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Registration of the First Interdisciplinary Summer School on Ontological Analysis is open

posted Mar 15, 2012, 2:26 AM by Amministratore Sito Web   [ updated Mar 26, 2012, 1:57 AM ]
The International Association for Ontology and its Applications (IAOA)
organizes the

    First Interdisciplinary Summer School on Ontological Analysis
                 July 16-20, 2012 -- Trento, Italy


Six experts in different disciplines (philosophy, cognitive linguistics,
knowledge representation and conceptual modeling) will meet for a week
with students and researchers to present common themes in applied ontology
and describe them from each discipline's viewpoint, to engage in open
discussions with each other, and to interact with the participants.

Registration is now open
(the fee includes admission to all courses, coffee breaks, and lunches).

 Early Registration (Mar 15 - Apr 16): Student 150 euro, Regular 250 euro
 Late Registration  (Apr 17 - Jul 06): Student 250 euro, Regular 350 euro

The registration is open only to IAOA members
(for IAOA membership fee see

The number of participants is limited to 80. Participation is granted based
on the order of registration.

The IAOA funds some grants for students. The grant covers the registration fee.
In exceptional cases the IAOA will contribute to cover travel expenses and
accommodation. Moreover, members of AI*IA can apply for grants for partially
covering travel expenses.

Christiane Fellbaum, Dept. of Computer Science, Princeton University,
Ontology, semantics, and cognitive linguistics

Chiara Ghidini and Luciano Serafini, Bruno Kessler Foundation, Trento,
Logical tools for ontological analysis

Nicola Guarino, Laboratory for Applied Ontology, ISTC-CNR, Trento,
Introduction to Applied Ontology

Giancarlo Guizzardi, Dept. of Computer Science, Federal University of Espírito Santo,
Ontology-driven conceptual modelling

Kevin Mulligan, Dept. of Philosophy, Université de Genève,
Ontological analysis: the philosophical perspective

Visit the web site of the school for more information:

The school is open to students, researchers and practitioners.

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