ESWC 2010 Conference Opening

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The mission of the Extended Semantic Web Conference (ESWC 2010) is to bring together researchers and practioners dealing with different aspects of semantics on the Web. ESWC2010 builds on the success of the former European Semantic Web Conference series, but seeks to extend its focus by engaging with other communities within and outside ICT, in which semantics can play an important role. At the same time, ESWC2010 is a truly international conference.

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  • Context is a notion that is widely used in various domains. A nice definition that describes context in Ambient Intelligence was given in 1999 by Dey and Abowd. According to them..
  • ESWC 2010 Conference Opening

    1. 1. WELCOME! RFID RFID RFID RFID RFID RFID RFID Pictture based on a source from: Alexandre Passant and John Breslin
    2. 2. ESWC2010 People <ul><li>315 participants </li></ul><ul><li>45 different countries </li></ul><ul><li>23 Sponsors </li></ul>
    3. 3. Participant Countries @ ESWC2009 <ul><li>304 participants </li></ul><ul><li>35 different countries </li></ul><ul><li>15 Sponsors </li></ul>
    4. 4. Participants across Continents Continent 2009 2010 South America 2 5 North America 7 12 Europe 280 270 Asia 12 14 Africa 0 2 Australia 3 3 New Zealand 0 1
    5. 5. PC Chairs <ul><li>Grigoris Antoniou </li></ul><ul><li>Eero Hyvönen </li></ul>
    6. 6. ESWC2010 Eight Research Tracks <ul><li>Social Web </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Julita Vassileva & Jie Bao </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web Science </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Noshir Contractor & Les Carr </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Web of Data </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Paul Groth & Denny Vrandecic </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Services & Software: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Andreas Metzger & Elena Simperl </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Mobility </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Matthias Wagner & Hans Gellersen </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sensor Networks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Alan Smeaton & Oscar Corcho </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ontologies & Reasoning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Jeff Pan & Adrian Paschke </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Semantic Web In Use </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Stuart Campbell & Sören Auer </li></ul></ul>
    7. 7. ESWC2010 Submissions & Acceptance Rates <ul><li>Social Web: 31 submitted, 8 accepted (25,8%) </li></ul><ul><li>Web Science: 7 submitted, 0 accepted (0%) </li></ul><ul><li>Web of Data: 45 submitted, 10 accepted (22,2%) </li></ul><ul><li>Services & Software: 26 submitted, 5 accepted (19,2%) </li></ul><ul><li>Mobility: 11 submitted, 5 accepted (45,5%) </li></ul><ul><li>Sensor Networks: 7 submitted, 1 accepted (14,3%) </li></ul><ul><li>Ontologies & Reasoning: 67 submitted, 12 accepted (17,9%) </li></ul><ul><li>Semantic Web In Use: 51 submitted, 11 accepted (21,6%) </li></ul><ul><li>TOTAL: 245 submitted, 52 accepted (~21,2%) </li></ul>
    8. 8. A Truly International Conference <ul><li>Austria , Belgium, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Estonia, France, Germany , Greece, Ireland, Italy , Netherlands , Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain , Switzerland, UK </li></ul><ul><li>Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Mexico, New Zealand, Pakistan, Singapore, Tunisia, USA, Venezuela </li></ul>
    9. 9. Invited Speakers at the ESWC2010 <ul><li>Noshir Contractor </li></ul><ul><ul><li>From Disasters to WoW: Using Web Science to understand and enable 21st century multidimensional networks </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wolfgang Wahlster </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The Semantic Product Memory: An Interactive Black Box for Smart Objects </li></ul></ul>
    10. 10. Invited Speakers at the ESWC2010 <ul><li>Aldo Gangemi </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A Pattern Science for the Semantic Web </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sean Bechhofer </li></ul><ul><ul><li>SKOS: Past, Present and Future </li></ul></ul>
    11. 11. Workshops Co-Chairs <ul><li>Kalina Bontcheva </li></ul><ul><li>Nicola Henze </li></ul>
    12. 12. 10 Workshops @ ESWC2010 (138 participants)
    13. 13. Tutorials Co-Chairs <ul><li>Anna Fensel </li></ul><ul><li>Aldo Gangemi </li></ul>
    14. 14. 9 Tutorials @ ESWC2010 (81 participants)
    15. 15. PhD Symposium Co-Chairs <ul><li>Annette ten Teije </li></ul><ul><li>Heiner Stuckenschmidt </li></ul>
    16. 16. PhD Symposium <ul><li>Submitted – 33 Accepted – 10 Acceptance Rate 30% </li></ul>country submitted accepted Australia 2 2 Austria 3 1 Germany 4 1 Hungary 1 1 Ireland 2 1 Italy 4 2 Netherlands 2 1 Sweden 1 1 country submitted accepted Canada 1 0 China 1 0 Czech Republic 1 0 Latvia 2 0 Malaysia 1 0 Philippines 1 0 Portugal 1 0 Slovakia 1 0 Spain 3 0 United Kingdom 1 0 United States 1 0
    17. 17. Posters & Demos @ ESWC2010 <ul><li>Co-Chairs: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Liliana Cabral & Tania Tudorache </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Posters </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Submitted - 43 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accepted - 32 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acceptance Rate - 74% </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Demos </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Accepted - 17 </li></ul></ul>
    18. 18. ESWC2010 Panel <ul><li>Tuesday, 1st June 2010 @ 16:30 - 18:00 </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Linked Data: Now what?” </li></ul><ul><li>Chair: Carlos Pedrinaci </li></ul><ul><li>Panelists: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Noshir Contractor | Northwestern University, US </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Dieter Fensel | STI Innsbruck, AT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tom Heath | Talis Information Ltd, UK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sören Auer | University of Leipzig, DE </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Aldo Gangemi| ISTC-CNR, IT </li></ul></ul>
    19. 19. News from the Front: Latest results from 11 EU projects <ul><li>Lyndon Nixon </li></ul><ul><li>Alexander Wahler </li></ul>
    20. 20. Semantic Web Technologies Co-ordinators <ul><li>Harith Alani </li></ul><ul><li>Martin Szomszor </li></ul>
    21. 21. More of the Organization Team <ul><li>Proceedings Chair: Yiannis Kompatsiaris </li></ul><ul><li>Publicity Chair: Valentina Presutti </li></ul><ul><li>Treasurer: Alexander Wahler </li></ul><ul><li>Conference Administrator: Lejla Ibralic-Halilovic </li></ul>
    22. 22. Sponsors <ul><li>Sponsorship Chair: Manolis Koubarakis </li></ul>
    23. 23. Social ESWC2010 <ul><li>follow #eswc2010 on Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>join the eswc2010 Facebook group & event </li></ul><ul><li>participate in the Social RFID @eswc2010 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.eswc2010.org/rfid--eswc2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>RFID Kiosk </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Life Social Semantics </li></ul></ul>
    24. 24. Have an Inspiring Conference!

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