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Public symposium of the BioHackathon 2012 will be held at Toyama International Conference Center on Sep 2.

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9:00 Registration opens

09:30 Opening remarks

 Michio Oishi  Welcome address
 Toshiaki Katayama Introduction to the NBDC/DBCLS BioHackathon 2012
 Yasunori Yamamoto Building Data - Activities in DBCLS concerning Linked Data

10:00 Invited talks

 Michel Dumontier Knowledge Discovery using an Integrated Semantic Web
 Jerven Bolleman SPARQLing datastars in the biological cloud
 Kevin Cohen Natural language processing and standardization and interoperability of databases
 Joachim Baran opacmo: a fully automated and scalable text-mining pipeline, and its application to PubMed Central open-access publications
 René Ranzinger Developments in Glyco-Bioinformatics
 Pier Luigi Buttigieg Introducing the Environment Ontology: A community tool for semantically controlled environmental description

12:00 Group photo