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TOTh 2015 workshop "Terminology and Standards" in Luxembourg on 3 December 2015

TermCoord (the Terminology Coordination Unit of the European Parliament) will arrange the TOTh 2015 workshop in Luxembourg on 3 December 2015. The theme of the workshop is "Terminology and Standards", and it will focus on terminology and its standards in the changing information society.

In addition to standards on terminology the workshop will also address topics such as applications that employ a terminological approach (e.g.

Conference on terminology in Helsinki 29th & 30th October

The Bank of Finnish Terminology in Arts and Sciences ( is organizing a conference on terminology in Helsinki from 29th to 30th October. The conference is called Crossing Borders and focuses on terminological resources and open science. The event celebrates the first five years of the term bank.

Registration for the conference is open until 20th October.

New material in the Finnish IT Terminology 7/2015


New and updated concepts:

Updated AFO ontology published

The Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke), Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), Helsinki University Library / Viikki Campus Library and The Finnish Terminology Centre have updated and expanded the Agriculture and Forestry Ontology AFO. The expanded version of the ontology has now been published in the Finto ontology service.

When Luke was founded in 2015, it was apparent that a common ontology was needed for Luke and SYKE's information management purposes.


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