Ontolog invited Speaker Presentation - Dr. Matthew West - Thu 2006-06-01    (NIK)

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Abstract: (by MatthewWest)    (NJC)

How do you do integration in practice? What are the steps you need to take? What are the things that are often overlooked? This talk will introduce the ISO 18876 integration architecture which sets out the key elements to successful integration of ontologies or data.    (NJD)

Matthew West has a BSC and PhD in Chemical Engineering and has worked for Shell since 1978, initially as a Refinery Technologist, but since 1987 on the computing/business interface with a particular interest in Information Management and Data Modelling. He has taken a keen interest in the development of International Standards and is a key technical contributor to ISO 15926 – "Lifecycle integration of process plant data including oil and gas production facilities". Dr. West has also been one of the authors of IIDEAS (ISO 18876) - Integration of Industrial Data for Exchange, Access and Sharing. He is currently the Reference Data Architecture and Standards Manager for Shell's Downstream (refinery to petrol pump) business, where he is currently developing Shell’s Global Downstream Data Model.    (NJL)

Dr. West is the Shell Visiting Professor in the Keyworth Institute at the University of Leeds. He is a Member of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, the British Computer Society, and the Chartered Management Institute; and he is a Chartered Engineer, Chartered Scientist and a Chartered IT Professional.    (NJM)

Session Recording of the MatthewWest Talk    (NJY)

 (Thanks to BobSmith and PeterYim for their help with getting the session recorded.  -ppy)    (NJZ)