SEMANTiCS 2016 - The Linked Data Conference
Workshops, Tutorials and the DBpedia Day

12th International Conference on Semantic Systems
Leipzig, Germany
September 12 -15, 2016


This year's SEMANTiCS is starting on September 12th with a full day of exciting and interesting satellite events. In 6 parallel tracks scientific and industrial workshops and tutorials are scheduled to provide a forum for groups of researchers and practitioners to discuss and learn about hot topics in Semantic Web research.

Attending the SEMANTiCS workshops and tutorial is free of charge, but you need to register. Feel free to have a closer look and register for the events here:

DBpedia Day - Call for Participation

Following our successful meetings in Europe & US our next DBpedia meeting will be held at Leipzig on September 15th, co-located with SEMANTiCS.


- Keynote #1: Wikidata: bringing structured data to Wikipedia with 16000 volunteers by Lydia Pintscher, product manager of Wikidata

- Keynote #2: Harald Sack, (title TBA) (Hasso-Plattner-Institut)

- A session for the “DBpedia references and citations challenge

- A session on DBpedia ontology by members of the DBpedia ontology committee

- Tell us what cool things you do with DBpedia:

- As always, there will be tutorials to learn about DBpedia and a DBpedia showcase session

Quick facts

- Web URL:

- When: September 15th, 2016

- Where: University of Leipzig, Augustusplatz 10, 04109 Leipzig

- Call for Contribution: (submission form)

- Registration: Free to participate but only through registration (Option for DBpedia support tickets)

We are looking forward to your contributions and to seeing you at the SEMANTiCS in Leipzig!