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SemTechBiz Berlin to Explore Semantics in the Auto Industry

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One session that is sure to garner big crowds at #SemTechBiz Berlin is the keynote panel, Semantics in the Automotive Industry.

The Semantic Technology and Business Conference (#SemTechBiz) in Berlin, Germany, is only two weeks away. There is still time to register for this highly anticipated event that will feature panels, demonstrations, and sessions with some of the world’s leading semantic technology professionals. One session that is sure to garner big crowds is the keynote panel, Semantics in the Automotive Industry. This panel will feature Martin Hepp of Hepp Research GmbH, William Greenly of AQKA, and François-Paul Servant of Renault.

left to right: Martin Hepp,  William Greenly,  Francois-Paul Servant

Featured Session

Semantics in the Automotive Industry with Martin Hepp, William Greenly, & François-Paul Servant

Each of these professionals will bring their own unique perspective to this free-ranging discussion of semantic web technologies in the automotive industry. Martin Hepp is a professor of general management and e-business at Universität der Bundeswehr in Germany, where he heads the e-business and Web Science Research Group. His key research interest is in using structured, linked data on a Web scale for e-business, in particular matchmaking and product data reuse.

William Greenly is Currently a Senior technical Manager at AKQA, the largest independently owned creative agency in the world. He has previously had significant involvement in delivering large Semantic Web solutions to the automotive sector and was instrumental in publishing the Car Options Ontology used by manufacturers and retailers across the UK.

François-Paul Servant brought in Semantic Web technologies at Renault. He highlighted their possible benefits in a corporate context through various prototypes, some of which were publicly presented (“Semantic Web Technologies in Automotive Repair and Diagnostic Documentation” OWLED 2007, “Linking Enterprise Data”, LDOW 2008).


About #SemTechBiz Berlin

SemTechBiz Berlin will be held February 6-7, 2012 at the Seminaris Campus Hotel. Packed with case studies and real-world perspectives, SemTechBiz Berlin offers two comprehensive days of fresh insight and immersive learning from global experts in technology, financial services, insurance, healthcare, publishing, government, automotive and enterprise data.

The highly anticipated conference will feature an array of speakers at the forefront of semantic web technologies in business applications. These speakers will discuss how semantic technologies are being used in organizations today to make money, save money, leverage existing resources, and solve problems in innovative ways.

Register Now

Space is still available for SemTechBiz Berlin. Register here today to secure your spot. A variety of registration options are available to suit different budgets and discounts are available for groups of three or more as well as students/academics.

Who Should Attend?

SemTechBiz Berlin attendees will include forward-thinking technology and business leaders representing the entire marketplace. Individuals and groups who will benefit from attending include:

  • Developers
  • Researchers
  • Startups
  • Marketers
  • Government Agencies
  • Data Specialists
  • Information Architects
  • Venture Capitalists & Investors
  • IT/Software Managers
  • Computer Scientists
  • Taxonomists
  • Semantic Web Job Seekers
  • Publishers & Content Providers
  • Anyone Evaluating Semantic Technology Solutions



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