Ann: Semantic Desktop Hands-On Workshop in April, in Berlin!


               Semantic Desktop Hands-On Workshop April 2007

                         - Call for Participation -


The Hands-on Workshop will be an opportunity to learn about ongoing research
and development effort in the area of Semantic Desktop, Semantic Web, and
Personal Knowledge Management. It will consist of a scheduled program of
talks, presentations and demos, and self-organized phases of active software
development in small teams, going into hands-on development on concrete
projects together.

Participants are practitioners, researchers, and interested IT persons; it
is encouraged to contribute by presentations or demos of your work.

Deadline for registration and submissions is March 28th.

For more information, visit the workshop web page at

Date & Place

April 12th - 14th, 2007,
Freie Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany


     * Exemplary applications that actually work
     * Technologies
           o Semantic Web Technologies
           o AI/machine learning methods for the Semantic Desktop
     * Related areas of interest such as
           o Semantic Desktop
           o Personal Information Managment
           o Personal Knowledge Management
           o Desktop Application Integration
           o Non-technical Aspects of Knowledge Work (Psychological, Social,
           o Visualization and User Interfaces for the Semantic Desktop
           o User Interfaces for Microformats and the Semantic Web
           o Scripting for the (Semantic) Desktop
     * Platforms, frameworks and other projects
           o The Nepomuk Project
           o Gnowsis
           o Deepa Mehta
           o DBin
           o Beatnik Address Book
           o LinkBack
           o Your project/framework/...?
           o Your topic/...?


Please send your registration together with a proposal for a talk,
presentation or demo to Arne Handt <> until March 28th.
We will have about 10 slots for talks/presentations, 30 minutes each.

Your registration information should consist of

     * name and title,
     * affiliation,
     * research interest and activities,
     * expectations with regard to the workshop.

Participation fee for the four-day workshop is 30 Euros, to be paid at the
first day on site.

If not indicated otherwise by you, we will put your name and affiliation on
the public list on the workshop's web page at


  * DFKI GmbH,
  * FU Berlin/XML Clearinghouse,
  * Leo Sauermann
  * Arne Handt
  * Anja Jentzsch
  * Richard Cyganiak


Dipl.-Inform. Arne Handt              Projekt:
AG Netzbasierte Informationssysteme   Email:
Institut für Informatik               Telefon: +49-30-838-75236
Freie Universität Berlin              Fax    : +49-30-383-75220
Takustr. 9, 14195 Berlin

Received on Monday, 19 February 2007 11:16:01 UTC