[okfn-labs] Fwd: **Deadline extension**: Workshop on Semantic Web Enterprise Adoption and Best Practice (WaSABi 2013) @ ISWC 2013

Pieter Colpaert pieter.colpaert at okfn.org
Fri Jul 12 17:57:40 UTC 2013

Hi all,

For those using semantic web in practice, this might be an interesting
workshop to submit a talk to.

Kind regards,


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From: Miel Vander Sande <miel.vandersande at ugent.be>
Date: Fri, Jul 12, 2013 at 6:59 PM
Subject: **Deadline extension**: Workshop on Semantic Web Enterprise
Adoption and Best Practice (WaSABi 2013) @ ISWC 2013

[Apologies for cross-posting]


                     *CALL FOR PAPERS*
               for the 1st ISWC 2013 Workshop on

                         (WaSABi 2013)

     October 21st or 22nd, 2013 (tba) - Sydney, Australia
      *** Extended paper submission deadline:  *July 19th, 2013* ***

In recent years Semantic Web based systems, applications and tools have
shown significant improvement. Their increased deployment indicates a
steady maturing of semantic technologies and demonstrates their value in
solving current and emerging problems. Though the number of enterprises
working on and with these technologies is dwarfed by the number who have
not yet adopted semantic technologies. Possible reasons for this include
lack of well known enterprise use cases and market dynamics in academia on
the one hand, and lack of easy to use standard architectures, frameworks,
and system design patterns on the other hand.

The goal for the Workshop on Semantic Web Enterprise Adoption and Best
Practice is to foster adoption of Semantic Web technologies by helping to
further bridge the gap between industry and academia. Topics for
presentation and discussion at the workshop include technical and
usage-oriented issues. The workshop aims to cover all matters that help in
shortening development and deployment time for an academic or a
practitioner wishing to work with semantic technologies.

Authors are invited to consider the following (non exhaustive) list of

• Surveys or case studies on Semantic Web technology in enterprise systems
• Comparative studies on the evolution of Semantic Web adoption
• Semantic systems and architectures of methodologies for industrial
• Semantic Web based implementations and design patterns for enterprise
• Enterprise platforms using Semantic Web technology as part of the workflow
• Semantic Big Data solutions addressing Volume, Velocity, Variety, and
• Architectural overviews for Semantic Web systems
• Design patterns for semantic technology architectures and algorithms
• System development methodologies as applied to semantic technologies
• Semantic toolkits for enterprise applications
• Surveys on identified best practices based on Semantic Web technology

Contributions to the workshop can be made in the form of long research or
experience papers, or short position papers. Both categories of submissions
should adhere to the LNCS format guidelines (
http://www.springer.com/computer/lncs?SGWID=0-164-6-793341-0) and be
submitted in PDF format.

• Long papers focus on studies, approaches, architectures, or tools
demonstrating or suggesting best practices in Semantic Web technologies.
Submissions in this category are recommended to be no longer than 8 pages.
Accepted authors are given a presentation time slot of 20 minutes, with 5
minutes Q&A.
• Short position papers focus on novel ideas, R&D directions, and early
work in areas related to the workshop topics. Submissions in this category
are recommended to be no longer than 4 pages. Accepted authors are given a
presentation time slot of 10 minutes, followed by 5 minutes Q&A.

Additionally, authors of selected papers will be asked to participate in a
panel discussion on improving adoption of Semantic Web technologies.

Contributions are submitted via EasyChair:

More details can be found on the workshop website: http://wasabi-ws.org/

All deadlines are unless otherwise stated 23:59 Hawaii time.

• Submission - *July 19th, 2013*
• Notification - Aug 9th, 2013
• Camera ready version - Aug 15th, 2013
• Workshop - to be announced: Oct 21st or 22nd, 2013 (half day)

• Marco Neumann, KONA LLC
• Sam Coppens, iMinds – Multimedia Lab – Ghent University
• Karl Hammar, Jönköping University, Linköping University
• Magnus Knuth, Hasso Plattner Institute - University of Potsdam
• Dominique Ritze, University of Mannheim
• Miel Vander Sande, iMinds – Multimedia Lab – Ghent University

For enquiries, please contact the organizers at wasabi2013 at easychair.org

• Konstantin Baierer, Ex Libris, Germany
• Panagiotis D. Bamidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
• Eva Blomqvist, Linköping University, Sweden
• Andreas Blumauer, Semantic Web Company, Austria
• Charalampos Bratsas, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece
• Frithjof Dau, SAP Research, Germany
• Kai Eckert, University of Mannheim, Germany
• Daniel Garijo, Technical University of Madrid, Spain
• Michael Hausenblas, MapR Technologies, Ireland
• Erik Mannens, iMinds – Ghent University, Belgium
• Peter Mika, Yahoo! Research, Spain
• Heiko Paulheim, University of Mannheim, Germany
• Florian Probst, SAP Research, Germany
• Harald Sack, Hasso Plattner Institute, Germany
• Kurt Sandkuhl, University of Rostock, Germany
• Vladimir Tarasov, Jönköping University, Sweden
• Sebastian Tramp, AKSW – University of Leipzig, Germany
• Raphaël Troncy, Eurecom, France
• Ruben Verborgh, iMinds – Ghent University, Belgium
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