Call for Industry & Use Case Presentations

For 15 years, the SEMANTiCS conference has served as the leading European conference on Semantic Technologies and AI. Researchers, industry experts and business leaders have attended the conference to learn about the latest trends in the fields of Machine Learning, Data Science, Linked Data, and Natural Language Processing.

Call is open until January 10, 2020.

Now, the event is coming to the United States to further extend the learning, networking, and collaboration opportunities. The inaugural SEMANTiCS US will be held in Austin, TX, April 21-23, 2020. SEMANTiCS US will offer simultaneous tracks to engage any level of interest and experience, ranging from novice to expert. Throughout it all, the focus will be on delivering real-world case studies and practical guidance, ensuring the conference will yield immediately actionable advice and learning for all attendees.

How to submit your proposal to speak

To participate in Semantics US 2020 as a speaker, please post your submission no later than January 10th.

Call is closed!

Submissions must include a proposed title and description of the session, speakers’ and co-presenter’s name/s and full contact information, a few sentences of biographical information relating the speaker to the topic. All submissions will be reviewed by the Organizing/Review Committee and notification regarding acceptance will be made in January.


Every submission will be reviewed by the Program Committee. We will inform all presenters as to whether they have been selected. We will provide accepted presenters with detailed information on their speaking slot, conference information and pre-conference requirements. Please do not hesitate to contact us with additional questions regarding the submission process or selection process at

This year's topics

Semantics 2020 is seeking proposals for 45-minute conference sessions on the following topics

Data & Advanced Analytics Ontology to Ontology Mapping
Data Portals & Knowledge Visualization RDF and Property Graphs
Data Quality Management Semantic Application Design
Data Strategies & Governance, Business Models Semantic Artificial Intelligence
Deep Learning Semantic Digital Asset Management
Enterprise Linked Data & Data Integration Semantic Information Management
Knowledge Discovery & Semantic Search Semantics and Development Methodologies
Knowledge Graphs Semantics on the Web &
Machine Learning Smart Assistants and Recommender Systems
Natural Language Processing Smart Connectivity & Interlinking
Ontology Design and Management Taxonomy, Thesaurus & Ontology Management


  • Conference Chair: Joe Hilger (Enterprise Knowledge, LLC)
  • Local Host: Juan Sequeda (
  • Conference Advisor: Andreas Blumauer (Semantic Web Company)
  • Conference Advisor: Aaron Bradley (Electronic Arts, Inc)
  • Conference Advisor: Alan Morrison (PwC)
  • Conference Advisor:  Amit Sheth (University of South Carolina, Artificial Intelligence Center)
  • Contents Strategist: Kurt Cagle (Contributing Writer at Forbes Magazine - Cognitive World)

Our Semantics Reviewer Board will be announced soon!