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From: "Peter P. Yim" <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2008 08:43:17 -0800
Message-id: <479A11A5.9030606@xxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 24-Jan-2008, Dr. Matthew West (Shell International 
Petroleum Company), champion of the Ontolog "Database And 
Ontology" series, presented the 12th and final episode of the 
series. Dr. Holger Knublauch (Vice President for product 
development at TopQuadrant) was our invited speaker for the 
event. Dr. Knublauch gave a talk entitled: "Information 
Integration Intelligence with Semantic Technology" and shared 
with us the capabilities of the wonderful tool suite and client 
applications that he and his TopQuadrant associates have put 
together, in a really wonderful presentation.    (01)

Proceedings of the session are captured on our wiki page, at:
http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2008_01_24    (02)

In particular, full audio recording of the session, as well as 
the podcast of it, is now available - see:
http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2007_10_18#nid14HT    (03)

The Ontolog "Database And Ontology" series is a community-driven 
set of activities which  started back in August 2006 on the 
prompt from Professor Tatiana Malyuta (CUNY). A planning session 
came together shortly, which identified a Program & Technical 
Advisory Team comprising Dr. Matthew West (Lead), Dr. Adrian 
Walker, Professor Atilla Elci, Mr. Chris Partridge, Dr. Leo 
Obrst, Mr. Peter Yim, Dr. Susie Stephens & Professor Tatiana Malyuta.    (04)

Through the leadership of Dr. West and the guidance of the 
advisory team, twelve (12) high quality virtual sessions were 
presented between Oct.2006 and Jan.2008. The sessions touched 
upon major facets on the topic of "Database And Ontology" and 
drew some of the top experts in the domain as speakers and 
participants. The talks and discussions that made up the 12 
episodes included:    (05)

2008.01.24  Dr. Holger Knublauch "Information Integration 
Intelligence with Semantic Technology"    (06)

2007.10.18 - Dr. Alan Wu "A Scalable RDBMS-Based Inference Engine 
for RDFS/OWL"    (07)

2007.07.12  Dr. John Sowa  "Analogical Reasoning With and About 
Databases and Knowledge Bases"    (08)

2007.07.05  Mr. Chris Partridge "Data and process revisited: 
ontology driving a paradigm shift in the development of business 
application systems"    (09)

2007.06.28 - Dr. Souripriya Das and Dr. Melliyal Annamalai 
"Building Database Infrastructure for Managing Semantic Data"    (010)

2007.05.10 - Professor Tatiana Malyuta "Interaction of Ontology 
and Database in the Information System"    (011)

2007.04.12 - Mr. Edward Barkmeyer "Ontologies as the Next 
Generation Information Models"    (012)

2007.03.08 - Dr. Adrian Walker, "Usability, Databases and Ontologies"    (013)

2007.02.08 - Mr. Martin O'Connor, "Efficiently Querying 
Relational Databases using OWL and SWRL"    (014)

2007.01.04 - Ms. Elisa Kendall, "The Ontology Definition 
Metamodel (ODM): Motivation & Brief Introduction"    (015)

2006.11.16 - Dr. Matthew West "From Ontology to Data Model: 
Choices and Design Decisions"    (016)

2006.10.12  Panel Session: Dr. Matthew West, Dr. Tatiana Malyuta 
& Dr. Leo Obrst    (017)

These twelve sessions have all been archived and is now a key 
contribution to the valuable body of knowledge on ontology and 
ontological engineering that our community is building together.    (018)

A huge "THANK YOU, ALL!" to everyone, who has been a part of this!    (019)

Best regards. =ppy    (020)

P.S. Coming up in the next two weeks are: (mark your calendars, 
and send in your RSVP now.)    (021)

* 2008.01.31 - Thursday: Ontolog invited Speaker Presentation - 
Professor John Bateman on  "Ontology Structuring Mechanisms and 
Ontological Modularity: ongoing research and targeted applications"    (022)

* 2008.02.07 - Thursday: Ontology Summit 2008 Launch Event    (023)

* please browse the listing under the "News & Announcements" 
section at
our Ontolog WikiHomePage (at:
http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?WikiHomePage#nidW ) for 
recent and future events and the links to the respective session 
pages where more details can be found.    (024)

* An archive of noteworthy past Ontolog events can be found at:
(References on how to subscribe to our podcast can also be found 
there.)    (025)

Tx. =ppy
--    (026)

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Peter Yim <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Jan 23, 2008 11:36 AM
Subject: [kmgov] Re: [ontolog-invitation] Ontolog "Database & 
Ontology" series - Dr. Holger Knublauch (TopQuadrant) - 24-Jan-2008
To: KMgov <kmgov@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>    (027)

Re: http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2008_01_24    (028)

*REMINDER*    (029)

The closing session of the highly successful Ontolog "Database & 
Ontology" series is coming up tomorrow, i.e. Thursday, 
24-January-2008, 2-hours, starting at 110:30am PST / 1:30pm EST / 
6:30pm GMT / 18:30 UTC (Ref. World Clock - 
http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/fixedtime.html?month=1&day=24&year=2008&hour=10&min=30&sec=0&p1=224)    (030)

Come join us in this highly anticipated 12th and final episode of 
the "Database and Ontology" series where Dr. Holger Knublauch, 
Vice President for product development at TopQuadrant, will be 
sharing with us his experience and insight as a semantic web 
tools and application developer. Dr. Matthew West who has 
championed and provided great leadership on this wonderful 
"Database and Ontology" series will be with us to chair the session.    (031)

RSVP (by e-mailing the sender off-line; if you aren't already an 
Ontolog member, kindly include your name, affiliation and job 
title as well) if you are planning to attend and haven't already 
responded.    (032)

We look forward to having you at the session. Please refer to all 
agenda and call-in details on the session page, whose link 
appears at the top of this message.    (033)

Regards.  =ppy    (034)

Matthew West                                     Peter Yim
Lead, Ontolog "Database & Ontology" series       Co-convener,
(Shell International Petroleum Co. Ltd.)         ONTOLOG    (035)

--    (036)

On Jan 19, 2008 7:21 PM, <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
 >     ************************ Headlines ************************
 >     Two really exciting events are coming up on the Ontolog
 > Forum imminently:
 >    (037)

 >     *Thu 24 January 2008* - Dr. Holger Knublauch (TopQuadrant)
 > will be giving a talk on: "Information Integration Intelligence
 > with Semantic Technology," as the the 12th (and final) episode
 > of the "Database and Ontology" series championed by Dr. Matthew
 > West(from Shell International Petroleum.)
 >    (038)

 >     *Thu 31 January 2008* - invited speaker Professor Dr. John
 > Bateman from the University of Bremen (Germany) will be
 > speaking on: "Ontology Structuring Mechanisms and Ontological
 > Modularity: ongoing research and targeted applications."
 >    (039)

 >     Register your attendance by emailing <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx>
 > offline (kindly indicate the event when responding.)
 >    (040)

 >     ******************** Details ************************
 > Your are cordially invited to join us at these upcoming Ontolog
 > (virtual) events.    (041)

 > The online Ontolog events are open and free of charge. Anyone
 > who is interested, or (better still) who may have something to
 > contribute, is welcome. Refer to individual event details on
 > their respective session pages. The links are given below,
 > where you will find session agenda, presentation abstract,
 > speakerbiosketch, conference call dial-in and other pertinent
 > information.
 >    (042)

 >     *Thursday, 24-January-2008* - Dr. Holger Knublauch (Vice
 > President for product development at TopQuadrant) will be
 > givinga talk on: "Information Integration Intelligence with
 > Semantic Technology" where he will present on some of their
 > semantic technology tools, applications and cases studies. The
 > session will be the 12th (and final) episode of the "Database
 > and Ontology" series championed by Dr. Matthew West (from Shell
 > International Petroleum.) ... Please refer to details at the
 > session wiki page at:
 > http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2008_01_24
 >    (043)

 >     *Thursday, 31-January-2008* - Dr. John Bateman, Professor
 > of Applied Linguistics at the University of Bremen (Germany)
 > and coordinator of the Bremen Ontology Research Group will be
 > speaking on: "Ontology Structuring Mechanisms and Ontological
 > Modularity: ongoing research and targeted applications" where
 > he will present results from their ongoing research into
 > ontological structuring and modularity. ... Please refer to
 > details at the session wiki page at:
 > http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2008_01_31
 >    (044)

 >     *RSVP* by by emailing me at <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx> offline so
 > that we can prepare enough resources to support everyone.
 > (Kindly include your affiliation and job title if you aren't
 > already a member of the Ontolog community.) Please state which
 > event you are registering for.    (045)

 >     Please note that these sessions will be recorded, and the
 > audio archives are expected to be made available as open
 > content to our community membership and the public at-large
 > under our prevailing open IPR policy (ref:
 > http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?WikiHomePage#nid32).
 >    (046)

 > Regards. =ppy
 > Peter P. Yim
 > Co-convener, Ontolog
 >    (047)

 > P.S. Please also check out:
 > Our listing of upcoming events at Ontolog, under our "News &
 > Announcements" section at:
 > http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?WikiHomePage#nidW    (048)

 > The rich body of knowledge comprising past Ontolog
 > presentations, panel discussions and workshops that have
 > been archived. They can be accessed from:
 > http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?WikiHomePage#nidZ
 > --    (049)

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