Roundtable: Six weeks to the Semantic Web Primer: Ontologies & the Semantic Web #semantic-web

Jean Graef <jean.graef@...>

The Montague Institute will hold a teleconference roundtable discussion on November 7, 2007 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm Eastern time.

The main topic of discussion is how to explain the Semantic Web to managers in order to get funding approval for real world applications. For registration details and a list of discussion topics, see

Christine Connors of Intuit and Kevin Lynch of Raytheon describe a 6 week pilot project on expertise location to show the power of the Semantic Web in a business environment.

A basic primer, "Ontologies & the Semantic Web," is also being offered November 6, 2007 via teleconference. See This teleconference is designed as a backgrounder for the November 7 roundtable "Six weeks to the Semantic Web." Its purpose is to orient you to the roundtable context and help you understand the concepts and tools discussed. This session takes a big-picture view of the topic and is designed for the layman, not the computer scientist.

Space is limited, so you should reserve your spot early.

Other upcoming events include:

Knowledge worker productivity & the Semantic Web - November 28, 2007 via teleconference (

Pre-roundtable primer: Sharepoint search - December 11, 2007 via teleconference (

Benchmarking Sharepoint for Knowledge Management - December 12, 2007 via teleconference (