Interviews and News

How EBCONT uses semantics to improve business workflows

September 07, 2015 by (sponsored post)
How a software integrator can ease the editorial process, optimize production and deliver outstanding user experience by utilising technologies like MarkLogic and semantics.
Attend their talk on “How Semantics even can improve a market leading digital product and optimize it's production workflow!” on 17th of September, 14:30 @ Ceremonial Hall 1

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Do not miss!! Utilizing linked geospatial data for your enterprise

September 01, 2015 by (sponsored post)
Possibly one of the most interesting and promising outcomes of the activity surrounding the Web 2.0 evolution has been the large-scale adoption of Linked Data. Among the largest data sets are those with explicit geographic references, e.g. LinkedGeoData (2 billion triples), DBpedia (1 billion triples) and GeoNames (146 million triples).

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Call for Participation: Semantics 2015 at a Glance

August 20, 2015

Find useful information and links about the program, our satellite events and registration opportunities for SEMANTiCS 2015 -- 11th International Conference on Semantic Systems. If you want to download a .pdf-Version of this document please click here.

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How semantics empower learning innovation

August 19, 2015 by Nika Mizerski

Klaus Tochtermann is a professor at the Institute for Computer Science at Kiel University and the director of the ZBW – German National Library of Economics – Leibniz Information Centre for EconomicsThis interview provides you with a preview on his keynote. Take a look on the future of libraries and see how they can successfully position themselves beside Google.

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The future of search relies on semantic technologies

August 14, 2015 by Nika Mizerski

Peter Mika knows how search works. He is the leader of the semantic search innovation unit at Yahoo. We are very happy to welcome this very talented researcher and hands-on practicioner at SEMANTiCS 2015.

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How semantic technologies transform public administration

August 07, 2015 by Nika Mizerski

Simon Dalferth is an advisor to the directorate at the Council of the European Union for strategic developments on information and knowledge management. He is also strongly involved in the Open Data initiatives of the public body.

Simon will share his project experience as a speaker at SEMANTiCS 2015.  

Take a first look how the public administration can benefit from semantic technologies and Open Data. 

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Semantic technology in an interconnected world

July 23, 2015 by Nika Mizerski

Sam Rehman is another distinguished keynote speaker of SEMANTiCS 2015. He is currently the Chief Technology Officer of Arxan - a security provider for IT applications. Sam is a proven technology evangelist and leader with over 25 years of experience in both leading product development and professional services at such companies as EPAM Systems and Oracle.Enjoy a preview of his talk about semantics and the Internet of Things (IoT) by reading this interview.

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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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