The Seminar

To celebrate the occasion of the PhD defense “Quality of Semantic Standards” by Erwin Folmer, a preceding seminar has been organized by TNO, University of Twente and CTIT. Many experts, already present this day for the PhD defense, talked about their perspectives during this seminar. Directly after the seminar the PhD defense took place. The seminar was held on April 5th 2012, and was attended by about 120 people.

Seminar Quality of Semantic Standards

Below you will find the program and the presentations used.

12:00 – 12:10 Opening and Introduction by prof.dr. Jos van Hillegersberg (University of Twente)
12:10 – 12:50 Different scientific perspectives on the topic      
12:50 – 13:15 Interoperability, a perspective from the Staffing Industry by ir. Hans Wanders (CIO Randstad)

13:15 – 13:45 Panel “Standards for Competiveness” Panel members include the healthcare, waste management and flexible staffing domains:

  • prof.dr. Robert Stegwee, University of Twente and chairman HL7 Netherlands
  • drs. Michiel Westerhoff, Strategy Manager Circulus and chairman STOSAG
  • ir. Hans Wanders, CIO Randstad and chairman SETU
  • prof.dr. Sjaak Brinkkemper, Utrecht University

13:45 – 14:00 Closing Talk: SemanticInteroperability and Future Internet Use by Erik Fledderus (Technical University of Eindhoven and TNO)