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Jun-Jul 2016: ISAO and FOIS, including Assembly

IAOA's 3rd Interdisciplinary School on Applied OntologyISAO 2016, is held in Bozen-Bolzano, Italy on June 27-July 1. Its exquisite program covers the course topics of Mereology (A. Varzi), Time and Processes (A. Galton), Geospatial Ontology (G. Camara), Language and Ontology (L. Vieu), and Reasoning over Ontologies and Conceptual Models (A. Artale).

In the week right after ISAO, IAOA's flagship conference Formal Ontology in Information Systems, FOIS 2016 takes place in Annecy, France during July 6-9, co-located with the International Conference on Conceptual Structures, ICCS 2016, July 5-7. FOIS 2016
  • comes with a novel Demonstrations Track,
  • hosts an Early Career Symposium  and
  • a Formal Ontology Competition  as well as
  • the Joint Ontology WOrkshops, JOWO 2016.
The 2nd Assembly of IAOA is held on July 8, 2016 as a physical and virtual meeting in the context of FOIS 2016. Among its main topics, the current status of the relocation to Switzerland will be discussed.

The Ontology Summit 2016 was concerned with the theme "Framing the Conversation: Ontologies within Semantic Interoperability Ecosystems". It ended the Summit Symposium in Arlington, Virgina, USA on May 9-10. Analogously to previous years, results are captured in the Ontology Summit Communique 2016

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