JOWO 2019

Episode V: The Styrian Autumn of Ontology

The Joint Ontology Workshops will take place at the Medical University of Graz, September 23-25, 2019. This fifth edition will include 12 workshops and 5 tutorials.


In addition to workshops, JOWO will be hosting keynotes and joint panel sessions, as well as meetings of IAOA Special Interest Groups and Technical Committees.

Important Dates:

(some workshops may have an earlier deadline, as indicated on their webpage)
  • May 31, 2019: Abstract pre-registration on EasyChair (NEW)
  • June 15, 2019: EXTENDED submission deadline
  • September 23-25, 2019: JOWO 2019 in Graz
For workshop-specific detailed timelines, see the workshop pages.


The information about the venue can be accessed on the JOWO 2019 Graz Local Info webpage.

Some potential attendees have been approached by alleged hotel representatives from Graz offering accommodation for JOWO 2019 and asking for credit card details. Please do not give any personal or financial details to anyone and book only using trusted methods. As organizers, we do not share any personal data from attendees with third parties and, at the moment, we do not have any arrangements with any hotel for special accommodation for JOWO 2019 (details on accommodation will be available in the future on the local info webpage).

Organization team:

JOWO 2019 Chairs:
Adrien Barton, CNRS-IRIT, Toulouse, France & University of Sherbrooke, Canada
Selja Seppälä, University College Cork, Ireland

JOWO 2019 Proceedings Chair:
Danielle Porello, Laboratory of Applied Ontology, ISTC-CNR, Trento, Italy

JOWO 2019 Local Organization:
Pablo Lopez-Garcia, Medical University of Graz, Austria
Catalina Martínez Costa, Medical University of Graz, Austria
Jose Antonio Miñarro Giménez, Medical University of Graz, Austria
Stefan Schulz, Medical University of Graz, Austria

JOWO Steering Committee:
Stefano Borgo, Laboratory of Applied Ontology (LOA), Trento, Italy
Oliver Kutz, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
Frank Loebe, University of Leipzig, Germany
Fabian Neuhaus, Otto-von-Guericke-University of Magdeburg, Germany

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