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Semantic Publishing

Welcome - (Pizza & Drinks)

Intro - Nick Wade - Group Manager Atlassian Marketplace

Short Presentations (5min):

Antonio Valderrabanos (

Atanas Kiryakov (

Presentations (15min):

Semantic Apps in the Cloud - Sanjiva Nath (

Rapid enterprise adoption of cloud-based applications is also compounding the problem of application and information isolation.  Integrating this information across cloud and on-premise apps is a challenge best suited for semantic technologies.  We will discuss zAgile's Wikidsmart platform that provides easy integration of cloud applications - providing a unified view of information to the enterprise for sharing and collaboration. A recent use case of this integration and publishing across hosted apps is the OpenStack Activity Dashboard and Metrics, provided by the OpenStack foundation to its member organizations.


Hybrid Semantics in Media and Scientific Publishing - Borislav Popov (

Borislav will share stories of mass media and scientific publishers taking the leap from pre-FTS-indexing times to context-supported authoring, data-rich editorial process and dynamic semantic publishing. We will tell about competitors joining forces to overtake competitors through hybrid semantics and show how it’s done and what it takes.

Over the years, a repetitive solution pattern for semantic publishing got mastered and applied over and over again. We will tell you how it works and how to benefit from it – from the domain aware schema modelling, through sophisticated text analytics, to readers’ profiles aware publishing.

He will spice up the meet up with additional insight talks and is open for discussions.

Borislav Popov is head of semantic annotation and search at Ontotext, leading the semantic publishing product development and solutions in the last years. Passionate about text analytics, semantic annotation and search. Leading a team of over 20 excellent scientists and developers primarily focussed on semantic publishing.

Dave Rogers The Semantic Publishing experiences at the BBC. Dave is the Senior Technical Architect at BBC News & Knowledge.

Barry Norton is a Solutions Architect with Ontotext AD, and supports several other major deployments of Ontotext's OWLIM RDF database technology.

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  • Borislav P.

    Seems like we are going to have one more speaker - Dave Rogers on the semantic publishing experiences at the BBC

    June 3, 2013

  • Rich M.

    Are we talking about the issues covered in "";? A bit more information (eg, speaker bio, agenda) would also be useful.

    May 10, 2013

    • Marco N.

      details coming soon

      May 10, 2013

    • Borislav P.

      Hi Rich, one of the aspects would be to share some experiences on how semantics are applied in publishing in the last years; how they are used for major events - like the Olympics. We will also share similarities and differences between what scientific or high content value publishing and general media... And also share how different corporations choose to do it.

      May 29, 2013

  • Atanas K.

    founder of Ontotext that offers semantic technology in publishing, pharma, government, cultural heritage, etc. Semantic repositories and semantic search expert

    May 14, 2013

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