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ESWC2015 opening ceremony


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ESWC2015 opening ceremony

  1. 1. ESWC 2015 Opening Speech of the 12th European Semantic Web Conference May 31st - June 4th, Portoroz, Slovenia Fabien Gandon, Inria #eswc2015
  2. 2. here we are thanks to… ESWC Steering Committee John Domingue KMi
  3. 3. participantsyou are 287 registered publicity chair 0 50 100 150 200 250 300 350 registrations/week
  4. 4. The Semantic Web Latest Advances and New Domains truly interdisciplinary event core tracks complemented with new tracks linking machine and human computation
  5. 5. program chairing submissions 164 accepted 42 acceptance rate 26% (industry: 47% / research: 23%) reviews 785 missing reviews 33 track chairs 24 reviewers 290 conflicts of interest 491 external reviewers 109 external reviews 123 responses to reviews 107 reviewers’ comments 601 review revisions 482 final telco > 12 hours emails > 6732 in avg. 4.79 reviews per paper
  6. 6. 290 PC Reviewers Additional Reviewers
  7. 7. 24 track chairs
  9. 9. PC Members by Country GERMANY FRANCE ITALY US UK IE NL ES AT
  10. 10. Submissions & Accepted Papers proceedings chair
  11. 11. word cloud (titles and key sentences)
  12. 12. Semantic Web Research over the last Decade using
  13. 13. Highlights in the printed program Candidate Best Research Paper Candidate Best In-Use Paper Candidate Best Student Paper Highly debated Paper
  14. 14. 3 Candidate Best Research Papers Olaf Hartig and Giuseppe Pirrò A Context-Based Semantics for SPARQL Property Paths over the Web Georgia Troullinou, Haridimos Kondylakis, Evangelia Daskalaki and Dimitris Plexousakis RDF Digest: Efficient Summarization of RDF/S Jeremy Debattista, Santiago Londoño, Christoph Lange and Sören Auer Quality Assessment of Linked Datasets using Probabilistic Approximations
  15. 15. 2 Candidate Best In-Use Papers Dhavalkumar Thakker, Vania Dimitrova, Anthony Cohn and Joaquin Valdes. PADTUN - Using Semantic Technologies in Tunnel Diagnosis and Maintenance Domain Maximilan Osenberg, Melanie Langermeier and Bernhard Bauer. Using semantic web technologies for enterprise architecture analysis
  16. 16. 3 Candidate Best Student Papers Jacobo Rouces, Gerard de Melo and Katja Hose. FrameBase: Representing N-ary Relations using Semantic Frames Joachim Van Herwegen, Ruben Verborgh, Erik Mannens and Rik Van de Walle. Query Execution Optimization for Clients of Triple Pattern Fragments Fadi Maali, Stéphane Campinas and Stefan Decker. Gagg: A Graph Aggregation Operator
  17. 17. 8 candidates for 7-year best paper Andre Bolles, Marco Grawunder and Jonas Jacobi. Streaming SPARQL - Extending SPARQL to process data streams Eero Hyvönen, Kim Viljanen, Jouni Tuominen and Katri Seppälä. Building a National Semantic Web Ontology and Ontology Service Infrastructure-The FinnONTO Approach Andreas Langegger, Wolfram Wöß and Martin Blöchl. A Semantic Web middleware for Virtual Data Integration on the Web Bastian Quilitz and Ulf Leser. Querying Distributed RDF Data Sources with SPARQL Katharina Siorpaes and Martin Hepp. OntoGame: Weaving the Semantic Web by Online Games Tomas Vitvar, Jacek Kopecky, Jana Viskova and Dieter Fensel. WSMO-Lite Annotations for Web Services Haofen Wang, Kang Zhang, Qiaoling Liu, Duc Thanh Tran and Yong Yu. Q2Semantic: A Lightweight Keyword Interface to Semantic Search five top most cited papers and 3 original outsiders from ESWC2008
  18. 18. workshops 24 proposals submitted 9 accepted as full-day workshops 12 accepted as half-day workshops 16 workshops happened + 1 Hackfest 140 paper submissions across all the workshops
  19. 19. tutorials 14 submitted, 9 accepted
  20. 20. Ph.D. Symposium 16 submissions, 12 selected
  21. 21. many (hidden) things on your key
  22. 22. ready, steady,…
  23. 23. Keynote:Viktor Mayer-Schönberger Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford, UK This morning. Why Big Data Matters - a lot
  24. 24. N2 Women Lunch Today, June 2nd, 12:30, Restaurant Amrapali Zaveri Anisa Rula
  25. 25. Minute of Madness Today, June 2nd, 17:30, Room Emerald
  26. 26. Challenges & Posters Break 6 submissions, 5 accepted, 4 Challenges This Afternoon, Tuesday, June 2nd • Open Knowledge Extraction (OKE-2015) challenge • Semantic Publishing (SemPub2015) challenge • Schema-agnostic Queries over Linked Data challenge: SAQ-2015 • Concept-Level Sentiment Analysis Challenge
  27. 27. Welcome Reception Tonight, June 2nd 2015, 19:00, Terrace International YOU ARE HERE YOU WILL BE THERE
  28. 28. Keynote: Lise Getoor University of California, US Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 3rd Combining Statistics and Semantics to Turn Data into Knowledge
  29. 29. PhD. Mentoring Lunch Tomorrow, Wednesday, June 3rd, 12:30, Restaurant
  30. 30. EU Projects Networking & Posters 16 projects Tomorrow afternoon, Wednesday, June 2nd
  31. 31. Tomorrow, Wednesday 3rd of June 17:45 – 1st bus (English tour guide), expected return: 19:00 18:00 – 2nd bus (English tour guide), expected return: 19:15 18:15 – 3rd bus (English tour guide), expected return: 19:30 18:30 – 4th bus (German tour guide), expected return: 19:45 comfortable shoes and a jacket if it gets windy. Piran Salt Pans
  32. 32. Gala Diner & Local Band Grand Hotel Bernardin Beach, Tomorrow, Wednesday 3rd , 20:30
  33. 33. Poster & Demos • 50 submissions + 12 candidates from doctoral consortium • 12 posters + 22 démos + 9 doctoral consortium = 43 • Thursday 9:30, Breakfast and post-gala coffee in Adria 1 & 2
  34. 34. Keynote: Massimo Poesio University of Essex, UK Thursday morning. What Crowdsourcing Tells Us about Cognition: the Case of Anaphora
  35. 35. Thursday, 4th of June, 16:00 Closing & Awards
  36. 36. SPONSORS
  37. 37. Web and/or Mobile app. WEB LIVE APP. ANDROID APP. APPLE APP.
  38. 38. Web and/or Mobile app. WEB LIVE APP. ANDROID APP. APPLE APP.
  39. 39. ESWC 2015 Opening Speech of the 12th European Semantic Web Conference May 31st - June 4th, Portoroz, Slovenia Fabien Gandon, Inria #eswc2015