Ontology for Big Systems

Media Kit

Need a quick overview of what the summit is all about? The pages listed below provide background about the summit, what ontologies are, and how they are relevant to Big Systems. Furthermore, some stories that emerged from the summit are sketched out for your convenience. The people and organizations who were involved in organizing, running and making the summit possible are also listed.

What is the Ontology Summit about? A brief history and overview of how the summit works and what makes it unique as a bottom-up, volunteer-driven effort.


We're all ontologists. Here, ontologies are explained in plain English, with concrete examples alongside why they're relevant and pointers to current applications.  

Big Systems

A quick explanation of how Big Systems were interpreted throughout the summit, some important challenges and how ontologies are useful going forward.


Some narratives that emerged regarding the importance of  Big Data, Designing Big Systems, Integration and  Interdisciplinary Research.


Who are the people and organizations that were involved with the summit alongside links to connect with  them.