ISKOI: NKOS/CENDI workshop on KOSs: Washington: Sept 11

Gail Hodge ghodge at IIAWEB.COM
Fri Jul 25 15:36:05 CEST 2008


PRELIMINARY ANNOUNCEMENT

New Dimensions in Knowledge Organization Systems
A Joint NKOS/CENDI Workshop

The World Bank
Washington, DC
September 11, 2008

CENDI and the Networked Knowledge Organization Systems Working Group 
are joining together to hold a workshop on Knowledge Organization 
Systems. It will be hosted by the World Bank, 1818 H Street, NW, 
Washington DC on September 11, 2008. The workshop will focus on 
advances in terminology systems and services. It will cover aspects 
such as interoperability, mapping, collaborative KOS development, 
metadata for terminology and terminology resources, registries and 
standards.  The Knowledge Organization Systems will cover a wide 
range from authority files to formal ontologies. Speakers will 
represent government, academic and commercial organizations from a 
variety of disciplines including agriculture, the environment and biomedicine.

Additional information regarding the program and registration will be 
posted at http://www.cendi.gov/activities/events.html by July 30.

NKOS (http://nkos.slis.kent.edu/ <http://nkos.slis.kent.edu/> ) is a 
community of more than 100 practitioners from more than 10 countries 
who are interested in the use of knowledge organization systems in 
networked environments. This is the eighth workshop on KOS related 
topics sponsored by NKOS since 1998.

CENDI (www.cendi.gov <http://www.cendi.gov/> ) is an interagency 
working group of senior scientific and technical information managers 
from 13 U.S. federal agencies. CENDI's mission is to help improve the 
productivity of federal science- and technology-based programs 
through effective scientific, technical and related 
information-support systems.

Contact

Program Committee Chair
Gail Hodge
Information International Associates, Inc.
865-742-5430
ghodge at iiaweb.com <mailto:ghodge at iiaweb.com>

Program Committee Members
Denise Bedford, The World Bank
Marcia Lei Zeng, Kent State University
Jian Qin, Syracuse University
Diane Vizine-Goetz, OCLC



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