Semantic Web Days




Semantic Web Days 2005



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online proceedings



Thursday, October 6, 2005 (speaker biographies and abstracts)

Program Speaker Title


Massimo Marchiori, W3C, MIT Lab for Computer Science, USA and University of Venice, Italy

The Grand Challenge of Reasoning on the Web


Hermann Friedrich
, Department Head Knowledge Management, Corporate Technology, Siemens AG, Germany

Semantic Web Technologies at Siemens: Where are we heading?- scenarios and applications


Workshop "Industrial Applications of Semantic Web"

Richard Benjamins, iSOCO, Spain

Jürgen Angele, ontoprise, Germany

Anita de Waard, Elsevier Sience B.V., The Netherlands

Atanas Kiryakov, OntoText, Bulgaria

Workshop "Vocabularies and Rules for Enterprise Applications"

Silvie Spreeuwenberg, LibRT, The Netherlands

Semantic Web and Business Rules - a good marriage?

Donald Baisley, Unisys Corporation, USA

Semantics of Human Guidance


Hans Jürgen Ohlbach, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, Germany

Geospatial Information Processing for the Web

Friday, October 7, 2005 (speaker biographies and abstracts)

Program Speaker Title


Jérôme Euzenat, INRIA Rhône-Alpes, France

Opportunities and Challenges ahead for the Semantic Web


Ivan Herman, Head of Offices at W3C, The Netherlands

Questions (and Answers) on the Semantic Web


Workshop "Semantic Web Services in Industry"

Jens Lemcke, SAP, Germany

Semantic Technologies for Enterprise Services

Steve Battle, HP labs, United Kingdom

A Rough-Guide to Semantic Web-Services

Christian de Sainte Marie, ILOG, France

A Web of Processes is a Web of Rules is a Semantic Web of Services


Workshop "Semantic Web for Life Sciences "

Michael Schroeder, Biotechnologisches Zentrum, TU Dresden, Germany

GoPubMed, an ontology- based search engine for the life sciences

Michael Alvers, Transinsight, Germany

From Proteins to Protein Networks: why a Semantic Web is needed for Systems Biology Research

Panel Discussion

Panel Chair: Pia Grund-Ludwig, Computerzeitung, Germany

Earning money with Semantic Web technologies
- examples of best practice and outlook for promising projects of the future

Susie Stephens, Oracle Corporation, USA

Massimo Marchiori, W3C, MIT Lab for Computer Science, USA and University of Venice, Italy

Alexander Linden, Gartner Group, Germany

Thomas Syldatke, Audi AG, Germany


last update 27-feb-08