NEWS, EVENTS, and PRESENTATIONS

ORG researchers are playing leading roles in a number of national and international ontology research consortia, and they have organized a wide variety of ontology training and dissemination events. The ORG is constantly involved in the organization and participation of workshops, conferences, colloquia, and other events, some of which can be found below. For supplementary event listings see here.


FROM BASIC FORMAL ONTOLOGY TO THE INFORMATION ARTIFACT ONTOLOGY
A two-day tutorial given in conjunction with the International Conference on Biomedical Ontology, Buffalo, NY
FRIDAY - SUNDAY, JULY 24-26, 2009

Streaming videos:

  • Barry Smith: introduction to Basic Formal Ontology. Part 1, Part 2
  • Werner Ceusters: introduction to Referent Tracking. Part 1, Part 2
  • Alan Ruttenberg: Introduction to the Ontology for Biomedical Investigations (OBI) and the Information Artifact Ontology. Part 1, Part 2
  • Discussion session. Part 1 , Part 2

  • FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2008

    WORKSHOP on Evolutionary Biology and Ontology, co-sponsored by the NCBO and the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, to be held in Minneapolis, MN

    Title: Evolutionary Biology and Ontologies Workshop


  • SATURDAY, JULY 19, 2008

    TUTORIAL on How to Make Useful Ontologies for Biomedicine, to be held in Toronto, Canada

    Title: How to Make Useful Ontologies for Biomedicine


  • WEDNEDAY-THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 3-4, 2008

    WORKSHOP on an Ontology of Clinical Phenotypes, co-sponsored the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program and the National Center for Biomedical Ontology, to be held in Dallas, Texas

    Title: Signs, Symptoms, and Findings: First Steps Toward an Ontology of Clinical Phenotypes


  • TUESDAY-WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16-17, 2008

    WORKSHOP on Infectious Disease Ontology, organized with the generous support of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund, to be held in Buffalo, NY

    Title: Infectious Disease Ontology 2008

    Infectious Disease Ontology 2007


  • FRIDAY-MONDAY, OCTOBER 31-NOVEMBER 3, 2008

    CONFERENCE on Formal Ontology in Information Systems, to be held at the Universität des Saarlandes in Saarbrücken, Germany

    Title: Formal Ontology in Information Systems


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