Formal Ontologies Meet Industry: FOMI 2008

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Natural Language Processing Group - Dipartimento di Informatica - Università di Torino
LOA: Laboratory for Applied Ontology Università degli Studi di Verona

Conference Schedule


Thursday, June 5th
09.00: Registration
09.30: Welcome
10.00: (Invited) H. Akkermans (Free University Amsterdam), the Business of Ontology Calls for a Formal Pragmatics.
11.00: Coffee Break
11.20: E. Little (Center for Ontology & Interdisciplinary Studies, D'Youville College, Buffalo, NY, USA), J. Eberle and F. Turino (Computer Task Group (CTG), Buffalo, NY, USA). Utilizing Ontologies for Petrochemical Applications.
11.50: R. Damiano, V. Lombardo, F. Nunnari and A. Pizzo (Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy). Ontological Domain Coding for Cultural Heritage Mediation.
12.20: Lunch
14.00: M. West (Reference Data Architecture and Standards, Shell International Petroleum Co. Ltd, UK). Roles: A Four-Dimensional Analysis.
14.30: H. Fatemi, H. Abolhassani and M. Sayyadi (Semantic Web Research Laboratory, Computer Engineering Department, Sharif University Of Technology, Tehran, Iran). Using Background Knowledge and Context.
15.00: M. Carrara and M. Soavi (University of Padua, Italy). Counterfeits and Copies. An Ontological Analysis.
15.30: Coffee Break
16.00: Panel: Ontology at work
  • Introduction to the panel, Matteo Gristani, University of Verona, Italy;
  • Ferdinando Ricchiuti, CSP - Innovazione nelle ICT, Italy, Talea: an extensible framework and the application of ontologies for SMEs;
  • Marialuisa Sanseverino, Centro Ricerche Fiat, Turin, Italy;
  • Roberto Confente, Gianfranco Bonanni, Poste Italiane, Italy;
  • Francesco Bellomi, Creactive Consulting, Italy;
  • Fabio Pligher, SIA, Italy.
18.00: Closure
18.30: Guided tour to Palazzo Madama. Further information will be given at the Conference place.
20.00: Social dinner
Friday, June 6th
09.00: Registration
09.30: (Invited) W. Behrendt (Salzburg Research Forschungsgesellschaft), Knowledge Based Systems in Industry - Ontology Pays Half the Rent.
10.30: N. Baumgartner (team Communication Technology Management Ltd., Vienna, Austria), E. Retschitzegger and W. Schwinger (Johannes Kepler University, Linz, Austria). Application Scenarios of Ontology-Driven Situation Awareness Systems.
11.00: Coffee Break
11.20: O. Grebner and U. Riss (SAP Research, Karlsruhe, Germany). Implicit Metadata Generation on the Semantic Desktop Using Task Management as Example.
11.50: A. Fuertes, M. Casals, M. Gangolells, N. Forcada and X. Roca (Department of Construction Engineering, Technical University of Catalonia, Spain). An Ontology for Environmental and Health and Safety Risks' Evaluation for Construction.
12.20: A.A. Sharifloo and M. Shamsfard (NLP Research Laboratory, Department of Computer Engineering, Shahid Beheshti University, Evin, Tehran, Iran). Using Agility in Ontology Construction.
12.50: Lunch
14.00: D. Fowler, Q. Reul and D. Sleeman (University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom). IPAS Ontology Development.
14.30: M. Baldoni, C. Baroglio, A. Horvath, V. Patti (Dipartimento di Informatica, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy), F. Portis (Easybit S.r.l., Torino, Italy), M. Avilia and P. Grillo (Dipartimento di Informatica, Università degli Studi di Torino, Italy). Folksonomies Meet Ontologies in ARSMETEO: from Social Descriptions of Artifacts to Emotional Concepts.
15.00: K. Apenyo (U.S. Army Research Laboratory). Relationship Discovery Ontology in Asymmetric Warfare.
15.30: Coffee Break
16.00: Closure

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