SIKS-day 2004, March 12 in Zeist

On March 12, the School for Information and Knowledge Systems organizes its annual SIKS-day. The location will be the Castle of Zeist ("Slot Zeist"). The main aim of the event is to give SIKS-members -participating in research groups all over the country- the opportunity to meet each other in an informal setting and to inform them about current developments and some new activities and plans for the coming year. This year a small scientific symposium will be organized at the SIKS-day, as well.
Four guest speakers have agreed to participate:


10.00 - 10.30    Coffee and Tea
10.30 - 10.45    Welcome by prof. dr. J.-J.Ch. Meyer (UU), Scientific Director of SIKS
10.45 - 11.45    Domain Modelling; Anchoring semantics in information systems development Prof. Dr. Erik Proper (KUN) 11.45 - 12.00    "SIKS: Activities and Prospects" by Prof. dr. H. Akkermans, Chair Board of Governors SIKS
12.00 - 13.30    Lunch in Castle of Zeist
13.30 - 14.30    The making of a Web Ontology Language: a chair's perspective Prof. Dr. Guus Schreiber (VUA)
14.30 - 15.00    Coffee and Tea
15.00 - 16.00    Reasoning about Knowledge, Rationality and Action Prof. Dr. Wiebe van der Hoek (University of Liverpool)
16.00 -1 7.00    Towards a Artificial Social Intelligence: Autonomous Agents and their Social Order Prof. Dr. Cristiano Castelfranchi (University of Siena & CNR, Rome) 17.00 - 18.00    Drinks

By inviting these researchers and by choosing this famous location we hope to have selected the right ingredients for a memorable day, thus celebrating the fact that our Research school received re-accreditation by the Dutch Royal Academy of Sciences (KNAW) in 2003 for another period of six years.

All members of our research school (research fellows, associated members and Ph.D.-students) as well as the members of SIKS' Advisory Board are invited to join the SIKS-day 2004. Participation (lunch included) is free, registration is required. Participants are kindly requested to fill in the registration form

Deadline for Registration: March 1 2004