SIKS/Ontoweb Master Class "Logical Foundation of the Semantic Web"

Date: Wednesday April 10, 2002
Time: 10.00 - 12.30 hrs
Location: Bondsraadzaal Vakbondsmuseum, Henri Polaklaan 9, Amsterdam (opposite Artis zoo)"


Peter Patel-Schneider, Bell Labs Research
Pat Hayes, University of West-Florida


The World-Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has started, as part of its Semantic Web activity, a new working group to develop a web ontology language (see The second meeting of this group will be held at CWI in Amsterdam on April 8-9. Ontoweb and SIKS have taken this opportunity to organize a master class on the logical foundations of the semantic web. The two invited speakers are members of the working group and experts in this field.

Preliminary Program

  • 09.30 - 10.00 Arrival and coffee
  • 10.00 - 11.00 Talk by Peter Patel-Schneider
  • 11.00 - 11.30 Break
  • 11.30 - 12.30 Talk by Pat Hayes


Participation in this master class is free, but seating will be limited. To register, send e-mail to with the subject "SIKS/Ontoweb master class" and with your address/affiliation details in the message body.


Guus Schreiber, University of Amsterdam
Dieter Fensel, Free University of Amsterdam
Frank van Harmelen, Free University of Amsterdam