Amsterdam, September 11 - 14. 2017

The annual SEMANTiCS conference is the meeting place for professionals who make semantic computing work, and understand its benefits and know its limitations. Every year, SEMANTiCS attracts information managers, IT-architects, software engineers, and researchers, from organisations ranging from NPOs, universities, public administrations to the largest companies in the world. [learn more]

Keynote Speakers

Ger Baron

Chief Technology Officer at City of Amsterdam

Nathalie Aussenac Gilles

CNRS senior researcher at Toulouse Institute of Computer Science Research

Aaron Bradley / Eamonn Glass

Senior Manager, Web Channel Strategy / Director, Online Platform Strategy

Utz Westermann

Senior Data Architect at Otto Group

Buoyancy in Data Lakes - Agile Metadata Management in Hadoop Data Warehouses at Otto Group

Miel Hostens

Data Scientist at Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health


A brief talk with Joe Pairman

Read about our brief talk with Joe Pairman, Consulting Lead at Mekon LTD in Sutton, United Kingdom and invited industry speaker at the conference.

A brief talk with John Walker

We had a brief talk with John Walker from our gold sponsor Semaku.

A brief talk with Jan Voskuil

We had a brief talk with Jan Voskuil, cofounder and CEO of Taxonic and its recent spin-off, OntoPharma. Read all about it here!

A brief talk with Enno Meijers

Enno Meijers works as an information manager at the National Library of the Netherlands and an invited industry speaker at Semantics. We had a brief talk with him, read it here!

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Organized by

Institute for Applied Informatics
St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences
Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

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Location & Contact

Theater de Meervaart
Meer en Vaart 300
1068 LE Amsterdam, Netherlands

VU University Amsterdam
Faculty of Sciences
Department of Computer Science     
De Boelelaan 1081 
NL-1081 HV Amsterdam 
The Netherlands