First Conference to Promote Next Generation of Transparent AI in the US

January 09, 2020 by Danilo de Oliveira Pereira

VIENNA / AUSTIN, 9 January 2020 – The first edition of SEMANTiCS Conference to take place in the United States was announced today by Semantic Web Company and its partner Enterprise Knowledge.

The conference will provide best practices and real-life case studies of companies using semantics to build artificial intelligence solutions that matter to their business. With the ultimate goal of advocating for AI that people can trust, the conference will be held in Austin, Texas, April 21-23. 

SEMANTiCS has been the leading European conference for semantic technologies and AI for 15 years. Its  first edition in the US will focus on providing practical case studies and guidance to participants on how to benefit from Semantic AI. The conference will cover topics such as Explainable AI, Knowledge Graphs, Semantic Technologies, and Data Governance. A number of renowned experts will speak at the conference, including the following highlights:

  • Aaron Bradley, Senior Manager for Web Channel Strategy at Electronic Arts.
  • Ivo Willems, Business Transformation and Information Technology Executive at Fluor.
  • Amit Sheth, Founding Director of the Artificial Intelligence Institute and Professor of Computer Science & Engineering at the University of South Carolina.
  • Ruben Verborgh, Technology Advocate for Inrupt.

Andreas Blumauer, CEO of the Semantic Web Company,  is excited: “Now that SEMANTiCS has become such a big success in Europe, it is finally time to take it to the US. We will bring together experts in Graph, AI and Semantics technologies to create a platform for exchanging experiences, best practices, new ideas and innovations.”

Joe Hilger, CIO of Enterprise Knowledge, added: “We have fantastic speakers joining the conference. It will be a great opportunity for people to engage with some of the leading experts and business stakeholders in the field and learn more about Knowledge Graphs and Explainable AI.”

More information can be found SEMANTiCS 2020 can be found here:

Date                    April 21-23, 2020
Venue                 Austin TX, Thompson Conference Center (Workshops) and AT&T Conference Center (Talks)
Program            April 21: Workshops, April 22-23: Talks and Exhibition
Tickets                from $500
Sponsoring       Premium $9,900, Gold $6,750, Silver $3,750,  Bronce $1,500

About Semantics Conference Series                    

SEMANTiCS is an established knowledge hub where technology professionals, industry experts, researchers and decision makers can learn about new technologies, innovations and enterprise implementations in the fields of Knowledge Graphs, Linked Data and Semantic AI. Founded in 2005 the SEMANTiCS is the only European conference at the intersection of research and industry. In 2020 the SEMANTICS will be held in Austin, TX in April and in Amsterdam, NL in September.    

About Semantic Web Company

A leading provider in graph-based metadata, search, and analytic solutions, Semantic Web Company helps global 500 customers manage corporate knowledge models, extract useful knowledge from big data sets and integrate both structured and unstructured data to recommend evolved strategies for organizing information at scale. Founded in 2004,  the Semantic Web Company is the vendor of PoolParty Semantic Suite ( and was named on KMWorld’s 2016 until 2019 prestigious list of “100 Companies that Matter in Knowledge Management.” The company has recently been added to Gartner's Magic Quadrant of Metadata Management Solutions in the category Visionary. Andreas Blumauer, founder and CEO has been nominated to the Forbes Technology Council

Contact information:

Semantic Web Company GmbH

Sylvia Kleimann

Director Marketing

Neubaugasse 1/ Top8
1070 Vienna


About EK

Enterprise Knowledge (EK) is a services firm that integrates Knowledge Management, Information Management, Information Technology, and Agile Approaches to deliver comprehensive solutions. Our mission is to form true partnerships with our clients, listening and collaborating to create tailored, practical, and results-oriented solutions that enable them to thrive and adapt to changing needs.

Contact information:

Enterprise Knowledge LLC
Madison Jaronski

3100 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 300
Arlington, VA 22201