Main Conference Schedule

Tuesday, November 9

Tuesday, November 9, 8:30am - 9:00am

Opening Ceremonies

Location: Auditorium

Tuesday, November 9, 9:00am - 10:00am

Invited Talk: mc schrafel


Tuesday, November 9, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Tuesday, November 9, 12:30pm - 2:00pm


Location: Grand Ballroom, 7th floor

Tuesday, November 9, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

In-Use Track: Panel

Location: Auditorium
Moderator: Chris Welty

Tuesday, November 9, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Tuesday, November 9, 6:00pm - 6:45pm

Industry Invited Talk: Jay Katzen

Yellow River

Tuesday, November 9, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Reception and Poster Session

Wednesday, November 10

Wednesday, November 10, 9:00am - 10:00am

Wednesday, November 10, 10:30am - 12:30pm

Elsevier Author Workshop

Location: Room 3C/D

Wednesday, November 10, 12:30am - 2:00pm


Location: Grand Ballroom, 7th floor

Semantic Web Career Mentoring Lunch

Location: Room 3C/D

Wednesday, November 10, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

Invited Talk: Austin Haugen and Evan Sandhaus


Wednesday, November 10, 4:00pm - 6:00pm

Semantic Web Challenge

Location: Auditorium
Chairs: Chris Bizer and Diana Maynard
  • Presentation of the Semantic Web Challenge submissions that were selected by the jury for the second round of the evaluation.

Wednesday, November 10, 6:00pm - 6:30pm

Town Hall Meeting

Location: Yellow River

Wednesday, November 10, 7:00pm - 10:00pm


Location: Grand Ballroom, 7th floor

Thursday, November 11

Thursday, November 11, 9:00am - 10:00am

Invited Talk: Li Xiaoming


Thursday, November 11, 10:30am - 12:30 Pm

Industry Track: Session 1

Room 3B
  • Presentation and Discussion on RDF Next Steps.
    Authors: Ivan Herman
  • From Knowledge Capture to Semantic Applications: The Evolution of Semantic MediaWiki..
    Authors: Mark Greaves and Jesse Wang
  • K-Spend: Semantic Web Technologies for Spend Analysis.
    Authors: Sam Chapman and Fabio Ciravegna

Thursday, November 11, 12:30pm - 2:00pm


Location: Pearl Hall, 7th floor

Thursday, November 11, 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Lightning Talks

Location: Yellow River
Chairs: Philippe Cudre-Mauroux and Axel Polleres
  • Lightning Talks provides an open forum for participants to present a topic of their choosing

Thursday, November 11, 2:00pm - 3:30pm

  • Intelligent Decision Automation on an Event Driven Semantic Platform.
    Authors: Jans Aasman
  • Self-Service Development of Linked Data Applications with the Information Workbench.
    Authors: Peter Haase, Tobias Mathäß, Michael Schmidt, Andreas Eberhart and Ulrich Walther
  • Building the Inform Semantic Publishing Ecosystem: from Author to Audience.
    Authors: Marc Hadfield

Thursday, November 11, 4:00pm-5:00pm

  • Semantic Media Asset Management: playence Media.
    Authors: Katharina Siorpaes
  • Enhancing the BBC's World Cup coverage with an ontology driven information architecture.
    Authors: Silver Oliver

Thursday, November 11, 5:15pm-5:45pm

Awards and Closing Ceremonies

Location: Auditorium

Talk Timings

  • Research Talks: 30 minutes, including 5-minute question period
  • In-Use Talks: 30 minutes, including 5-minute question period
  • Long DC Presentations: 30 minutes, including 10-minute question period
  • Short DC Presentations: 15 minutes, including 5-minute question period
  • Industry Talks: 30 minutes, including 5-minute question period