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CFP: Ontology for the Intelligence Community, 2007: Nov. 28-29, Columbia, MD

From: Obrst, Leo J. <lobrst@mitre.org>
Date: Fri, 19 Oct 2007 17:38:34 -0400
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CALL FOR PARTICIPATION

ONTOLOGY FOR THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY:

November 28-29, 2007 - Hilton Hotel, COLUMBIA, MD
November 30, 2007: special session (see below)

EARLY REGISTRATION IS ENCOURAGED AS SPACE IS LIMITED. EARLY-BIRD RATES
END ON NOVEMBER 1. 

Registration will include a copy of the proceedings of the conference.

The meeting will commence with registration at 8.30pm on Wednesday, 
November 28, and conclude at 4pm on Thursday, November 29.
Further details, including the complete program, are available at 
http://ncor.us/oic2007

PRESENTATIONS WILL INCLUDE:


INVITED TALKS

Todd Hughes (DARPA): Toward a Data Integration and Exploitation 
System that Learns

Werner Ceusters (NCOR, Buffalo): How to Keep Track of Absolutely
Everything

Steven Robertshaw (Defence Science and Technology Laboratory, UK): 
Ontology vs. Ontologies - The Intelligence Community Needs to Embrace
Both

David C. Roberts (Chief Technology Officer and Chief Data Architect, 
CIA): Intelligence and the Semantic Imperative


SUBMITTED TALKS

Brian Ulicny, et al. Uses of Ontologies in Open-Source Blog Mining

Elisa F. Kendall, et al. Policies for Public Domain Ontologies for 
the Intelligence Community

Richard Lee, The Use of Ontologies to Support Intelligence Analysis

Chumki Basu, et al. Creating a Geospatial and Visual Information 
Ontology for Analysts

Terry Janssen, et al. A Multi-INT Geospatial and Temporal Semantic 
Reasoning Framework for Intelligence Analysis Support

David Silberberg, et al. Achieving Ontology-Assisted Query of Graph
Databases

Eric Little and Kathryn B. Laskey, Ontologies and Probabilities: 
Working Together for Effective Multi-INT Fusion

S. Stoutenburg, et al. Ontologies for Rapid Integration of 
Heterogeneous Data for Command, Control, and Intelligence

Troy Self, et al. Ontology-Driven Imagery Analysis

Michael N. Huhns and Marco G. Valtorta, Ontological Support for 
Bayesian Evidence Management

James Ressler and Mike Dean, Geospatial Ontology Trade Study

Rick Hayes-Roth and Curtis Blais, A Pragmatic Foundation for Defining 
a Rich Semantic Model of Track

Andrew Shilliday, et al. Toward Automated Provability-Based Semantic 
Interoperability between Ontologies for the Intelligence Community


CONCLUDING PANEL DISCUSSION: OWL: Why, and Why Not?

Panelists: Bill Andersen (Ontology Works)

Mike Dean (BBN Technologies)

Leo Obrst (The MITRE Corporation)

Barry Smith (NCOR, Buffalo)

Chris Welty (IBM Watson Research Center)


The complete program and registration details are now available on 
the OIC website at: http://ncor.us/oic2007

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OIC-2007 Special Classified Session (Day Three)

An associated classified event, open to those holding TS/SCI
Clearances, will take place on November 30, 2007 at the Lockheed Martin
SCIF in Hanover, MD. 

For details, including registration procedure, please see:
http://www.mitre.org/register/oic/

OIC-2007/Classified Chairs:
Leo Obrst (The MITRE Corporation), Terry Janssen (Lockheed Martin),
Kevin Lynch (CIA)

Hosted by Lockheed Martin, The MITRE Corporation 


 
 
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Dr. Leo Obrst       The MITRE Corporation, Information Semantics 
lobrst@mitre.org    Information Discovery & Understanding, Command and
Control Center
Voice: 703-983-6770 7515 Colshire Drive, M/S H305 
Fax: 703-983-1379   McLean, VA 22102-7508, USA 
  
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