Interviews and News

Why Big Data requires non-relational databases

July 16, 2015 by Nika Mizerski

Stephen Buxton is director of  product management at MarkLogic, a pioneer in non-relational enterprise databases. How companies can profit from Big Data will be an important question at SEMANTiCS 2015. NoSQL databases are essential to make data work.

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Semantic technology at the cross-section of academia & business

July 08, 2015 by Nika Mizerski

The SEMANTiCS 2015 team is happy to announce that Mike Doane will join the conference and  talk about one of the most exciting, but also sensitive ongoing semantics projects. He is currently advising public bodies in the US how to integrate semantics into their video data, which is generated through public surveillance activities.


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How semantic technologies support the global renewable energy community

June 18, 2015 by Nika Mizerski

Florian Bauer is the COO and Director “Open Knowledge” of REEEP - a global NGO in the nenewable energy sector. The organization is highly involved in connecting existing data, information and knowledge in this field. By applying semantic technologies, REEEP is establishing industry standards and initiating global knowledge sharing.

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Fabian Heinemann

Semantic Insights: Data Science in the Pharma Industry

June 12, 2015 by Nika Mizerski

We are happy to introduce another speaker at SEMANTiCS 2015. Fabian Heinemann from Roche will share his professional insights on semantic technologies in the pharma sector. Gain a first impression on his talk in this interview conducted by Nika Mizerski. 

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Ruben Verborgh

3 plus 1 Feature #3: Ruben Verborgh

June 11, 2015

Ruben Verborgh is a researcher in semantic hypermedia at Ghent University – iMinds, Belgium, where he obtained his PhD in Computer Science in 2014. He explores the connection between Semantic Web technologies and the Web's architectural properties, with the ultimate goal of building more intelligent clients. 


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3 plus 1 Feature #2: Anna Fensel

May 28, 2015 by Stefan Summesberger

Semantics Conference chair member Anna Fensel is Senior Assistant Professor, Head of Research Unit at STI Innsbruck, University of Innsbruck, Austria. She is an author of ca. 80 refereed publications in books, international journals, conference and workshop proceedings. Read about her industry background and how she draws inspiration from the satellite events which will accompany this year’s Semantics Conference in Vienna.

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Deadline Extension: Research and Innovation Track

May 22, 2015

Due to many requests we decided to extend the submission deadline by *2 weeks*.  The updated schedule is now as follows:

* Abstract submission: June 5th
* Bidding (for preferred papers) starts June 6th
* Bidding (for preferred papers) ends June 11th
* Paper submission:  June 12th

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Tassilo Pellegrini

3 plus 1 Feature #1: Tassilo Pellegrini

May 14, 2015 by Stefan Summesberger

Semantics Conference co-founder and chair member Tassilo Pellegrini took the time to participate in a 3 plus 1 Mini-Interview. Read about his first encounters with semantic webs in the late 90s, how he bridges gaps between academic and industrial world and how his passion for semantic technologies and artificial intelligence is accompanied by a healthy portion of scepticism.

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Semantics Conference Vienna 2015 Important Dates Social Grafic

Important Dates - Semantics Conference Vienna 2015

May 11, 2015 by Stefan Summesberger

Call for Research & Innovation Papers:

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Linked Data Award - submission is open

April 17, 2015 by Thomas Thurner

The European Linked Data Contest awards prizes to stories, products, projects or persons presenting novel and innovative projects, products and industry implementations involving linked data.

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