ISAO-16, 2nd CALL FOR PARTICIPATION, 3rd IAOA Interdisciplinary School on Applied Ontology, June 27 - July 1, 2016, Bolzano, Italy


The International Association for Ontology and its Applications (IAOA)
and the KRDB Research Centre for Knowledge and Data at Bozen-Bolzano
are proud to announce the

Third IAOA Interdisciplinary School on Applied Ontology
June 27 - July 1, 2016 -- Bozen-Bolzano, Italy


World-class experts in different disciplines (Ontology Engineering,
Conceptual Modeling, Knowledge Representation, Logic and Philosophy)
will meet for a week with students, researchers and practitioners and
present courses in complementary aspects of Applied Ontology. The
summer school will be a full immersion experience in ontology, where
lecturers engage in open discussions with each other as well as interact
with the participants.

The school will take place in Bozen-Bolzano, the beautiful capital city
of South Tyrol, Italy, and is open to students, researchers and

Previous summer schools were held in Vitória, Brazil

and in Trento, Italy

LIMITED Registration and Grants

Registration to the summer school is on a first-come first-served
basis. We would like to highlight that the event will have a
LIMITED NUMBER OF PARTICIPANTS to ensure the quality of the
interactions and the immersion experience.

Check the registration page for further information and to register:

A limited number of grants will be provided by IAOA to partially cover
participation costs on behalf of students. Applications for student
grants should be sent exclusively by e-mail to by
18th APRIL 2016. Further details can be found on the registration page.

IAOA membership (which can be obtained before registering) entitles to 
reduced registration fees.
Affordable student accommodation can be reserved until May 15 (see 
website for details).


The following courses are already confirmed:

* Alessandro Artale, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy
  (Description Logics and Temporal Extensions)

* Gilberto Camara, National Institute for Space Research, Brazil
  (Geospatial Ontology)

* Antony Galton, University of Exeter, UK
  (Time and Processes)

* Laure Vieu, CNRS, France
  (Language and Ontology)

* Achille C. Varzi, Columbia University, New York, USA

In addition to the courses, a number of shorter invited talks are expected.

International Association for Ontology and its Applications (IAOA)
Research Centre on Knowledge and Data (KRDB)
Faculty of Computer Science, Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy


Received on Sunday, 17 April 2016 12:55:52 UTC