Concepts in Context - Cologne Conference on Interoperability and Semantics in Knowledge Organization

In cooperation with the German National Library (DNB), the Institute of Information Management (IIM) at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences would like to invite you to attend the Cologne Conference on Interoperability and Semantics in Knowledge Organization Concepts in Context on July 19th and 20th at the Cologne University of Applied Sciences in Cologne, Germany. The talks present current developments in the field of knowledge organization, especially theoretical foundations for interoperability and semantic enrichment.

The conference will offer a platform for discussing recent developments and activities to improve interoperability and search functionalities of knowledge organization systems with internationally renowned information specialists. It will also present and assess several ideas and models which have been developed in the context of two current research projects, CrissCross and RESEDA. The first day will focus on best practice examples and planned applications for providing interoperability, presenting a review of the CrissCross project. Theoretical foundations, innovative models and frameworks as well as future perspectives will be discussed in greater detail on the second day. A current focus will be the Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records (FRBR) and their specifications, the Functional Requirements for Subject Authority Data (FRSAD).

The participation in the conference is free of charge. Please register for the conference by filling in the registration form and sending it to jessica.hubrich(at)fh-koeln.de.

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