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[ontolog-forum] Ontology Summit 2012: session-12 - Thu 2012.03.29

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From: Peter Yim <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 14:11:08 -0700
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Re: http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2012_03_29    (01)

You are invited to join us this Thursday at the OntologySummit2012
virtual panel session-12, where our Communique co-lead editors
facilitate us, as a community, to review how we would want to frame
the message of the communique, review the input from each of the
tracks, as synthesized from the focused discourse over the last couple
of months or so.    (02)

Our target is to get to an 'almost final' communique draft that will
be made available for community review/comment between April-3 and
April-8; which will then allow us to have a final draft before the
start of Ontology Summit 2012 Workshop and Symposium on Thursday
12-April-2012, when the communique will be finally reviewed and
adopted.    (03)

= Session Details: =    (04)

Summit Theme: OntologySummit2012: "Ontology for Big Systems"    (05)

Session Topic: Organizing the 'Big' Communique    (06)

OntologySummit2012_Communique co-Lead Editors & Session co-Chairs: -
ToddSchneider & AliHashemi    (07)

* All Track Champions and Co-editors of the Communique
* OntologySummit2012 Symposium Co-chairs & General Co-chairs    (08)

== Conference Call Details: ==    (09)

Date: Thursday, 29-March-2012
Start Time: 9:30am PDT / 12:30pm EDT / 6:30pm CEST / 5:30pm BST / 16:30 UTC
 ref: World Clock -
Expected Call Duration: ~2.0 hours    (010)

 Phone (US): +1 (206) 402-0100 ... (long distance cost may apply)
 when prompted enter PIN: 141184#
 Skype: "joinconference" ... when prompted enter PIN: 141184#
 for skype users who have trouble finding the Skype Dial pad ... it's
under the "Call" dropdown menu as "Show Dial pad"    (011)

Full details of the session is at:
http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2012_03_29    (012)

... just point your Internet browser to this session page link for all
necessary participation details a couple of minutes before the
scheduled session start-time.    (013)

RSVP now, if you haven't already! ... email <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx>
offline with your affiliations, or add yourself to the wiki session
page, if you are already a member of the community.    (014)

We shall look forward to your participation and contribution on Thursday!    (015)

********************* Details ************************    (016)

This is our 7th Ontology Summit, a joint initiative by ONTOLOG, NIST,
NCOR, NCBO, IAOA & NCO_NITRD with the support of our co-sponsors. The
theme adopted for this Ontology Summit is: "Ontology for Big Systems."    (017)

The principal goal of the summit is to bring together and foster
collaboration between the ontology community, systems community, and
stakeholders of some of "big systems." Together, the summit
participants will exchange ideas on how ontological analysis and
ontology engineering might make a difference, when applied in these
"big systems."  We will aim towards producing a series of
recommendations describing how ontologies can create an impact; as
well as providing illustrations where these techniques have been, or
could be, applied in domains such as bioinformatics, electronic health
records, intelligence, the smart electrical grid, manufacturing and
supply chains, earth and environmental, e-science, cyberphysical
systems and e-government. As is traditional with the Ontology Summit
series, the results will be captured in the form of a communique, with
expanded supporting material provided on the web.    (018)

The general format of the Ontology Summit comprises of a series of
both virtual and face-to-face activities that span about 3 months
(January through March or April each year). These activities include a
vigorous three-month online discourse on the theme of the Summit,
virtual panel discussions, research activities, and so on, which will
culminate in a two-day face-to-face workshop and symposium at NIST in
Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA on April 12 & 13, 2012. Each year, we
collaboratively author and publish a Summit Communique to offer a
message from the Summit participants to the world-at-large as a
signature activity of the Ontology Summit series.    (019)

These sessions, 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 pages, 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 forward this invitation along to
colleagues (or your own community mailing lists) who may also find
these sessions to be of interest.    (020)

*RSVP* by emailing Peter Yim at <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx> offline (or add
yourself directly to the session page if you are already an Ontolog or
Ontology Summit 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.] ... All respondents
will be subscribed (if they aren't already so) to the
[ontology-summit] mailing list so they are participate in the virtual
discourse.    (021)

These sessions 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 ).    (022)

Regards. =ppy    (023)

For and on behalf of    (024)

the Session Co-chairs
Todd Schneider and Ali Hashemi    (025)

and Members of the
OntologySummit2012 Organizing Committee    (026)

http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?OntologySummit2012    (027)

p.s. Note that the registration for the April 12 & 13
OntologySummit2012 Workshop & Symposium at NIST (Gaithersburg,
Maryland, USA) is now open. Participation is free of charge, but
registration is mandatory (especially for onsite attendees, as the
venue is a government facility.) Please register and make your travel
arrangements now! ... see:
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