[tdwg] Taxonomy Boot Camp: November 2 - 3, 2015

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*Taxonomy Boot Camp *
*Sharing Solutions: Taxonomy Across Boundaries*

*Event URL:* http://www.taxonomybootcamp.com/2015/
*Dates: *November 2 - 3, 2015
*Where: *JW Marriott Washington DC • Washington, DC

Taxonomies are powerful tools used by a wide range of professionals, from
marketers to data scientists, for solving diverse problems from navigation
to product information management. This year’s Taxonomy Boot Camp
<http://www.taxonomybootcamp.com/2015/> is about highlighting taxonomy's
many faces and sharing practical solutions in different real-world

Taxonomy Boot Camp <http://www.taxonomybootcamp.com/2015/> is the only
conference dedicated to exploring the successes, challenges, products, and
development of taxonomies. Share your experiences, knowledge, and work with
taxonomies, ontologies, folksonomies, content labeling systems, and other
mechanisms for organizing information at this one-of-a-kind boutique
learning and networking event.

*Topics include but are not limited to:*

   - Taxonomy/ontology modeling and development best practices
   - Taxonomy governance & adoption
   - Techniques for maintaining taxonomies (analytics, testing, etc.)
   - Information architecture and user experience (navigation, content
   publishing, etc.)
   - Metadata modeling and management (role of taxonomy)
   - Auto-categorization and other tagging techniques
   - Taxonomy management/development software selection and use
   - Working collaboratively with stakeholders, content and IT teams
   - User research & usability
   - Implementation of taxonomies and metadata in specific content
   management applications (including DAM, CMS, SharePoint, etc.)
   - Getting buy-in and proving ROI of taxonomy
   - Big data & big taxonomies – dealing with volume
   - Linked data, ontologies, semantic technology
   - Managing multi-lingual vocabularies

To participate in Taxonomy Boot Camp <http://www.taxonomybootcamp.com/2015/> as
a possible speaker, or to suggest a speaker, please submit your proposal no
later than March 27, 2015.

Submit your speaking proposal now
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