa

Deadline for submissions:
*** Monday, June 25 (paper submission)

applicable to these workshops:

** BOG@JOWO Workshop on Bad Ontology
Website: http://bog.inf.unibz.it/

** CAOS-CEX@JOWO Workshop on Cognition And OntologieS + Explainable AI
Website: http://caos.inf.unibz.it/

** DAO-SI@JOWO Workshop on Data meets Applied Ontologies in Open Science and Innovation
Website: https://www.inf.unibz.it/smart/index.php/2018/03/27/daosi2018/

** EPINON II 2nd International Workshop on Epistemology in Ontologies
Website: http://www.loa.istc.cnr.it/workshops/epinon2018/home.html

** KODeP@JOWO Workshop on Ontology for Heterogeneous Knowledge in Design and Planning
Website: https://kodepjowo.wordpress.com/

** Onto.Com – 6th International Workshop on Ontologies and Conceptual Modelling
Website: http://www.mis.ugent.be/ontocom2018/

* Ontology Competition @FOIS 2018
September 17-21, Cape Town, South Africa

Deadline for submissions:
*** Friday, June 29 (ontology submission)

Website: http://fois2018.cs.uct.ac.za/?page_id=280

* Early Career Symposium @FOIS 2018
September 17-21, Cape Town, South Africa

Deadline for submissions:
*** Saturday, June 30 (summary of research submission)

Website: http://fois2018.cs.uct.ac.za/?page_id=236

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APPROACHING DEADLINES OF SPECIAL ISSUES ON APPLIED ONTOLOGY
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* Meaning in Context

Deadline for submissions:
*** Monday, July 23

Website: https://submissions.iospress.com/applied-ontology/CIM

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APPROACHING DEADLINES OF FURTHER EVENTS INVOLVING ONTOLOGY
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* SEMANTiCS 2018 The Linked Data Conference: 14th International Conference on Semantic Systems
September 10-13, University of Vienna, Austria

Deadline for submissions:
*** Sunday, July 1 (tutorial submission)

Website: http://2018.semantics.cc

* EKAW 2018 – 21st International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management
November 12-16, Nancy, France

Deadline for submissions:
*** Monday, July 2 (abstract submission)
*** Monday, July 9 (paper submission)

Website: https://project.inria.fr/ekaw2018/

* DL 31st International Workshop on Description Logics
October 26-29, Tempe, Arizona, US

Deadline for submissions:
*** Saturday, July 14 (paper registration)
*** Saturday, July 21 (paper submission)

Website: http://dl.kr.org/dl2018/

* NeSy 2018 13th International Workshop on Neural-Symbolic Learning and Reasoning
August, 23-24, Prague, Czech Republic

Deadline for submissions:
*** Wednesday, August 1 (late breaking paper submission)

Website: http://www.neural-symbolic.org/NeSy18/

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UPCOMING MEETINGS OF IAOA SIGS AND COMMITTEES
=============================================

* Executive Council Meetings

next: n.196, June 25, 2018, 14:30 UTC
default dates: bi-weekly, Mondays, 14:30 UTC

EC Webpage: https://www.iaoa.org/iaoaorga/council/council.html

* SWAO SIG Meetings Semantic Web Applied Ontology SIG

next: n.56, July 2, 2018, 18:30 UTC
default dates: 1st Monday of each month, 18:30 UTC

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

Last SWAO Meeting Webpage:
http://ontologforum.org/index.php/IAOA_SWAO_SIG-confcall_n_55

* EduTC Meetings Technical Committee on Education

next: TBD (please check mailing list)
default dates: 1st Tuesday of each month, 15:00 UTC

EduTC Webpage: https://www.iaoa.org/iaoaTC/TCeducation/TCeducation.php

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

* Ontology Summit 2018:

Communiqu is now complete. It is available at http://bit.ly/2JvrxIi

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STATUS OF FUTURE EVENTS INVOLVING IAOA
======================================

* FOIS 2018 Formal Ontology in Information Systems and
ISAO 2018 Interdisciplinary School on Ontological Analysis
Location: Cape Town, South Africa

FOIS 2018 website: http://fois2018.cs.uct.ac.za
ISAO 2018 website: http://isao2018.cs.uct.ac.za

Event dates:
** ISAO: September 10-15 interdisciplinary school
** FOIS: September 17-18 workshops
September 19-21 main conference

Important dates for FOIS and ISAO:
** Sunday, July 15 – early registration deadline

=== FOIS Keynote Speakers ===

+ Arianna Betti (University of Amsterdam)
+ Alessandro Oltramari (Bosch Research and Technology Center, Pittsburgh)
+ Peter Simons (Trinity College Dublin and University of Salzburg)

=== FOIS Satellite Activities ===

website: http://fois2018.cs.uct.ac.za/?page_id=54

+ 7 workshops (JOWO 2018)
+ 2 tutorials
+ an Early Career Symposium (ECS)
+ a demo and industry track
+ an ontology competition

FOIS is preceded by the 4th Interdisciplinary School on Applied Ontology (ISAO).

=== ISAO Lecturers ===

* Arina Britz (Stellenbosch University)
Foundations of Description Logics

* Maureen Donnelly (State University of New York at Buffalo)
Mereology, Location and Time

* Maria Keet (University of Cape Town)
Semantics and Conceptual Modelling

* Stefan Schulz (Medical University of Graz)
Biomedical Ontology

== ISAO Guest lecturer ==

* Peter Simons (Trinity College Dublin)

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REVIEWS AND RESULTS OF PAST EVENTS
==================================

* Ontology Summit 2018
composed of weekly sessions between January and April 2018
Symposium held on April 30 and May 1, 2018

website: http://ontologforum.org/index.php/OntologySummit2018

Symposium website: http://ontologforum.org/index.php/Ontology_Summit_2018_Symposium

Communique of Ontology Summit 2018: http://bit.ly/2JvrxIi

<end of newsletter>

April 2018 Newsletter

Dear IAOA members,

 

herewith you receive the April 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.

 

Should you have any further suggestions, comments or questions on this

service, please let us know by writing to the Association [3] or

publicly to the membership [4].

 

Sincerely,

IAOA Executive Council

 

 

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[3] info@iaoa.org

 

[4] iaoa-member@ovgu.de

 

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS SPONSORED/SUPPORTED BY IAOA

===============================================

 

*Ontology Summit 2018: Symposium

April 30-May 1, NITRD, Washington DC (USA)

Website: http://ontologforum.org/index.php/Ontology_Summit_2018_Symposium

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS INVOLVING ONTOLOGY

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*UKON 2018 UK Ontology Network

April 30, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK

Website: http://ukontology.org/

 

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APPROACHING DEADLINES OF EVENTS ORGANIZED BY IAOA

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*FOIS 2018 10th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems

September 17-21, Cape Town (South Africa)

 

Deadline for submissions: ***EXTENDED***

***Friday, April 13 (abstract submission)

***Wednesday 25 (paper submission)

Website: http://fois2018.cs.uct.ac.za

 

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APPROACHING DEADLINES OF FURTHER EVENTS INVOLVING ONTOLOGY

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*SEMANTiCS 2018 The Linked Data Conference 14th International Conference on Semantic Systems

September 10-13, University of Vienna, Austria

 

Deadline for submissions:

*** Sunday, April 15 (abstract submission Research & Innovation track)

*** Sunday, April 22 (paper submission Research & Innovation track)

*** Sunday, May 6 (abstract submission Industry & Use Case track)

*** Monday, May 28 (paper submission Industry & Use Case track)

*** Monday, June 11 (paper submission Posters & Demo track)

*** Sunday, July 1 (tutorial submission)

Website: http://2018.semantics.cc

 

 

*ICBO 2018 International Conference on Biomedical Ontology

August 7-10, Corvallis, Oregon, US

 

Deadline for submissions:

***Wednesday, April 25 (paper, software demo, early career and workshop paper submission)

***Tuesday, May 15 (poster abstract submission)

Website: http://icbo2018.cgrb.oregonstate.edu/

 

* AI*QA 2018 1st International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence for Question Answering, Budapest, Hungary

 

Deadline for submissions:

***Friday, May 4 (paper submission)

Website: http://aiqa2018.icar.cnr.it/

 

 

*KR 2018 16th International Conference on Principles of Knowledge Representation and Reasoning

October 30-November 2, Tempe, Arizona, US

 

Deadline for submission:

***Sunday, May 13 (abstract submission)

***Sunday, May 20 (paper submission)

 

 

*CiNaPS 2018 Causality in the Neuro- and Psychological Sciences

September 19-21, University of Antwerp, Belgium

 

Deadline for submissions:

***Tuesday, May 15 (abstract submission)

Website: https://www.uantwerpen.be/en/conferences/cinaps-2018/

 

*AI*IA 2018 17th International Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence

November 20-23, Bruno Kessler Foundation, Trento, Italy

 

Deadline for submissions:

***Monday, May 28 (abstract submission)

***Monday, June 4 (paper submission)

Website: http://aixia2018.fbk.eu

 

*FOMI@Manufacturing 2018 Formal Ontology Meets Industry

co-located with CARV (October 8-10), date of the workshop TBA, Nantes, France

 

Deadline for submissions:

***Wednesday, May 30 (paper submission)

Website: https://carv2018.ec-nantes.fr/fomi-workshop

 

 

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UPCOMING MEETINGS OF IAOA SIGS AND COMMITTEES

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* EduTC Meetings Technical Committee on Education

next: n.29, May 8, 2018, 15:00 UTC

default dates: 1st Tuesday of each month, 15:00 UTC

EduTC Webpage: https://www.iaoa.org/iaoaTC/TCeducation/TCeducation.php

 

* Executive Council Meeting

next: n.192, April 23, 2018, 14:30 UTC

default dates: bi-weekly, Mondays, 14:30 UTC

EC Webpage: https://www.iaoa.org/iaoaorga/council/council.html

 

* SWAO SIG Meetings Semantic Web Applied Ontology SIG

next: n.54, May 7, 2018, 18:30 UTC

default dates: 1st Monday of each month, 18:30 UTC

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

 

Last SWAO Meeting Webpage:

http://ontologforum.org/index.php/IAOA_SWAO_SIG-confcall_n_53

 

* Ontology Summit 2018

next: April 18, 2018, 17:00 18:30 UTC

default dates: Wednesdays, 17:00 18:30 UTC

website: http://ontologforum.org/index.php/OntologySummit2018

 

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STATUS OF FUTURE EVENTS INVOLVING IAOA

======================================

 

* FOIS 2018 Formal Ontology in Information Systems and

ISAO 2018 Interdisciplinary School on Ontological Analysis

 

FOIS 2018 website: http://fois2018.cs.uct.ac.za

 

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

 

Event dates:

** ISAO: September 10-14 interdisciplinary school

** FOIS: September 17-18 workshops

September 19-21 main conference

 

Important dates for FOIS:

** Friday, April 13 (abstract submission)

** Wednesday, April 25 (paper submission)

** Wednesday, May 30 (paper notification)

** Sunday, June 24 (camera-ready)

 

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KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

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+ Arianna Betti (University of Amsterdam)

+ Alessandro Oltramari (Bosch Research and Technology Center, Pittsburgh)

+ Peter Simons (Trinity College Dublin and University of Salzburg)

 

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SATELLITE ACTIVITIES

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http://fois2018.cs.uct.ac.za/?page_id=54

 

+ 7 workshops (JOWO 2018)

+ 2 tutorials

+ a young researchers symposium,

+ a demo and industry track

+ an ontology competition

 

FOIS is preceded by the 4th Interdisciplinary School on Applied Ontology: http://isao2018.cs.uct.ac.za/

 

 

< end of newsletter >

March 2018 Newsletter

Dear IAOA members,

herewith you receive the March 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.

Should you have any further suggestions, comments or questions on this
service, please let us know by writing to the Association [3] or
publicly to the membership [4].

Sincerely,
IAOA Executive Council

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[3] info@iaoa.org

[4] iaoa-member@ovgu.de

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UPCOMING EVENTS SPONSORED/SUPPORTED BY IAOA
===============================================

* Ontology Summit 2018: Weekly virtual sessions
January-April, default dates: each Wednesday, 90 min session
at 9:00 PST / 12:00 EST / 17:00 GMT|UTC / 18:00 CET
March sessions:
*** Mar 07: Harmonizing diverse conceptualizations in
multi-context systems engineering
*** Mar 14: Upper ontologies for specifying context
*** Mar 21: Contexts for Integration and Interoperability
*** Mar 28: Contexts in the Open Knowledge Network
Website: http://ontologforum.org/index.php/OntologySummit2018

* Ontology Summit 2018: Symposium
April 30-May 1, NITRD, Washington DC (USA)
Website: http://ontologforum.org/index.php/Ontology_Summit_2018_Symposium

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UPCOMING EVENTS INVOLVING ONTOLOGY
=====================================

* UKON 2018 – UK Ontology Network
April 30, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK
Website: http://ukontology.org/

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APPROACHING DEADLINES OF EVENTS ORGANIZED BY IAOA
===========================================================

* FOIS 2018 10th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems
September 17-21, Cape Town, South Africa

Deadline for submissions:
*** Friday, April 13 (paper submission)
Website: http://fois2018.cs.uct.ac.za

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APPROACHING DEADLINES OF FURTHER EVENTS INVOLVING ONTOLOGY
==========================================================

* ICBO 2018 – International Conference on Biological Ontology
August 7-10, Corvallis, Oregon, USA

Deadline for submissions:
*** Friday, March 9 (workshops and tutorials proposals submission)
*** Wednesday, April 25 (paper, software demo, early career and workshop paper submission)
*** Tuesday, May 15 (poster abstract submission)
Website: http://icbo2018.cgrb.oregonstate.edu/

* ISWC 2018 – International Semantic Web Conference
October 8-12, Monterey, California, USA

Deadline for submissions:
*** Friday, March 30 (abstract submission)
*** Friday, April 6 (paper submission)
Website: http://iswc2018.semanticweb.org/

* ISWS 2018 – International Semantic Web Research Summer School
July 1-7, Bertinoro, Italy

Deadline for applications:
*** Saturday, March 31
Website: http://isws2018.semanticwebschool.org/

* SEMANTiCS 2018 – International Conference on Semantic Systems
September 10-13, Vienna, Austria

Deadline for submissions:
*** Sunday, April 1 (workshop proposals submission)
*** Sunday, April 15 (abstract submission (research tracks))
*** Sunday, April 22 (paper submission (research tracks))
Website: https://2018.semantics.cc/

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UPCOMING MEETINGS OF IAOA SIGS AND COMMITTEES
=============================================

* Executive Council Meeting
next: n.189, March 5, 2018, 14:30 UTC
default dates: bi-weekly, Mondays, 14:30 UTC
EC Webpage: https://www.iaoa.org/iaoaorga/council/council.html

* SWAO SIG Meetings – Semantic Web Applied Ontology SIG
next: n.52, March 5, 2018, 18:30 UTC
default dates: 1st Monday of each month, 18:30 UTC
Mailing list archive: https://listserv.ovgu.de/pipermail/iaoa-swao/

SWAO SIG Meeting Webpages:
next: http://ontologforum.org/index.php/IAOA_SWAO_SIG-confcall_n_52
last: http://ontologforum.org/index.php/IAOA_SWAO_SIG-confcall_n_51

* EduTC Meetings – Technical Committee on Education
next: n.27, March 6, 2018, 15:00 UTC
default dates: 1st Tuesday of each month, 15:00 UTC
EduTC Webpage: https://www.iaoa.org/iaoaTC/TCeducation/TCeducation.php

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STATUS OF FUTURE EVENTS INVOLVING IAOA
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* FOIS 2018 – Formal Ontology in Information Systems and
ISAO 2018 – Interdisciplinary School on Ontological Analysis

FOIS 2018 website: http://fois2018.cs.uct.ac.za

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

Event dates:
** ISAO: September 10-14 interdisciplinary school
** FOIS: September 17-18 workshops
September 19-21 main conference

Important dates for FOIS:
** Friday, March 2 (workshop/tutorial proposal)
** Thursday, March 15 (workshop/tutorial notification)
** Friday, April 13 (paper submission)
** Wednesday, May 30 (paper notification)
** Sunday, June 24 (camera-ready)

Status:
** FOIS Roles filled:
PC Co-chair: Stefano Borgo ISTC-CNR, Trento, Italy
PC Co-chair: Pascal Hitzler Wright State Univ., Dayton, Ohio, USA
Publicity chair: Karl Hammar Jnkping Univ., Sweden
Early Career Symposium Chairs:
Emilio Sanfilippo CNRS, Nantes, France
Maria Hedblom Otto-von-Guericke Univ., Magdeburg, Germany
Zubeida Khan Univ. of Cape Town, South Africa
Local Chair: Maria Keet Univ. of Cape Town, South Africa
General Chair: Oliver Kutz Free Univ. of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

February 2018 Newsletter

Dear IAOA members,

 

herewith you receive the February 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.

 

Should you have any further suggestions, comments or questions on this

service, please let us know by writing to the Association [3] or

publicly to the membership [4].

 

Sincerely,

IAOA Executive Council

 

 

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[2] calendar: “IAOA Check Deadlines”

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[3] info@iaoa.org

 

[4] iaoa-member@ovgu.de

 

 

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UPCOMING EVENTS INVOLVING ONTOLOGY

=====================================

 

* AAAI 2018 – 32nd AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence

February 2-7, New Orleans (Louisiana, USA)

Website: http://www.aaai.org/Conferences/AAAI/aaai18.php

 

*CoCoSym 2018 – Cognitive Computation Symposium: Thinking Beyond Deep Learning

February, 27, London (UK)

Website: http://www.neural-symbolic.org/CoCoSym2018/index.html

 

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APPROACHING DEADLINES OF EVENTS ORGANIZED BY IAOA

===========================================================

 

* FOIS 2018 10th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems

September 17-21, Cape Town (South Africa)

 

Deadline for submissions:

***Friday, March 2 (workshop/tutorial proposals submission)

***Friday, April 13 (paper submission)

Website: http://fois2018.cs.uct.ac.za

 

 

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APPROACHING DEADLINES OF FURTHER EVENTS INVOLVING ONTOLOGY

==========================================================

 

 

*UKON 2018 – UK Ontology Network

April 30, Keele University, Staffordshire, UK

 

Deadline for submissions:

***Friday, March 2 (abstract submission)

Website: http://ukontology.org/

 

 

*ICBO 2018 – International Conference on Biomedical Ontology

August 7-10, Corvallis, Oregon, US

 

Deadline for submissions:

***Friday, March 9 (workshops and tutorials proposals submission)

***Wednesday, April 25 (paper, software demo, early career and workshop paper submission)

***Tuesday, May 15 (poster abstract submission)

Website: http://icbo2018.cgrb.oregonstate.edu/

 

 

*ISWC 2018 – International Conference on the Semantic Web

October 8-12, Monterey, California, US

 

Deadline for submissions:

***Friday, March 30 (abstract submission)

***Friday, April 6 (paper submission)

Website: http://iswc2018.semanticweb.org/

 

* ISWS 2018 – The International Semantic Web Research Summer School

July, 1-7, Bertinoro, Italy

 

Deadline for applications:

***Saturday, March 31

Website: http://isws2018.semanticwebschool.org/

 

 

 

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UPCOMING MEETINGS OF IAOA SIGS AND COMMITTEES

=============================================

 

* EduTC Meetings – Technical Committee on Education

next: n.26, February 6, 2018, time newly TBD

default dates: newly TBD

EduTC Webpage: https://www.iaoa.org/iaoaTC/TCeducation/TCeducation.php

 

* Executive Council Meeting

next: n.187, February 5, 2018, 14:30 UTC

default dates: bi-weekly, Mondays, time newly TBD

EC Webpage: https://www.iaoa.org/iaoaorga/council/council.html

 

* SWAO SIG Meetings – Semantic Web Applied Ontology SIG

next: n.51, February 5, 2018, 18:30 UTC

default dates: 1st Monday of each month, 18:30 UTC

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

 

Last SWAO Meeting Webpage:

http://ontologforum.org/index.php/IAOA_SWAO_SIG-confcall_n_50

 

* Ontology Summit 2018: Sessions continue in January

next: February 7, 2018, 17:00 18:30 UTC

default dates: Wednesdays, 17:00 18:30 UTC

website: http://ontologforum.org/index.php/OntologySummit2018

 

 

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STATUS OF FUTURE EVENTS INVOLVING IAOA

======================================

 

* FOIS 2018 – Formal Ontology in Information Systems and

ISAO 2018 – Interdisciplinary School on Ontological Analysis

 

Provisional FOIS 2018 website: http://fois2018.cs.uct.ac.za

 

Location: Cape Town, South Africa

 

Event dates:

** ISAO: September 10-14 interdisciplinary school

** FOIS: September 17-18 workshops

September 19-21 main conference

 

Important dates for FOIS:

** Friday, March 2 (workshop/tutorial proposal)

** Thursday, March 15 (workshop/tutorial notification)

** Friday, April 13 (paper submission)

** Wednesday, May 30 (paper notification)

** Sunday, June 24 (camera-ready)

 

Status:

** FOIS Roles filled:

PC Co-chair: Stefano Borgo ISTC-CNR, Trento, Italy

PC Co-chair: Pascal Hitzler Wright State Univ., Dayton, Ohio, USA

Publicity chair: Karl Hammar Jnkping Univ., Sweden

Early Career Symposium Chairs:

Emilio Sanfilippo CNRS, Nantes, France

Maria Hedblom Otto-von-Guericke Univ., Magdeburg, Germany

Zubeida Khan Univ. of Cape Town, South Africa

Local Chair: Maria Keet Univ. of Cape Town, South Africa

General Chair: Oliver Kutz Free Univ. of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy

FOIS 2018 and ISAO 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa

The 10th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems (FOIS 2018) will take place on September 17-21, 2018 in Cape Town, South Africa.

The 4th Interdisciplinary School on Applied Ontology will take place the preceding week.

 

The first Call for Papers has been issued and can be found at theconference website.

This edition of FOIS is being organized by the following:
General Chair:
Oliver Kutz (KRDB, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy)
Program Chairs:
Stefano Borgo (Laboratory for Applied Ontology (LOA), ISTC CNR Trento IT)
Pascal Hitzler (Data Semantics (DaSe) Laboratory, Wright State University, USA)

Local Organization:
Maria Keet (University of Cape Town, South Africa)

October 2017 Newsletter

Dear IAOA members,

herewith you receive the October 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.

Should you have any further suggestions, comments or questions on this service, please let us know by writing to the Association [3] or publicly to the membership [4].

Sincerely,
IAOA Executive Council

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[2] calendar: “IAOA Check Deadlines”
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[3] info@iaoa.org

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UPCOMING EVENTS SPONSORED/SUPPORTED BY IAOA
===========================================

* VORTE 2017 – 9th International Workshop on Vocabularies,
Ontologies and Rules for the Enterprise
October 10, 2017, Quebec City, Canada
Website: http://edoc2017.ca/vorte-2017/
Involvement: IAOA funding of 500 EUR (EC meeting n.164, Feb 13)

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UPCOMING EVENTS INVOLVING ONTOLOGY
=====================================

* MEDI 2017 – The 7th International Conference on Model and Data Engineering
October, 4-6, Barcelona (Spain)
Website: http://www.essi.upc.edu/dtim/medi2017/

* Protg Short Course
October, 911, Stanford, California (USA)
Website: http://protege.stanford.edu/shortcourse/201710

* IDC 2017- The 11th International Symposium on Intelligent Distributed Computing
October, 1113, Belgrade (Serbia)
Website: http://idc2017.pmf.uns.ac.rs

* GCAI 2017 – The 3rd Global Conference on Artificial Intelligence
October, 1822, Miami, Florida (USA)
Website: http://easychair.org/smart-program/GCAI2017/

* ISWC 2017 – 16th International Semantic Web Conference
October, 2125, Vienna (Austria)
Website: http://iswc2017.semanticweb.org/

* WOMoCoE 2017 @ ISWC 2017 – 2nd International Workshop on Ontology Modularity, Contextuality, and Evolution
October, 22, Vienna (Austria)
Website: http://dai.fmph.uniba.sk/events/womocoe2017/

* ODBASE 2017 – The 16th International Conference on Ontologies, DataBases, and Applications of Semantics
October, 2425, Rhodes (Greece)
Website: http://www.otmconferences.org/index.php/conferences/odbase-2017

* ER 2017 – 36th International Conference on Conceptual Modeling
November, 69, Valencia (Spain)
Website: http://er2017.pros.webs.upv.es/

* OntoCoM 2017 @ ER 2017 – 5th International Workshop on Ontologies and Conceptual Modeling
November, 6, Valencia (Spain)
Website: http://er2017.pros.webs.upv.es/ontocom-2017/

* AI*IA 2017 – The 16th International Conference of the Italian Association for Artificial Intelligence
November, 1417, Bari (Italy)
Website: http://aiia2017.di.uniba.it/

* GenSW 2017 @ AI*IA – 1st International Workshop on “Generalizing knowledge: from Machine Learning and
Knowledge Representation to the Semantic Web”
November, 1417, Bari (Italy)
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/gensw2017/

* ROBOT 2017 [ontology & KR session]
November, 2224, Seville (Spain)
Website: https://grvc.us.es/robot2017/

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UPCOMING MEETINGS OF IAOA SIGS AND COMMITTEES
=============================================

* Executive Council Meeting n.180, October 10, 2017
EC Webpage: https://www.iaoa.org/iaoaorga/council/council.html

* EduTC Meetings – Technical Committee on Education
date for n.24: week of October 09, day and time TBD
EduTC Webpage: https://www.iaoa.org/iaoaTC/TCeducation/TCeducation.php

* SWAO SIG Meetings – Semantic Web Applied Ontology SIG
Default dates: 1st Monday of each month, 18:30 UTC
yields: n.48 – October 02, 2017, 18:30 UTC
Mailing list archive: https://listserv.ovgu.de/pipermail/iaoa-swao/

Last SWAO Meeting Webpage:
http://ontologforum.org/index.php/IAOA_SWAO_SIG-confcall_n_47

* Ontology Summit 2018: Research Session during Planning Phase
Date for conference call: October 4, 18:00 19:30 UTC
website: http://ontologforum.org/index.php/OntologySummit2018
confcall: http://ontologforum.org/index.php/ConferenceCall_2017_10_04

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STATUS OF FUTURE EVENTS INVOLVING IAOA
======================================

* FOIS 2018 – Formal Ontology in Information Systems and
ISAO 2018 – Interdisciplinary School on Ontological Analysis
(it is intended that both events are temporally well-matched)

Dates:
** FOIS: Sep 17-18 workshop days
Sep 19-21 main conference
** ISAO: during the week starting September 10, 2018 (exact date TBC)
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Status:
** IAOA PC chairs approved by the EC:
Stefano Borgo ISTC-CNR, Trento, Italy
Pascal Hitzler Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, USA
Next steps:
** Website setup
** Calls scheduling and announcement

July 2017 Newsletter

Dear IAOA members,

herewith you receive the July 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.

Should you have any further suggestions, comments or questions on this service, please let us know by writing to the Association [3] or publicly to the membership [4].

Sincerely,
IAOA Executive Council

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[2] calendar: “IAOA Check Deadlines”
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[3] info@iaoa.org

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UPCOMING EVENTS CO-ORGANIZED BY IAOA
====================================

* 2017 IAOA Summer Institute
August, 8-11, University of Toronto (Ontario, Canada)
Website: http://ontologforum.org/index.php/SummerInstitute2017

! Register by: July 17, 2017 !

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UPCOMING EVENTS SPONSORED/SUPPORTED BY IAOA
===========================================

* ONTOBRAS 2017 Seminar of research in Ontologies in Brazil
August, 28-30, Brasilia (Brazil)
Website: http://www.ontobras2017.org/en/
Involvement: IAOA funding of 1,000 EUR (EC meeting n.164, Feb 13)

! Early registration ends: July 16, 2017 !

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UPCOMING EVENTS INVOLVING ONTOLOGY
=====================================

* RW 2017 13th Reasoning Web Summer School
“Semantic Interoperability on the Web”
July 7-11, Birbeck, University of London (UK)
Website: http://2017.ruleml-rr.org/call-for-13th-reasoning-web-summer-school-rw-2017/

* RuleML+RR 2017 International Joint Conference on Rules and Reasoning
July 12-15, Birbeck, University of London (UK)
Website: http://2017.ruleml-rr.org/

* ESSLLI 2017 29th European Summer School in Logic, Language, and Information
July, 17-28, University of Toulouse (France)
Website: https://www.irit.fr/esslli2017/

* DL 2017 30th International Workshop on Description Logics
July, 18-21, Montpellier (France)
Website: https://project.inria.fr/dl2017/

* Bio-Ontologies 2017
July, 24-25, Prague (Czech Republic)
Website: http://www.bio-ontologies.org.uk/

* IEEE IRI 2017 IEEE 18th International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration
August, 4-6, San Diego (California, USA)
Website: http://www.sis.pitt.edu/iri2017/

* IJCAI 2017 26th International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence
August, 19-25, Melbourne (Australia)
Website: https://ijcai-17.org/

* TSD 2017 20th International Conference on Text, Speech and Dialogue
August, 27-31, Prague (Czech Republic)
Website: http://www.kiv.zcu.cz/tsd2017/

* ENSO V 5th Conference of the European Network on Social Ontology
August 30 September 1, Lund (Sweden)
Website: http://konferens.ht.lu.se/en/enso-v/start2/

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APPROACHING DEADLINES OF EVENTS SPONSORED/SUPPORTED BY IAOA
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* Onto.CoM 2017 – 5th International Workshop on Ontologies and Conceptual Modeling @ ER 2017
November 6, Valencia (Spain)

Deadline for submissions:
** Monday, July 03
Website: http://er2017.pros.webs.upv.es/ontocom-2017/

* ONTOBRAS 2017 Seminar of research in Ontologies in Brazil
August, 28-30, Brasilia (Brazil)

Registration deadline:
** early: Sunday, July 16
** standard: Sunday, August 13
Website: http://www.ontobras2017.org/en/

* 2017 IAOA Summer Institute
August, 8-11, University of Toronto (Ontario, Canada)

Registration deadline:
** standard: Monday, July 17
Website: http://ontologforum.org/index.php/SummerInstitute2017

* JOWO 2017 Joint Ontology Workshops, Episode III: The Tyrolean Autumn
September 21-23, Bolzano (Italy)

Deadline for submissions:
** Monday, July 17
(recommended deadline for papers,
but each workshop may have its own deadline, check website)
Website: https://www.iaoa.org/jowo/2017/

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APPROACHING DEADLINES OF FURTHER EVENTS INVOLVING ONTOLOGY
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* GCAI 2017 3rd Global Conference on Artificial Intelligence
October 18-22, Miami (Florida, USA)

Deadline for submission:
** Friday, June 30 (abstract registration)
** Friday, July 7 (paper submission)
Website: http://easychair.org/smart-program/GCAI2017/

* ROBOT 2017 Third Iberian Robotics Conference [Ontology & KR session]
November, 22-24, Seville (Spain)

Deadline for submission:
** Monday, July 10 (paper submission)
Website: https://grvc.us.es/robot2017/

* GenSW 1st International Workshop on “Generalizing Knowledge: from Machine Learning and Knowledge Representation to the Semantic Web”
November, 14-17, Bari (Italy)

Deadline for submission:
** Friday, July 14 (paper submission)
Website: https://conference.researchbib.com/view/event/70327

* WOMoCoE 2017 2nd International Workshop on Ontology Modularity, Contextuality, and Evolution
October, 21-25, Vienna (Austria)

Deadline for submission:
** Monday, July 17 (abstract submission)
** Friday, July 21 (paper submission)
Website: http://dai.fmph.uniba.sk/events/womocoe2017/

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UPCOMING MEETINGS OF IAOA SIGS AND COMMITTEES
=============================================

* Executive Council Meeting n.173, July 5, 2017
EC Webpage: https://www.iaoa.org/iaoaorga/council/council.html

* EduTC Meetings – Technical Committee on Education
date for n.22: July 6
EduTC Webpage: https://www.iaoa.org/iaoaTC/TCeducation/TCeducation.php

* SWAO SIG Meetings – Semantic Web Applied Ontology SIG
Default dates: 1st Monday of each month, 18:30 UTC
yields: n.45 – July 03, 2017, 18:30 UTC
! as Jul 03 is between a Sunday and July 04 (US Independence Day),
please check the mailing list for short-hand notices !
Mailing list archive: https://listserv.ovgu.de/pipermail/iaoa-swao/

Last SWAO Meeting Webpage:
http://ontologforum.org/index.php/IAOA_SWAO_SIG-confcall_n_44

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STATUS OF FUTURE EVENTS INVOLVING IAOA
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* 2017 IAOA Summer Institute Topic: “Upper Ontologies”
August 8-11, 2017, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Website: http://ontologforum.org/index.php/SummerInstitute2017

Status:
** travel grant assignments under consideration
** registration open
http://www.mie.utoronto.ca/events/iaoa-summer-institute-2017/

* ONTOBRAS 2017 – 9th Brazilian Ontology Research Seminar
August 28-30, 2017, Brasilia, Brazil

Website: http://www.ontobras2017.org/en/
Involvement: IAOA funding of 1,000 EUR (EC meeting n.164, Feb 13)

Status:
** acceptance notifications
** registration open
http://www.ontobras2017.org/en/registration/

* JOWO 2017 – 3rd Joint Ontology Workshops
September 21-23, 2017, Bolzano, Italy

Website: https://www.iaoa.org/jowo/JOWO-2017/

Status:
** 2nd calls for contributions are distributed
** first keynotes confirmed (G.Guizzardi, T.Oakley)
** social program item announced (Hyperinstruments Ensemble)
** fees announced and registration open
https://www.iaoa.org/jowo/2017/registration/

* VORTE 2017 – 9th International Workshop on Vocabularies,
Ontologies and Rules for the Enterprise

October 10, 2017, Quebec City, Canada

Website: http://edoc2017.ca/vorte-2017/
Involvement: IAOA funding of 500 EUR (EC meeting n.164, Feb 13)

Status:
** Submissions under review

* FOIS 2018 – Formal Ontology in Information Systems and
ISAO 2018 – Interdisciplinary School on Ontological Analysis
(it is intended that both events are temporally well-matched)

Dates:
** FOIS: during the week starting September 17, 2018 (TBC)
** ISAO: during the week starting September 10, 2018 (TBC)
Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Status:
** IAOA Executive Council reviews proposals to determine PC chairs

May 2017 Newsletter

Dear IAOA members,

herewith you receive the third 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 deadlines prior to such events. They may also include short reports of interesting past events, for example, by IAOA members who attended them. The 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.

Should you have any further suggestions, comments or questions on this service, please let us know by writing to the Association [3] or to the overall membership [4].

DISCLAIMER: Please note that, notwithstanding our efforts to provide information that is correct and up-to-date, by offering these services IAOA assumes no liability and no warranty for the correctness, accuracy, completeness nor reliability of the shared information. In order to rely on the information, please reconfirm it via specific sources, e.g., of events.

Sincerely,

IAOA Executive Council

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UPCOMING EVENTS INVOLVING ONTOLOGY
==================================

* ESWC 2017 – Extended Semantic Web Conference

May 28 – June 1, Portoroz, Slovenia

Website: http://2017.eswc-conferences.org/

* SBSI 2017 – The Brazilian Symposium on Information Systems

June 58, Lavras, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Website: http://www.sbc.org.br/sbsi2017

* TOTh 2017 – The annual conference on Terminology & Ontology:
Theory and Applications

June 8-9, University of Savoie, Chambry, France

Website: http://www.porphyre.org/toth

* ICFCA 2017 – 14th International Conference on
Formal Concept Analysis

June 12-16, Rennes, France

Website: https://icfca2017.irisa.fr/

* MIREL 2017 – Workshop on MIning and REasoning with Legal texts

June 16, London, UK

Website: http://www.mirelproject.eu/MIRELws/

* LDK 2017 – 1st International Conference on
Language, Data and Knowledge

June 1920, Galway, Ireland

Website: http://www.ldk2017.org/

* FQAS 2017 – 12th International Conference on
Flexible Query Answering Systems

June 2123, London, UK

Website: http://fqas-2017.org/

* WASPIQ 2017 – Workshop on ASP technologIes for
Querying large scale multisource heterogeneous web information

June 2730, Arras, France

Website: http://waspiq2017.lsis.org

* RW 2017 – 13th Reasoning Web Summer School
“Semantic Interoperability on the Web”

July 7-11, Birbeck, University of London, UK

Website: https://2017.ruleml-rr.org/call-for-13th-reasoning-web-summer-school-rw-2017/

* RuleML+RR 2017 – International Joint Conference on
Rules and Reasoning

July 12-15, Birbeck, University of London, UK

Website: https://2017.ruleml-rr.org/

* ESSLLI 2017 – 29th European Summer School in
Logic, Language, and Information

July 17-28, Toulouse, France

Website: https://www.irit.fr/esslli2017/

* DL 2017 – 30th International Workshop on Description Logics

July 18-21, Montpellier, France

Website: https://project.inria.fr/dl2017/

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APPROACHING DEADLINES OF FURTHER EVENTS INVOLVING ONTOLOGY
==========================================================

* OntoBras 2017 – 9th Brazilian Ontology Research Seminar
August 28-30, 2017, Brasilia, Brazil

** Friday, May 19 (papers, extended)

Website: http://www.ontobras2017.org/en/

* VORTE 2017 – 9th International Workshop on
Vocabularies, Ontologies and Rules for the Enterprise
October 10, 2017, Quebec-City, Canada

** Sunday, May 21 (papers, extended)

Website: http://edoc2017.ca/vorte-2017/

* ICBO 2017 – 8th International Conference on Biomedical Ontology
September 1315, Newcastle, UK

** Friday, June 2 (papers and posters)

Website: http://conferences.ncl.ac.uk/icbo17/

* 2017 IAOA Summer Institute on Upper Ontologies
August 8-11, Toronto, Canada

** Thursday, June 15 (student grant applications)

* OntoCoM 2017 – 5th International Workshop on
Ontologies and Conceptual Modeling

** Monday, July 3 (papers)

Website: http://er2017.pros.webs.upv.es/ontocom-2017/

* JOWO 2017 – Joint Ontology Workshops
“The Tyrolean Autumn”

** Monday, July 17 (workshop submissions)
!! recommended by JOWO, workshops may set other dates !!

https://www.iaoa.org/jowo/JOWO-2017/

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UPCOMING MEETINGS OF IAOA, ITS SIGS AND COMMITTEES
==================================================

* Executive Council Meetings

Default dates: bi-weekly on Wednesday, 14:00 UTC

Meeting n.170 (confirmed) : May 24, 2017, 14:00 UTC

EC Webpage: https://www.iaoa.org/iaoaorga/council/council.html

* EduTC Meetings – Technical Committee on Education

Default dates: 1st Thursday of each month, 12:30 UTC

Meeting n.21 (confirmed) : June 08, 2017, 12:30 UTC

EduTC Webpage:
https://www.iaoa.org/iaoaTC/TCeducation/TCeducation.php

* SWAO SIG Meetings – Semantic Web Applied Ontology SIG

Default dates: 1st Monday of each month, 20:30 UTC

next meetings:
** n.44 – June 05, 2017, 20:30 UTC (to be confirmed)
** n.45 July 03, 2017, 20:30 UTC (to be confirmed)

Last SWAO Meeting Webpage:
http://ontologforum.org/index.php/IAOA_SWAO_SIG-confcall_n_43

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STATUS OF FUTURE EVENTS INVOLVING IAOA
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* 2017 IAOA Summer Institute Topic: “Upper Ontologies”

August 8-11, 2017, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Website: http://ontologforum.org/index.php/SummerInstitute2017

Status: Registration open
http://www.mie.utoronto.ca/events/iaoa-summer-institute-2017/

* ONTOBRAS 2017 – 9th Brazilian Ontology Research Seminar

August 28-30, 2017, Brasilia, Brazil

Website: http://www.ontobras2017.org/en/

Involvement: IAOA funding of 1,000 EUR (EC meeting n.164, Feb 13)

* JOWO 2017 – 3rd Joint Ontology Workshops

September 21-23, 2017, Bolzano, Italy

Website: https://www.iaoa.org/jowo/JOWO-2017/

Status:
** accepted workshops announced
** 1st calls for contributions are distributed

* VORTE 2017 – 9th International Workshop on Vocabularies,
Ontologies and Rules for the Enterprise

October 10, 2017, Quebec City, Canada

Website: http://edoc2017.ca/vorte-2017/

Involvement: IAOA funding of 500 EUR (EC meeting n.164, Feb 13)

* FOIS 2018 – Formal Ontology in Information Systems and
ISAO 2018 – Interdisciplinary School on Ontological Analysis

(it is intended that both events are temporally well-matched)

Location: Cape Town, South Africa
Dates: TBD

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