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Re: [ontology-summit] OntologySummit2014 Symposium - Apr 28 & 29 (Washin

To: Ontology Summit 2014 <ontology-summit@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
From: Peter Yim <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 23 Apr 2014 07:16:21 -0700
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REMINDER: LAST DAY to register: OntologySummit2014 Symposium - Apr 28
& 29 (Washington, DC)    (01)

OntologySummit2014: "Big Data and Semantic Web Meet Applied Ontology"    (02)

... http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?OntologySummit2014_Symposium    (03)

Register NOW, if you haven't already - details at:
http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?OntologySummit2014/WorkshopRegistration    (04)

Our last virtual session (s-15) is coming up tomorrow (Thu 4/24). We
will be making final preparation for the Symposium (Mon & Tue 4/28
&29), and address all questions people may have about the Symposium
program and logistics. RSVP for the session too  (see details below):    (05)

* Date: Thursday, 24-Apr-2014    (06)

* Start Time: 9:30am PDT / 12:30pm EDT / 6:30pm CEST / 5:30pm BST / 16:30 UTC
  ref: World Clock -
* Expected Call Duration: 1.5~2.0 hours    (07)

* Dial-in:
** Phone (US): +1 (206) 402-0100 ... Conference ID: 141184# , or
** Skype: call skypeID: "joinconference"
   ... when prompted enter Conference ID: 141184#    (08)

... RSVP by adding your name to the expected attendee roster on the
session page (if you are already a member of the community) or by
email (with your name and affiliation) to <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx>    (09)

Just point your browser to the session page:
when you are about to connect into the session. Details will be there
at the top of the page. Please try dialing-in a few minutes before the
scheduled start-time, as we have a very full program planned for this
session.    (010)

Talk to you all tomorrow! =ppy    (011)

Regards.  =ppy    (012)

For and on behalf of the    (013)

OntologySummit2014 Symposium Co-chairs,
Ram Sriram &Tim Finin    (014)

and Members of the
OntologySummit2014 Organizing Committee    (015)

--    (016)

---------- original message ----------[updated]
From: Peter Yim <peter.yim@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, Apr 21, 2014 at 12:28 PM
Subject: OntologySummit2014 Symposium - Apr 28 & 29 (Washington, DC) -
Please Register to participate, and join us on Thu 2014.04.24 for
final preparation and logistics
To: Ontology Summit 2014 <ontology-summit@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>    (017)

Re: http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?OntologySummit2014_Symposium    (018)

and http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2014_04_24    (019)

Dear Colleagues,    (020)

As announced before, you are cordially invited to join us at the
Ontology Summit 2014 Symposium, in Metrpolitan Washington, DC hosted
by the NCO_NITRD. This is the culmination of the series of activities,
revolving around this year's Summit Theme: "Big Data and Semantic Web
Meet Applied Ontology," that started with the launch of the Season
back in Jan-16.    (021)

Please note that Registration for the Symposium is closing in two
days; therefore if you haven't already done that, please look over the
program - see: 
... and register yourseklf now - details at:
http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?OntologySummit2014/WorkshopRegistration    (022)

Those who have questions, and especially those who will be speaking at
the Symposium, should come join us at the virtual session (s-15) this
Thursday, 24-Apr-2014. Details below.    (023)

****************** Headlines ******************    (024)

Please join us this Thursday at the Ontology Summit
virtual sessions:    (025)

*Thu 24 Apr 2014* - OntologySummit2014 session-15 - Final Symposium
preparation and logistics - Co-chairs: TimFinin & RamSriram
- see details on the session page at:
http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2014_04_24    (026)

*Mon & Tue 28 & 29-Apr-2014 - OntologySummit2014 Symposium -
hosted by the NCO_NITRD at NSF in Arlington, Virginia, USA
- Co-chairs: RamSriram & TimFinin - ref. details at:
- Register now, if you haven't already, at:
http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?OntologySummit2014/WorkshopRegistration    (027)

********************* Details ************************    (028)

This is our 9th Ontology Summit, an annual joint initiative by NIST,
Ontolog, NCOR, NCBO, IAOA & NCO_NITRD with the support of our
co-sponsors. The theme adopted for this Ontology Summit is: "Big Data
and Semantic Web Meet Applied Ontology."    (029)

Since the beginnings of the Semantic Web, ontologies have played key
roles in the design and deployment of new semantic technologies. Yet
over the years, the level of collaboration between the Semantic Web
and Applied Ontology communities has been much less than expected.
Within Big Data applications, ontologies appear to have had little
impact.    (030)

This year's Ontology Summit is an opportunity for building bridges
between the Semantic Web, Linked Data, Big Data, and Applied Ontology
communities. On the one hand, the Semantic Web, Linked Data, and Big
Data communities can bring a wide array of real problems (such as
performance and scalability challenges and the variety problem in Big
Data) and technologies (automated reasoning tools) that can make use
of ontologies. On the other hand, the Applied Ontology community can
bring a large body of common reusable content (ontologies) and
ontological analysis techniques. Identifying and overcoming ontology
engineering bottlenecks is critical for all communities.    (031)

OntologySummit2014 will pose and address the primary challenges in
these areas of interaction among the different communities. The Summit
activities will bring together insights and methods from these
different communities, synthesize new insights, and disseminate
knowledge across field boundaries.    (032)

Following earlier Ontology Summit practice, the synthesized results of
this season's discourse will be published as a Communique.    (033)

See developing details at:
http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?OntologySummit2014 (homepage
for this summit)    (034)

---    (035)

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. Please help us spread the word by relaying this
message to other relevant community mailing lists, and ask colleagues
of your who may also find these sessions to be of interest to come
join us.    (036)

*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.    (037)

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).    (038)

Regards.  =ppy    (039)

For and on behalf of the    (040)

OntologySummit2014 session-15 Co-chairs,
Ram Sriram & Tim Finin    (041)

and Members of the
OntologySummit2014 Organizing Committee    (042)

http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?OntologySummit2014    (043)

p.s. see more details on the OntologySummit program at:
http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?OntologySummit2014 where you
will find links to the full proceedings for previous sessions of this
series at their respective session pages. In particular, the
proceedings of the Launch Event, which provided an great overview of
this Ontology Summit, is available
at: http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2014_01_16    (044)

p.p.s. please note that the OntologySummit2014 Symposium, the two-day
event that culminates this Summit's discourse, scheduled for April 28
& 29, 2014 in the Washington DC Area, USA, is now open for
registration. Both on-site and remote participation are supported.
Participation is free-of-charge, but prior registration is required.
Please register now, before it closes (on Apr-23 or sooner, when the
limited capacity is filled.) See:
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