[CfP] ISWC2016: Reminder, DC, SWSA Distinguished Dissertation Award, Workshops

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[CfP] ISWC2016: Reminder, DC, SWSA Distinguished Dissertation Award, Workshops

Miel Vander Sande

Submission reminder, Doctoral Consortium, SWSA Distinguished Dissertation Award, Workshops

15th International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC 2016)

            Kobe, Japan, October 17 -21, 2016

Website: http://iswc2016.semanticweb.org
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/113652365383847
Twitter: https://twitter.com/ISWC2016

In this announcement:
- Final reminder for all tracks
- Submit for the Doctoral Consortium
- Apply for the SWSA Distinguished dissertation award
- Accepted workshops

Final reminder Call For Papers

The final deadline to submit is approaching fast, don’t forget to submit:

* Call for Research Track Papers: http://iswc2016.semanticweb.org/pages/calls/research-track.html
* Call for Applications (Emerging, In-Use, Industry) Track: http://iswc2016.semanticweb.org/pages/calls/applications.html
* Call for Resources Track Papers: http://iswc2016.semanticweb.org/pages/calls/resource-track.html

Abstracts due:                        April 20, 2016
Submissions due:                  April 30, 2016

* Call for Posters and Demos: http://iswc2016.semanticweb.org/pages/calls/posters-demos.html

Submissions due                    July 07, 2016
Workshop papers due           July 07, 2016

An overview of all calls can be found here: http://iswc2016.semanticweb.org/pages/calls.html

Submit for the Doctoral Consortium!
The ISWC 2016 Doctoral Consortium will take place as part of the 15th International Semantic Web Conference in Kobe, Japan. This forum will provide PhD students an opportunity to share and develop their research ideas in a critical but supportive environment, to get feedback from mentors who are senior members of the Semantic Web research community, to explore issues related to academic and research careers, and to build relationships with other Semantic Web PhD students from around the world.

The Consortium aims to broaden the perspectives and to improve the research and communication skills of these students.

The Doctoral Consortium is intended for students who have a specific research proposal and some preliminary results, but who have sufficient time prior to completing their dissertation to benefit from the consortium experience. Generally, students in their second or third year of PhD will benefit the most from the Doctoral Consortium. In the Consortium, the students will present their proposals and get specific feedback and advice on how to improve their research plan.

All proposals submitted to the Doctoral Consortium will undergo a thorough reviewing process with a view to providing detailed and constructive feedback. The international program committee will select the best submissions for presentation at the Doctoral Consortium.

We anticipate that students with accepted submissions at the Doctoral Consortium will receive travel fellowships to offset some of the travel costs.

Submissions due: May 30, 2016
Detailed info: http://iswc2016.semanticweb.org/pages/calls/doctoral-consortium.html

Program Chairs
* Philippe Cudré-Mauroux - University of Freiburg, Switzerland
* Natasha Noy - Google Inc.
* Riichiro Mizoguchi - JAIST, Japan

Apply for the SWSA Distinguished dissertation award
The Semantic Web Science Association (SWSA) invites applications for the 2016 SWSA Distinguished Dissertation Award. The award will be presented during the International Semantic Web Conference (ISWC), which will be held in Kobe, Japan on October 17-21 2016. The winner is expected to attend the ISWC 2016 conference.

Eligible doctoral dissertations are those which present innovative research results related to the combination of semantics, data and the Web, and which have been awarded a PhD between January 1, 2015 and December 31, 2015, The selection of the dissertation will be based on the originality, significance, and impact of the work. Evidence of such impact includes (but is not limited to) publications at highly selective conferences and journals in the field, in particular ISWC.

Award committee:
The selection committee, which will comprise two members of SWSA and two external experts, will be the final arbiter in the decision process. The selection committee might decide to consult additional external assessors and reserves the right to not award the prize if the applications do not meet the expected quality level.

The award:
The award includes a certificate and a 1000 euros payment. Travel costs to Kobe and a free registration to ISWC 2016 will be covered.

More info on

Accepted workshops
The list with accepted workshops has been published. Further details will be announced soon!

The Eleventh Inernational Workshop on Ontology Matching (OM‐2016)
Pavel Shvaiko

6th Workshop on Linked Science 2016 : Supporting collaboration and learning in e-research infrastructures
Tomi Kauppinen, Jacco van Ossenbruggen, Willem Robert Van Hage, Carsten Kesler, Jun Zhao and Tobias Kuhn

Stream Reasoning 2016
Daniele Dell'Aglio, Emanuele Della Valle, Thomas Eiter and Markus Krotzsch

LinkedStartup Workshop
Elmar Kiesling, Sabrina Kirrane and Juan Sequeda

7th Workshop on Ontology and Semantic Web Patterns (WOP2016)
Karl Hammar, Pascal Hitzler, Adila A. Krisnadhi, Agnieszka Lawrynowicz, Andrea Nuzzolese and Monika Solanki

VOILA 2016 Visualization and Interaction for Ontologies and Linked Data
Valentina Ivanova, Patrick Lambrix, Steffen Lohmann and Catia Pesquita

Workshop on Benchmarking Linked Data (Emerging)
Axel-Cyrille Ngonga Ngomo, Anastasia Krithara and Irini Fundulaki

Mining Big Text Data for Semantics (M4S): and it applications in Finance and Healthcare
Daqing He, Bo Hu and Hans Friedrich Witschel

NLP & DBpedia 2016
Heiko Paulheim, Marieke Van Erp and Pablo Mendes

Second Workshop on Mobile Deployments of Semantic Technologies (MoDeST)
Evan Patton, William Van Woensel, Roberto Yus and Jeff Pan

The “12th International Workshop on Uncertainty Reasoning for the Semantic Web (URSW 2016)
Fernando Bobillo, Rommel Novaes Carvalho, Davide Ceolin, Paulo Costa, Claudia D'Amato, Nicola Fanizzi, Kathryn Laskey, Ken Laskey, Thomas Lukasiewicz, Trevor Martin, Matthias Nickles and Mike Pool

SWIT : SemanticWeb technologies for the IoT
Maria Maleshkova, Ruben Verborgh, Federico Michele Facca and Michael Mrissa

The First International Workshop on Biomedical Data Integration and Discovery (BMDID 2016)
Cui Tao, Guoqian Jiang, Dezhao Song, Jeff Heflin and Frank Schilder

Linked Data for Information Extraction - LD4IE2016
Anna Lisa Gentile, Claudia D'Amato, Ziqi Zhang and Heiko Paulheim

The KEKI Workshop 2016 - Uses of Linguistic Linked Open Data
Sebastian Hellmann, John P. Mccrae, Seiji Koide, Key-Sun Choi, Hideaki Takeda, Yoshihiko Hayashi, Jorge Gracia, Kay Mueller and Niko Schenk

SALSA 2016 1st Workshop on SociAL Semantic Analysis
Miriam Fernandez, Hassan Saif, Claudia Wagner and Juan Sequeda

Intelligent Exploration of Semantic Data (IESD 2016)
Dhavalkumar Thakker, Daniel Schwabe, Kouji Kozaki, Roberto Garcia, Vania Dimitrova and Marco Brambilla

Fourth International Workshop on Semantic Statistics (SemStats 2016)
Franck Cotton, Raphael Troncy, Monica Scannapieco, Sarven Capadisli, Armin Haller and Evangelos Kalampokis

Society, Privacy and the Semantic Web - Policy and Technology
Christopher Brewster, Michelle Cheatham, Mathieu D'Aquin, Stefan Decker and Sabrina Kirrane

Best regards,

The ISWC organising committee

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