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NCBO Seminar Series - Meeting Info for Wed, Jan 21!

From: Shauna Kanel <skanel@stanford.edu>
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2009 16:23:43 -0800
To: <skanel@stanford.edu>
Message-ID: <C596650F.34E2%skanel@stanford.edu>
Hello All!
 
The National Center for Biomedical Ontology is resuming its online Seminar
Series on Wednesday, January 21 at 10am PST. This series aims to showcase
new projects, technologies and ideas in biomedical ontology by featuring the
work of a different collaborator each session. It is a webinar held online,
and as such is open to anyone interested, regardless of location or
affiliation. 

Below is Information on how to join next weekıs online meeting and
accompanying teleconference. The seminar, Exploring and Navigating
Ontologies through BioPortal, will be presented by Dr. Margaret-Anne Storey,
University of Victoria. To see the abstract for this presentation, please
visit: http://www.bioontology.org/videos/exploring_ontologies.html

For a schedule of 2009 presentations through June, or for more information
about the series, please visit the Seminar Series home page:
http://www.bioontology.org/seminar_series.html. Information on how to join
this weekıs webinar is given below. To receive information on or to join any
future meetings, please contact me at skanel@stanford.edu.

The sponsoring organization, the National Center for Biomedical Ontology
(http://www.bioontology.org), is a consortium of leading biologists,
clinicians, informaticians, and ontologists who develop innovative
technology and methods allowing scientists to create, disseminate, and
manage biomedical information and knowledge in machine-processable form.

We hope to see you there.
 
 
Title: Exploring and Navigating Ontologies through BioPortal
 
Abstract: This seminar will cover ongoing projects at the University of
Victoria to improve cognitive support for user navigation of ontologies. As
a follow-up to the NCBO's recent project meeting in December at Stanford
University, the presenter will demonstrate specific aspects of the
visualization tools we have developed for browsing ontologies, for creating
ontology mappings and for searching clinical trials.
Suggestions and discussion on how these tools could be further improved or
tailored to specific needs will be welcome during the presentation.
 
 
Topic: NCBO Seminar Series
Date: The 1st & 3rd Wednesday of every month
Time: 10:00 am, Pacific Standard Time (GMT -08:00, San Francisco)
Meeting Number: 929 613 752
Meeting Password: ncbomeeting

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To join the online meeting
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1. Go to 
https://stanford.webex.com/stanford/j.php?ED=108527772&UID=0&PW=4460252d2c2c
4128243a3a2223 
<https://stanford.webex.com/stanford/j.php?ED=108527772&UID=0&PW=4460252d2c2
c4128243a3a2223>  
2. Enter your name and email address.
3. Enter the meeting password: ncbomeeting
4. Click "Join Now".
5. Follow the instructions that appear on your screen.

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To join the teleconference
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Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-429-3300
Global call-in numbers:
https://stanford.webex.com/stanford/globalcallin.php?serviceType=MC&ED=10852
7772&tollFree=0 
<https://stanford.webex.com/stanford/globalcallin.php?serviceType=MC&ED=1085
27772&tollFree=0>  


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For assistance 
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1. Go to https://stanford.webex.com/stanford/mc
<https://stanford.webex.com/stanford/mc>
2. On the left navigation bar, click "Support".


To update this meeting to your calendar program (for example Microsoft
Outlook), click this link:
https://stanford.webex.com/stanford/j.php?ED=108527772&UID=0&ICS=UMI&LD=1&RD
=2&ST=1&SHA2=xNb8XZd6k7YhDMxTSZUEzeYlqD3FNMzKi14nnCJUm/o=
<https://stanford.webex.com/stanford/j.php?ED=108527772&UID=0&ICS=UMI&LD=1&R
D=2&ST=1&SHA2=xNb8XZd6k7YhDMxTSZUEzeYlqD3FNMzKi14nnCJUm/o=>


 
_______________________________________
Shauna B. Kanel
Communications Coordinator& Web Editor
Stanford University
Division of Biomedical Informatics Research (BMIR)
National Center for Biomedical Ontology (NCBO)
 
Medical School Office Building, Room X-217
251 Campus Drive | Stanford, CA 94305-5101
(650) 736-0786
skanel@stanford.edu <mailto:skanel@stanford.edu>
 
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