JOWO - 2017

Episode III: The Tyrolean Autumn

The Joint Ontology Workshops take place at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy.

The proceedings for JOWO 2017 have been published at CEUR

Schematic Program

Accepted Papers announced

This third edition of the Joint Ontology Workshops (JOWO-17) so far includes the following ten workshops. Detailed descriptions and links can be found on the dedicated workshop page.

- CREOL: Contextual Representation of Objects and Events in Language
- DAO: Data meets Applied Ontology
- DEW: Ontology Evaluation & Debugging
- EPINON: Epistemology in Ontologies
- FOMI: Formal Ontology Meets Industry
- FOUST II: 2nd Workshop on Foundational Ontology
- ISD3: The 3rd Image Schema Day
- ODLS: Ontologies and Data in Life Sciences
- SHAPES 4.0: The Shape of Things
- WINKS: Workshop on Interaction-Based Knowledge Sharing

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

Important Dates:

Registration Information


  • September 3 The accepted papers have been announced.
  • August 15 The preliminary program and location have been announced.
  • July 20 Fourth Keynote announced: Alessandro Mosca (SIRIS Lab, Barcelona)
  • July 10 Third Keynote announced: Antonio Chella (University of Palermo) will speak on: "Grounding ontologies in the external world".
  • June 25 The registration to JOWO has been opened
  • June 21 The Hyperinstruments Ensemble of the music conservatory 'Claudio Monteverdi' will perform at JOWO, led by Nicola Baroni.
  • June 15 Second Keynote announced: Giancarlo Guizzardi will speak on "'It’s Patterns all the way down': Patterns, Anti-Patterns and Pattern-Languages for Next-Generation Ontology Engineering"
  • May 24 First Keynote announced: Todd Oakley will speak on "What We Think About When We Talk About Money: Social Ontology and the Amalgamated Mind"
  • May 15 First CFPs are being sent out
  • May 2 Workshop program is announced
  • April 8 Website is updated for JOWO 2017
  • April 6 Call for workshop proposals are out!

JOWO 2017 Chairs

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)

Local Chair

Oliver Kutz (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy)