Vienna, September 15-17, 2015

The annual SEMANTiCS conference is the meeting place for professionals who make semantic computing work, and understand its benefits and know its limitations. Every year, SEMANTiCS attracts information managers, IT-architects, software engineers, and researchers, from organisations ranging from NPOs, universities, public administrations to the largest companies in the world. [learn more]


3 plus 1 Feature #2: Anna Fensel

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.

Deadline Extension: Research and Innovation Track

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

Tassilo Pellegrini

3 plus 1 Feature #1: Tassilo Pellegrini

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.

Linked Data Award - submission is open

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.

Keynote Speakers

Ulrike Huemer, CIO City of Vienna

Ulrike Huemer

CIO City of Vienna

Address of welcome

Peter Mika

Director, Semantic Search, Yahoo Labs

Semantic Search at Yahoo

Jeanne Holm

Chief Knowledge Architect at NASA

Data Mining for Good: How Linked Data is Transforming Cities

Sam Rehman

Chief Technology Officer

Internet of Things and Semantic: Model both the real and virtual world

Oscar Corcho

Associate Professor

Slow-cooked data and APIs in the world of Big Data: the view from a city perspective

Klaus Tochtermann


Evolution of Semantic Technologies in Scientific Libraries

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Institute for Applied Informatics

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St. Pölten University of Applied Sciences
Institute for Applied Informatics
Gesellschaft für Wissensmanagement

Contact & Location

Welthandelsplatz 1
1020 Vienna, Austria

Dr. Jürgen Umbrich
WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business)
Department of Informations Systems and Operations
Institute for Information Business
Building D2, 1st Floor
Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna, Austria

fon: +43-1-31336/5259
fax: +43-1-31336/905259