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Industrial Ontologies Foundry (IOF) Workshop @ DoubleTree Hotel in Amherst
Jul 18 @ 8:30 am – Jul 19 @ 5:00 pm

Draft Agenda: Wednesday, July 18

Project Status: Review where we are in terms of projects

1. Review of Use Cases
2. Reports from domain (bottom up) working groups
3. Report from Top-Down working group
4. Where are we now?
5. Roadmap (first round)

Draft Agenda: Thursday, July 19


6. Breakout groups will focus on technical challenges facing IOF
– Ontology Merging – how do we resolve conflicts among ontologies within IOF?
– Ontology Versioning
– Best Practices and and Software Environments for Collaborative Distributed Ontology Development
7. Plenary discussion of Breakout Groups
8. Roadmap (second round)
International Conference on Biological Ontology @ CH2M HILL Alumni Conference Center, Oregon State University
Aug 7 – Aug 10 all-day

Ontologies for Health, Food, Nutrition and Environment

A partnership with BIG-Data and Analytics

Call for papers and abstracts