Metadata Open Forum – "15 Years of Industry Discussion"


Call For Participation

The 15th International Open Forum on Metadata Registries
May 30th in Berlin, Germany at *TMF* (see Venue).

Submissions are closed.

The Open Forum will present standards and practical experiences regarding metadata for semantics management and semantics discovery in the following industry sessions:

  • Healthcare
  • Geospatial
  • Telecommunications

The theme is cooperation and interoperation of these technologies to support managing the meaning of enterprise information resources and using those semantics to support data sharing and data discovery.

The forum invites participants interested in the management of metadata and data semantics for web services, XML data exchanges, data management, open and linked data and other applications. Special emphasis will be on using emerging technologies together with metadata management technologies already in use.

Please submit 250-300 word abstracts for consideration to [email protected] by February 17th 2012. Please specify the track for your submission within the subject line of the email “Healthcare”, “Geospatial” or “Telecom”. Invited talks will be notified by March 2nd 2012.

Potential topics include:

  • Practical use of the semantic technologies in metadata management and discovery
  • Metadata management techniques
  • Data standards/harmonization
  • Concept/terminology structures and metadata

The industry sessions will gather standards developers, software developers, and practitioners in these fields to demonstrate accomplishments and to discuss experiences. Organizations are invited to demonstrate the use and interoperation of most of the various registries and technologies.

The Open Forum is sponsored by ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 32 WG2. The session on healthcare is co-sponsored by TMF - Technology, Methods, and Infrastructure for Networked Medical Research (Berlin, Germany).

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