3717 The 7th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2008) | Last call for participation

ISWC is a major international forum where visionary and state-of-the-art research of all aspects of the Semantic Web are presented.

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You are invited to ISWC 2008, the major international forum for the Semantic Web. The conference serves introductory tutorials, cutting-edge research presentation, exhibitions of the latest business products, and many social activities. It also offers great social networking opportunities for meeting academic leaders, industrial practitioners, researchers, developers, and students.

==Attending the Conference==

ISWC 2008 will be held in Karlsruhe Germany, October 26-30, 2008.
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Please register online by October 9 to save 100 eu and take advantage of special hotel offers which are good if made four weeks in advance.
online registration

==Highlights of the Conference Program==

  • 11 tutorials on, e.g., Introduction to Semantic Web, Ontology, RDFa, Multimedia, Business Intelligence, Health Care, Applications, Linked Data.
  • 13 workshops on, e.g., e-science, reasoning, software engineering, web service, information extraction, scalability, and social network.
  • the ISWC doctoral consortium
  • 10 keynotes and invited industrial talks
    • Multimedia Semantic Web, Ramesh Jain (UCI)
    • Freebase: An Open, Writable, John Giannandre (Metaweb Technologies)
    • How can the Semantic Web Community be more convincing, Stefan Decker, (DERI Galway, Ireland)
    • Semantic Wikis: Fusing the two strands of the Semantic Web, Mark Greaves (Vulcan Inc.)
    • Internet of Services, York Sure (SAP Research)
    • Semantic Web @ BBN, Mike Dean (BBN)
    • Data Intelligence, Evelyne Viegas (Microsoft Research)
    • Semantic Web in Asia: Example Use Cases, Tony Lee (SaltLux)
    • Making the Web searchable, Peter Mika (Yahoo Inc)
    • Semantic Web from an industry perspective, Jürgen Angele (Ontoprise)
  • 57 paper presentations, including 14 in Semantic Web in-use track, 87 posters and demonstrations, a panel on OWL2, and lightning talks
  • social events , social networking, reception, banquet and dancing.
  • co-located events: RR2008 and OWLED2008

The complete conference program is available at this link.