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  • Additional Satellite Events in an extra schedule.
  • Each session has 2 or 3 presentations of 30 minutes.
  • Posters and Demos will be displayed in all breaks in the Forum of the LLC building. Particularly, the presenters will be present in the break directly following the programme session containing the "Poster Flashlight" talk for the respective Poster & Demo, please check the program details for this.
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  LC Ceremonial hall 1
09:00 - 10:30
Opening: Edeltraud Hannapi-Egger (rector elect, WU)
Welcome Address: Ulrike Huemer (Stadt Wien)
Chairs & Organizers: Axel Polleres , Martin Kaltenböck and Tassilo Pellegrini
Keynote: Jeanne Holm
Data Mining for Good: How Linked Data is Transforming Cities
  Chair: Martin Kaltenböck
10:30 - 11:00 COFFEE BREAK
  LC Ceremonial hall 1 LC Ceremonial hall 2 LC Club D2 Works. 1 D2 Works. 2
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11:00 - 12:00
Session 1.1 Session 1.2 Session 1.3 Session 1.4 Session 1.5
Knowledge Discovery & Search Media, Publishing & Advertising Public Administration Pharma & Life Sciences Hands on Presentations hosted by GfWM
Chair: Vadim Savenkov Chair: Tassilo Pellegrini Chair: Martin Kaltenböck Chair: Ratnesh Sahay Chair: Elisabeth Petracs and Ute John
Andreas Blumauer, Semantic Web Company

A Five-Star Rating System for Semantic Search
Jaana Takis, Aqm Saiful Islam, Christoph Lange and Sören Auer, University of Bonn & Fraunhofer IAIS

Crowdsourced Semantic Annotation of Scientific Publications and Tabular Data in PDF
Simon Dalferth, Council of the EU

The votes of the EU Council and beyond. Bringing semantic technologies to the General Secretariat of the EU Council
Heiner Oberkampf, OSTHUS GmbH

Semantics for Integrated Analytical Laboratory Processes – the Allotrope Perspective
Dieter Weitz, GfWM

How can Semantics and Knowledge Management methodologies benefit from each other
Aleksandar Kapisoda, Boehringer Ingelheim

The semantic approach for tracking scientific publications
David Kuilman, Elsevier

A Content Model for Elsevier Optimized Learning Suite
Miroslav Liska (Marek Šurek), Datalan, a.s.

Toward Government Linked Data: A Slovak Case
Carlo Trugenberger, InfoCodex AG

Scientific Discovery by Machine Intelligence: A New Avenue fro Drug Research
  Poster Flashlight: Lukas Sikorski, Michael Dembach and Rudolf Ruland, Fraunhofer FKIE, Fraunhofer FIT

EnArgus – Ontology Based Search
Poster Flashlight: Dominik Filipiak, Krzysztof Wecel and Agata Filipowska, Department of Information Systems, Poznan University of Economics

Semantic Annotation to Support Description of the Art Market
Poster Flashlight: Vojtěch Svátek, Patrik Kompuš, Marek Dudas, Martin Nečaský and Jakub Klimek, University of Economics Prague, Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Technical University in Prague

Procurement Notice Enrichment using Product Ontologies
Poster Flashlight: Barbara Kapourani, Eleni Fotopoulou, Anastasios Zafeiropoulos, Dimitris Papaspyros, Spyros Mouzakitis and Sotiris Koussouris, National Technical University of Athens, DSS Lab

Linked Data Analytics for Business Intelligence SMEs: A Pilot Case in the Pharmaceutical Sector
  Poster Flashlight: Alex Olieman, Jaap Kamps and Rosa Merino Claros, University of Amsterdam

LocLinkVis: A Geographic Information Retrieval-Based System for Large-Scale Exploratory Search
Poster Flashlight: Robert David, Vienna University of Technology

Semantic Content Description for the Visual Arts
12:00 - 13:30 LUNCH BREAK
  LC Ceremonial hall 1
13:30 - 14:30
Keynote: Sam Rehman
Internet of Things and Semantic: Model both the real and virtual world
Chair: Christian Dirschl
  LC Ceremonial hall 1 LC Ceremonial hall 2 LC Club D2 Works. 1 D2 Works. 2
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14:30 - 16:00
Session 2.1 Session 2.2 Session 2.3 Session 2.4 Session 2.5
Streams and CEP Public Administration Metadata and Catalogs Reasoning Hands on Presentations hosted by GfWM
Chair: Josiane Xavier Parreira Chair: Tassilo Pellegrini Chair: Jürgen Umbrich Chair: Axel Polleres Elisabeth Petracs and Ute John
Tudor B. Ionescu, Siemens Austria AG

Architecting Semantic Process Mining-Driven Optimization and Adaptation of Business Workflows for the Mobility Industry
Mike Doane, Gravity Zero

Using Semantics to Enhance Bodyworn Camera Video for Law Enforcement
Vera Meister (Jonas Jetschni), University of Applied Sciences Brandenburg

Development of a Semantic IT Service Catalog in a German Public Organization
Paul Warren, Paul Mulholland, Trevor Collins and Enrico Motta, Knowledge Media Institute, Open University, U.K.

Making Sense of Description Logics -- Paul Warren, Paul Mulholland, Trevor Collins and Enrico Motta
Florian Bauer, REEEP

Using open data thesauri to connect climate platforms
  Alexandra La Fleur, Adrian Paschke and Kia Teymourian, Freie Universität Berlin

Complex Event Extraction from Real-Time News Streams
Roland Fleischhacker (Sonja Kabicher-Fuchs), DEEPSEARCH GmbH

Using semantic technologies to identify the concerns of a caller in a big contact center of Stadt Wien – Wiener Wohnen
David Baehrens, Averbis GmbH

Large-Scale Patent Classification at the European Patent Office
Georgios Santipantakis, Konstantinos Kotis and George Vouros, University of Piraeus, Dept. of Digital Systems

Accessing and Reasoning with Data from Disparate Data Sources Using Modular Ontologies and OBDA
  Hoan Nguyen Mau Quoc and Danh Le Phuoc, Insight Centre for Data Analytics, National University of Ireland, Galway

An elastic and scalable spatiotemporal query processing for linked sensor data
Hans-Christian Schmitz, Fraunhofer Institute for Communication, Information Processing and Ergonomics FKIE

The MIP Information Model
Ba Lam Do, Tuan Dat Trinh, Peb Ruswono Aryan, Peter Wetz, Elmar Kiesling and A Min Tjoa, Vienna University of Technology

Toward a Statistical Data Integration environment - the Role of Semantic Metadata
Thomas Bosch, Erman Acar, Andreas Nolle and Kai Eckert, University of Mannheim

The Role of Reasoning for RDF Validation
Interactive session: See a demo and experience first-hand our Knowledgecafe!
    Poster Flashlight: Alex Olieman, Jaap Kamps, Maarten Marx and Arjan Nusselder, University of Amsterdam

A Hybrid Approach to Domain-Specific Entity Linking
Poster Flashlight: Peter Schüller and Mishal Kazmi, Marmara University, Sabanci University

Using Semantic Web Resources for Solving Winograd Schemas: Sculptures, Shelves, Envy, and Success
16:00 - 16:30 COFFEE BREAK
  LC Ceremonial hall 1 LC Ceremonial hall 2 LC Club D2 Works. 1 D2 Works. 2
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16:30 - 17:30
Session 3.1 Session 3.2 Session 3.3 Session 3.4 Session 3.5
Stores and Warehouses Data Life Cycle Semantics in production and e-commerce Semantic Knowledge Base Hands on Presentations hosted by GfWM
Chair: Danh Le Phuoc Chair: Adrian Pschke Chair: Thomas Moser Chair: Javier Fernandez Elisabeth Petracs and Ute John
Juan Sequeda, Capsenta

Bootstrapping a Virtual Semantic Data Warehouse
Christian Dirschl, Wolters Kluwer Deutschland GmbH

Alignment of data and software developmen lifecycle - first use cases from Wolters Kluwer
Sokratis Kartelias (Stefanie Seidl-Walz), adidas

Delivering the most relevant and compelling digital content to the adidas consumers
Natanael Arndt, Markus Ackermann, Martin Brümmer and Thomas Riechert, Leipzig University

Knowledge Base Shipping to the Linked Open Data Cloud
Ilian Uzunov (Georgi Georgiev), Ontotext

Scaling Semantic Technology to Increase User Engagement -
Clemens Wass, Openlaws GmbH

Case study openlaws EU Project
Stephen Buxton, MarkLogic

When RDF alone is not enough - triples, documents, and data in combination
Paul Meinhardt, Magnus Knuth and Harald Sack, Hasso Plattner Institute, University of Potsdam

TailR: A Versioning Platform for the Web of Data
Matthias Wauer, Andreas Both, Stephan Springer, Orri Erling and Martin Nettling, Unister GmbH

Integrating custom index extensions into Virtuoso RDF store for E-Commerce applications
Matthias Klusch, Ankush Meshram, Andreas Schütze and Nikolai Helwig, Centre for Mechatronics and Automation Technology (ZeMA)

iCM-Hydraulic: Semantics-Empowered Condition Monitoring of Hydraulic Machines
  Poster Flashlight: Simon Steyskal and Sabrina Kirrane, Vienna University of Economics and Business

If you can't enforce it, contract it: Enforceability in Policy-Driven (Linked) Data Markets
Poster Flashlight: Georg Neubauer and Tassilo Pellegrini, University of Applied Sciences St. Pölten

Linked Data Utilization along the Content Value Chain – Observations and Implications
Poster Flashlight: Panagiotis-Marios Philippides, Charalampos Bratsas, Evangelos Chondrokostas, Dimitra Tsigkari and Andreas Veglis, OKF Greece, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Creating and Using Sports Linked Data: Analytics and Applications
Poster Flashlight: Michael Färber and Achim Rettinger, Institute AIFB, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

A Statistical Comparison of Current Knowledge Bases
Interactive session: Join us for an in-depth technology demonstration and take the hot seat on our panel session.
  Poster Flashlight: Fajar J. Ekaputra, Estefania Serral, Marta Sabou and Stefan Biffl, Vienna University of Technology, KU Leuven, Dept. of Decision Sciences and Information

Knowledge Change Management and Analysis for Multi-Disciplinary Engineering Environments
Poster Flashlight: Andreas Both, Matthias Wauer, Alejandra Garcia Rojas, Daniel Hladky and Jens Lehmann, Insight Centre for Data Analytics, National University of Ireland, Galway; Cognitive Interaction Technology, Cluster of Excellence, Bielefeld University

The GeoKnow Generator Workbench - An Integrated Tool Supporting the Linked Data Lifecycle for Enterprise Usage
Poster Flashlight: Elias Kärle, Anna Fensel, Ioan Toma and Dieter Fensel, usage for hotels: An analysis based on the Web Data Commons data set
from 19:30 Evening Reception
  Dinner Talk: Oscar Corcho
  Slow-cooked data and APIs in the world of Big Data: the view from a city perspective
  Chair: Josiane Xavier Parreira
  Award Ceremony
  European Linked Data Contest
  * Nominated for Best Research and Innovation Paper Award      
  LC Ceremonial hall 1
09:00 - 10:00
Keynote: Peter Mika
Semantic Search at Yahoo
Chair: Anna Fensel
10:00 - 10:30 COFFEE BREAK
  LC Ceremonial hall 1 LC Ceremonial hall 2 LC Club D2 Works. 1 D2 Works. 2
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10:30 - 12:00 Session 4.1 Session 4.2 Session 4.3 Session 4.4 Session 4.5
  Life Sciences & Health Care Media, Publishing & Advertising Vocabularies & Ontologies Tools and Methods Hands on Presentations hosted by GfWM
  Chair: Juan Sequeda Chair: Christian Dirschl Chair: Marta Sabou Chair: Ruben Verborgh Elisabeth Petracs and Ute John
  Fabian Heinemann, Roche

Semantic data integration in the health care industry
Vincenzo Orabona (Raffaele Palmieri), Eustema Spa

Semantic Web technologies to increase Web Experience Management during Web Information Portal fruition
Lieke Verhelst, Linked Data Factory

The importance of SKOS in ontology development
Jyun-Yao Huang, Christoph Lange and Sören Auer, University of Bonn & Fraunhofer IAIS

Streaming Transformation of XML to RDF using XPath-based Mappings
Eelco Kruizinga, DNV.GL (CTCN)

A Matchmaking Assistant to support developing countries in battling climate change.
  Muntazir Mehdi, Yasar Khan, Andre Freitas, Joao Jares, Stefan Decker and Ratnesh Sahay, INSIGHT @ NUIG

A Linked Data Platform for Finite Element Biosimulations
Ian Piper, Tellura

How a little structure goes a long way in educational content
Sana Al Azwari and John N. Wilson, University of Strathclyde

Updating OWL2 ontologies using pruned rulesets *
Angelos Charalambidis, Antonis Troumpoukis and Stasinos Konstantopoulos, NCSR Demokritos

SemaGrow: Optimizing Federated SPARQL queries
  Alessandro Seganti, Cognitum

Clinical decision system for GIST cancer
Tomas Knap, EEA s.r.o., Charles University in Prague

UnifiedViews in COMSODE pilot projects
Mamoun Abu Helou and Matteo Palmonari, University of Milano-Bicocca

Cross-Lingual Lexical Matching with Word Translation and Local Similarity Optimization
Abdullah Almuhaimeed and Maria Fasli, University of Essex

A Semantic Method for Multiple Resources Exploitation
    Poster Flashlight: Ivan Ermilov, Konrad Hoeffner, Jens Lehmann and Dmitry Mouromtsev, University of Leipzig, Institute of Computer Science, AKSW Group, ITMO University

kOre: Using Linked Data for OpenScience Information Integration
Poster Flashlight: Ondrej Zamazal, Department of Information and Knowledge Engineering

Online Ontology Shortest Paths Searcher
Poster Flashlight: Djebali Sonia and Thomas Raimbault, De Vinci Technology Lab - ESILV

SimplePARQL: a New Approach Using Keywords Over SPARQL to Query the Web of Data
Interactive session
    Poster Flashlight: John P. Mccrae and Philipp Cimiano, Institute for Theoretical Computer Science, Technische Universität Dresden

Linghub: a Linked Data based portal supporting the discovery of language resources
Poster Flashlight: Veronika Thost and Erik Zenker, DCL

Temporal Query Answering in a Fuzzy World
Poster Flashlight: Miel Vander Sande, Ruben Verborgh, Erik Mannens and Rik Van de Walle, Ghent University - iMinds - Multimedia Lab

Updating SPARQL results in real-time with client-side Fragment Patching
12:00 - 13:30 LUNCH BREAK
  LC Ceremonial hall 1
13:30 - 14:30
Keynote: Klaus Tochtermann
Evolution of Semantic Technologies in Scientific Libraries
  Chair: Tassilo Pellegrini
  LC Ceremonial hall 1 LC Ceremonial hall 2 LC Club D2 Works. 1 D2 Works. 2
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14:30 - 16:15
Session 5.1 Session 5.2 Session 5.3 Session 5.4 Session 5.5
Industry & Engineering Authoring and NLP Handling Linked Data Machine Learning Hands on Presentations hosted by GfWM
Chair: Sabrina Kirrane Chair: Anna Fensel Chair: TBC Chair: Bernhard Haslhofer Elisabeth Petracs and Ute John
Alexander Deles, EBCONT

How Semantics even can improve a market leading digital product and optimize it's production workflow!
Rüdiger Schütz, Müller Medien GmbH & Co. KG

Semantics as a driver for improving ad conversion
Julien Gonçalves, Reportlinker

Named entity recognition and disambiguation using an iterative graph processing system
Marco Fossati, Dimitris Kontokostas and Jens Lehmann, Fondazione Bruno Kessler

Unsupervised Learning of an Extensive and Usable Taxonomy for DBpedia *
Achim Steinacker, intelligent views gmbh

Technical Documentation in the age of Industry 4.0
Jan Benedictus, FontoXML

Authoring semantically rich content made easy and fun!
Anastasia Dimou, Ruben Verborgh, Miel Vander Sande, Erik Mannens and Rik Van de Walle, Ghent University - iMinds - Multimedia Lab

Machine-Interpretable Dataset and Service Descriptions for Heterogeneous Data Access and Retrieval
Diego Esteves, Diego Moussallem, Ciro Baron Neto, Tommaso Soru, Ricardo Usbeck, Markus Ackermann and Jens Lehmann, Leipzig University

MEX Vocabulary: A Lightweight Interchange Format for Machine Learning Experiments
Sandro Rautenberg, Ivan Ermilov, Edgard Marx, Sören Auer and Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo, University of Bonn & Fraunhofer IAIS

LODFlow – a Workflow Management System for Linked Data Processing *
Cedric Lopez, Viseo

SMILK Plugin: Linked-Data and NLP Based Intelligence in Browsing the Web
Davide Gazzè, Angelica Lo Duca, Andrea Marchetti and Maurizio Tesconi (Short Paper), IIT-CNR

An Overview of the Tourpedia Linked Dataset with a Focus on Relations Discovery among Places
Mohamed Ahmed Sherif and Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo, Uni-Leipzig

An Optimization Approach for Load Balancing in Parallel Link Discovery
Michiel Hildebrand, Spinque BV

CultuurLINK: Connecting Cultural Heritage
  Ivan Ermilov & Tassilo Pellegrini (Short Paper) , UAS St. Pölten, Department of Media Economics

Data Licensing on the Cloud - Empirical Evidence and Implications
Interactive session: We are looking forward to discuss your own uses cases for searching and linking vocabularies. Learn how to use this technology in other domains.
  Poster Flashlight: Dana Tomic, Willi Woeber, Sandra Hoermann, Wolfgang Auer and Domagoj Drenajnac, Universität für Bodenkultur, FTW, MKW electronics GmbH

Enabling Semantic Web for Precision Agriculture: a showcase of agriOpenLink Project
Poster Flashlight: Willy Chen and Julian Lambertz, Softplant GmbH

Living Semantic Platform
Poster Flashlight: Claus Stadler, Natanael Arndt, Michael Martin and Jens Lehmann, Unister GmbH, Ontos A.G., University of Leipzig, Institute of Computer Science, AKSW Group

RDF Editing on the Web
Poster Flashlight: Andre Valdestilhas, Natanael Arndt and Dimitris Kontokostas,  AKSW, University of Leipzig

DBpediaSameAs: An approach to tackle heterogeneity in DBpedia identifiers
  Poster Flashlight: Kristina Sahlmann and Thomas Schwotzer, HTW Berlin, University of Applied Sciences

MOCAP: Towards the Semantic Web of Things
Poster Flashlight: Svetla Koeva, Semantic Technology Institute (STI) Innsbruck, UMIT - University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology, Innsbruck

Paraphrasing of Synonyms for a Fine-grained Data Representation
Poster Flashlight: P. Ritchie, M. Dojchinovski, F. Sasaki, T. Gornostaja, E. Mannens, F. Salliau, M. Osella, G. Stoitsis, K. Koidl, InfAI, Germany, DFKI, Tilde - Latvia, iMinds - Belgium, ISMB - Italy, Vistatec - Ireland, Agro-Know - Greece, Wripl - Ireland

FREME: Multilingual Semantic Enrichment with Linked Data and Language Technologies
Poster Flashlight: Javier D. Fernández, Patrik Schneider and Jürgen Umbrich, Vienna University of Economics and Busines

The DBpedia Wayback Machine
16:15 - 16:30 COFFEE BREAK
  LC Ceremonial hall 1
16:30 - 17:00 Closing
  Awarding of Best Paper and Best Poster
  * Nominated for Best Research and Innovation Paper Award