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Conferences around the World

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Conferences around the World

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3-4: Richardson, Texas (Radisson Hotel Dallas North-Richardson). The SKM 2008: Secure Knowledge Management workshop addresses the need for increased security in knowledge management systems and poses questions for researchers in this field.

Site: Radisson Hotel Dallas North-Richardson, 1981 N. Central Expressway, Richardson, TX 75080; contact http://cs.utdallas.edu/skm2008.

3-5: Philadelphia (Hyatt Regency). The IEEE BIBM 2008 conference gathers academic and industrial scientists with a range of expertise to discuss the latest research in bioinformatics and biomedicine. Topics include work in databases, algorithms, interfaces, visualization, modeling, simulation, ontology, and other computational methods as applied to life-science problems.

Site: Hyatt Regency, 201 S. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19106; contact www.ischool.drexel.edu/ieeebibm/bibm08/about/bibm-about.asp.

9-14: Monterrey, Mexico (Crowne Plaza Hotel Monterrey). Original, unpublished research regarding the semantic web is the focus of the 4th International Workshop on Semantic Web & Web Semantics (SWWS). The goal is to synthesize ideas from the fields of artificial intelligence, data modeling, and software theory and practice, and put them in the context of the semantic web.

Site: Crowne Plaza Hotel Monterrey, Avenue Constitución Ote. 300, Monterrey, 64000 Mexico; contact www.cs.rmit.edu.au/fedconf/index.html7page="0"wws2008cfp.

17-18: Baltimore (Renaissance Harborplace Hotel). Librarians, researchers, funders, administrators, government officials, publishers, and technologists from around the world will discuss open archiving at the SPARC Digital Repositories Meeting 2008. Individuals can share their expertise in building and maintaining institutional and disciplinary research depositories as well as discuss the use of open repositories to enhance research accessibility.

Site: Renaissance Harborplace Hotel, 202 E. Pratt St., Baltimore, MD 21202; contact www.arl.org/sparc/meetings/ir08.html.

21-23: Yokohama, Japan (Keio University). The International Communications Foundation invites practitioners and researchers worldwide to discuss knowledge management at the 7th International Conference of Practical Aspects of Knowledge Management. The event is a forum for attendees to share their views, exchange ideas, and develop new solutions to problems in the field.

Site: Raiosha, Hiyoshi Campus, Keio University, 4-1-1 Hiyoshi, Kohoku-ku, Yokohama, Kanagawa 223-8521, Japan; contact http://pakm2008.comp.ae .keio.ac.jp.

24-26: Linz, Austria (Johannes Kepler University Linz). The First International Workshop on Resource Discovery offers a platform for researchers, developers, and practitioners to share and examine research information and experience as they develop and implement concepts, applications, and solutions in resource discovery. …

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