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RE: 1st U.S. Semantic Technologies Symposium (US2TS), March 1+2, 2018, Wright State University (call for participation)

From: Hitzler, Pascal <pascal.hitzler@wright.edu>
Date: Wed, 10 Jan 2018 00:20:39 +0000
To: "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>
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Final call for participation.

We are close to the early registration deadline (January 15) and to the cap on the attendees (at 120).

http://www.us2ts.org/posts/registration/

Sponsors: 

Bosch
CRC Press/Chapman & Hall
GE Global Research
Google
IOS Press
National Science Foundation
OCLC
Raytheon BBN Technologies
Thomson Reuters
Tenet3
Wright State University

Pascal.


>  -----Original Message-----
>  From: Hitzler, Pascal
>  Sent: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 8:34 AM
>  To: 'semantic-web@w3.org' <semantic-web@w3.org>
>  Subject: RE: 1st U.S. Semantic Technologies Symposium (US2TS), March 1+2,
>  2018, Wright State University (call for participation)
>  
>  We still have some space, including space for additional poster
>  presentations.
>  
>  Registration will be capped at 120 attendees
>  <http://www.us2ts.org/posts/registration/>.
>  
>  Early registration deadline January 15, 2018.
>  
>  NSF grants available for participating PhD students, see
>  <http://us2ts.org/announcement.pdf>.
>  
>  Sponsors:
>  
>  GE Global Research
>  Google
>  IOS Press
>  National Science Foundation
>  OCLC
>  Raytheon BBN Technologies
>  Thomson Reuters
>  Tenet3
>  Wright State University
>  
>  
>  
>  >  -----Original Message-----
>  >  From: Hitzler, Pascal
>  >  Sent: Saturday, December 2, 2017 9:58 AM
>  >  To: 'semantic-web@w3.org' <semantic-web@w3.org>
>  >  Subject: 1st U.S. Semantic Technologies Symposium (US2TS), March 1+2,
>  > 2018, Wright State University (call for participation)
>  >
>  >  Dear researcher/practitioner of Semantic (Web) Technologies,
>  >
>  >  [Management summary - long version below]
>  >
>  >  Purpose: To gather the diverse U.S. communities involved in Semantic
>  > (Web)  Technologies research and applications.
>  >
>  >  When and Where: March 1+2, 2018 at Wright State University, Dayton,
>  > OH
>  >
>  >  More information: http://www.us2ts.org/ (and below).
>  >
>  >  Registration: http://www.us2ts.org/posts/registration/
>  >  * attendance will be capped at 120. Register early to secure your
>  > spot. *
>  >
>  >  Confirmed invited speakers/panelists include:
>  >
>  >  Chaitan Baru, National Science Foundation  David Booth, Yosemite
>  > Project  Dan Brickley, Google  Tim Finin, University of Maryland
>  > Baltimore County  Peter Fox, Rensselaer Polytechnics Institute
>  > Michael Grüninger, University of Toronto  Melissa Haendel, Oregon
>  > Health & Science University  Eric Kansa, OpenContext  Craig Knoblock,
>  > University of Southern California  Werner Kuhn, University of
>  > California, Santa Barbara  Matt Lange, University of California, Davis
>  > Rob Sanderson, J. Paul Getty Trust  Philip Schreur, Stanford Library
>  > Ryan Shaw, University of North Carolina  Brian Ulicny, Thomson Reuters
>  >
>  >  Session Coordinators/advisory board:
>  >
>  >  Achille Fukoue, IBM TJ Watson Research Center  Karl Grossner, World
>  > History Center, University of Pittsburgh  Jim Hendler, Rensselaer
>  > Polytechnic Institute  Chris Mungall, Lawrence Berkeley National
>  > Laboratory
>  >
>  >  Confirmed Sponsors:
>  >
>  >  National Science Foundation
>  >  GE Global Research
>  >  IOS Press
>  >
>  >
>  >  [Long version]
>  >
>  >  Semantic Web is an inherently multi-disciplinary field. The
>  > Artificial  Intelligence community has contributed much in the way of
>  > formal logic and  knowledge representation. Similarly, the applied
>  > computer science  community, along with industry and government
>  > agencies, have contributed  with application development and testing.
>  > With an ever-growing  dependence on the web, and the continuously
>  > increasing importance of  large-scale data sharing, integration, and
>  > reuse, natural science researchers,  geoscience, biology, library
>  > science, health care, the humanities, just to  name a few, have also taken
>  an increasing interest in the Semantic Web.
>  >  Large-scale industrial applications are under way or already deployed.
>  >
>  >  Yet, the division between computer science, natural science, and
>  > academia/government/industry, has a downside. It limits the formation
>  > of a  coherent national agenda for exploring emerging trends in
>  > Semantic  Technologies. What are needed are community consolidation
>  > and the  building of a U.S.-based community research network.
>  >
>  >  The goal of the 1st U.S. Semantic Technologies Symposium is to bring
>  > together the U.S. Semantic Web community and begin forming such a
>  > research network. We aim to achieve this by supporting communication
>  > across disciplinary, organizational, and geographical boundaries. The
>  > Symposium will provide a forum by which participants can share
>  > information and ideas, coordinate ongoing or planned research
>  > activities,  foster synthesis and new collaborations, develop
>  > community standards, and  advance their science and education through
>  > communication and the  sharing of ideas.
>  >
>  >  To this end, the Symposium will be an informal gathering with plenty
>  > of  time for discussion and breakout sessions. We encourage anyone
>  > with an  interest in the Semantic Web, regardless of field, to attend.
>  >
>  >  The following community leaders will attend and organize sessions at
>  > the
>  >  event:
>  >
>  >  Achille Fukoue, IBM TJ Watson Research Center  Karl Grossner, World
>  > History Center, University of Pittsburgh  Jim Hendler, Rensselaer
>  > Polytechnic Institute  Chris Mungall, Lawrence Berkeley National
>  > Laboratory
>  >
>  >  Confirmed invited speakers/panelists include:
>  >
>  >  Chaitan Baru, National Science Foundation  David Booth, Yosemite
>  > Project  Dan Brickley, Google  Tim Finin, University of Maryland
>  > Baltimore County  Peter Fox, Rensselaer Polytechnics Institute
>  > Michael Grüninger, University of Toronto  Melissa Haendel, Oregon
>  > Health & Science University  Eric Kansa, OpenContext  Craig Knoblock,
>  > University of Southern California  Werner Kuhn, University of
>  > California, Santa Barbara  Matt Lange, University of California, Davis
>  > Rob Sanderson, J. Paul Getty Trust  Philip Schreur, Stanford Library
>  > Ryan Shaw, University of North Carolina  Brian Ulicny, Thomson Reuters
>  >
>  >  There will also be opportunities for regular participants to present
>  > their  work as part of a poster session.
>  >
>  >  The meeting website is at http://www.us2ts.org/
>  >
>  >  Registration is open at http://www.us2ts.org/posts/registration/ -
>  > attendance will be capped at 120. Register early to secure your spot.
>  >
>  >  If you have any questions regarding the meeting, please contact the
>  > general  chair, Pascal Hitzler, at pascal.hitzler@wright.edu
>  >
>  >  Main Organizers:
>  >
>  >  Pascal Hitzler, Wright State University (General Chair)  Krzysztof
>  > Janowicz, University of California, Santa Barbara (Program Chair)
>  > Xiaogang Ma, University of Idaho (Sponsorships Chair)  Lisa Moriss,
>  > Wright State University (Local Arrangements)
>  >
>  >  Confirmed Sponsors:
>  >
>  >  National Science Foundation
>  >  GE Global Research
>  >  IOS Press
>  >
>  >  --
>  >  Dr. Pascal Hitzler                   Data Semantics Laboratory
>  >  NCR Distinguished Professor          Director for Data Science
>  >  Wright State University              http://dssc.cs.wright.edu
>  >  http://www.pascal-hitzler.de                http://daselab.org
>  >  pascal@pascal-hitzler.de   http://www.semantic-web-journal.net
>  >
>  >
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