NKOS Workshop

Starts at
Thu, Nov 9, 2023, 09:00 South Korea Time
( 09 Nov 23 00:00 UTC )
Finishes at
Thu, Nov 9, 2023, 20:15 South Korea Time
( 09 Nov 23 11:15 UTC )
Room 309
Joseph Busch

The 2023 NKOS workshop will explore the potential of Knowledge Organization Systems (KOS), such as terminologies, vocabularies, classification systems, taxonomies, thesauri, ontologies, and lexical databases, in the context of current developments and possibilities. The workshop welcomes timely presentations/demonstrations of early exploratory or speculative work, work in process, initial results, as well as more mature results selected from the following topics:

  • Quality and Governance.
  • Domain Modeling.
  • Terminology/Vocabulary Development and KOS Mapping.
  • History and Ethics.
  • Automated Indexing.
  • Machine Learning.

For more information visit the NKOS Workshop overview and the NKOS Workshop Detailed Schedule

Sessions KST (Daegu) EST (New York) CET (Paris)
Welcome, Session 1, Session 2 (America & Asia) 9:00 AM-12:15 PM 7:00-10:15 PM (Nov 8) 1:00-4:15 AM
Session 3, Session 4, Announcements & reports (Asia) 1:15-4:00 PM 11:15 PM (Nov 8)-2:00 AM 5:15-8:00 AM
Session 5, Session 6, Conclusion (Europe) [Online Only] 4:45-8:15 PM 2:45-6:15 AM 8:45 AM-12:15 PM
KST Start KST End Duration Agenda Speaker Title
9:00 AM 9:15 AM 15 min Welcome Joseph Busch
9:15 AM 11:00 AM 105 min Session 1 Panel: KOS Terminology Services (America & Asia)
15 min Marcia Zeng Introduction
30 min John Graybeal BioPortal and OntoPortal
30 min Xiaolin Yang MedPortal and BMICC
30 min Jeff Mixter OCLC FAST and Dewey
11:00 AM 11:15 AM 15 min Break
11:15 AM 12:15 PM 60 min Session 2 Paper and Invited Talk
30 min Xia Lin Generating a Classification Using ChatGPT
30 min Joseph Busch Modeling a Business Classification Scheme for Sustainable Economic Development Projects
12:15 PM 1:15 PM 60 min Lunch
1:15 AM 2:15 PM 60 min Session 3 Paper and Invited Talk
30 min Sophy Chen Modeling Ritual Activities of Intangible Cultural Heritage
30 min Tom Baker National Agricultural Library Thesaurus (NALT) for the Machine Age
2:15 PM 2:30 PM 15 min Break
2:30 PM 3:30 PM 60 min Session 4 Paper
30 min Glenn Hong, Yaw Huah Chow Contribution of Singapore People, Organisations and Places Name Authority Data
30 min Ziyoug Park Linking Bibliographic Data to Hidden Knowledge Workers, Translators
3:30 PM 4:00 PM 30 min Announcements & reports Joseph Busch
4:00 PM 4:45 PM 45 min Break
4:45 PM 6:30 PM 105 min Session 5 Panel: KOS Terminology Services (Europe 1)
15 min Douglas Tudhope Introduction
30 min Clement Jonquet AgroPortal
30 min Matias Frosterus, Eero Hyvönen KOKO upper ontology cloud
30 min Dr. Athanasios Velios Linked Conservation Data
6:30 PM 6:45 PM 15 min Break
6:45 PM 8:00 PM 75 min Session 6 Panel: KOS Terminology Services (Europe 2)
30 min Etienne Posthumus Chinese Iconography Thesaurus
30 min Uma Balakrishnan, Jakob Voss BARTOC
15 min Panelists Panel Q&A
8:00 PM 8:15 PM 15 min Closing Douglas Tudhope


  • Joseph Busch

    Taxonomy Strategies

    Joseph Busch is the Founder and Principal Consultant of Taxonomy Strategies. Taxonomy Strategies guides global companies, government agencies, international organizations, and NGO’s such as Teck Resources, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services, African Development Bank, and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in developing metadata frameworks and taxonomy strategies to help information achieve its highest value. Before founding Taxonomy Strategies, Mr. Busch held management positions at Interwoven, Metacode Technologies, the Getty Trust, PriceWaterhouse, and Hampshire College. He is a Past President of the Association for Information Science and Technology, and a past member of the Dublin Core Metadata Initiative Executive Committee.