[Elsnet-list] First Interdisciplinary Summer School on Ontology Analysis (Jul 16-20, 2012, Trento, Italy)

Frank Loebe frank.loebe at informatik.uni-leipzig.de
Fri Feb 24 23:23:13 CET 2012


It is with great pleasure that

The International Association for Ontology and its Applications
                   ( http://www.iaoa.org )

                        announces its
                   
 First Interdisciplinary Summer School on Ontological Analysis
              July 16-20, 2012,    Trento, Italy


Six experts in different disciplines (philosophy, cognitive
linguistics, knowledge representation and conceptual modeling)
will meet for a week with students and researchers to present
common themes in applied ontology and describe them from each
discipline's viewpoint, to engage in open discussions with each
other, and to interact with the participants:


Christiane Fellbaum,       
                Dept. of Computer Science, Princeton University,
  Ontology, semantics, and cognitive linguistics

Chiara Ghidini and Luciano Serafini,
                               Bruno Kessler Foundation, Trento,
  Logical tools for ontological analysis

Nicola Guarino,
              Laboratory for Applied Ontology, ISTC-CNR, Trento,
  Introduction to Applied Ontology

Giancarlo Guizzardi,
Dept. of Computer Science, Federal University of Espírito Santo,
  Ontology-driven conceptual modelling

Kevin Mulligan,       Dept. of Philosophy, Université de Genève,
  Ontological analysis: the philosophical perspective


Registration will open on March 15. IAOA membership will be
required.

The fee will be around 200 euros (we are waiting for supports
to reduce it further) and includes lunches and coffee breaks.

Note that the number of participants is limited.
For further information and updates, see the IAOA summer school
webpage:
              http://iaoa.org/isc2012/index.php


The school is open to students, researchers and practitioners.

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