NCBO User Group

The NCBO User Group provides a forum for demonstration of NCBO technology such as BioPortal and the NCBO Web services. Sessions will also include presentations by developers who are using NCBO technology within their project in order to disseminate how NCBO technology is being used to enable semantically-aware software.

Subscribe to the NCBO Announce mailing list to be notified of meeting schedules.

In addition to these scheduled teleconferences, questions on how use BioPortal and the NCBO Web services can be sent to

Meeting Dates and Topics:

- September 26 - Ontology Recommender and access control to ontologies

- July 25 - BioMixer

- June 27 - BioPortal Ontology Notes

- May 25 - Annotator Excel Add-in, BioPortal Ontology Notes, and the Resource Index

WebEx Details:

Meeting information
Go to

Meeting Number: 499 478 073
Meeting Password: ncbo

Audio conference information
To receive a call back, provide your phone number when you join the meeting, or call the number below and enter the access code.
Call-in toll number (US/Canada): 1-650-429-3300
Global call-in numbers:

Access code:499 478 073

To check whether you have the appropriate players installed for UCF (Universal Communications Format) rich media files, go to

See video recordings of past user group sessions.

Use BioPortal!

If you have any questions or need more information about BioPortal, see our page about BioPortal, view the BioPortal poster, or email