[CfP] ISAO 2018 - Call for Participation


****Early registration deadline: 15 July*****

The International Association for Ontology and its Applications (IAOA)
and the University of Cape Town, South Africa are proud to announce the

Fourth Interdisciplinary School on Applied Ontology (ISAO)
September 10-15, 2018 -- Cape Town, South Africa


World-class experts in different disciplines (Applied Ontology,
Biomedical Ontology, Logic and Philosophy, Conceptual Modeling,
Semantic Technologies) will meet for a week with students, researchers
and practitioners, to offer courses in complementary aspects of
Applied Ontology.

The school will be a full immersion experience in ontology, where
lecturers engage in open discussions with each other, interact with
the participants, and supervise micro-projects addressing Applied
Ontology problems.

ISAO will take place in the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa,
and is open to students, researchers and practitioners.

Previous schools were held in
* 2016 - Bozen/Bolzano, Italy   http://isao2016.inf.unibz.it/
* 2014 - Vitoria, Brazil        http://iaoa.org/isao2014/
* 2012 - Trento, Italy          http://iaoa.org/isao2012/


The following lecturers are already confirmed:

* Maureen Donnelly, University of Buffalo, New York, USA
 (Mereology, Location, and Time)

* Stefan Schulz, Medical University of Graz, Austria
 (Biomedical Ontology)

* Peter Simons, Trinity College Dublin and University of Salzburg

* Arina Britz, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
 (First-order Logic and Description Logics)

* Maria Keet, University of Cape Town, South Africa
 (Semantics and Conceptual Modelling)


Registration to the school is on a first-come first-served basis.

Check the registration page for details:

Reduced registration fees are available for IAOA members.
For information on membership, benefits and how to join, please see:


International Association for Ontology and its Applications (IAOA)
Department of Computer Science, University of Cape Town, South Africa

General chair: Aldo Gangemi
Programme chair: Antony Galton
Local organisation: Maria Keet, with Zubeida Khan, Zola Mahlaza, and
Michael Harrison

Website: http://isao2018.cs.uct.ac.za/
General inquiries: aldo.gangemi@unibo.it
local inquiries: mkeet@cs.uct.ac.za

Received on Wednesday, 4 July 2018 09:15:42 UTC