The Semantic Technology & Business Conference begins in a few short days. If you haven’t registered yet, it’s not too late, and if you haven’t looked at the program recently, be sure to check out some of these exciting late-breaking additions…

Photo of Jason DouglasKEYNOTE:
What Google is Doing with Structured Data
Jason Douglas, Group Product Manager, Knowledge Graph, Google

Photos of Dan Brickley, R.V. Guha, Sandro HawkeHOT TOPIC PANEL:
WebSchemas: Schema.org and Vocabulary Collaboration

Dan Brickley, Developer Advocate, Google
R.V. Guha, Google Fellow, Google
Sandro Hawke, W3C Technical Staff, W3C/MIT

(More panelists TBA)


BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

Building Your SmartData Accelerator
Robert Kruse, Managing Partner, SmartDataAccelerator
Gene Mishchenko, Lead Information Architect, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services

Seeing is Believing – Harnessing the Power of Unstructured Big Data to Create
Breakthrough Semantic Applications

David Schorr, TipSense, LLC

Incubating and Investing in Semantic Startups
Jonas Lamis, Co-Founder, Rally.org
Kevin Cheng, CEO, Donna
Dror Oren, Executive Director, Ventures, SRI, International
Michael S. Dunn, CTO, TRUECar

BIRDS OF A FEATHER NETWORKING

We know that at a big conference like SemTechBiz, it can be tough to connect with like-minded attendees, so we’re bringing back BoF Groups. Attendees will have the opportunity to nominate BoF’s of their own at the event, but we’ve got a couple lined up to get things rolling:

SEO & Semantic Marketing
Aaron Bradley, Internet Marketer, InfoMine, Inc.

Semantics For Good
Kristen Milhollin, Project Lead & Founder, GoodSpeaks.org

LIGHTNING TALKS:

The always-popular lightning talks are back, and these recent additions complete an already strong line-up of strictly-timed five-minute talks:

Semantic technology to shed light on Big Dark Data
Ben Zamanzadeh, Vice President of Engineering, DataPop

Semantic Reading
Eric Freese, Sr. Product and Technology Development Manager, codeMantra

Linked Data in Libraries: A BIBFRAME Introduction
Nate Trail, Digital Project Coordinator, Library of Congress

Ontology Evaluation across the Life Cycle: Key findings from a four-month collaborative exploration
Amanda J Vizedom, Ontologist, Consultant

We hope to see you at SemTechBiz! Avoid onsite prices. Register now and save $200.