Working Group on Knowledge Discovery and Management
COST Action 282
Group First Meeting in Coleraine
COST 282 WG3 Meeting in Coleraine, UK, 24-26 May 2002
The general idea of this 1st meeting of the COST 282 WG3 is to decide on how the WG should define itself in the future and what its activities should be. The main focus of the WG is intended to be in knowledge discovery and management in science, engineering, and business. As knowledge organization, usage, and evolution in these areas is increasingly a geographically distributed process, we expect that distributed computing issues are going to play a key role for this working group.
Friday, 24: Arrival of participants
As it stands, most participants won’t arrive until 1900h or later. So apart from checking in and a get-together for dinner, there is not much we can do.
Saturday, 25: Meeting
We have booked the Boardroom at the Science Park (adjacent to Coleraine University Main Building) from 9am to 6pm.
Sunday, 26: Departure of participants
For those who are not rushing to any airport very early in the morning we could try to organize a short trip to the famous Giant’s Causeway, which is only five miles down the road.
Postal Address: Science Innovation Centre
Science Research Park (see virtual image below).
Cromore Road, Coleraine
This is the first (coming from the main road) of two modern buildings of the Science Park. The Science Park is ca. 500m to the right as seen from the main entrance of the University building, although it can not actually be seen from there. We hope to collect you on Saturday morning using private cars, alternatively you could take a long walk (ca. 30-40 mins) or a cab (ca. £5.00). Otherwise taxi drivers should know where the building is.
Phone: +44-(0)28-70-324478 (work), Werner Dubitzky, Daniel Berrar
Phone: +44-(0)28-70-327683 (home), Werner Dubitzky
The Lodge Hotel
Coleraine, Co. Londonderry, BT52 1NF
Tel : +44-(0)28-70-244848
Note, you should mention when you check out that you are entitled to the University rate of £41/night (breakfast included), as opposed to the standard rate of £54. Ask for Donna, she confirmed the University rate to me. (£1.00 ~ €1.60).
They said there is the possibility of music until 12:30h on Friday and Saturday night. But hey! This is Ireland!
How final this list is we will only find out next weekend. But as things stand, most of the people below will actually be there.
Those claiming expenses from the EU COST 282 budget should not forget to bring along all filled in forms and their tickets so that we can photocopy them. Remember, there is a fixed allowance the EU pays, so we don’t need bills from the hotel/B&B. Please do check everything about the claiming procedure out well before you come here, as the procedures are quite intricate and detailed (e.g., you need the postal address details of your bank). The claims will only be processed if all participants have submitted their claims. So if one person waits with his or her claim all others have to wait too.
The link to the reimbursement forms for those entitled to reimbursement under COST is:
Go to this COST
site under menu option Documents and then the link Reimbursement
Forms. There you find the reimburement forms on the top in the different
All participants entitled to reimursement must use these forms. And those that have never been reimbursed by the EC must also supply a second form -- see bottom of page with different country formats for this form. EC is very rigorous concerning these procedures. So please provide all information asked for in these forms