[Om] Ontolog panel session "Towards A Quantities and Units of Measure Ontology-based Standard"

Christoph LANGE ch.lange at jacobs-university.de
Wed Jun 17 10:39:30 CEST 2009

Dear all,

  the Friday conference call seems highly relevant w.r.t. units in OpenMath.



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Subject: [ontolog-invitation] upcoming virtual panel session - 18 & 19 Jun 
2009 - RSVP now!
Date: Wednesday 17 June 2009
From: Peter Yim <peter.yim at cim3.com>
To: "[ontolog-invitation]" <ontolog-invitation at ontolog.cim3.net>

Re:  http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2009_06_18

   &  http://ontolog.cim3.net/cgi-bin/wiki.pl?ConferenceCall_2009_06_19

****************** Headlines ***********************

Two strategically *very* important virtual panel sessions 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 ...

*Fri 19 Jun 2009* - Dr. Frank Olken (NSF), will chair a panel session
for folks from the standards community and the ontology community, to
bring about a collaborative effort "Towards A Quantities and Units of
Measure Ontology-based Standard"

*Register your attendance* by emailing <peter.yim at cim3.com> off-line.
Please specify the date of name of the session(s) you are registering
for.  ... *RSVP now* (if you haven't already)!

******************** Details ************************

While these two important events are somewhat unrelated, they are both
strategically very significant. You probably wouldn't want to miss
either of these sessions!

*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:

*Fri 19 Jun 2009* - a 2.5-Hr. session starting at 9:00am PDT / 12:00pm
EDT /  6:00pm CEST / 5:00pm BST / 16:00 UTC ... a follow-up on one of
the key projects discussed during the recent Ontology Summit 2009.
This panel discussion is entitled: "Towards A Quantities and Units of
Measure Ontology-based Standard" - Chair: Dr. Frank Olken (NSF) -
Panelists: Mr. Howard Mason (ISO), Dr. Pat Hayes (IHMC), Dr. Robert
Raskin (NASA), Dr. Patrick Cassidy (MICRA), Mr. Dave McComb (Semantic
Arts), Dr. Stan Huff (Univ. of Utah), Mr. David Price (Eurostep), Dr.
Robert Dragoset (NIST), etc. ... Please refer to details on the
session page at:

These events, 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 at cim3.com> 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 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).

Regards.  =ppy

Peter Yim
Co-convener, Ontolog
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Christoph Lange, Jacobs Univ. Bremen, http://kwarc.info/clange, Skype duke4701

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