4th DBpedia Community Meeting in Poznan 2015

June 25, 2015
9:00 am CEST
Poznan University of Economics
Al. Niepodleglosci 10

The 4th DBpedia community meeting will be held in Poznan, Poland, co-located with the 18th International Conference on Business Information Systems (BIS 2015).

Quick Facts


If you would like to become a sponsor for the 4th DBpedia Community Meeting, please contact the DBpedia Association.

ALIGNED Project H2020 ALIGNED Project
Institute for Applied Informatics
OpenLink Software for continuous hosting of the main DBpedia Endpoint


  • Agata Filipowska, Poznan University of Economics
  • Krzysztof Węcel, Poznan University of Economics
  • Adrian Paschke, DBpedia Germany, University of Berlin
  • Marta Bartkowiak, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan
  • Dimitris Kontokostas, DBpedia Association and AKSW, Uni Leipzig
  • Sebastian Hellmann, DBpedia Association and AKSW, Uni Leipzig


You can register by adding yourself here or send an email to one of the organizers. Please indicate if you have an “eduroam” account for arranging internet access. Registration is free but we offer an optional Support Ticket if you would like to support the DBpedia Association (
Note that registration closes on 18/06/15.

Call for Contributions

Please submit your proposal through our Web form.
Contribution proposals include (but not limited to) presentation, posters, demos, lightning talks and session suggestions. Please note the publication opportunities.

Important information (Opportunity for publication)

As DBpedia Workshop is a regular conference workshop there is a possibility of having the publication included in the post-conference LNBIP Proceedings  A short or regular paper corresponding to the presentation at the DBpedia Workshop may be submitted after the conference. It will then be subject to the review by the DBpedia Programme Committee.  If accepted, the author will have to register with a fee of 100 EUR to have the paper included in the volume (the rest of cost is covered by our sponsors). Moreover, if someone would like to stay for the whole BIS conference (three days), he is to pay (in case of publication) 250 EUR (or 320 EUR in case of very late registration). If someone would like to stay for the whole conference without the publication, he would have to cover the cost of catering (please contact Agata). The registration form for the conference may be found at: (please do not use this form in case of attending only the DBpedia Workshop).


Location / Venue

The meeting will take place in the main building of Poznan University of Economics (Google Maps). Details on the room numbers will be provided soon.


Thursday, June 25th, 2015

9:00 Keynote plenary session

Dr. Harald Sack: The Journey is the Reward – Towards New Paradigms in Web Search

Dimitris Kontokostas: The past, present & future of DBpedia

10:30 coffee break
10:45 DBpedia – session 1 (chair: Agata Filipowska)

  • DBpedia 2015 Highlights by Markus Freudenberg, AKSW
  • Recent Data Cleansing Approaches by Magnus Knuth, HPI
  • Cutting Long Stories Short: Fact Extraction from Wikipedia by Marco Fossati, Spatiodati
  • Modelling the quality of attributes in Wikipedia infoboxes by Krzysztof Węcel, Włodzimierz Lewoniewski, Poznan Uni.
12:15 lunch
13:30 DBpedia – session 2 (chair: Adrian Paschke)

  • SPARQLoud – Towards Linked Data Update Notications by Dinesh Reddy, HPI
  • Vincit by Andrzej Martyna, VSOFT SA
  • RDF Live Browser Extension by Cássio Prazeres and André Carlomagno Rocha, Insight Center /
  • DBpedia Live subscriptions processing by Alexandru Todor, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Modular Development of the DBpedia Ontology with Ontology Aspects and Web Protégé by Ralph Schaefermeier, Freie Universität Berlin
  • Intelligent learning: enhancing MOOCs with DBpedia by Ali Siragedien,
  • Utilization of DBpedia for data processing in maritime domain by Jacek Małyszko, Poznan Uni.
15:00 coffee break
15:15 DBpedia – session 3 (chair: Krzysztof Węcel)

  • DBpedia in the Art Market by Dominik Filipiak, Poznan Uni.
  • DBpedia SameAs service by Ande Valdestilhas, AKSW
  • The FREME Project and the role of DBpedia by Nilesh Chakraborty, AKSW
  • Moving towards wisdom through the knowledge hierarchy with the aid of semantic tools by Paweł Kapłański, Cognitum Sp.
  • DBpedia Interlink evolution by Alan Meehan, Trinity College
  • (DBpedia Tutorial by Markus Freudenberg, AKSW) depends on audience interest
16:45 coffee break
17:00 DBpedia – session 4 (chair: Dimitris Kontokostas)

  • DBpedia Dev Session
20:00 official dinner

Full BIS programme