SMWCon Fall 2015/Program Announcement

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SMWCon Fall 2015SMWCon Fall 2015/Program Announcement

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

We are very happy to announce the program of the 12th Semantic MediaWiki Conference in Barcelona! People from business, academia and non-profit organizations will give a variety of very interesting talks and presentations about applying semantic wikis as well as about newest developments in the field.

We would also like to remind you of the upcoming end to the early bird registration registration period on October 5, 2015. Please register via Tito [0] if you have not done so already.

Important facts reminder:

  • Dates: October 28th to October 30th 2015 (Wednesday to Friday)
  • Location: Fabra i Coats, Art Factory. Carrer Sant Adrià 20 (Sant Andreu), Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain.
  • Conference page:
  • Participants: Everybody interested in semantic wikis, especially in Semantic MediaWiki, e.g. users, developers, consultants, business representatives and researchers.

News on the program:

  • The tutorial program has been announced and made available [1]
  • The conference program has now also been announced and made available [2]. The keynote will be held jointly by Denny Vrandečić and Markus Krötzsch.
  • A social program is also being prepared [3].

We still welcome contributions from you:

  • We encourage contributions for workshops and poster sessions about semantic wikis; for a list of topics, see [4]. Please add your proposals here: [5]
  • Presentations will generally be video and audio recorded and made available for others after the conference.


  • Amical Wikimedia [6] and Open Semantic Data Association e. V. [7] have become the official organisers of SMWCon Fall 2015
  • Thanks to Institut de Cultura - Ajuntament de Barcelona [8] for providing free access to the conference location and its infrastructure as well as ArchiXL/XL&Knowledge [9] for being our silver sponsor.

If you have questions you may contact Lia Veja and Karsten Hoffmeyer (Program Chairs), Alina Mierluș (General Chair) or Toni Hermoso (Local Chair) per e-mail (Cc).

We will be happy to see you in Barcelona!

Lia Veja, Karsten Hoffmeyer (Program Board)

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