On Mon, Jul 20, 2009 at 2:34 PM, Peter Yim<peter.yim@xxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Full proceedings from our Thu 2009.06.18 virtual panel session, where
> Dr. Nicola Guarino and some of his fellow Executive Council members
> presented the newly founded International Association for Ontology and
> its Applications (IAOA), is now available on line. You will find the
> slides, audio recording, chat transcripts, as well as links other
> resources there. The 18-Jun-2009 IAOA session was well attended, with
> wonderful presentations and discussions. If you missed it, or wanted
> to revisit this great event, see:
> I understand from Nicola that more than 280 people has already
> expressed their interest in the association by subscribing to the
> [iaoa-general] mailing list*, and that the association will soon be in
> a position (once the online membership/payment system is in place) to
> announce to that list so subscribers can formally join IAOA. ... So,
> stay tuned!
> Regards. =ppy
> On behalf of the IAOA Executive Council,
> Nicola Guarino, ISTC-CNR (President)
> John Bateman, University of Bremen
> Stefano Borgo, ISTC-CNR (Secretary)
> Paul Buitelaar, DERI - National University of Ireland, Galway
> Antony Galton, University of Exeter
> Michael Gruninger, University of Toronto
> Riichiro Mizoguchi, Osaka University
> Mark Musen, Stanford University
> Leo Obrst, MITRE
> Laure Vieu, IRIT-CNRS and ISTC-CNR (Treasurer)
> Peter Yim, Ontolog
> P.S. *if you are interested in IAOA, join the [iaoa-general] mailing
> list by sending a blank email from your subscribing email address to
> <iaoa-general-join@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> and then proceed as instructed in
> the system message that you will get back. To find out more about
> IAOA, visit their website at: http://www.iaoa.org
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Peter Yim <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx>
> Date: Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 12:33 AM
> Subject: upcoming virtual panel session - 18 Jun 2009 - RSVP now!
> To: "[ontolog-invitation]" <ontolog-invitation@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Re: http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2009_06_18
> ****************** Headlines ***********************
> A strategically *very* important virtual panel session will be on the
> Ontolog Forum this week.
> *Thu 18 Jun 2009* - Dr. Nicola Guarino, President of the
> "International Association for Ontology and its Applications (IAOA)"
> and members of the IAOA executive council, will be with us to
> introduce IAOA, present their views on the role of the association,
> the future of ontology, and more ...
> *Register your attendance* by emailing <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx> off-line.
> Please specify the date of name of the session(s) you are registering
> for. ... *RSVP now* (if you haven't already)!
> ******************** Details ************************
> This important event is strategically very significant. You probably
> wouldn't want to miss the session!
> *Thu 18 Jun 2009* - a 2-Hr. session starting at 10:30am PDT / 1:30pm
> EDT / 7:30pm CEST / 6:30pm BST / 17:30 UTC ... Announcing the newly
> formed "International Association for Ontology and its Applications
> (IAOA)" by members of the IAOA Executive Council - Dr. Nicola Guarino
> (ISTC-CNR), Professor John Bateman (Bremen) , Dr. Stefano Borgo
> (ISTC-CNR), Dr. Paul Buitelaar (DERI), Dr. Antony Galton (Exeter),
> Professor Michael Gruninger (Toronto), Professor Riichiro Mizoguchi
> (Osaka), Professor Mark Musen (Stanford), Dr. Leo Obrst (MITRE), Dr.
> Laure Vieu (IRIT-CNRS) and Mr. Peter Yim (Ontolog) - the panel will be
> with us to introduce IAOA, present their views on the role of the
> association, the future of ontology, and discuss how we could promote
> open interdisciplinary research and international collaboration in
> ontology ... Please refer to details on the session page at:
> This event, like all 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 page, 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.
> *RSVP* by emailing Peter Yim at <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx> offline (or add
> yourself directly to the session page if you are already an Ontolog
> community member) 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.]
> The session 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).
> Regards. =ppy
> Peter Yim
> Co-convener, Ontolog
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