ISWC 2012 is the premier international forum, for the Semantic Web / Linked Data Community. Here, scientists, industry specialists, and practitioners meet to discuss the future of practical, scalable, user-friendly, and game changing solutions.

Come and join us in Boston to hear

            Keynote Speakers


30 November 2012

We posted the list of Award Winners at


13 November 2012

The slide deck for the ISWC 2012 lightning talks is availble here [pdf, 4MB].

11 November 2012

Not yet registered?
No problem. Just come to the registration desk located on the Mezzanine Level in the lobby.
Sunday – Wednesday: Open from 8.00am to end of program + 30 min
Thursday: Open from 8.00am to end of program

9 November 2012

We regret to inform that the Code for Science Link Data-thon that was scheduled to be held on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at the MIT Stata Center has been cancelled.

5 November 2012

Attending ISWC? We have put together some material to help you navigate the conference better:

2 November 2012

ISWC2012 basic metadata is online now. What can we do with  the metadata (enhance, validate, link, visualize,...) in ten days?
Share your story on tweeter using hashtag #iswc2012metadata, and let's meet at ISWC2012.

For more information, please see 

30 October 2012

The online concept submission deadline has been extended from Saturday 27th October to: Wednesday, 7th  November 2012, at 05:55:00 CET (Amsterdam time)  / 23:55:00 EST (Boston Time) 

So, if you haven't submitted a concept yet, you still have a chance - Submit Concept.
30 October 2012

We have released an iphone app and an android app to help the ISWC attendees find interesting talks, create their own ISWC schedules, navigate the conference venue, get up-to-date news about the conference and talk on Twitter about the conference. Please check out this free app at the Apple appstore and the Google Play store.

19 October 2012

The conference hotel is sold out, but overflow rooms are available at the Marriot. See for more information on how to book rooms.

12 October 2012

ISWC is introducing the Journal Workshop Sessionwhere participants will discuss sketches of their papers with editors and editorial board members of the top Semantic Web journals as well as other workshop participants. The goal is to help attendees to turn the sketches into successful submissions and avoid common stumbling blocks. For more information on submissions please refer to:


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