Buffalo Ontology Summer School

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Tentative dates: either July 13-16, 2009 or July 20-23, 2009 (co-located with the International Conference on Biomedical Ontology, tentatively scheduled for July 17-20, 2009)

The Buffalo Ontology Summer School will comprise two types of events:

1. 2-day Classes

July 13-14 / 20-21 (proposals)
Neil Williams: The Ontology of Powers and Dispositions
David Hershenov: Metaphysics and Bioethics
Thomas Bittner and Maureen Donnelly: Spatial Ontology and Qualitative Reasoning
July 15-16 / 22-23
Barry Smith (Buffalo) and Alan Ruttenberg (Science Commons): From Basic Formal Ontology to the Information Artifact Ontology
Olivier Bodenreider (National Library of Medicine): An Introduction to Biomedical Ontology

2. half-day Tutorials (proposals)

July 13 or July 20

Fabian Neuhaus: Reasoning with First Order Logic
Colin Batchelor???: An Introduction to Chemistry Ontology
Reasoning with OWL
???: Protege
???: OBOEdit
???: PATO
???: Curating with OBO Foundry Ontologies
???: What Gene Ontology Curators Do
???: Chemical Ontology
???: The Environment Ontology
???: Cross-Products
???: Ontology and Text-Mining (Hunter?)