NSF-OntoWeb Invitational Workshop on
DB-IS Research for
Semantic Web and Enterprises
Schedule (tentative)
Before the Workshop

April 3: Day 1

April 4: Day 2

April 5: Day 2 1/2

Before the Workshop
  • Please contact Amit if interested in visiting a Semantic Web/Enterprise Company and/or LSDIS Lab in Athens, GA for demos of commercial products/applications and academic prototypes on April 2. (highly optional).
  • Arrive at the Workshop Venue (Lodge) on April 2 in afternoon/evening.  A registration desk will be set up from 5 to 8pm. (Recommended).
  • Consider taking one of the many walks, e.g., walk to the upper or lower falls, or fitness trail.
  • Dinner on 2nd is on your own. All other meals below are paid for.


April 3

  • Breakfast in the Maple Restaurant.

  • 9am-noon: Morning session (break in the middle with refreshments): Introduction by organizers of this workshop.  Review of previous workshops by respective organizers (optionally joined by participants) with comments on coverage of DB/IS issues at that workshop/meeting. Examples: Portugal Workshop, Hong Kong Workshop, SWWS- Stanford, OntoWeb December 2001 Meeting , etc. Followed by 15 minute presentations by those who have sent in Position Papers

  • noon-1:30pm: Lunch in Maple Restaurant

  • 2:00-5:30pm: Afternoon session: 15 minute presentations continue

  • 5:30-6:00pm: Planning for workgroups leading to formation of 3-5 workgroups

  • 6:30pm: Reception (followed by time for walks, emails)

  • 8:00pm: Dinner


April 4

  • Breakfast in the Maple Restaurant.

  • 9am-noon: Workgroup discussions

  • noon-1:30pm: Lunch in Maple Restaurant

  • 1:00-2:00pm: Joint session for interim review of Workgroup discussions

  • 2:00-5:30pm: Workgroup discussions

  • Free time for a walk/emails

  • 7pm: Banquet

  • 8:00pm: "Hoedown" -- group fun with music


April 5

Details to be decided, We plan to officially end the workshop by lunch (provided).

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