SEMIC 2020 Programme

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PROGRAMME
 

⟶ 9:00 - 10:00  Networking event / exhibition

 

⟶ 10:00 - 10:30  Opening session 

‣ Dr. Markus Richter, State Secretary at the Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community and Federal Government Commissioner for Information Technology, Germany

‣ Mario Campolargo, Acting Director-General DG DIGIT, European Commission

 

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⟶ 10:30 - 11:05  Keynote: Sustainable API Platforms for Public Administrations

‣ Erik Wilde, Digital Catalyst, Axway

 

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⟶ 11:15 - 12:15  Parallel tracks 

↳ PARALLEL TRACK 1 Maintenance of semantic assets - methods and tools

Moderator: Dr. Anastasia Dimou

Speakers

‣ Annelies Decraene and Eveline Vlassenroot
“How to keep 40 vocabularies up and running – a success story from Flanders”

‣ Giorgia Lodi 
“Lessons learned from public sector LOD deployments in Italy”

‣ Christoph Lange  
“Assessing the quality of Linked Data – automating workflows and improving public services”



↳ PARALLEL TRACK 2 Fighting COVID19 through data sharing

Moderator: Blanca Martinez De Aragon

Speakers

‣ Stéphane Bégué and Orsi Nagy 
“Convalescent plasma database project by European Blood Alliance (EBA)” 

‣ Laia Buigues Pastor 
“Text-mining through vast quantities of COVID19 scientific papers”

‣ Maria Claudia Bodino and Roberto Polli 
“Italy and COVID-19: Data management lessons Learned from the Front Lines”

 

↳ PARALLEL TRACK 3 Optimizing open data portals and user interfaces

Moderator: Prof. Dr. Elena Demidova

Speakers

‣ Eileen Fuchs
"Using and strengthening the German open data ecosystem – experiences and next steps" 

‣ Christian Horn
"One step further: using data versus presenting data"

‣ Rhoda Kerins
"Organizational requirements for high quality data provision – insights from Ireland" 

‣ Michal Kuban
"Is the Quality of Open Data really a Challenge for an entire Open Data Ecosystem?” 

 

↳ PARALLEL TRACK 4 Providing sustainable data services through Wikibase and Wikidata

Moderator: Seth van Hooland

Speakers

‣ Francesco Foglia and Max De Wilde 
“Encoding, sharing and promoting DG REGIO funding outcomes as Linked Data via Wikibase – state of play of the KOHESIO project”

‣ Anila Angjeli, Benjamin BoberBarbara Fischer, Joel Thill, Christel Kayser 
“Decentralising the management of national authority files through Wikidata”

‣ Lieven Baert
“Exploration of potential synergies between VocBench and Wikidata for the creation of archival reference”

 

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⟶ 12:15 - 14:00   Lunch Break and meeting opportunities

                               Networking event / exhibition

 

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⟶ 14:00 - 14:15  Announcement of EU Datathon 2020 winners

                              Innovating for Europe with open data 

                             ‣ Inmaculada Farfán Velasco

 

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⟶ 14:20 - 15:20  Interoperability Academy Speaking Corner

Graduate & master students pitching research idea’s at the SEMIC community
moderation by Joep Crompvoets and Georges Lobo

 

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⟶ 15:30 - 16:10  Closing debate: Semantics and data policies: what should be the EU priorities  

Moderator: David Osimo

Speakers

‣ Rufus Pollock

‣ Ruben Verborgh

‣ Heather Broomfield

 

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⟶ 16:10 - 16:25  Conclusions by Emanuele Baldacci, Director of Digital Services DG DIGIT, European Commission