ICBO 2020 will take place as a virtual event on the 17th September 2020 via the meeting platform Zoom.

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Each session will consist of pre-recorded short presentations, followed by interactive discussions. Please register here to receive communications about the event.

As of Sep 17, the proceedings are still being finalized, but access to the camera-ready versions of all accepted contributions is temporarily available through the proceedings preview.

All times shown are in CEST.


Session 1: 16:00 – 16:55

  • Elizabeth Hobbs, Stephen Goralski, Ashley Mitchell, Andrew Simpson, Dorjan Leka, Emmanuel Kotey, Matt Sekira, James Munro, Suvarna Nadendla, Rebecca C. Jackson, Aitor Gonzalez-Agirre, Martin Krallinger, Michelle Giglio and Ivan Erill. Corpora as evolving entities: embedding corpora in biomedical ontologies.  [ slides (PDF) ]
  • Yongqun He, Hong Yu, Edison Ong, Yang Wang, Yingtong Liu, Anthony Huffman, Hsin-Hui Huang, John Beverley, Asiyah Yu Lin, William D. Duncan, Jiangan Xie, Jung Hur, Xiaolin Yang, Luonan Chen, Gilbert S. Omenn, Barry Smith, Brian Athey and Sivaram Arabandi. CIDO: The Community-Based Coronavirus Infectious Disease Ontology.   [ slides (PDF) ]
  • Amir Laadhar, Elcio Abrahão and Clement Jonquet. Investigating One Million XRefs in Thirty Ontologies from the OBO World.
  • Jana Vataščinová, Viet Bach Nguyen, Vojtěch Svátek and Ondřej Zamazal. Best-Practice Patterns for Biomedical Ontologies: Moving Under the Meta-Modeling Hood.   [ slides (PDF) ]

Session 2: 17:00 – 17:55

  • Asiyah Lin, Stephan Gebel, Qingliang Li, Sumit Madan, Johannes Darms, Evan Bolton, Barry Smith, Martin Hofmann-Apitius, Yongqun He and Alpha Kodamullil. CTO: a Community-Based Clinical Trial Ontology and its Applications in PubChemRDF and SCAIView.   [ slides (PDF) ]
  • Adrien Barton, Fumiaki Toyoshima and Jean-Francois Ethier. Clinical documents and their parts. [ slides (PDF) ]
  • Paul Fabry, Adrien Barton and Jean-François Ethier. QUESTO – An ontology for questionnaire.   [ slides (PDF) ]
  • Paul Fabry, Adrien Barton and Jean-Francois Ethier. An ontological representation of sex and gender information.   [ slides (PDF) ]

Session 3: 18:00 – 18:55

  • – KEYNOTE – Susan Michie. Ontologies for Behavioural Science: The Human Behaviour-Change Project.
  • Rolf Grütter and C. Maria Keet. Towards a Framework for Meaning Negotiation and Conflict Resolution in Ontology Authoring.   [ slides (PDF) ]

Session 4: 19:05 – 20:00

  • Jona Thai and Michael Gruninger. A BioSequence Ontology from Molecular Structure.   [ slides (PDF) ]
  • Georgeta Bordea, Jean Noel Nikiema, Romain Griffier, Thierry Hamon and Fleur Mougin. FIDEO: Food Interactions with Drugs Evidence Ontology.   [ slides (PDF) ]
  • Pierre Lemordant, Bernard Gibaud, Cyril Garde, Sébastien Delarche, Didier Goudet and Marc Cuggia. Ontology-based classification of radiological procedures for consistent sharing in Clinical Data Warehouses.  [ slides (PDF) ]