National Center for Ontological Research

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NCOR Inaugural Event

 

 

The Center for the Arts

University at Buffalo · North Campus

October 27, 2005

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

(Reception & Dinner Immediately Following)

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Bruce A. Holm

Executive Director, NYS Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences

Senior Vice Provost, University at Buffalo

Introduction

Barry Smith

Director, NCOR-Buffalo

Department of Philosophy
National Center for Ontological Research



John B. Simpson
 President, University at Buffalo

Welcoming Remarks

John Walker
 U.S. National Security Agency

Ontology and National Security

Brand Niemann
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
Towards e-Government:

The Federal Enterprise Architecture Reference Ontology

 

 

Mark Musen
Director, NCOR-Stanford
Stanford Medical Informatics
The National Center for Biomedical Ontology


Werner Ceusters
 European Centre for Ontological Research

Ontology: The Need for International Coordination

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Participants

 

Dean Allemang, Chief Technology Consultant, TopQuadrant Inc., Boston, MA

William Andersen, Chief Scientist, Ontology Works Inc., Odenton, MD

Mary T. Armijo, Sierra Nevada Corporation, San Antonio, TX

Christopher Baker, Fungal Web, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Carol A. Bean, National Center for Reseach Resources, National Institutes of Health Bethesda, MD

Richard Beatch, Allstate Insurance Co.

James R. Beebe, Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

Michael P. Belanger, SemanTx Life Sciences, Inc., Waltham, MA

Ling Bian, Department of Geography, University at Buffalo

Thomas Bittner, Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

Olivier Bodenreider, National Library of Medicine: Medical Ontology Research, Bethesda, MD

Jack Bowie, Apelon Inc., Ridgefield, CT

Paul Broome, DUAL Knowledge Systems / Medical Decision Logic, Inc., Towson, MD

Gary Byrd, Health Sciences Library, University at Buffalo

Jeffrey M. Camelio, Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

Patrick Cassidy, The MITRE Corp., Eatontown, NJ

Werner Ceusters, European Centre for Ontological Research, Saarbrücken, Germany

Sam Chance, US Navy

Daniel Cook, Structural Informatics Group, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

Mills Davis, Managing Director, TopQuadrant Inc., Project 10X, Beaver Falls, PA

Patricia Diaz, Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

Randall Dipert , Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

Maureen Donnelly, Department of Philosophy and Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics, University at Buffalo

Kenneth Ehrenberg, Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

John Eisner, School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo

Peter L. Elkin, Professor of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN

Laura Franklin , Department of Philosophy, Columbia University

Louis Goldberg, School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo

Susan Golden Nervana, Inc., Bellevue, WA

Jorge J.E. Gracia, Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

Michael Gruninger, University of Toronto

Volker Haarslev, Fungal Web, Montreal, Canada

Frank Hartel, National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD

Nathan Heberlig, Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

Boris Hennig, Institute for Formal Ontology and Medical Information Science, Saarbrücken, Germany

David Hershenov, Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

Henry Hexmoor, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR

Amanda Hicks, Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

David Hill, Senior Scientific Curator, Mouse Genome Informatics, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME

Clarence Huf, Ontology Group, Sierra Nevada Corp. Intelligence Program, San Antonio, TX

Todd Hughes, Lockheed Martin Advanced Technology Laboratories, Cherry Hill, NJ

Jorge V. José, Vice President for Research, University at Buffalo

John Kearns, Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

Michael A. Kirby, Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

Ryan Kohl, Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo and Ontology Works Inc., Odenton, MD

Carolyn W. Korsmeyer, Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo
Jon Kreiss, Kreiss Consulting
Anand Kumar, Institute for Formal Ontology and Medical Information Science, Saarbrücken, Germany

Marnie LaVigne, NYS Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences

Kathy Lesh, The KEVRIC Company, Inc.,Hyattsville, MD

Suzanna E. Lewis, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Berkeley, CA

Eric Little, Center for Cognitive Science, D’Youville College, Buffalo

James Llinas, Center for Multisource Information Fusion, University at Buffalo

Jennifer J. Long, School of Dental Medicine, University at Buffalo

William Mandrick, SUNY College at Brockport

Inderjeet Mani, The MITRE Corp., Bedford, MA

David Mark, National Center for Geographic Information and Analysis, University at Buffalo

Robin A. McEntire, GlaxoSmithKline, King of Prussia, PA

Michael McGlone,Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

J. L. V. Mejino, Structural Informatics Group, Department of Biological Structure, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle, WA

Chris Menzel, Boeing Corporation and Department of Philosophy, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Zachary Miller, Population Action International, Washington, DC

Daniel Novotny, Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

Leo Obrst, Center for Innovative Computing and Informatics, The MITRE Corp., McLean, VA

Deborah Osborne, Buffalo Police Department

Andrea Ott, Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

Paul S. Penner, Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

Eric Peterson, McDonald Bradley Inc.

H. Raghav Rao, Management Science and Systems, School of Management; Computer Science and Engineering, University at Buffalo

William J. Rapaport, Computer Science and Engineering and Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

Steven Ray, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD

James J. Rice, Muskegon Surgical Associates, P.L.C., Muskegon, MI

Galina Rogova, Encompass Consulting, Rochester, NY

Conor Shankey, Visual Knowledge, Inc., Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Stuart C. Shapiro, Computer Science and Engineering, University of Buffalo

Kenneth Shockley, Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

Dagobert Soergel, College of Information Studies, University of Maryland College Park, MD

Seth Spielman, Department of Geography, University at Buffalo

Alyssa Sundy, Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA

Peter Trabold, School of Management, University at Buffalo

Simon Twigger, Rat Genome Database, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI

Lowell Vizenor, National Library of Medicine, Bethesda, MD

Alisa Wandzilak, Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

Robert Warren , School of Computer Science, University of Waterloo

Tony Weida, Apelon Inc., Ridgefield, CT

Kristan J. Wheaton, Department of Intelligence Studies, Mercyhurst College, Erie, PA

Jennifer Williams, Ontology Works Inc., Odenton, MD

Neil Williams, Department of Philosophy, University at Buffalo

Peter Winkelstein, Clinical & Scientific Informatics, Roswell Park Cancer Institute

Justin T. Yates, Industrial Engineering Graduate Student, University at Buffalo

Peter Yim, CIM Engineering Inc. / Ontolog Forum, San Mateo, CA

Sumi Yoshikawa, RIKEN Genomic Sciences Center, RIKEN Yokahama Institute, Yokahama City, Japan

W. Jim Zheng, Biomedical Ontology Research Group, Charleston, SC

C. Richard Zobel, Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University at Buffalo

 

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Sponsored by:

New York State Center of Excellence in Bioinformatics & Life Sciences

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