Founded in April 2009, IAOA is a non-profit, open association with the purpose of promoting interdisciplinary research and international collaboration at the intersection of philosophical ontology, linguistics, logic, cognitive science, and computer science, as well as in the applications of ontological analysis to conceptual modeling, knowledge engineering, knowledge management, information-systems development, library and information science, scientific research and semantic technologies in general.
IAOA is open to all individuals and institutions who share its goals.
For the statute, list of activities, membership, mailing list and other information, please visit http://www.iaoa.org
On behalf of the (provisional) Executive Council for the IAOA
Paul Buitelaar DERI, National University of Ireland, Galway