Ontology/Vocabulary standardization and management at OMG

Final agenda

11 December 2007, Burlingame, California

 

Co-conveners:  Elisa Kendall , Sandpiper Software
Evan Wallace, NIST 
James J. Odell, Oslo Software
Fred Cummins, EDS 

Tuesday, December 11

Time

Joint session of BMIDTF, Ont PSIG, and SOA SIG

13:00

Call to order, review agenda

13:05

Grounding for the session in terms of motivation, benefits, and scope (Elisa Kendall and Evan Wallace)

13:35

Invited talk on BioPortal (Mark Musen)

14:05

Invited talk on ontology assessment and evolution (Natasha Noy)

14:35

Break

14:50

Ontology management requirements for SOA (Jim Odell and Harsh Sharma)

15:20

Reusable vocabularies from an SBVR/business modeling perspective (Mark Linehan)

15:50

SMSC requirements for naming, URI management (Jishnu Mukerji)

16:20

Moderated discussion
Is there agreement on a need for a vocabulary and ontology repository at OMG? If so, identify: points of agreement on requirements (or major positions where there isn't agreement), gaps in current OMG processes and infrastructure, actions and actors for filling the gaps.

17:00

Adjourn