“FOMI is an international forum where academic researchers and industrial practitioners meet to analyse and discuss application issues related to methods, theories, tools and applications based on formal ontologies.


Conference Topics
The following is not an exhaustive list.

Problems in ontology application:

practical issues in using ontologies in the enterprise
real cases of successful/unsuccessful use of ontology in business
from legacy systems to the new ontology-driven systems
ontology evaluation
ontology for learning organizations
ontology for business processes and practices
enterprise modeling and business models
ontology for service science and service values

Ontology and knowledge management:

ontology and ontological methodologies in knowledge management
adaptation of ontologies for companies and organizations
ontology interoperability
ontology development and change within organizations
ontology effectiveness and evaluation
ontology-driven representation of products, services, functionalities, design, processes
ontologies for the know-how
ontologies for corporate knowledge
linguistic representation in organizational knowledge
ontology based content creation

Ontology in practice:

ontologies for electronic catalogues, e-commerce, e-government
ontologies for marketing
ontologies for finance
ontologies for medical sciences
ontologies for engineering
ontologies for public administration
copyright and privacy issues in ontology based systems

Submissions and important dates

The papers should be submitted to EasyChair

Deadline for paper submissions: 13 April, 2015
Notification of acceptance: 10 May, 2015
Camera ready submission: 25 May 2015
Conference Registration: TBA
Workshop: 5 August, 2015

Submission guidelines
The proceedings will be published as a volume in Springer’s LNBIP series. Submitted papers must not exceed 12 pages (including the bibliography) and include an abstract of no more than 150 words. Papers should be prepared in accordance with the “Information for LNBIP Authors” guidelines found at http://www.springer.com/series/7911. Papers should be submitted non-anonymously to EasyChair at https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=fomi2015. “