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ANNOUNCE: W3C Workshop on Semantic Web for Life Sciences

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Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 10:51:35 -0400 (EDT)
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To: public-semweb-lifesci@w3.org

W3C Workshop on Semantic Web for Life Sciences
27-28 October 2004, Cambridge, Massachusetts USA

Workshop Background

W3C is holding a workshop on W3C Workshop on Semantic Web for Life
Sciences. Attendees will discuss how Semantic Web technologies such as
RDF, OWL and the Life Sciences Identifier (LSID) help to manage modern
life sciences research, enable disease understanding, and accelerate the
development of therapies.

When: 27-28 October 2004
Where: Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Details about the workshop are online at:

The event is being organized by the W3C Technology & Society Domain.

The workshop Chairs are Andy Palmer <andy.palmer@ipi.com> and Daniel
Weitzner <djweitzner@w3.org>. Please direct any questions you may have to
Important Information and deadlines for this workshop

    * 6 September: Position papers due
    * 11 October: Program released
    * 15 October: Registration closes

Please note that:

    * There will be a limit of 100 participants.
    * Attendance is open to everyone, including non-W3C members, but each
organization or individual wishing to participate must submit a
position paper.
    * To ensure diversity, the number of participants per organization who
may attend may be limited if more than 100 registrations are received.
    * There is no registration fee.


The scope of the workshop includes:

    * Technology considerations and application use cases including new
features or applications of RDF/OWL/LSID
    * Technical problems with RDF/OWL/LSID implementation
    * Requirements unmet by RDF/OWL/LSID
    * Semantic Web Advanced Development questions that have arisen as a
result of SW-LS implementation.

Though not a primary focus, the Program Committee will consider proposals
regarding intellectual property issues arising from broad SW-LS (Semantic
Web and Life Sciences) adoption.

This effort is part of the W3C Technology and Society Domain.
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