To All OntologySummit2008 participants & Ontolog Members: (01)
FYI ... everyone is invited. Kindly mark your calendars (or RSVP) now.
We look forward to your participation at this virtual event on Fri 22-Aug-2008. (02)
Thanks & regards. =ppy
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Peter Yim <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 3:18 PM
Subject: Re: [oor-forum] Expectations, guidance for the OOR Panel of
8/22/08: "Getting OOR Development Off the Ground: Identifying
Synergies & Gaps"
To: OpenOntologyRepository-discussion <oor-forum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> (04)
Thank you, Leo. (05)
> [LO] 5) Concerning the the logistics, Peter will provide more
> information shortly. (06)
[ppy] Will the panelists (Mike, Mark/Benjamin, Bruce, Pat, Li; and
Leo too) kindly note the following: (07)
1. we need the title to your briefing on/before end-of-day this
Friday 2008.08.15. (Plus any other pertinent information, like speaker
bio, etc. if such is not already available on the OntologWiki) (08)
2. we also need all the speakers (chair person's opening included, if
you have slides, Leo) slide decks by end-of-day next Tue 2008.08.19.
Kindly refer to the "VirtualSpeakerSessionTips " page
); particularly the "For the SPEAKERS" for details when you are
preparing the presentation. (09)
... kindly email the above to Leo and myself off-line. (010)
As usual, a session page with all session details (call information,
agenda, etc.) will be developing at:
please refer to that page for any pertinent information you may want
to know about the event. (012)
"Getting OOR Development Off The Ground: Identifying Synergies and
Gaps" Panel Discussion session
- Fri 2008.08.22 - 2.5 Hrs starting 9:00am PDT / 12:00pm EDT /
6:00pm CEST / 16:00 UTC (013)
We look forward to all OOR-team members, as well as members of the
Ontolog community, to join us at this Aug-22 virtual event. (014)
Mark you calendars now, and register your plan to attend by emailing
me (peter.yim@xxxxxxxx) off-line. (015)
Thanks & regards. =ppy (016)
for some of the discussion relating to this panel session the team has
been having up to now. =ppy
On Tue, Aug 12, 2008 at 2:18 PM, Obrst, Leo J. <lobrst@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> We'd like to describe some expectations and provide some guidance to
> the panelists for the OOR Panel session scheduled for August 22, 2008.
> The panelists will be the following:
> MikeDean, MarkMusen / BenjaminDai, BruceBargmeyer, PatHayes, LiDing.
> We need to move the OOR effort from discussion to action. This means
> that we need to identify usable programming code/services now and firm
> up implementation commitments. I.e., who can provide what now and in
> the future.
> We need to identify existing software that can be packaged into OOR
> modules and identify programmatic interfaces to existing repositories
> that can be used in a federation approach. If we could demonstrate the
> federation of existing repositories such as BioPortal, XMDR,
> SemanticMediaWiki, etc., that would be a major milestone. In addition,
> we want to ensure that Common Logic and its tools -- existing and
> emerging -- are included in the OOR realization (minimally, we envision
> OWL/RDF, CL, and possibly other languages/standards such as SKOS as
> being in the picture).
> Some key preparation guidelines primarily for the panelists, but also
> for participants and the [oor-forum] to consider, are the following:
> 1) We'd like you to describe the capabilities and services that the
> existing repository software has.
> 2) We'd like to gauge your willingness to share design, code and
> resources on an ongoing basis.
> 3) We'd like you to expose your programmatic interfaces that would
> support federating the software modules as a part of OOR.
> 4) We invite each panelist's own perspective on "synergies and gaps"
> for OOR, i.e., possible synergies that you see among the prospective
> contributors to OOR (i.e., the repository and other efforts) and
> potential gaps that no current repository provides but would be useful
> for OOR, etc.
> 5) Concerning the the logistics, Peter will provide more information
> 6) We ask all participants to come join us and tell us what else they
> want to get from this session.
> Dr. Leo Obrst The MITRE Corporation, Information Semantics
> lobrst@xxxxxxxxx Information Discovery & Understanding, Command and
> Control Center
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> Fax: 703-983-1379 McLean, VA 22102-7508, USA (018)
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