SWAP 2008 Call for Participation - Please circulate to interested audience

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Call for Participation
5th Workshop on Semantic Web Applications and Perspectives (SWAP 2008)
          FAO-UN, Roma, Italy 15-17 December 2008

SWAP 2008 aims at giving an overview of work performed by the Semantic  
Web community, and aims to attract researchers, developers and  
interested practitioners alike.
The setting for the workshop is highly interactive, and presentations  
are expected to focus on practical aspects and open problems.

The workshop will cover either theoretical or implementation issues  
that relate to Semantic Web Applications.

This year SWAP will feature tutorials and keynote lectures by  
internationally renowned researchers from the Semantic Web community  
(see below).
The workshops will include 25 scientific papers presentations and a  
poster session.

As a joint event with SWAP, the artist Gerry Turano will present an  
exhibition including drawings, reliefs, and sculptures that are  
associated with the themes of the workshop. For more information,  
please refer to http://swapconf.it/2008/ and visit the artist's web  
site at http://www.gerryturano.it

============ TUTORIALS  

Morning tutorial (9:30-13:00 CET)

"Publishing Linked Data on the Semantic Web: how and why?"
Danny Ayers (Talis)

Afternoon tutorial (14:30-17:30 CET)

"Ontology-based Data Integration"
Giuseppe De Giacomo, Claudio Corona, and Domenico Fabio Savo  
(UniversitÓ di Roma "La Spienza")

============ KEYNOTE SPEAKERS  

December 16th:
Dan Brickley (The FOAF Project)
"Semantic Web technologies: where next?"

December 17th:
Massimiliano Ciaramita (Google)
"Where will meaning emerge from?"

============ REGISTRATION   

** Registration with online fee will be allowed until December 7th,  
3pm (CET)**
Proof of payment must be sent by December 9th (see registration form  
for more details).

** You can register through http://www2.unitn.it/events/swap08/ 
reg.aspx **

============ General and Program CHAIRS  

Aldo Gangemi (Semantic Technology Lab, ISTC-CNR, Rome)
Johannes Keizer (UN-FAO, Rome)
Valentina Presutti (Semantic Technology Lab, ISTC-CNR, Rome)
Heiko Stoermer (University of Trento)

============ CALL FOR PAPERS  

Please visit http://swapconf.it/2008/callforpapers.php

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