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Nigel Shadbolt, Co-Director, Open Data Institute to Keynote SemTechBiz UK

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Rising Media and WebMediaBrands, producers of the Semantic Technology and Business Conference – UK (#SemTechBiz), have announced details of this year’s event, the foremost conference series on semantic technologies.

Photo of Nigel ShadboltThis year’s line-up of speakers includes Professor Nigel Shadbolt, Co-Director, Open Data Institute. A former President of the British Computer Society, Professor Shadbolt has been involved in a wide range of entrepreneurial activities.  In 2009, together with Sir Tim Berners-Lee, he was appointed as information advisor by the Prime Minister to help transform public access to Government information. Professor Shadbolt will be delivering a keynote presentation on day 1 of the conference.

The 2012 Semantic Technology and Business Conference – UK will be held on 19-20 September at The Millennium Gloucester Hotel, 4-18 Harrington Gardens, London SW7 4HL.

Semantic Technology and Business Conference – UK brings together today’s industry thought leaders and practitioners to explore the challenges and opportunities impacting both corporate business leaders and technologists. The two day conference is packed with case studies and real-world perspectives, with insight and learning from global experts in technology, financial services, insurance, healthcare, publishing, government, automotive and enterprise data.

Whether you are new to semantic technologies or wish to enhance ongoing efforts to leverage semantics in your enterprise and web-based systems, SemTechBiz has sessions designed for people of all levels, from beginner to advanced.

Now in its 2nd year, the conference includes innovative panels, roundtables, plenaries, keynotes and lightning sessions, all expertly produced to deliver tangible business value by helping to turn knowledge into actionable results. All speakers are leaders in the field of semantic technologies with hands-on implementation experience and a broad industry knowledge.

Delegates will benefit from this unique opportunity to explore how semantic solutions and linked data are being embraced throughout companies across a diverse range of disciplines and business categories.


Register before 19 July 2012 to take advantage of the lowest-available super early bird rates:   http://semtechbizuk2012.semanticweb.com/reg.cfm

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