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2017 speakers

This year’s conference features presentations from industry and research leaders across the AI, Graph, Linked Data and Semantic communities.

Paul Groth

Disruptive Technology Director, Elsevier Labs

Spyros Kotoulas

Research Scientist , IBM

Chris Taggart

CEO, OpenCorporates

Graham Cousins

CTO of Platform Central Technology, Thomson Reuters

Tara Raafat

Chief Ontologist, Mphasis

Freddy Lecue

Principal Scientist, Accenture Tech Labs

Edin Zajmovic

Director for Big, Open, Linked, Data Solutions, Thomson Reuters

Javier Godar

Co-founder of, Stockholm Environment Institute

Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Hellmann

Executive Director and Board Member, DBpedia

Tony Seale
Tony Seale

Linked Data Developer

Tim Hill

Search Engineer, Europeana

Charles Ivie

Director, Semantic Integration

Mike Bennett

Ontologist, Hypercube & EDM Council

James Phare

Principal Consultant, Data to Value

Szymon Klarman

Knowledge Architect, Semantic Integration

Jesús Barrasa

Director Telecoms Practice, Neo4j

Fabio Sikansi

Network Visualisation Specialist, Data to Value

More speakers announced soon!

Stay tuned for updates

Designed for all levels of maturity & understanding

Whether you’re an industry leader or just starting out you’ll find a rich array of topics including: 

  • Knowledge Representation
  • AI, Semantic Technology & Inferencing
  • Property Graphs
  • Scalability & performance
  • Ontology & Data Model development
  • Knowledge Graphs
  • Graph Query Languages
  • Integration approaches & APIs
  • Master Data Management
  • Recommendation Engines
  • Metadata & Data Quality Management
  • Annotation & extraction
  • Network Analysis & Visualisation
  • Natural Language Processing
  • Semantic & Graph Search

2 Content Tracks

There will be two content tracks at this year’s conference to give delegates a chance to attend in depth talks and shorter educational & solution focused talks.

Conference track

The main conference track will be hosted in the famous Turing Lecture theatre and features the main presentations by industry and academic thought leaders and practitioners throughout the day.

The theatre has capacity for up to 175 Connected Data Practitioners so expect great presentations followed by lively debates!

Educational & Product awareness track

In the Maxwell Room where refreshments are served throughout the day there will be 20 minute educational and product awareness lightening talks. 

These are designed to give you a swift introduction to a technology, standard, research thesis or other topic. 

“Connected Data London 2016 was a great opportunity for me to share and learn excellent strategies to extract knowledge from my data via linked data.”

David Meza – Chief Knowledge Architect at NASA

“The day was really useful. If they ran this 4 times a year, I’d come 4 times a year”

Peet Denny – CTO at Wealth Wizards

"CDL 2016 was packed with talks from knowledgable speakers of diverse backgrounds and insights which were thought provoking and practical. Highly recommended!"

Paul Rissen, Product Manager at Springer