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08:30 – 09:00 Event registration

09:00 – 09:15 Welcome address, James Phare and Nigel Higgs, Managing directors, Data to Value

09:20 – 10:05 Using RDF and graph technologies at NASA, David Meza, Head of Knowledge Management, NASA

10:10 – 10:50 Using connected data to fight Financial Crime, James Phare, Managing director, Data to Value

10:50 – 11:05 Coffee and networking

11:05 – 11:45 Auto-discovery and the long tail of linked & open data, Christopher Gutteridge, Linked Open Data Architect, University of Southampton

11:50 – 12:30 How Go and Neo4j enabled the FT to Deliver at Speed, Dan Murphy, Semantic metadata and DevOps developer, Financial Times

12:30 – 13:45 Lunch and Exhibition

Lightning talks

13:45 – 14:05 Knowledge Assembly at Scale with Semantic and Probabilistic Techniques, Szymon Klarman, Research Fellow, Brunel University

14:10 – 14:30 Powerful Information Discovery Made Possible with Big Knowledge Graphs – The Offshore Leaks Case, Borislav Popov, Business Development Director, Ontotext

14:35 – 14:55 Adding explicit semantics to graph databases, Dr. Jesús Barrasa, Senior field engineer, Neo4j

15:00 – 15:20 Do’s and Don’ts of Connected Data Visualisations, Jean Villedieu, Linkurious

15:25 – 15:45 Success stories with connected data,Timea Turdean, Technical Consultant, PoolParty – Semantic Web Company

15:45 – 16:00 Coffee and networking

16:00 – 16:20 Connecting life sciences data at the European Bioinformatics Institute, Tony Burdett, Senior Software Engineer, The European Bioinformatics Institute

16:25 – 17:05 Ten Years of Linked Data at the BBC: Implementing a user-focused semantic architecture, Paul Rissen, Senior Data Architect, BBC

17:10 – 17:40 How to build a Connected Data capability in your organisation, Specialist panel: David Meza, Christopher Gutteridge, Jesús Barrasa and Paul Rissen

17:45 – 17:55 Closing remarks, James Phare and Nigel Higgs, Managing directors, Data to Value

18:00 Refreshments and networking