SMWCon Fall 2014/Announcement

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SMWCon Fall 2014SMWCon Fall 2014/Announcement

Dear users, developers and all people interested in semantic wikis,


We are happy to announce SMWCon Fall 2014 - the 10th Semantic MediaWiki Conference:


  • Dates: October 1st to October 3rd 2014 (Wednesday to Friday) plus a
  • Location: Gasometer D, Vienna, Austria
  • Conference wikipage: https://semantic-mediawiki.org/wiki/SMWCon_Fall_2014
  • Participants: Everybody interested in semantic wikis, especially in Semantic MediaWiki, e.g., users, developers, consultants, business representatives, researchers.


Following the success of recent SMWCons, we will have one tutorial day and two conference days plus an additional create camp on Saturday after the official end of the conference.


Participating in the conference: To help us planning, you can already informally register on the wikipage, although a firm registration will later be needed.


Contributing to the conference: If you want to present your work in the conference please go to the conference wikipage and add your talk there. To create an attractive program for the conference, we will later ask you to give further information about your proposals. Tutorials and presentations will be video and audio recorded and will be made available for others after the conference.


Among others, we encourage contributions on the following topics

Applications of semantic wikis:


   Semantic wikis for enterprise workflows and business intelligence
   Semantic wikis for corporate or personal knowledge management
   Exchange on business models with semantic wikis
   Lessons learned (best/worst practices) from using semantic wikis or their extensions
   Semantic wikis in e-science, e-learning, e-health, e-government
   Semantic wikis for finding a common vocabulary among a group of people
   Semantic wikis for teaching students about the Semantic Web
   Offering incentives for users of semantic wikis
   Challenges and obstacles for Semantic Wikis in business environments


Development of semantic wikis


   Semantic wikis as knowledge base backends / data integration platforms
   Comparisons of semantic wiki concepts and technologies
   Community building, feature wishlists, roadmapping of Semantic MediaWiki
   Improving user experience in a semantic wiki
   Speeding up semantic wikis
   Integrations and interoperability of semantic wikis with other applications and mashups
   Modeling of complex domains in semantic wikis, using rules, formulas etc.
   Access control and security aspects in semantic wikis
   Multilingual semantic wikis


If you have questions you can contact me or Bernhard Krabina (General & Local Chair) per e-mail (Cc).


Hope to see you in Vienna

Franz Borrmann

(Program Chair)