NKOS Graphic And CENDI Graphic

Presenting a Jointly-sponsored Workshop


Sponsored by CENDI and the Networked Knowledge Organization Systems Working Group
Hosted by The World Bank

The World Bank, Washington, DC
Board Room, 13th Floor
September 11, 2008

7:00-9:00am Badging, Registration and Networking
9:00 am Welcome and Program Introduction (pdf)
Gail Hodge, NKOS Program Chair/CENDI Secretariat
Aileen Morse, Enterprise Architect, The World Bank
Knowledge Organization Systems
9:15 am Present and Future Standards (Sue Ellen Wright, Kent State Univ.) (pdf)
9:45 am SKOS: New Dimensions in Interoperability (Ed Summers, Library of Congress) and Jon Phipps (Cornell Univ.) (pdf)
10:15 am Break
10:45 am Knowledge Organization Systems and Search (Jay Ven Eman, Access Innovations, Inc.) (pdf)
11:15 am Experiences in Mapping Multiple Vocabularies in Agriculture (Lori Finch, National Agricultural Library) (pdf)
11:45 am Lunch
12:45 pm Folksonomies and Taxonomies: Where the Two Can Meet (Jian Qin, Syracuse University) (pdf)
Knowledge Organization Services
1:15 pm Terminology Services (Diane Vizine-Goetz, OCLC) (ppt)
1:45 pm Semantic Media Wiki: A Tool for Collaborative Vocabulary Development (Harold Solbrig, Mayo Clinic)  (pdf)
2:15 pm Metadata for Terminology Resources (Marcia Lei Zeng, Kent State Univ.) (pdf updated 9/19)
2:45 pm Break
3:15 pm OSTI Word Web: A Search Tool Using an Integrated Taxonomy and Thesaurus of Science (David Wojick, Department of Energy, Office of Scientific and Technical Information) (ppt updated 9/22 )
3:45 pm Open Ontology Registries (Frank Olken, National Science Foundation) (pdf)
4:15 pm  Using Vocabularies on the GRID (Denise Warzel, National Cancer Institute/National Institutes of Health) (pdf)
4:45pm Wrap Up (Gail Hodge, CENDI Secretariat)
5:00pm Adjourn

NKOS (http://nkos.slis.kent.edu/) is a community of more than 100 practitioners from more than 10 countries who are interested in the use of knowledge organization systems in networked environments. This is the eighth workshop on KOS related topics sponsored by NKOS since 1998.

CENDI (www.cendi.gov) is an interagency working group of senior scientific and technical information managers from 13 U.S. federal agencies. CENDI’s mission is to help improve the productivity of federal science- and technology-based programs through effective scientific, technical, and related information-support systems.


Program Committee Chair
Gail Hodge
Information International Associates, Inc.

Program Committee Members
Denise Bedford, The World Bank
Marcia Lei Zeng, Kent State University
Jian Qin, Syracuse University
Diane Vizine-Goetz, OCLC