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The Research Centre for Knowledge and Data of the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano is happy to announce the Bolzano Summer of Knowledge which will take place in Bozen-Bolzano, Italy during the month of September of 2020.

Scholars, students and industry participants from different disciplines (Philosophy, Knowledge Representation, Logic, Conceptual Modelling and Ontology Engineering, Biology, Medicine, Cognitive Science, Neuroscience) will meet for several weeks of conferences, workshops, summer schools, and public events, to engage with the broad topics, issues and challenges related to knowledge in the 21st century.


Provisional timeflow of BOSK 2020.

The following main events are scheduled to be organised during the Summer of Knowledge, in alphabetical order:

CARLA 2020: Concepts in Action: Representation, Learning, and Application

EEWC 2020: 10th Enterprise Engineering Working Conference

EKAW 2020: The 22nd International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management

ERIS 2020: The 1st ER International School on Conceptual Modelling

FOIS 2020: The 11th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems

ICBO 2020: The 11th International Conference on Biomedical Ontologies

ICCS 2020: 25th International Conference on Conceptual Structures

ISAO 2020: The 5th Interdisciplinary School on Applied Ontology

JOWO 2020: The 6th Joint Ontology Workshops

SUM 2020: The 14th International Conference on Scalable Uncertainty Management

SWODCH 2020: International Workshop on Semantic Web and Ontology Design for Cultural Heritage

TIME 2020: 27th International Symposium on Temporal Representation and Reasoning

Confirmed invited speakers, so far

BOSK Keynote Speakers

Invited speakers of Concepts in Action: Representation, Learning, and Application (CARLA 2020)

Mattis List, Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History

Marianna Bolognesi, University of Bologna

Invited speakers of the 22nd International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management (EKAW 2020)

Diana Maynard, University of Sheffield, UK

Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo, Paderborn University, Germany

Toby Walsh, University of New South Wales, Australia

Invited speakers of the 11th International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems (FOIS 2020)

Arianna Betti, University of Amsterdam

Nicola Guarino, Laboratory for Applied Ontology, ISTC-CNR Trento

Stefan Schulz, Medical University of Graz

Invited speakers of the 11th International Conference on Biomedical Ontologies (ICBO 2020)

Susan Michie, Centre for Behaviour Change, University College London

Chris Mungall, Molecular Ecosystems Biology, Berkeley Lab.

More to come

More invited speakers and events to be announced soon.