Knowledge sharing and networking at the cross-section of research and business


SEMANTiCS conference is the leading European conference on Semantic Technologies and AI. Researchers, industry experts and business leaders can develop a thorough understanding of trends and application scenarios in the fields of Machine Learning, Data Science, Linked Data and Natural Language Processing.  The 15th edition will be hosted this year in Karlsruhe (Germany).

About the conference

Semantics 2018 set the stage for the legal profession, what a great move! You could feel the pioneering spirit in all the presentations and discussions. Semantics and law are natural twins, so certainly more to come.

Stefan Stockinger

Corporate Legal, Contracts & Projects - OMV

The SEMANTiCS conference offers a good mix of academic and industry participants, making it a great place for exchanging ideas and views on different topics. Its Job Fair offers industries the possibility to contact people with very interesting profiles.

Josiane Parreira

Senior Research Scientist, Siemens AG Austria

The SEMANTiCS Conference is a really great place to come and look for inspiration, implementation, partners, for ideas and for business models.


Information Architect and Business Developer at Liip Zürich, Founder twygg

The level of conversation, the level of expectation of the participants and the level of sophistication of what they’re presenting is really astounding.

Jeanne Holm

former Chief Knowledge Architect and Digital Strategy Manager at NASA

Keynote speakers

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Brendan Nielsen

Knowledge Management Advisor

High-grading Business Decisions through Semantic Technology

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Valentina Presutti

Coordinator at Semantic Technology Laboratory

Looking for Common Sense in the Semantic Web

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Katja Hose

Professor of Computer Science

Querying the Web of Data

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Michel Dumontier

Distinguished Professor of Data Science

Accelerating biomedical discovery with an Internet of FAIR data and services

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Andreas Harth

Professor of Information Systems

From Representing Knowledge to Representing Behaviour

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Michael J. Sullivan

Principal Cloud Solutions Architect

Hybrid Knowledge Management Architectures

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Andy Boyd

Knowledge Management Principle Expert

High-grading Business Decisions through Semantic Technology


metaphactory: Just Start Working On Your Knowledge Graph

Peter Haase is CEO of SEMANTiCS 2019 Gold Sponsor metaphacts. He has a long history in the Semantic Web community. Peter talks about his fascinating experiences and about metaphacts’ mission to make knowledge graphs available for everyone.

SEMANTiCS – Fits with FIZ

In this blog post, Leni Helmes, member of the management board and Senior VP of SEMANTiCS 2019 Premium Sponsor FIZ Karlsruhe talks about the mission of this institution how it is carried out in initiatives such as PatentSemTech, an initiative to build and grow the community around patent data and semantic technologies.

Ontology Patterns Bring Order to Knowledge Graphs

SEMANTiCS 2019 Keynote Speaker Valentina Presutti coordinates the Semantic Technology Laboratory of CNR in Rome. In her research she focuses on semantic web and artificial intelligence, knowledge graphs, social robotics and beyond. In this Interview Valentina talks about ontology design patterns and knowledge graphs.

Knowledge Graphs As A Service

Robert David, CTO of Semantic Web Company and Lead Developer of SEMANTiCS Premium Sponsor PoolParty Semantic Suite shares insights on bringing semantic technologies and AI to the cloud and providing an integrated service environment as a solution to manage data along the linked data lifecycle. 

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Organized by

Institute for Applied Informatics



Connected Data London
KIT-Karlsruhe Institute of Technology

Conference venue

Festplatz 3
Germany, Karlsruhe