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Program Announced for Semantic Technologies for eGov Conference 2004

From: Irene Polikoff <irene@topquadrant.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Aug 2004 14:08:04 -0400
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Semantic Technologies for eGov 2004 Program announced -- This is a FREE
event but requires advanced registration.


The Federal CIO Council's Semantic Interoperability Community of Practice
(SICoP) and TopQuadrant have released the advanced program for both days of
the conference:
September 8th. Program  and
September 9th. Program.  The conference will take place on September 8-9,
2004 at  <http://www.mitre.org/about/locations/mitre1_map.html> MITRE
Corporation headquarters in McLean, Virginia.


The focus of the program is breakthrough technology for data integration,
process interoperability, and decision support.


Expanding on last year's first run of this seminal event at the White House
Conference Center, Semantic Technologies for eGov 2004 offers a
comprehensive event in an extended two day format.  Topics include a
20Tech%20for%20eGov%202004-special%20tutorial.htm> Special Tutorial on
Semantic Web Applications,  RDF/S and OWL, executive briefings summarizing
new research on the benefits, value and lifecycle ROI of semantic
technologies for government and industry, the semantic web landscape and
implementation case studies.


Keynote and featured speakers this year include Eric Miller, Semantic Web
Activity Lead, World Wide Web Consortium; Jeff Pollock, Vice President
Technology, Network Inference; George Strawn, CIO, NSF; Zvi Schreiber, CEO,
Unicorn; Mills Davis, Managing Director, TopQuadrant-TopConnexions; and
Professor Jim Hendler, University of Maryland.  For details and times of
presentations see


The conference Call for Papers resulted in many good submissions being
received. Selected papers will be presented at one of the two tracks at the
conference. Several papers will also be presented as poster sessions. The
conference program includes vendor exhibits and demos. Exhibiting companies
include such leading technology vendors as Convera, Digital Harbor, IBM and
Unicorn Solutions.


In response to a growing interest in the use of Semantic Web in government
<http://www.topquadrant.com/conferences/tq_proceedings.htm> Last Year's
Event  was oversubscribed.  We recommend that you
#Registration:> Register Today.   


Limited exhibit space is still available.  Vendors interested in having a
table exhibit at the event should contact Loren Osborn at
<mailto:federal@unicorn.com> federal@unicorn.com


Irene Polikoff on Behalf of the Organizing Committee




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