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Program

Time Activity
Wednesday, Oct. 25
6:30 - 8:30pm Reception/registration
   

Thursday, Oct. 26

7:30 - 8:30am Continental breakfast, registration
8:30 - 9:30 Opening Remarks:
  - Susan Davidson, University of Pennsylvania     <Slides>
  - Jim French, University of Virginia
Remarks by Government Sponsors:
  - Simon Szykman, NCO/NITRD     <Slides>
  - Sylvia Spengler, NSF     <Slides>
  - Gary Walter, EPA     <Slides>
  - Robert Chadduck, NARA     <Slides>
  - Wendy Martinez, ONR
  - Michael Fitzmaurice, AHRQ     <Slides>
9:30 - 10:15 Keynote talk: Junhyong Kim, Penn Center for Bioinformatics
Phyl-O'Data from Tree of Life: integration challenges from yellow slimy things to black crunchy stuff
     <Paper> <Slides>
10:15 - 10:30 Coffee break
10:30 - 12 Invited Session 1: Application
Chair: Tim Finin

 - Victor Markowitz: "Biological Data Management in a Dataspace Framework" 
       <Paper> <Slides>
 - Robert Grossman: "Data Integration Via Universal Keys"
       <Paper> <Slides>
 - Jason Baron: "Through A Lawyer's Lens: Measuring Performance in Conducting Large Scale Searches Against Heterogeneous Data Sets In Satisfaction of Litigation Requirements"
       <Paper> <Slides>
 - Christopher Chute: "Data aggregation across an academic medical center: The role of semantic harmonization"
       <Paper> <Slides>
12 - 1pm Lunch
1 - 2:30

Invited Session 2: Technology I
Chair: Yannis Papakonstantinou

 - Laura Haas: "Information Integration Isnít Simple"
       <Paper> <Slides>
 - Tim Finin: "Information Integration and the Semantic Web"
       <Paper> <Slides>
 - David Maier: "Pay-as-You-Go Information Integration"
       <Paper> <Slides>
 - Phil Bernstein: "Tool Requirements for Precise Data Integration"
       <Paper> <Slides>

2:30 - 2:45 Breakout instructions - Sally Howe <Slides>, Susan Davidson
2:45 - 3 Coffee break
3 - 5:30 Breakout sessions
5:30 - 6 Gong show (up to 5 min presentations by whoever wants to present)
Chair: Susan Davidson
   

Friday, Oct. 27

7:30 - 8:30am Continental breakfast
8:30 - 9:15 Keynote talk: Mike Carey, BEA Systems, Inc.
Integrating Data and Services: Products and Challenges at BEA
       <Paper> <Slides>
9:15 - 10:45 Invited Session 3:  Technology II
Chair: Yannis Ioannidis

 - Wang-Chiew Tan: "Tools and Techniques for Understanding Data Exchange Systems"
       <Paper> <Slides>
 - AnHai Doan: "Best-Effort Data Integration"
       <Paper> <Slides>
 - Dan Suciu: "Probabilistic Data Integration Systems"
       <Paper> <Slides>
 - Deborah McGuinness: "Information Integration Issues in Scientific Applications"
       <Paper> <Slides>
10:45 - 11 Coffee break
11 - 12:30pm Breakout sessions 
    <Group 1 (Mapping) slides>
    <Group 2 (Matching) slides>

    <Group 3 (Integration architectures) slides>
    <Group 4 (II in context) slides>
12:30 - 1:30 Lunch
1:30 - 2 Gong show (up to 5 min presentations by whoever wants to present)
Chair: Val Tannen
2 - 3 Summary presentations and final discussion
3 - 5 Draft of findings prepared by working group leaders

 

Philadelphia - Radisson Warwick Hotel
October 25-27, 2006