I will be attending, though I may be late and intermittent since I
have two other telecons tomorrow morning. (01)
At 10:21 PM -0700 7/12/05, Peter Yim wrote:
>We are pleased to announce that we will be having Mr. Anders W. Tell
>from Business Collaboration Toolsmiths AB (Sweden) will be presenting
>to our community on Thursday, July 14, 2005 on the subject of Business
>Ontologies. His talk is entitled: "The maturity of business ontologies
>and rate of adoption - examples and challenges from the domain of
>eCommerce and electronic business collaborations"
>*Conference call-in details*:
>Date: Thursday, July 14, 2005
>Start Time: 10:30am PDT / 1:30pm EDT / 7:30pm CEST (World Time:
>Session Duration: 1.5 ~ 2 Hours
>Dial-in Number: +1-702-851-3330 (Las Vegas, Nevada, USA)
>Participant Access Code: "686564#"
>*The maturity of business ontologies and rate of adoption - examples
>and challenges from the domain of eCommerce and electronic business
>by Anders W. Tell
>During the last few years a relatively large number of technologies
>for eCommerce and business integration has been suggested, developed
>and to a degree standardised. However most commercial trade
>transaction are still today executed with little to no electronic
>means, i.e. paper based. A key question must be raised how much
>"business" such technologies really include? Concerns are also being
>raised with regards to proposed solutions being overly complex,
>technological and costly, such as PKI, and that simpler pragmatic
>means may actually be a faster road to an efficient end.
>The session focus on an elaboration on selected key business and legal
>aspects that may differentiate "business technologies" from
>"technologies that support business". This from the viewpoint and
>assumption that business mean changes in social, business, economical
>and legal relations.
>*About the Speakers:*
>*Anders W. Tell ("AWT")* is a consultant specialised in enterprise
>information system architectures and business collaborations from an
>integrated point of view. Assignments range from project mgmt, senior
>advisory roles for bank, finance, government sectors to research
>project reviews for EU commission.
>AWT has academic background in mathematics and economics. Recent
>research activites are in the domain of business collaborations,
>information system and jurisprudence. Together with The Royal
>institute of technolology KHT and Stockholm university AWT has
>organised the Open ebXML laboratory and number of research activities
>and workshops. Special interests include business collaborations with
>a legal twist.
>AWT is currently involved in standardisation in relation to eCommerce
>and trade facilitation, primarily UN/CEFACT. This as Swedish delegate.
>AWT currently holds management positions in UN/CEFACT such as Vice
>chair of the Techniques and Methodologies Group, chair of UN/CEFACT
>Architecture Group and is the project team lead for Unified Business
>Agreement and Contract project (UBAC) of TMG and Legal Groups of
>AWT is a member of or invited expert in industry organisations such as
>W3C and OASIS. Previous standardisation activities includes Network
>Management Forum and OMG.
>*Refer to details on the session wiki page at:*
>Please point your browser to this wiki page during the session.
>Shared-screen support (VNC session) will also be available and be
>started 5 minutes before the call.
>The will be a virtual session over an augmented conference call. The
>presentation and ensuing discussion will be recorded and will be made
>available as open content under the prevailing Ontolog IPR policy
>Look forward to having you at the session. Pass this announcement
>along to those who might be interested to join us too. All are
>P.S. to help us with the logistics, please respond to me off-line; or
>add your name under the "expected" attendees section
> if you are planning to attend, and haven't responded otherwise. Tx.
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