Symposium & PhD defense
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Symposium & PhD defense


On Tuesday June 19th 2018 I will defend my PhD thesis The ‘K’ in ‘Semantic Web’ stands for ‘Knowledge’. Prior to the defense there will be a symposium titled Contemporary Challenged in Linked Data Research and Practice, with talks by four of the top Linked Data scientists in the world (see program below). Both the symposium and the PhD defenise are open to anybody who is interested, so please come join us at the VU University Amsterdam on June 19th!


13:00-15:15 Mini symposium Contemporary Challenges in Linked Data Research and Practice.
Location: Agora 2 (3rd floor, main building), VU University Amsterdam.

  • 13:00-13:30 Prof. Dr. Christian Bizer, Exploiting Semantics Where We Find Them – A Bottom-up Approach to the Semantic Web
  • 14:00-14:30 Prof. Dr. Maria-Esther Vidal
  • 13:30-14:00 Prof. Dr. Axel Polleres, The Non-Existing LOD Cloud And How It Could Finally Be Created
  • 14:30-15:00 Prof. Dr. Michel Dumontier

15:45-16:30 PhD defense The ‘K’ in ‘Semantic Web’ stands for ‘Knowledge’.
Location: Aula (1st floor, main building), VU University Amsterdam.

16:30-17:30 Reception / drinks.
Location: The Basket, VU University Amsterdam campus.


If you would like to obtain a signed copy of my PhD thesis on June 19th, please fill in the form below. That way I can keep you up-to-date about the event, and I will be able to print enough copies of my thesis.

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