Vienna, September 16-17, 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: Christian Dirschl

Christian Dirschl (Chief Content Architect / Wolters Kluwer Germany) is responsible for the content structures, metadata, taxonomies, and thesauri within Wolters Kluwer Germany. He manages text mining and automatic topical classification projects.

Call for Participation: Semantics 2015 at a Glance

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.

How semantics empower learning innovation

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.

The future of search relies on semantic technologies

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.

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

Contact & Location

Welthandelsplatz 1
1020 Vienna, Austria

Michaela Matauschek
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

fax: +43-1-31336/905259