Satellite Events

The workshops for SEMANTiCS 2015 will be held before and after the core conference programme at September 15th and 18th. We recommend attending SEMANTiCS main conference as well.

All workshops are free and there is no cost for attending. Coffee and some cakes are included. On campus there are several possibilities to have lunch during the break on own costs. Free registration is mandatory as space is very limited

TUESDAY 15-09-2015 LC Club Room TC Lecture Hall 1 TC Lecture Hall 2 D2 Workshop D2.0.030 Haus der Ingenieure
09:00 - 13:00   European Data Economy Workshop 2nd International Workshop on Geospatial Linked Data  
14:00 - 17:00   Workshop on Linked Data Strategies (ends 15:30) Linked Data in Industry 4.0 (starts at 15:00)  
15:45 - 18:00 The Semantic Experience Coffee & Cocktail Lounge        
19:00 - open end         MeetUp: Smart Data Solutions
FRIDAY 18-09-2015 LC Club Room TC Lecture Hall 1 TC Lecture Hall 2 D2 Workshop D2.0.030 Haus der Ingenieure
10:00 - 16:00       Hackathon on the power of Linked Data in Agriculture and Food Safety  




An outlook into the world of data centric business, technologies and innovations: Data is everywhere these days and efficient data management is THE key factor for success in nearly all industries in the meantime. McKinsey lists data as a key factor for production alongside with labor and capital in one of their recent reports(1). Furthermore, Data is produced in huge amounts by sensors, social networks or mobile devices and the amounts of data available worldwide grow exponentially…

Place: Haus der Ingenieure, Eschenbachgasse 9, 1010 Wien
Date: 15.09.2015, Entrance: 18:30pm CET ; Start event: 19:00 - 22:30pm CET

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2nd International Workshop on Geospatial Linked Data

In recent years, Semantic Web technologies have strengthened their position in the areas of data and knowledge management. Standards for organizing and querying semantic information, such as RDF(S) and SPARQL are adopted by large academic communities, while corporate vendors adopt semantic technologies to organize, expose, exchange and retrieve their datasets as Linked Data.

Chairs: Alejandra Garcia-Rojas M. (Ontos AG)Robert Isele or Rene Pietzsch, Jens Lehmann (AKSW, University of Leipzig)
Date: 15th of September 2015, 09.00 to 13.00 CEST

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Sponsored Event: Enjoy semantic technology inspiration in a relaxed atmosphere. Refresh yourself with Viennese coffee or a cocktail and get in touch with semantic industry experts.

Date: 15th of September 2015, 15.45 to 18.00 CEST
Room: LC Club Room

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Linked Data in Industry 4.0

The overall goal of the workshop is to identify challenges and limitations from the manufacturing engineering industry in the scope of the mentioned design principles, and bring them together with experts and solution approaches from the linked data community in the scope of Industry 4.0.

Chairs: Thomas Moser (FH St. Pölten), Stefan Hupe (IoT Austria)
Date: 15th of September 2015, 15.00 to 17.00 CEST

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Hackathon on "The power of Linked Data in Agriculture and Food Safety"

“Data+Need=Hack”, this is the idea of a hackathon that brings together like-minded people to develop, in a short time frame, novel solutions to problems around the theme “Agriculture and Food Safety”. 

Chairs: Christian Blaschke (Semantic Web Company, Vienna), Stasinos Konstantopoulos (Institute of Informatics & Telecommunications of the NCSR Demokritos, Athens)
Date: 18th of September 2015, 10.00 to 16.00 CEST

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European Data Economy Workshop - Focus Data Value Chain & Big and Open Data

This workshop is to overview the state of the art in Europe regarding Big and Open Data initiatives and its impact in the Europan economy and benefits for the  European society. Representatives the annual European Data Forum and national and international data related projects will participate during the workshop. Furthermore it gives information about the Austrian Big Data Study carried out in 2014 by AIT and IDC and about data related activities in the City of Vienna and in Austria.

Chairs: Nelia Lasierra (STI Innsbruck), Martin Kaltenböck (Semantic Web Company)
Date: 15th of September 2015, 09.00 to 13.00 CEST

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1st Workshop on Data Science: Methods, Technology and Applications (DSci15)

This workshop is meant as an opportunity to bring together researchers and practitioners interested in data science to present their ideas and discuss the most important scientific, technical and socio-economical challenges of this emerging field.

Chairs: Bernhard Haslhofer (AIT - Austrian Institute of Technology), Elena Simperl (Univ. Southampton), Rainer Stütz (AIT - Austrian Institute of Technology), Ingo Feinerer (FH Wiener Neustadt)
Date: 15th of September 2015, 09.00 to 17.00 CEST

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Workshop on Linked Data Strategies - Commercialisation of Interlinked Data

In this workshop, we will give several demos and concrete examples of how Linked Data can be used by enterprises in various industries. The workshop aims to give users and providers of Linked Data valuable methods and best practices at hand, which help them to make profound decisions in their Linked Data projects.

Chairs: Christian Dirschl (Wolters Kluwer), Andreas Blumauer (Semantic Web Company), Tassilo Pellegrini (FH St. Pölten)
Date: 15th of September 2015, 14.00 to 15.30 CEST

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