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[iaoa-general] Panel Session: Update on the IAOA - co-chairs: Dr. Leo Ob

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From: Peter Yim <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 23 May 2011 17:25:12 -0700
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Re: http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2011_05_26    (01)

= REMINDER =    (02)

Coming up this Thursday, 26-May-2011 is a panel session hosted by the
International Association for Ontology and its Application (IAOA).
When we will hear from some members of the IAOA Executive Council, and
champions of the upcoming (July, 2011 - Florence, Italy) first IAOA
Summer Institute on Process Ontology.    (03)

Session Title: Update on IAOA: You Can Make a Valuable Contribution
Internationally to Ontology and its Applications!    (04)

Co-chairs: Dr. Leo Obrst (MITRE) and Professor MichaelGruninger (U of Toronto)    (05)

Agenda:    (06)

1. Presentation:    (07)

*  What is IAOA? (Dr. Nicola Guarino)
*  What has IAOA accomplished the first year? (Professor John Bateman)
*  IAOA Membership, 2010-2011 (Dr. Laure Vieu)
*  FOIS 2010 and FOIS 2012 (Professor MichaelGruninger)
*  Ontology Summit 2011: Making the Case for Ontology (Dr. Leo Obrst)
*  IAOA Summer Institute in Applied Ontology 2011, July 2011
(Professor Werner Kuhn)
*  New Committees, Special Interest Groups (Professor Giancarlo Guizzardi)
*  Future IAOA Activities and Issues, IAOA Advisory Board (Dr. Nicola
Guarino, Professor John Bateman)    (08)

2. Interactive segment: expectations and answers - Why should I join
IAOA? (open discussion + Q&A))    (09)

3. Conclusion: Summary and Follow-up (NicolaGuarino)    (010)

Please refer to the session page for dial-in and other details at:
http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2011_05_26    (011)

... RSVP now (if you haven't already) by adding your name to the wiki
(if you are already a member of IAOA or the Ontolog community) or
email me <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx> (off-line, please) to register your
attendance.    (012)

for and on behalf of
The IAOA Executive Council    (013)

Peter Yim
Secretary, IAOA
Co-convener, ONTOLOG
--    (014)

---------- original message ----------
From: Peter Yim <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, May 13, 2011 at 11:39 PM
Subject: Re: Events of interest to the Ontology Community - next 2
weeks in May 2011
To: iaoa-general@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx    (015)

Dear All,    (016)

Several exciting events are happening between now and the end of the
month, championed by the various communities thriving in this
collaborative work environment that is of interest to the wider
Ontology Community here. You are cordially invited to participate!    (017)

****************** Headlines ***********************    (018)

*  The open invitation* to review and endorse the
OntologySummit2011_Communique is still open, and will close on Thu
2011_05_19, please act now!
  - *see: http://ontolog.cim3.net/forum/ontolog-invitation/2011-04/msg00004.html
  - http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?OntologySummit2011_Communique    (019)

*  2011_05_19 - Thursday: OntologySummit2011: postmortem and follow-up
planning - Co-chairs: Dr. Steven Ray & Dr. Nicola Guarino
  - http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2011_05_19
 .... RSVP now!    (020)

*  OOR Logo Poll - the OOR team invites everyone in the community to
join them in a poll to select a Logo for the OOR Initiative ... please
  - http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?OOR_Logo_Candidates &
  - http://ontolog.cim3.net/file/work/OOR/OOR-Logo/Poll/poll-01.html    (021)

*  2011_05_20 - Friday: OOR - "Architecture & API Specification
Development Workshop-V" - Co-chairs: Professor Ken Baclawski & Dr.
  - http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?OOR/ConferenceCall_2011_05_20    (022)

*  2011_05_26 - Thursday: Panel Session: IAOA Organization and
Activities Update - Co-chairs: Dr. Leo Obrst & Professor Michael
  - http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2011_05_26    (023)

*  2011_05_27 - Friday: OOR Metadata Workshop-III - Chair: Professor
Michael Gruninger
  - http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?OOR/ConferenceCall_2011_05_27    (024)

Mark you calendars now! ... when *Registering your attendance* to
panel session(s) by email (to: peter.yim@xxxxxxxx), please specify the
date of name of the session(s) you are registering for.    (025)

******************* Details **************************    (026)

Please refer to details on each of the activities and virtual sessions
by visiting the linked pages indicated above.    (027)

These activities, like all other Ontolog virtual events, are open and
free of charge. Anyone who is interested, or (better still) who may
have something to contribute, is welcome. Please refer to event
details on the session pages, to which the hyperlink is given above,
where you will find session agenda, conference call dial-in, slides
and other pertinent information. Feel free to pass this invitation
along to colleagues who may also find these sessions to be of
interest.    (028)

*RSVP* by emailing Peter Yim at <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx> offline (or add
yourself directly to the session page if you are already a member of
the community) so that we can prepare enough resources to support
everyone. [Please state clearly the date of the session you are
registering for in your email.]    (029)

These sessions will be recorded and made available in a publicly
accessible archive. Therefore, before participating, please make sure
you are cognizant of our IPR policy ( ref:
http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?WikiHomePage#nid32 ).    (030)

Regards.  =ppy    (031)

Peter Yim
Co-convener, Ontolog    (032)

For and on behalf of the
Organizers of each of the above activities
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