CENDI Events Header
NKOS Graphic And CENDI Graphic

Knowledge Organization Systems: Managing to the Future

A Joint CENDI/NKOS Workshop

National Agricultural Library * Reading Room * Beltsville, MD

October 22, 2009

Final Program (.pdf version)

8:30 Registration and Networking

INTRODUCTION

9:00 am

  • Welcome from NKOS (Gail Hodge, IIa)
  • Welcome from NAL and CENDI (Eleanor Frierson, Deputy Director, NAL)

TOWARD A SHARED DEVELOPMENT ENVIRONMENT (Moderator: Lori Finch, NAL)

9:15 am Sharing Terminologies Through Registries: Contributed Controlled Vocabularies (Marjorie Hlava, Access Innovations, Inc.)

9:45 am The EPA Terminology Services: Toward Better Terminology Management and Use (Michael Pendleton, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency)

10:15 am Break

10:45 am Subject Matter Expert Thesaurus Review: Improving Collaboration with Researchers (Gail Rayburn, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory)

TOWARD INTEROPERABILITY (Moderator: Marjorie Hlava, Access Innovations)

11:15 am Interoperable Thesauri: The Challenges and Experiences of the HIVE Project (Jane Greenberg, Univ. of North Carolina, School of Library and Information Science)

11:45 Lunch

12:45 pm ISO 25964: Thesauri and Interoperability with Other Vocabularies (Marcia Lei Zeng, Kent State Univ.)

1:15 pm Simple Knowledge Organization System (SKOS) Update and Implementation at the Library of Congress (Ed Summers and Rebecca Guenther, Library of Congress)

TOWARD ONTOLOGIES AND THE SEMANTIC WEB (Moderator: Michael Pendleton, EPA)

1:45 pm Evaluating Ontology Alignment Techniques (Willem Robert van Hage, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam)

2:15 pm Break

2:45 pm NCI Thesaurus: Managing Toward an Ontology (Gilberto Fragoso, EVS Infrastructure, National Cancer Institute/NIH)

3:15 pm Open Ontology Repositories (Denise Bedford, The World Bank)

3:45 pm Wrap Up (Gail Hodge, IIa)

4:00 pm Adjourn


Previous Page