[okfn-discuss] SMWCon Fall 2013: Second Call for Contributions. Registration.

Yury Katkov katkov.juriy at gmail.com
Thu Aug 22 14:57:05 UTC 2013

(sorry for cross-posting)
Dear semantic wiki users and developers,

We are very happy to announce that early bird registration to the 8th
Semantic MediaWiki Conference is now open!

Important facts reminder:
* Dates: October 28th to October 30th 2013 (Monday to Wednesday)
* Location: A&O Berlin Hauptbahnhof, Lehrter Str. 12, 10557 Berlin, Germany
* Conference wiki page: https://semantic-mediawiki.org/wiki/SMWCon_Fall_2013
* Participants: Everybody interested in semantic wikis, especially in
Semantic MediaWiki, e.g. users, developers, consultants, business
representatives and researchers.

We welcome new contributions from you:
* We encourage contributions about applications and development of
semantic wikis; for a list of topics, see [1]
* Please propose regular talks, posters or super-short lightning talks
on the conference website. We will provide feedback to you and do our
best to consider your proposal in the conference program
* Tutorials and presentations will be video and audio recorded and
made available for others after the conference.
* If you've already announced your talk it's now time to expand its description

News on participation, tutorials and keynote
* You can now officially register for the conference [2] and benefit
from early bird fees until September 14, 2013
* The tutorial program has been announced and available [3]. This year
we have two tutorial tracks:
  ** The beginner's tutorials are focused on business applications of
semantic wikis
  ** The developer's tutorials will help you to become Semantic
MediaWiki programmer: contributing to core and and writing extensions
for your specific needs
* Professor Yolanda Gil from the University of Southern California [4]
will give a keynote on scientific data curation

Organizers and sponsors
* Wikimedia Deutschland e. V. [5] has become the official organiser of
SMWCon Fall 2013
* Thanks to our sponsors WikiVote [6] (platinum) and ArchiXL [7]
(gold) fees for this SMWCon remain low

If you have questions you can contact Yury Katkov (Program Chair),
Benedikt Kämpgen (General Chair) or Karsten Hoffmeyer (Local Chair)
per e-mail (Cc).

We will be happy to see you in Berlin!

Yury Katkov, Program Chair

[1] <http://semantic-mediawiki.org/wiki/SMWCon Fall 2013/Announcement>
[2] <http://de.amiando.com/PVADAOV.html>
[3] <http://semantic-mediawiki.org/wiki/SMWCon_Fall_2013#Program>
[4] <http://www.isi.edu/~gil/>
[5] <https://www.wikimedia.de/wiki/Hauptseite>
[6] <http://wikivote.ru/>
[7] <http://www.archixl.nl/>

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