SMWCon Fall 2020

SMWCon Fall 2020
The 17th conference on Semantic MediaWiki (SMWCon) brings together developers, users and organizations from the semantic wiki community around the world.
Conference details
Location Online
Start: 2020-11-24
Finish: 2020-11-26
General Chair: Bernhard Krabina
Local Chair:
Program Chair: Richard Heigl

Type: SMWCon
Audience: Everyone
Feed: RSS feed, Atom feed
Wikidata-ID: Q98967722
Table of Contents

Discover the future of knowledge sharing
at the 17th Semantic MediaWiki Conference
24.11. – 26.11.2020

Semantic MediaWiki on Twitter Twitter is #SMWCon

The SemanticMediaWiki conference is the yearly event for
professional wiki users, maintainers, developers, consultants, researchers,
responsible persons from business and administration.

Join in, get inspired and connect with experts!

Virtual conference[edit]

Due to the corona pandemic, this conference will also take place virtually.
You can participate through these channels:

  • Zoom
  • YouTube Streaming
  • Chat: Element (previously Riot)
  • Etherpad


We plan three days with different tracks: enterprise and government, semantic and developer community, research and education. Each day offers space and time for tutorials, talks and a hackathon.

Tuesday, 24.11.2020 Wednesday, 25.11.2020 Thursday, 26.11.2020
Enterprise and Government Day Semantic and Developer Community Day Research and Education Day
Use cases and best practices for business and the public sector Extensions and features, templating, development and deployment Knowledge Graphs, Wikidata, GLAM and research use cases
10 - 12 a.m. CET


2 - 5 p.m. CET

Conference Sessions

7 - 9 p.m. CET


Call for contributions[edit]

Add your contributions!

Feel free to suggest a (lightning) talk, a tutorial, a workshop or a hackathon session that you want to contribute until October 15 2020


The following is a collection of aspects that people are interested in and which could be addressed at the conference.

  • add your wish here
  • Tutorial: MediaWiki for beginners
  • Tuturial: Getting started with SMW
  • Tutorial: Introduction to MediaWiki extension development
  • Tuturial: SMW for developers

Registration and participants[edit]

No registration and no conference fees are required. You will be able to join the online meetings as you like.
To let others know that you will be attending, please add your name below:

  1. Bernhard Krabina
  2. Richard Heigl
  3. Alexander Gesinn ( GmbH & Co. KG)
  4. Gary Foster (talk)
  5. Yaron Koren
  6. Lia Veja (DIPF)
  7. Jeroen De Dauw, SMW maintainer (Professional.Wiki)
  8. Karsten Hoffmeyer, SMW maintainer (Professional.Wiki)
  9. Bryan Hilderbrand
  10. Paul Meredith
  11. Julian Hocker (DIPF)
  12. Jan H. Höffler (ReplicationWiki)
  13. Rob P
  14. Vivian Epiney (Le Dico des Ados)
  15. Tom Fellows
  16. Julien Tremblay McLellan
  17. Ton van der Zwet
  18. Renato Ongania
  19. Georgios Mavropalias
  20. Greg Rundlett (QualityBox)
  21. Lex Sulzer
  22. Wolfgang Fahl
  23. Luca Mauri


Please contact us at smwcon‐at‐ regarding sponsoring of the conference.