July 17 to September 20, 2023

FOIS 2023

About FOIS 2023

The first part of this 13th edition of the International Conference on Formal Ontology in Information Systems, FOIS 2023, will be held on site in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada from July 17 to 20, 2023. The second part will occur online from September 18 to 20, 2023.

The conference will follow the Interdisciplinary School on Applied Ontology (ISAO 2023) that will take place 10-14 July, 2023. Both events will occur on the main campus of the Université de Sherbooke.

FOIS is the flagship conference of the International Association for Ontology and its Applications (IAOA), which is a non-profit organization aiming to promote interdisciplinary research and international collaboration in the area of formal ontology. The FOIS conference is a meeting point for researchers from all disciplines with an interest in formal ontology in addition to encouraging submission of new and high-quality articles on both theoretical issues and concrete applications. FOIS 2023 will have distinct tracks for foundational issues, ontology applications and methods, and domain ontologies.

About FOIS 2023


  • IAOA
  • UdeS
  • IOS Press


  • Le Siboire Dépôt
  • Café Géogène


Université de Sherbrooke

2500, Boulevard de l'Université Sherbrooke, QC Canada, J1K 2R1

Registration period

April 21, 2023 - 12:00 until September 20, 2023 - 05:00

Contact us

If you have any questions, please contact fois.2023@usherbrooke.ca .

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