DBpedia, an open project with an inclusive model.

Sebastian Hellmann is the Executive Director of the DBpedia Association and the Director of the Knowledge Integration and Linked Data Technologies (KILT) Competence Center at the Institute for Applied Informatics (InfAI). We had the chance to do a brief interview and ask him about DBpedia and the upcoming DBpedia Day.

Keynote speaker Nathalie Aussenac-Gilles about knowledge extraction and ontology engineering

If Knowledge Extraction and Knowledge Management are to serve people and workers, then the semantic web research has to include more cooperative principles in knowledge sharing and reuse. Keynote speaker Nathalie  Aussenac-Gilles shines her light on the matter. Read it here!

MarkLogic: multi-model NoSQL database

Stephen Buxton, Senior Director  Product Management at MarkLogic is excited to hear about the mainstreaming of semantics, made possible by an Enterprise-ready, Multi-model database (MarkLogic Server) and a rich toolset (including PoolParty). Read the article here!

Ordina - one of the first major IT companies in the Netherlands with focus on Linked Data

Marco Brattinga, thought leader linked data at premium sponsor Ordina would like Semantics 2017 to be a landmark that Linked Data is here to stay, and a starting point for a bright future for this technology as a driving force for the intelligent data-oriented organization. Read the article here!

TopQuadrant: Agile solutions for managing information


We had a brief chat with Robert Coyne (COO) and Ralph Hodgson (CTO) from SEMANTICS 2017 Gold Sponsor TopQudrant. Read full interview below about data-governance, the latest trends in this field, Robert’s and Ralph’s expectations for SEMANTICS 2017 as well as the workshop conducted by TopQuadrant!

Powerful Data Management - Semantics is Key!

Semantic Web Company’s (SWC) CFO and co-founder Martin Kaltenböck on semantic technologies, SEMANTICS 2017 and the role of SWC at this yearly event. A great overview on these topics brought to you by SEMANTICS 2017 Gold Sponsor PoolParty.

A brief talk with Utz Westermann

SEMANTICS is really proud to welcome Otto Group Senior Data Architect Utz Westermann as Keynote Speaker this year. We had the chance to do a quick interview and ask him about his current projects, challenges he faces and trends he foresees as well as his expectations for SEMANTICS 2017. Read the full length interview to find out more about SEMANTICS 2017 Keynote Speaker Utz Westermann.

Wolters Kluwer: Data, Information and Knowledge—when you have to be right

Founded and headquartered in the Netherlands, Wolters Kluwer is a global information service provider with a rich heritage of more than 180 years in innovation and technology. We are proud and honored to act as the main industry sponsor for SEMANTiCS 2017 in Amsterdam.

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.


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