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Registration is now open for the TKE (Terminology and Knowledge Engineering) Conference, themed 'Presenting terminology and knowledge engineering resources online: models and challenges'.


This conference will be held in Fiontar, Dublin City University, Ireland, on 12-13 August 2010.

This conference is being organised by Fiontar, DCU (developers of the national terminology database for Irish, www.focal.ie) and the Association for Terminology and Knowledge Transfer (GTW), in cooperation with Termnet, Infoterm, and other national and international organisations. It will be held the week before the ISO TC37 meeting in Dublin.

You can have a look at the provisional programme here: http://www.dcu.ie/fiontar/conference/home_baile.shtml

There will be papers and invited talks on such topics as: knowledge extraction; encoding and lexical information; definitions; term planning and resources; terms for education and law; terminology management; term extraction; teaching terminology; topic maps and concept maps; terminological resources and presenting knowledge.

The invited talks are 'Cognitive aspects of designing, generating, and using domain ontologies', by Prof Gerhard Budin (University of Vienna), and 'How to build a termbase for 500.000 users (and live to tell the story)' by Michal Boleslav Mechura and Brian Raghallaigh (DCU).

As well as two full days of papers and discussion, there will be pre- and post-conference workshops on the following themes: 

  • Can quality be assured in the language industry?
  • Accommodating user needs for ISO 704: Towards a new revision of the core international standard on terminology work
  • Terminology management business models in localization environments: challenges and change
  • ISO/CDB – A model for future integrated and federated content repositories
  • Standardizing data categories in ISOcat: Implementing group work for thematic domains
  • Establishing and using ontologies as a basis for terminological and knowledge engineering resources
  • There will be a conference dinner on Friday 13 August, and a social programme will be available. Accommodation can be booked on campus

You can register and book accommodation at http://www.dcu.ie/fiontar/conference/registration_claru.php3

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