Schedule for the 1st European Semantic Web Symposium

May 10 to May 12, 2004

Heraklion, Greece


Monday May 10th

9:30 - 11:00 Tutorial "An Introduction to Ontologies & the Semantic Web"
Tutorial "Knowledge Discovery & the Semantic Web"
11:30 - 12:30 Continuation
14:00 - 15:30 Tutorial "Integration with Semantic Web Services"
Tutorial "Human Language Technology for the Semantic Web"
16:00 - 17:00 Continuation



Tuesday May 11th

9:30 - 10:30

Invited Talk: Guus Schreiber "OWL and the Art of Ontology Engineering"


11:00 - 12:30 Technical session:
Semantic Web Services
Chair: Chris Bussler
Technical session
Ontology engineering
Chair: Matthias Hemmje
Technical session
Chair: York Sure
Olga Caprotti, James H. Davenport, Mike Dewar, and Julian Padget
Mathematics On the (semantic) NET
Naoki Sugiura, Yoshihiro Shigeta, Naoki Fukuta, Noriaki Izumi, Takahira Yamaguchi
Towards On-the-fly Ontology Construction - Focusing on Ontology Quality Improvement
Matthias Palmer, Ambjoern Naeve, Fredrik Paulsson
The SCAM framework - helping semantic web applications to store and access metadata
Liliana Cabral, John Domingue, Enrico Motta, Terry Payne and Farshad Hakimpour
Approaches to Semantic Web Services: An Overview and Comparisons
Sofia Pinto, York Sure and Christoph Tempich
OntoEdit: Supporting DIstributed, Loosely-controlled and IntelliGent Engineering of oNTologies (DILIGENT)
Paul - Alexandru Chirita, Stratos Idreos, Manolis Koubarakis, and Wolfgang Nejdl
Publish/Subscribe for RDF-based P2P Networks
Grit Denker, Son Nguyen, Andrew Ton
Semantic Security Web Services in OWL-S
Paul Buitelaar, Daniel Olejnik, Michael Sintek
A Protigi Plug-In for Linguistic Analysis-based Ontology Extraction from Text
Jeremy J. Carroll
Streaming OWL DL

14:00 - 15:30 Technical session:
Service discovery and composition
Chair: Wolfgang Nejdl
Technical session
Ontology matching and mapping
Chair: Jerome Euzenat
Technical session
Chair: Andreas Eberhart
Ion Constantinescu,Walter Binder, Boi Faltings
Directory Services for Incremental Service Integration
Yannis Kalfoglou, Marco Schorlemmer
Formal Support for Representing and Automating Semantic Interoperability
John Domingue, Martin Dzbor and Enrico Motta
Collaborative Semantic Web Browsing with Magpie
Shalil Majithia, David W.Walker, W.A.Gray
A Framework for Automated Service Composition in Service Oriented Architectures
Fausto Giunchiglia, Pavel Shvaiko, Mikalai Yatskevitch
S-Match: an algorithm and an implementation of semantic matching
Emanuele Della Valle and Maurizio Brioschi
Toward a framework for Semantic Organizational Information Portal
Dragan GaE!eviD, Vladan DevedE>iD
Reusing Petri Nets Through the Semantic Web
Marc Ehrig, York Sure
Ontology Mapping - An Integrated Approach
Hugh Glaser, Harith Alani, Sam Chapman, Alexiei Dingli, Nicholas Gibbins, Stephen Harris, m.c. schraefel, and Nigel Shadbolt
CS AKTive Space: Building a Semantic Web Application

16:00 - 17:30 Panel: Funding strategies: previous results and future trends
Chair: Rudi Studer
Mark Greaves, DARPA DAML Programme
William Harris,Science Foundation Ireland
Brian Macklin, European Commission, Information Society Directorate
20:00 - ?



Wednesday May 12th

9:30 - 10:30 Industry paper session:
Ontology-based querying
Chair: Richard Benjamins
Industry paper session:
Content management
Chair: John Davies
Industry paper session:
Information management and integration
Chair: Alain Leger
Eero Hyvonen
Application of Ontology Techniques to View-Based Semantic Search and Browsing
Jesus Contreras
Cultural Heritage and the Semantic Web
Aleksandar Balaban
MIKSI - A semantic and service oriented integration platform
Jos de Bruijn
Active Ontologies for Data Source Queries
Pablo Castells Neptuno:
Semantic Web Technologies for a Digital Newspaper Archive
Rubin Lara Hernandez
Semantic Web Technologies for Economic and Financial Information Management

11:00 - 12:30 Technical session
Data for the Semantic Web
Chair: Asuncion Gomez-Perez
Technical session
Ontology merging and population
Chair: Hamish Cunningham
Technical session
Knowledge Representation
Chair: Marko Grobelnik
Bob Wielinga, Jan Wielemaker, Guus Schreiber, and Mark van Assem
Methods for Porting Resources to the Semantic Web
Manjula Patel, Monica Duke
Knowledge Discovery in an Agent Environment
Rita Gavriloaie, Wolfgang Neidl, Daniel Olmedilla, Kent E. Seamons, MarianneWinslett
No Registration Needed: How to Use Declarative Policies and Negotiation to Access Sensitive Resources on the Semantic Web
Fabio Ciravegna, Sam Chapman, Alexiei Dingli, and Yorick Wilks
Learning to Harvest Information for the Semantic Web
Konstantinos Kotis, George A. Vouros
The HCONE approach to Ontology Merging
Bertrand Sereno, Victoria Uren, Simon Buckingham Shum, and Enrico Motta
Semantic Annotation Support in the Absence of Consensus
Irina Astrova
Reverse Engineering of Relational Databases to Ontologies
Sanghee Kim, Paul Lewis, Kirk Martinez, and Simon Goodall
Question Answering Towards Automatic Augmentations of Ontology Instances
Jingwei Huang and Mark S. Fox
An Uncertain Knowledge Provenance Model

14:00 - 16:00 Projects + Demo sessions