5. Konferenz
Professionelles Wissensmanagement
Erfahrungen und Visionen
25.-27.03.2009 in Solothurn

PKM2009 - 1st Workshop on Personal Knowledge Management (PKM)

Knowledge Management (KM) deals with creating and exchanging knowledge within groups of persons in organisational contexts. The potentials and needs of the individual are often not in the focus of KM efforts, although obviously the individual as knowledge bearer, -user and -creator is naturally the most essential element of knowledge management. The main goal of PKM is make the individual more productive - and thereby also the organisation as a whole.
PKM investigates the use of methods and tools to amplify the abilities of the individual to knowledge worker.

Typical tasks of knowledge work include recalling previously learned knowledge faster (or at all) when it is required, modelling personal knowledge and beliefs with external modeling tools to derive new insights, and dealing with large quantities or with high complexity. Typical management problems in PKM are e.g. time and task management, matching work habits with fluctuations of personal productivity, investing time into personal learning and PKM improvements but also keeping the work-life balance.

Research questions are: How can an individual effectively and efficiently use external tools to tackle these challenges? How can the individual support, structure and improve his personal knowledge management? How can the conflict between personal goals (e.g. motivation) and the goals of an organisation (e.g. efficient knowledge sharing, productivity) be tackled or even resolved?.

Topics of Interest

Accepted Papers


Session I (Thursday, 26.03.2009)
14:00 - 15:30 Brief Welcome
Introduction of Participants
Towards Ontology-based Information Extraction and Annotation of Paper Documents for Personalized Knowledge Acquisition Benjamin Adrian, Heiko Maus, Malte Kiesel and Andreas Dengel
Evaluating Personal Information Management Behaviour using Markov Models David Elsweiler, Stefan Mandl and Leif Azzopardi
A Paper-based Technology for Personal Knowledge Management Kinga Schumacher, Marcus Liwicki and Andreas Dengel
Personal Knowledge Models for More Productive Knowledge Workers Max Völkel
Session II (Thursday, 26.03.2009)
16:00 - 17:30 Personal Knowledge Mapping with Semantic Web Technologies Matthias Hert, Gerald Reif and Harald Gall
Architecture Framework for Higher-Level Activity Support Using Multiple Functional Workspaces on the Desktop Olaf Grebner
Persönliches Wissensmanagement als Management der Metakognition Richard Pircher
Artificial Memory - Eine kurze Einführung in Struktur, Aufgaben und Erfolgskennzahlen Lars Ludwig
Position statements of participants without papers (ca. 2 minutes per participant)
Discussion and Informal Tool Demo Session - bring PKM tools You wrote or use!
Session III (Friday, 27.03.2009)
09:30 - 11:00 Invited Talk: "Liquid Browsing in Personal Data Spaces" Carsten Waldeck, designer, inventor and entrepreneur (Liquiverse GmbH)
Team-work in five teams
Session IV (Friday, 27.03.2009)
11:30 - 13:00 Team-work in five teams (continued)
Presentation of results
Closing remarks
PKM workshop lunch - (participants MAY come)

Workshop Organisation

Program Committee

Prof. Marco Bettoni-de Vries, Fernfachhochschule Schweiz (CH)
Dr. Ernst Biesalski, EnBW AG, Karlsruhe (D)
Magdalena Böttger, netvibes.com, München (D)
Lilia Efimova, Telematica Instituut, Enschede (NL)
Ludger van Elst, DFKI GmbH Kaiserslautern (D)
Anja Flicker, Reinisch GmbH Karlsruhe, (D)
Prof. Dr. Stefan Güldenberg, WU Wien (A) confirmation pending
Dr. Siegfried Handschuh, DERI Galway (IE)
Prof. Dr. Martin Eppler, Universität Lugano (CH)
Dr. Claudia Müller, Universität Potsdam (D)
Dr. Eyal Oren, VU Amsterdam (NL) confirmation pending
Dr. Uwe Riss, SAP Research, CEC Karlsruhe (D)
Martin Roell, Dresden (D)
Leo Sauermann, DFKI GmbH, Kaiserslautern (D)
Swaran Sandhu, Universität Luzern (CH) confirmation pending
Dr. Sigmar-Olaf Tergan, ex Institut für Wissensmedien, Tübingen (D)
Denny Vrandecic, Institut AIFB, Universität Karlsruhe (D)
Dr. Reinhard Willfort, innovation (AT)
Ton Zijlstra, independent consultant, Enschede (NL)

Further Information

For further information visit http://personalknowledge.org
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