Social Networks and Data Portability at Semantic Tech conference in San Jose
By bblfish on May 17, 2008
The upcoming semantic conference in San Jose, is getting going tomorrow, with an excellent list of speakers and subjects. Here are some highlights of the sessions relating to topics on which I blog regularly.
- The Future of Social Networks: The Need for Semantics, Monday, May 19, 2008 from 08:30 AM - 12:00 PM, will be hosted by John Breslin, Prof Stefan Decker and Uldis Bojars.
- The Semantic Web, Social Graphs and Social Verification Tom Ilube, Chief Executive Officer, Garlik Limited will present on Monday, May 19, 2008 at 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM
- Semantic Wikis: Boosting Collaborative Technology will be presented by Juergen Angele on Monday, May 19, 2008 at 05:00 PM - 06:00 PM clashing with Tom Illube's talk, sadly.
- Data Portability Interest Group will take place on Tuesday, May 20, 2008 at 07:15 AM - 08:15 AM. A bit early but well worth it. John Breslin will be hosting it.
- Linked Data Panel with Danny Ayers, Giovanni Tummarello, Nathan R Yergler of the Creative Commons, and Ralph R. Swick from the w3c will be speaking about this essential topic on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 08:30 AM - 09:30 AM.
- Data Availability at MySpace Jim Benedetto, Senior Vice President of Technology will explaining the Data Availability initiative.
- Developing Semantic Web Applications: Current Tools, Best Practices and Future Directions on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 09:45 AM - 10:45 AM, Eric Miller, Jaans Aasman, Jeroen Wester, Dean Allemang and I, will talk about various semantic web applications, the technologies needed to build them and more. In particular I will be demonstrating the Semantic Web Address Book
- Semantic Markup of Java Source Code Brian D Eubanks will talk on Wednesday, May 21, 2008 at 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Many more interesting talks will make sure I will spend another packed week. The full program is available online.
My presentation is now available online with audio as part of the longer Building Secure, Open and Distributed Social Network Applications