The Ontolog "Ontologies & SOA" discussion session is coming up
this Thursday. If you are planning to come and haven't yet
responded, please e-mail me off-line (with name, title &
affiliation), so that I can get you registered, and in so doing,
make sure we reserve enough resources to support everyone on the
Looks like this is going to be another very well attended event.
See who's going to be there (so far), at:
I look forward to your participation. =ppy
Peter P. Yim wrote Wed, 02 Aug 2006 12:45:32 -0700:
> Re: http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2006_08_10
> We are pleased to announce our next Ontolog Scheduled Discussion
> Session. The title of the session is: "Ontologies and Service Oriented
> Architecture," put together for us by Mr. Duane Nickull (Adobe) and Mr.
> Rex Brooks (Starbourne Communications). The session will be conducted
> over an augmented conference call and is scheduled for Thursday August
> 10, 2006.
> Duane and Rex are brining in a wonderful panel of industry experts to
> help us get the conversation going. Whether you are architecting an
> SOA-based system, or just curious about how Ontologies and Taxonomies
> fit in, you don't want to miss this session.
> *Conference call-in details*:
> Date: Thursday, Aug. 10, 2006
> Start Time: 10:30 AM PDT / 1:30 PM EDT / 17:30 UTC
> (World Time:
> Session Duration: ~2 Hours
> Dial-in Number: +1-641-696-6600 (Iowa)
> Participant Access Code: "686564#"
> VNC shared-screen support available
> Topic: *Ontologies and Service Oriented Architecture*
> *Abstract* (by Duane Nickull & Rex Brooks):
> The goal of this session is to explore what role ontologies and
> taxonomies play within a service oriented architecture environment.
> Ontologies and taxonomies can be employed in service oriented
> environments in numerous ways, through ontologies of domains, for
> instance health informatics or plastics manufacturing, or taxonomies of
> services or service categories within domains, so we want to explore how
> ontologies and taxonomies can improve the availability and performance
> of services in these roles. 3 guest speakers will each bring a unique
> perspective on the topic and speak for 10 minutes followed by a quick Q
> & A. After the final session, a longer group Q & A and discussion will
> take place among all participants in the session.
> o Mr. Ron Schmelzer (ZapThink)
> o Dr. Ken Laskey (MITRE)
> o Ms. Rebekah Metz (Booz Allen Hamilton)
> *Refer to details on the session wiki page at*:
> This will be a virtual session over an augmented conference call. The
> session is expected to start with briefing from the panelists (~1 Hour)
> followed by an extended discussion between the participants and the
> panel. The entire session will be recorded and made available as open
> content under the prevailing Ontolog IPR policy (see:
> I look forward to having you at this session. Like all Ontolog events,
> this session is open to all. Please pass the announcement along to those
> who might be interested to join us too. All are welcomed. *RSVP* by by
> emailing me at <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx> offline (so that we can make sure we
> have enough resources to support everyone who plans to call in).
> Regards. =ppy
> Peter P. Yim
> Co-convener, Ontolog (05)
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