On the theme "Spatial Ontologies for e-Science", the IAOA Summer Institute 2015 is co-organized together with the Vespucci Initiative and will be held as the first week of The Vespucci Institutes 2015 in Bar Harbor, Maine, USA from June 21 to 27. With Peter Fox, Michael Gruninger, and Werner Kuhn as facilitators and its orientation fostering discussions and hands-on problem solving, this event can be expected to become as lively and inspiring as the previous editions of the Summer Institute.
From February to April, the Ontology Summit 2015 provides a forum for in-depth exchange on the "Internet of Things: Toward Smart Networked Systems and Societies". FOMI 2015, the 7th Workshop on Formal Ontologies meet Industry to happen in Berlin, Germany on August 5, is associated with this year's RuleML.
Moreover, several promising conferences and workshops in this year have already been accepted as IAOA Supported Events:
ICBO - International Conference on Biomedical Ontology in Lisbon, Portugal, July 27-30.
JOWO - Joint Ontology Workshops at the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence (IJCAI) in Buenos Aires, Argentina, July 25-31, where Episode 1: The Argentine Winter of Ontology comprises