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

Utz Westermann

Senior Data Architect at Otto Group

Miel Hostens

Data Scientist at Department of Reproduction, Obstetrics and Herd Health


A brief talk with Laura Hollink

We had a brief talk with Laura Hollink, data science chair at SEMANTiCS2017 and a researcher in the Information Access research group at CWI, the Netherlands' national research institute for mathematics and computer science. Read here what she has to say!

A brief talk with Erwin Folmer and Alwin Sixma

The Dutch platform for Linked Data (PLDN) is media partner for Semantics 2017. Former chair Erwin Folmer and current community manager Alwin Sixma share their experiences. Read all about it here!

A brief talk with Bernhard Haslhofer

Bernhard Haslhofer is a Data Science Chair at Semantics 2017. He's looking forward to the Data Science Track which premieres this year. Bernhard is especially curious about all submissions that...

A brief talk with Christian Dirschl

We had another interesting talk with a Semantic Web expert: Christian Dirschl. Read all about it here!

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Organized by

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

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