Agenda At-a-Glance
Full Schedule

Full Schedule Tue, Aug 19 Wed, Aug 20 Thu, Aug 21
Tuesday, 8/19/2014
Morning Tutorials 08:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
AM1: Ontology 101 – An Introduction to Knowledge Representation and Ontology Development Elisa Kendall, Thematix Partners LLC
Deborah L McGuinness, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, McGuinness Associates Consulting
Technical - Introductory
Semantic Information Architecture
AM2: Semantic Search Barbara H. Starr, SemanticFuse
Bill J. Slawski, Go Fish Digital
Search
AM3: Semantic Model to Working Application Dave McComb, Semantic Arts Inc.
Nate Prewitt, Semantic Arts
All - General Audience
Enterprise Semantics
AM4: Integrating Data Using Semantic Technology David S Read, infuzIT
Matt Pontius, Blue Slate Solutions
Scott Van Buren, Blue Slate Solutions
Technical - Intermediate
Enterprise Semantics
AM5: Introduction to SPARQL - It's a Query Language AND a Protocol Brian Sletten, Bosatsu Consulting, Inc.
Al Baker, Clark & Parsia
Technical - Intermediate
Developing Semantic Software
Search
Shared Session - NoSQL Now and SemTechBiz
Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Semantic Solutions (Sponsored) 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Smart Data Integration in Action Marty Loughlin, Cambridge Semantics
All - General Audience
Product/Service Available Now
Give your Reference Data More Respect - Make it Meaningful Ralph Hodgson, TopQuadrant
All - General Audience
Enterprise Semantics
Lunch Break - Attendees on their own 12:30 PM - 01:30 PM
Afternoon Tutorials 01:30 PM - 04:45 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
PM2: It’s All About Me: Techniques for Driving Truly Personal Information Experiences YY Lee, FirstRain, Inc.
David Cooke, FirstRain, Inc.
Marty Betz, FirstRain, Inc.
Technical - Advanced
Developing Semantic Software
Search
PM3: Demystifying OWL for the Enterprise Michael F. Uschold, Semantic Arts
Dave McComb, Semantic Arts
Technical - Introductory
Enterprise Semantics
PM4: Semantics and NoSQL: How (and Why) to do Semantics in a NoSQL Document Store / Database Stephen Buxton, MarkLogic
Clay Redding, MarkLogic
Technical - Introductory
Developing Semantic Software
Enterprise Semantics
Search
Shared Session - NoSQL Now and SemTechBiz
PM5: Modern Semantic Web Development: Languages Brian Sletten, Bosatsu Consulting, Inc.
Al Baker, Clark & Parsia
Technical - Intermediate
Developing Semantic Software
Coffee Break 03:00 PM - 03:15 PM
Lightning Talks 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Semantic Data Virtualization - a Necessity in the Era of Big Data Ralph Hodgson, TopQuadrant
All - General Audience
Big Data
How NLP Delivers on the Promise of Social Customer Care: Introducing OpenAmplify’s TRIBES (TM) Social CRM App Mark Redgrave, OpenAmplify
Business/Strategic
Product/Service Available Now
Online Presence Management Mark van Berkel, Hunch Manifest Inc
All - General Audience
Product/Service Available Now
Gotta Name 'em All: Using Semantics to Improve Games and Entertainment Mike Doane, Gravity Zero
Business/Strategic
Case Studies/Use Cases
Semantic Advertising Ben Zamanzadeh, DataPop
All - General Audience
Product/Service Under Development
Bringing Coherence to Cognition: Flexible Semantics, Deep Reasoning, and Explanations Benjamin Grosof, Coherent Knowledge
Technical - Intermediate
Research
How America’s Leading Authorities are Publishing & Consuming Open Data on the Web Bernadette Hyland, 3 Round Stones, Inc.
All - General Audience
Linked Data
Have Your (Data) Cake and Eat It Too Marty Loughlin, Cambridge Semantics
All - General Audience
 
Wednesday, 8/20/2014
Keynote Presentation 08:30 AM - 09:15 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Semantic Web - 10 Years of Achievement Phil Archer, W3C
All - General Audience
Financial Industry
Healthcare/Life Sciences
Search
Standards
Keynote Presentation 09:15 AM - 10:00 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Building Linked Data into the Core of the Web Manu Sporny, Digital Bazaar, Inc.
All - General Audience
Financial Industry
Healthcare/Life Sciences
Linked Data
Search
Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Conference Sessions 10:15 AM - 11:00 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Semantic Web Standards and the Variety "V" of Big Data Bob DuCharme, TopQuadrant
Technical - Introductory
Big Data
Shared Session - NoSQL Now and SemTechBiz
Extending Schema.org - A View From the Bibliographic World Richard Wallis, Data Liberate
All - General Audience
Linked Data
Search
The W3C Linked Data Platform (LDP) Arnaud J Le Hors, IBM
Technical - Intermediate
Standards
Bigdata(r): Powering Graph Analytics at Scale and Enabling Semantic Technologies for the Enterprise Bryan Thompson, SYSTAP, LLC
Mike Personick, SYSTAP, LLC
All - General Audience
Big Data
Fighting Sepsis: Improving Health Care Outcomes with Semantic Technology Michael H Grove, Clark & Parsia LLC
Technical - Intermediate
Case Studies/Use Cases
Healthcare/Life Sciences
Conference Sessions 11:15 AM - 12:00 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
The Rise of the Virtual Database Kurt Cagle, Semantical, LLC
Business/Strategic
Industry and Business Trends
Shared Session - NoSQL Now and SemTechBiz
#bibframe - A New Data Model, RDF Vocabulary, and Emerging SemTech Ecosystem for the Library Community Kevin Ford, Library of Congress
All - General Audience
Industry and Business Trends
Semantic Search on the Rise Peter Mika, Yahoo
Thanh Tran, San Jose State University / Graphinder
Technical - Advanced
Search
From Model Driven to Ontology Driven Software Development Jeff Z. Pan, University of Aberdeen
Technical - Intermediate
Semantic Information Architecture
Building Social Applications with the W3C Linked Data Platform (LDP) Sandro Hawke, W3C
Technical - Intermediate
Linked Data
Keynote Presentation 12:15 PM - 01:00 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
schema.org - Official Update Dan Brickley, Google
All - General Audience
Search
Standards
Lunch Break - Attendees on their own 01:00 PM - 02:15 PM
Exhibits Open 01:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Conference Sessions 02:15 PM - 03:00 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Is SPARQL the SQL for NoSQL? Arthur Keen, Keen Analytics
Business/Strategic
Big Data
Shared Session - NoSQL Now and SemTechBiz
Design Concepts and Lessons from Linked Data for Digital Humanities Duane Degler, Design for Context
Neal Johnson, Oculus Digital
All - General Audience
Case Studies/Use Cases
The Semantic Search Landscape in Drupal Stéphane Corlosquet, Acquia, Inc.
Geoffrey Bock, Bock & Company
All - General Audience
Content Management
Search
Linked Data for Applications Martin Nally, IBM
Technical - Intermediate
Developing Semantic Software
A Semantic Model for an Electronic Health Record Terry Roach, CAPSICUM Business Architects
Dean Allemang, Working Ontologist, LLC
Business/Strategic
Healthcare/Life Sciences
Semantic Information Architecture
Coffee Break 03:00 PM - 03:15 PM
Conference Sessions 03:15 PM - 04:00 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Enhancing Hadoop for GeoTemporal Graph Analytics Jans Aasman, Franz Inc
Technical - Introductory
Shared Session - NoSQL Now and SemTechBiz
Combining BFO2, OWL, and SKOS to Build Models for an Army Maintenance Domain Richard Lee, Booz Allen Hamilton
Technical - Intermediate
Case Studies/Use Cases
Yahoo's Knowledge Graph Nicolas Torzec, Yahoo
Technical - Intermediate
Search
Efficient Management of Contextual Data in Triple Stores Dean Allemang, Working Ontologist, LLC
John Snelson, MarkLogic Corporation
Technical - Intermediate
Enterprise Semantics
Why Your Next Product Should Be Semantic David Wood, 3 Round Stones Inc
Business/Strategic
Industry and Business Trends
iNowit, Linked Data as a Key Element for Innovation in Emergency Response Bart van Leeuwen, netage
All - General Audience
Healthcare/Life Sciences
Linked Data
Conference Sessions 04:15 PM - 05:00 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Case Studies in Search and Semantics: Real-World Applications of Data, Documents, and Triples Working Together Jim Driscoll, MarkLogic
Stephen Buxton, MarkLogic
Technical - Introductory
Enterprise Semantics
Shared Session - NoSQL Now and SemTechBiz
Mobile Semantic Technology Thomas J Kelly, Cognizant Technology Solutions
Technical - Intermediate
Case Studies/Use Cases
The Semantic Web of Interoperable Specs and Standards (SWISS) David F Winchell, XSB, Inc.
John T. Pace, ASTM International
Michael H Grove, Clark & Parsia, LLC
All - General Audience
Linked Data
Linked Data in the Model: Capitalizing on Relationships Fred Willerup, Healthwise, Inc.
Adam Kimball, Healthwise, Inc.
Benjamin D Harris, Healthwise, Inc.
Technical - Intermediate
Linked Data
Enabling EPCIS Event Based Traceability in Healthcare Supply Chains via Automated Generation of Linked Pedigrees Monika Solanki, Aston University
Technical - Intermediate
Healthcare/Life Sciences
Linked Data
Research
Exhibits and Reception 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM
Keynote 05:15 PM - 06:00 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Search, Structure and Knowledge on the Web Ramanathan V. Guha, Google, Inc.
All - General Audience
Financial Industry
Healthcare/Life Sciences
Search
Shared Session - NoSQL Now and SemTechBiz
 
Thursday, 8/21/2014
Conference Sessions 08:30 AM - 09:15 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Semantics: The Third "V" in Big Data and the Schema for Schema-less Databases Dave McComb, Semantic Arts
Business/Strategic
Enterprise Semantics
Shared Session - NoSQL Now and SemTechBiz
Case Study: High-Scale Semantics from Text to Wiki Mark Wallace, Modus Operandi
All - General Audience
Case Studies/Use Cases
When 2 Billion Freebase Facts is Not Enough Jarek Wilkiewicz, Google
Shawn Simister, Google
Technical - Intermediate
Linked Data
Search
Media as Data: Illuminating the Undiscovered Country of Television News Roger Macdonald, Internet Archive
All - General Audience
Text Analysis
FIBO: A Transformational Ontology for Wall Street David S. Newman, Wells Fargo
Dennis Wisnosky, EDM Council
Mike Bennett, Enterprise Data Management Council
Business/Strategic
Financial Industry
Industry and Business Trends
HCLS Workshop 08:30 AM - 11:45 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
RDF as a Universal Healthcare Exchange Language - 2nd Annual David Booth, Hawaii Resource Group
Claude Nanjo, Cognitive Medical Systems
Conor Dowling, Caregraf
Joshua Mandel, Children's Hospital Informatics Program at Harvard-MIT
Michel Dumontier, Stanford University
Rafael Richards, Veterans Health Administration
Technical - Intermediate
Healthcare/Life Sciences
Semantic Solutions (Sponsored) 09:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
What's New in Oracle Database 12c Spatial and Graph Xavier Lopez, Oracle
All - General Audience
Industry and Business Trends
The Data Factory Production Line - Case Studies George Roth, Recognos Inc.
Technical - Intermediate
Content Management
Machine Learning Techniques for Analyzing Unstructured Business Data Nick Pendar, Skytree
Technical - Introductory
Text Analysis
Semantic SOA: Dynamic, Data-driven, Policy-Controlled Apps and Processes Dave Duggal, EnterpriseWeb
Technical - Intermediate
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Enterprise Semantics
Semantic Information Architecture
Coffee Break 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Exhibits Open 10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Conference Sessions 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Customer Experience with RDF Triple Stores; Oracle Spatial & Graph, Oracle NoSQL, Franz Allegrograph and Anzo Cambridge Marc Lieber, Trivadis AG
Technical - Intermediate
Developing Semantic Software
Shared Session - NoSQL Now and SemTechBiz
Building a Recommendation System with Limited Data Cirrus Shakeri, SAP Labs
Technical - Intermediate
Enterprise Semantics
Search
Semantic Movie Explorer – Film Cruiser Lukasz Porwol, Insight Centre for Data Analytics, National University of Ireland, Galway
Business/Strategic
Content Management
There’s a Property Graph in My Triplestore: Using an RDF Triplestore to Manage, Model, and (SPARQL) Query Property Graphs Souripriya Das, Oracle
Ana Paula Estrada Vargas, Oracle
Matthew S Perry, Oracle
Xavier Lopez, Oracle
Technical - Intermediate
Semantic Information Architecture
Detailed Explanations in English of Rich Reasoning for E-Learning and Compliance Benjamin Grosof, Coherent Knowledge
Janine Bloomfield, Coherent Knowledge Systems, LLC
All - General Audience
Case Studies/Use Cases
Financial Industry
Conference Sessions 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Cognitive Computing with Associative Memories: Reasoning by Similarity Paul Hofmann, Space-Time Insight
Technical - Introductory
Enterprise Semantics
Shared Session - NoSQL Now and SemTechBiz
Smart Text: How to Turn Big Text into Big Data Tom Reamy, KAPS Group
All - General Audience
Big Data
Agile Methodologies for Ontology Development Diglio Antonio Simoni, Wipro
Nitin Narkhede, Wipro
All - General Audience
Enterprise Semantics
It's Just Commerce (TM), Meeting the Omnichannel Challenge with the Global Language of Business Rich Richardson, GS1 US
Business/Strategic
Big Data
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Linked Data
Search
Standards
The Semantics of Dates in Financial Contracts Mark H Linehan, Thematix Partners, LLC
Elisa Kendall, Thematix Partners LLC
Mike Bennett, Enterprise Data Management Council
Technical - Intermediate
Financial Industry
Semantic Information Architecture
Hot Topic Presentations 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Optimizing eCommerce in a Semantic Search World Eric Franzon, SemanticWeb.com
Aaron Bradley, Electronic Arts
Barbara H. Starr, SemanticFuse
Frank J. Kochenash, Mercent
Jay M Myers, Best Buy
Rich Richardson, GS1 US
Business/Strategic
Case Studies/Use Cases
Content Management
Industry and Business Trends
Search
Standards
Semantics in Finance: Addressing Looming Train Wreck in Risk Management, Regulatory Compliance and Reporting Elisa Kendall, Thematix Partners LLC
Elie Abi-Lahoud, GRC Technology Centre, University College Cork
Grit Denker, SRI International
Reginald Ford, SRI International
Richard Beatch, Bloomberg LP
Susanne Riehemann, SRI International
Wesley Moore, Wells Fargo Securities
All - General Audience
Case Studies/Use Cases
Financial Industry
Lunch Break - Attendees on their own 12:45 PM - 02:00 PM
Conference Sessions 02:00 PM - 02:45 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Big Data Modeling Marc C. Hadfield, Vital AI
Technical - Intermediate
Big Data
Shared Session - NoSQL Now and SemTechBiz
Practical SPARQL Benchmarking Revisited Robert A Vesse, YarcData
Technical - Intermediate
Developing Semantic Software
The Value Chain Ontology: Development and Applications in the International Development Soonho Kim, International Food Policy Research Institute
Luciana Delgado, International Food Policy Research Institute
Technical - Introductory
Case Studies/Use Cases
Practical Applications of Semantics in Commerce and Retail Jay M Myers, Best Buy
All - General Audience
Industry and Business Trends
Search
Semantics: the Technical Lens for Financial Transparency and Risk Management Larry W. Smith, THEMATIX
Dennis Wisnosky, EDM Council
Elisa Kendall, Thematix Partners LLC
Richard Beatch, Bloomberg LP
Wesley Moore, Wells Fargo Securities
All - General Audience
Business Intelligence and Analytics
Enterprise Semantics
Financial Industry
Industry and Business Trends
Standards
Coffee Break 02:45 PM - 03:00 PM
Conference Sessions 03:00 PM - 03:45 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Key Things You Need to Know About RDF (and Why They are Important) David Booth, HRG / Rancho BioSciences
Technical - Introductory
Semantic Information Architecture
Shared Session - NoSQL Now and SemTechBiz
Semantic Web Components Brian Sletten, Bosatsu Consulting, Inc.
Technical - Intermediate
Developing Semantic Software
Standards
We Can Write Better Constitutions using Semantic Web Juan Sequeda, Capsenta
All - General Audience
Case Studies/Use Cases
Cases in Semantic Text Analytics Steven Toole, Content Analyst Company
All - General Audience
Search
Text Analysis
Dynamic Coupling: The Pot of Gold Under the Semantic Rainbow Jason Bloomberg, Intellyx
Technical - Intermediate
Enterprise Semantics
Grill the experts on FIBO and its underlying technology Dave McComb, Semantic Arts
David S. Newman, Wells Fargo
Dean Allemang, Working Ontologist, LLC
Dennis Wisnosky, EDM Council
Mike Bennett, Enterprise Data Management Council
All - General Audience
Financial Industry
Closing Panel 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Title Speakers Audience Track
Making Sense of a Polyglot World: NoSQL, Relational, Graphs, Semantics and Cognitive Computing Dan McCreary, Kelly-McCreary & Associates
April Reeve, Reeve Consulting LLC
David Booth, Hawaii Resource Group
Joe Devon, Diamond Web Services
Mike Bowers, LDS Church
Business/Strategic
Industry and Business Trends
Shared Session - NoSQL Now and SemTechBiz


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