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Call for participation: First International School on Semantic Web Applications and Tools in Life Sciences (May 2-5, Aveiro, Portugal)

From: Andrea Splendiani (RRes-Roth) <andrea.splendiani@rothamsted.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2012 11:51:53 +0000
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First International School on Semantic Web Applications and Tools in Life Sciences
Aveiro (Portugal), May 2nd-5th, 2012

co-organized by IEETA/University of Aveiro (http://www.ieeta.pt<http://www.ieeta.pt/>) and SWAT4LS (http://www.swat4ls.org<http://www.swat4ls.org/>)

Dear Semantic Web/Life Sciences enthusiast,

It is our great pleasure to announce the first "International School on Semantic Web Applications and Tools for the Life Sciences" to be held in Aveiro (Portugal), from May 2nd to 5th, 2012.
This school will provide advanced hands-on training in the use of Semantic Web technologies in research and enterprise. The format of the school will consist of focused keynotes, tutorials and hands-on sessions. Its content will include core Semantic Web technologies and aspects that complement them in practical applications.
The school aims at bringing together practitioners, researchers and world leaders in the adoption and application of Semantic Web technologies in research, from academia, industry and small companies.

The program of the school will include:
 - Semantic Interoperability between literature and data resources: from genes to diseases (Dietrich Rebholz-Schugmann)
 - Designing robust biomedical ontologies with OWL (Martin Boeker)
 - User Interaction (Eric Miller)
 - UniProt and RDF (Jerven Bolleman)
 - SPARQLing away at Data Integration using federated queries and SWObjects (Helena Deus)
 -  Semantic Search for Life Sciences - from drug-target prediction to alternatives for animal experiments (Michael Schroeder, GoPubMed)
 - SADI Framework (Luke McCarthy)
 - Crowdsourcing Semantic Web (Elena Simperl)

Please refer to http://www.swat4ls.org/schools/aveiro2012/ for a detailed and updated program.

Participants fees are 350 until the April 24th deadline. For registrations, please refer to http://www.swat4ls.org/schools/aveiro2012/registration/. You are invited to present your research with a poster for inclusion in the Faculty of 1000 repository (http://www.f1000.com<http://www.f1000.com/>).

Best regards,

This school is jointly organized by IEETA (http://www.ieeta.pt<http://www.ieeta.pt/>) and SWAT4LS (http://www.swa4ls.org<http://www.swa4ls.org/>). Further information can be found online athttp://www.swat4ls.org/schools/aveiro2012/.
You can follow us on Lanyrd at http://lanyrd.com/2012/swat4lsaveiro/.
If you have any doubts or questions, get in touch to schools@swat4ls.org<mailto:schools@swat4ls.org>.

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