[OKFN-Greece] Contribute to the SEMANTiCS Workshops and the DBpedia Day

Sebastian Hellmann pr-aksw at informatik.uni-leipzig.de
Tue Aug 9 13:25:35 UTC 2016

SEMANTiCS 2016 - The Linked Data Conference
Workshops, Tutorials and the DBpedia Day

12th International Conference on Semantic Systems
Leipzig, Germany
September 12 -15, 2016

*Workshops/Tutorials *

This year's SEMANTiCS is starting on September 12th with a full day of 
exciting and interesting satellite events. In _6 parallel tracks_ 
<http://2016.semantics.cc/satellite-events> scientific and industrial 
workshops and tutorials are scheduled to provide a forum for groups of 
researchers and practitioners to discuss and learn about hot topics in 
Semantic Web research.

Attending the SEMANTiCS workshops and tutorial is _free of charge_, but 
you need to register. Feel free to have a closer look and register for 
the events here: _http://2016.semantics.cc/satellite-events_.

*DBpedia Day - Call for Participation *

Following our successful meetings in Europe & US our next DBpedia 
meeting will be held at Leipzig on September 15th, co-located with 


- Keynote #1: Wikidata: bringing structured data to Wikipedia with 16000 
volunteers by Lydia Pintscher, product manager of Wikidata

- Keynote #2: Harald Sack, (title TBA) (Hasso-Plattner-Institut)

- A session for the “_DBpedia references and citations challenge_ 

- A _session on DBpedia ontology_ 
<http://mappings.dbpedia.org/index.php/DBpedia_Ontology_Committee> by 
members of the DBpedia ontology committee

- Tell us what cool things you do with 

- As always, there will be tutorials to learn about DBpedia and a 
DBpedia showcase session

_Quick facts_

- Web URL: _http://wiki.dbpedia.org/meetings/Leipzig2016_

- When: September 15th, 2016

- Where: University of Leipzig, Augustusplatz 10, 04109 Leipzig

- Call for Contribution: _https://goo.gl/AieceU_ (submission form)

- Registration: Free to participate but only through registration 
(Option for DBpedia support 

We are looking forward to your contributions and to seeing you at the 
SEMANTiCS in Leipzig!

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