Student Contest: Free Passes to Semantic Technology & Business, Oct 15-17, NYC

The IA Institute is offering two free passes to Semantic Technology & Business to Student Members who can serve as event correspondents. To apply for a free pass, visit our SEMTECH2012 Contest Survey by October 10 and let us know why we should pick you. Contest entrants must be student members of the IA Institute and must be willing to write a brief article reviewing the conference for an upcoming IA Institute Newsletter. For details on joining as a Student member, visit Good luck to all.


Join us at the Semantic Technology & Business Conference, October 15-17 in New York City, and learn how semantic technology and Big Data are impacting nearly every industry. Garner practical advice and hands-on guidance from more than 40 experts from companies including Viacom, Martha Stewart, Tribune Company, and Elsevier.

We are proud to sponsor the event. Members of the Information Architecture Institute community receive an extra 15% off. Visit Member Center for the discount code, and Register by October 14 to take advantage of this offer.

David Weinberger, Senior Researcher at Harvard Berkman Center for Internet & Society, will explore the networking of knowledge in the science and education fields during his presentation, The Restructuring of Knowledge. IBM Research Scientist Christopher Welty, a core member of the team that developed Jeopardy computer champion, Watson, will address attendees on the evolving role of semantic technology.

Additional topics include:

  • New York- The Digital City of the Future
  • Semantic Technology for Enterprise Architects
  • Simplifying Data Access for Competitive Advantage
  • The Future of Using Knowledge in Healthcare
  • Big Data, Fast Data, and Complex Data- Covering It All With Semantics
  • Ontology 101: An Introduction to Knowledge Representation & Ontology Development

Semantic Technology & Business Conference brings together today's industry thought leaders and practitioners to explore the challenges and opportunities impacting the finance, publishing, healthcare, and technology industries.

Register by October 14, 2012 to receive an IA Institute Member discount. Visit Member Center for the discount code.

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