[DL] W3C Workshop on Frameworks for Semantics in Web Services (Call for Participation)
martin at AI.SRI.COM
Mon Apr 11 09:49:30 CEST 2005
3RD CALL FOR PARTICIPATION:
WORKSHOP ON FRAMEWORKS FOR SEMANTICS IN WEB SERVICES
W3C is holding a workshop on Frameworks for Semantics in Web
Services. This workshop is being held to discuss the establishment of
a generic extensible framework based on Semantic Web technologies, to
support longer-term objectives, while continuing to develop immediate
solutions for the most pressing Web Services requirements. The
workshop results will be used in setting directions at W3C with
respect to this vital technology area. Input is sought from
researchers, developers, technology managers, tool builders, users,
and other interested parties.
When: 9-10 June 2005
Where: Digital Enterprise Research Institute (DERI),
Other details about the workshop are available at:
The event is being organized by the W3C Architecture Domain. The
workshop will be chaired by Steve Battle, <steve.battle at hp.com> and
David Martin, <martin at AI.SRI.COM>. Carine Bournez <carine at w3.org> is
the W3C Contact for this workshop.
Other important dates and deadlines for this workshop are:
April 22, 2005: Position papers due
May 20, 2005: Final agenda available
May 27, 2005: Registration closes
Please note that:
- There will be a limit of 80 participants.
- Attendance is open to everyone, including non-W3C members,
but each organization or individual wishing to participate
must submit a position paper.
- To ensure maximum diversity among participants, the authors
of each accepted paper will be allowed to send two participants
to the workshop.
- There is no registration fee.
There are a great many relationships to existing Semantic Web
efforts as well as to existing Web Services development, including:
Semantic Web background technologies; e.g. RDF, OWL
Web Services background technologies; e.g. SOAP, WSDL
Registries, taxonomies, and search mechanisms; e.g. UDDI
Rule languages; e.g. SWRL
Ontologies for Web Services; e.g. OWL-S, WSMO
Web Services Choreography; e.g. WS-CDL
Business process; e.g. BPEL4WS
Discussion of the relationship of these areas to the workshop topic is
We are looking forward to your participation and contributions to this
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