Networked Knowledge Organization Systems

2020 NKOS Workshop

International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications 2020 (DCMI-2020) - Metadata Innovation

Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada, 14-17 September 2020

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Call for Presentations and Demos

An NKOS Workshop will take place as part of DC 2020 at Carlton University in Ottawa September 14 to 17. This proposal builds on the well-attended NKOS workshops at previous ICADL, ECDL, TPDL, JCDL, and Dublin Core DCMI conferences (please see NKOS website for details).

Important Dates
Submission deadline: Friday, May 29, 2020
Notification of acceptance: Friday, June 26, 2020

Proposals are invited for the following:

a) Presentations. Typically, 20 minutes plus discussion time, potentially longer if warranted, on work related to the themes of the workshop (see below). There is also an option for a short 5-minute Project Report Presentation.

b) Demos. Demonstration on work related to the themes of the workshop (see below)

Please email proposals (maximum 1000 words for Presentations and 500 words for Demos and Project Reports, including aims, methods, main findings and underlying work, relevance to themes of workshop) to Joseph Busch (jbusch@taxonomystrategies.com). Proposals will be peer-reviewed by the program committee. At least one presentation author needs to register for the workshop (this is a strict requirement).

After the workshop, copies of both proposals and presentations will be made available on the workshop website as well as be subject to the DCMI copyright provisions. Presentations from the workshop may be encouraged to be submitted as extended papers for a peer reviewed journal publication. Selected papers will be scheduled for a special issue of Knowledge Organization.
A selection of 2019 papers are being published as a special NKOS issue of JDIS (http://manu47.magtech.com.cn/Jwk3_jdis/EN/2096-157X/home.shtml)

Themes for the NKOS Workshop

Themes for the NKOS Workshop


Program Committee

Program Committee (Representing DCMI and ISKO societies)


NKOS (Networked Knowledge Organization Systems) is an ad hoc work group of more than 300 international experts and implementers of knowledge organization systems. NKOS is devoted to enabling knowledge organization systems/services (KOS), such as classification systems, thesauri, gazetteers, and ontologies, as networked, interactive information services to support the description and retrieval of diverse information resources through the Internet.

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