AToMS - Asian Topic Maps Summit 2007

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Information on AToMS - Asian Topic Maps Summit

The second AToMS (Asian Topic Maps Summit) conference will be held at Kyoto on December 12 2007. Please reserve the date now. We look forward to your participation.

Date/Time: December 12th, 2007      9:15 - 17:50
Venue: Science Hall in KRP (Kyoto Research Park)
  (Access to KRP)
Program: Keynote: Steve Pepper, As We REALLY May Think,
and Are Mjølsnes, Sam Gyun Oh, Frederic Andres, Kevin Trainor, Motomu Naito and other leaders of the Topic Maps community. They will present and discuss the latest case studies, standards development, research, etc.
Please refer to the Program page.
Conference fee: JPY3,000 (Material fee and others)
How to register: Please refer to the Registration page.
Accommodation: Kyoto Tokyu hotel can provide a special fee.
For the hotel reservation, please download this application form and apply to Kyoto Tokyu hotel directly in fax.
The outline of a conference:

Topic Maps is a family of ISO standards for identifying, classifying, and organizing information/knowledge and for improving its findability.
Leaders of the Topic Maps community will gather together from the all over the world for this conference. They will present the latest case studies, standards development, research, etc. They will discuss effective utilization of Topic Maps with the audience. And they will aim at the spread, development and promotion of Topic Maps in Asia.

Host: AToMS/Japan
Support: METI: Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry
  KATS: Korean Agency for Technology and Standards
Joint hosting: Knowledge Synergy Inc.
  Disclosure Innovation Inc.
Cosponsorship: Osaka Institute of Technology, Faculty of Information Science and Technology
  NII: National Institute of Informatics, Frederic Andres Laboratory
  TDU: Tokyo Denki University Press
  INTAP: Interoperability Technology Association for Information Processing, Japan
Sponsor: Topic Maps 2008
Chair: Motomu Naito
Co-chair: Sam Gyun Oh, Steve Pepper
Contact: E-mail:  or    Motomu Naito