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[ontolog-forum] Ontolog Invited Speaker - Dr. York Sure - Thu 2006.08.17

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From: "Peter P. Yim" <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 03 Aug 2006 20:52:10 -0700
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http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2006_08_17    (01)


We are pleased to announce that *Dr. York Sure* , Assistant 
Professor at the Institute AIFB of the University of Karlsruhe 
(Germany) and currently visiting researcher at Stanford 
University (USA), will be with us on Thursday, August 17, 2006. 
Dr. Sure will be presenting to the community, his talk entitled: 
"What does Sparkling Wine have to do with Semantics?"    (03)

We take pleasure in inviting you to join us at this virtual event.    (04)

*Conference call-in details*:    (05)

Date: Thursday, August 17, 2006
Start Time:  17:30 UTC / 1:30pm EDT / 10:30am PDT
   (World Time:
Session Duration: ~2 Hours
Dial-in Number: +1-641-696-6600 (Iowa)
Participant Access Code: "686564#"
Shared-screen support will be available    (06)

Topic: *What does Sparkling Wine have to do with Semantics* ?    (07)

*Abstract*: (by York Sure)    (08)

In this talk recent advances of semantic knowledge technologies 
are presented. Tangible results, both in the area of technology 
such as the Semantic MediaWiki and the area of ontology 
engineering methodologies such as cost estimation for ontologies, 
are highlighted. The results are put in a wider perspective to 
give an overview of currently ongoing projects in the European 
Union. Of course, an answer to the question posed in the title 
will be given as well.    (09)

*About the Speaker*:    (010)

*Dr. York Sure* is an assistant professor at the Institute AIFB 
of the University of Karlsruhe in Germany and currently visiting 
researcher at Stanford University. His research interests mainly 
include semantic technologies and knowledge management. Recently 
York has been program chair of the European Semantic Web 
Conference (ESWC) in 2006. He has been awarded with the IBM UIMA 
Innovation Award 2006.
You can find out more about York at http://www.york-sure.de/    (011)

*Refer to details on the session wiki page at*:
http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2006_08_17    (012)

This will be a virtual session over an augmented conference call. 
The session is expected to start with a 45 min. ~ 1 Hour 
presentation followed by an extended discussion between the 
participants and the speaker. The entire session will be recorded 
and made available as open content under the prevailing Ontolog 
IPR policy (see: 
http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?WikiHomePage#nid32).    (013)

As usual, this Ontolog event is open to all. I look forward to 
having you at this session. Please pass the announcement along to 
those who might be interested to join us too.    (014)

*RSVP* by by emailing me at <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx> offline.    (015)

Regards. =ppy    (016)

Peter P. Yim
Co-convener, Ontolog
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