DASI '06: Bertinoro PhD School on Data and Service Integration  

December  10 - 15, 2006
University Residential Centre of Bertinoro
Bertinoro (Forlì), Italy

[ What the School is About
| Important Dates
| Location and Travel Info
| Registration Fees
| Organization
| Sponsorship
| Program 
| Material
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What the School is About

The school focused on several themes of cutting-edge research in the area of data exchange, data integration and web service modeling and composition. The school format fostered close interaction between students and lecturers who worked together and discussed open problems of contemporary research. Grants were available under the Leonardo Melandri program (see application form).


For more information, refer to the Program.

Important Dates

Application form to be sent to lenzerini[at]dis.uniroma1.it by : October 5, 2006 
Notification: October 20, 2006
Participants have to confirm within: November 5, 2006
Arrival: December 10, 2006 (Sunday afternoon)
Departure: December 15, 2006 (Friday afternoon)

The School took place from Monday morning to Friday early afternoon (included).

Location and Travel info

The School was held at the University Residential Centre of Bertinoro, located in the medieval hilltop town of Bertinoro. The town of Bertinoro is in the Emilia Romagna region, and it is about 50km east of Bologna (see the map). Bertinoro is picturesque, with many narrow streets and walkways winding around the central peak.  It is also close to several beautiful cities like for example Ravenna and Republic of San Marino. The University Residential Centre of Bertinoro is an ex-Episcopal fortress that has been converted by the University of Bologna into a modern conference centre.

Bertinoro can be easily reached by train or by taxi from Bologna (see detailed travel information). Detailed information on train connections can be found at the official site of trenitalia.

Registration Fees

Registration fees covered food and lodging costs for the period December 10-15 September: 5 nights staying, full board (dinner of December 10 and lunch of December 15, 2006 included). The accommodation can be: (a) in double room (to be shared with another participant), for a registration fee of 650 euro; (b) in single room, for a registration fee of 750 euro. Grants were available under the Leonardo Melandri program (see application form).

The School had a maximum limit on the number of attendees, which was set to 40.



Local Organizers


The event is sponsored by:


DIS (Dipartimento di Informatica e Sistemistica, University of Rome "La Sapienza")

TOCAI.IT (Tecnologie Orientate alla Conoscenza per Aggregazioni di Imprese su Internet)




Program of the School