Ada Lovelace Day Celebration @ISWC2018

When: Tuesday 9th October (19:00-21:00) Where: Asilomar Seascape (next to the Crocker dining hall, where lunch is served)   “Ada Lovelace Day (ALD) is an international celebration of the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). It aims to increase the profile of women in STEM and, in doing so, create new […]

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Getting your work accepted into the Blue Sky Ideas track

Overview We set up the Blue Sky Ideas track as a means to stimulate novel research and initiatives that complement the work commonly submitted into the other tracks of the main conference. The track is supported by the Computing Community Consortium (CCC). The format is used widely at several top scientific conferences, including AAAI, ACM […]

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Tips for preparing an awesome poster or demo

The Posters and Demos session at ISWC is a big plenary session where 79 presentations will be ongoing at the same time. So how can you make sure that your poster or demo attracts the attention it deserves? In this blog post we have put together some tips on preparing a successful poster or demo. […]

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The Semantic Web Jam Session @ISWC2018

When: Thursday 11 October (after the Posters and Demos session) Where: Asilomar Seascape (next to the Crocker dining hall, where lunch is served) Many have asked… and yes, the Jam Session is back at ISWC 2018! The Semantic Web community is crowded with music lovers and several of our fine researchers are also excellent music […]

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2018 SWSA Distinguished Dissertation Award

Fariz Darari (Free University of Bozen-Bolzano and TU Dresden) and Anastasia Dimou (Universiteit Gent) are joint winners of the 2018 SWSA Distinguished Dissertation Award. The winning dissertations are: – Fariz Darari, Managing and Consuming Completeness Information for RDF Data Sources – Anastasia Dimou, High quality Linked Data generation from heterogeneous data sources Our sincere congratulations […]

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“From San Jose to Monterey”- ISWC2018 Bike Ride

We are training + riding and why you should join. We all work long hours, we sit in front or our screens all day, sometimes long nights as well. Sometimes our eyes are dry, our back hurts from the crouching, we stretch for a second and think – if only I had moved a little today, […]

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Thinking of submitting to the Industry Track?

Have you adopted semantics in innovative industrial applications?   The web of data has proven to be a fertile ground for both academic and industrial research, but transitioning the technology to real-world industrial strength applications raises different, and yet challenging, technical issues. Companies from small to large, are making revealing leaps forward in science and […]

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More about the Blue Sky Ideas

The Blue Sky Ideas initiative is meant to stimulate new research ideas that are different from the current mainstream research and look at topics that are not anticipated by current applications. The initiative is meant to stimulate scientists to think about basic, open goal, curiosity driven science. On the sponsor To encourage participation, the Computing […]

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Tips for preparing your Posters & Demos submission

The posters and demos track is always a highlight of ISWC with cutting edge work being presented on a wide range of topics in a relaxed environment. Whilst the posters and demos track is usually less competitive than for example the research track, it can still be a challenge to fit your work into 4 […]

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ISWC 2018 bike challenge – let’s get ready!

With 169 days to go until our Semantic Web community bike ride, it’s time to get some training in. Before embarking in such a long ride make sure that your body is accustomed to the road: we are talking about spending a good 6 hours each day sitting on your bike saddle – clearly not […]

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Criteria for the ISWC research track

The International Semantic Web Conference is the premier conference on the Semantic Web and Linked Data. Accordingly we expect the research track of the ISWC to be the premier venue to publish new, groundbreaking, exciting research on all things Semantic Web and Linked Data. Researchers from all over the world submit their papers to the […]

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