Sponsors and Supporters

Gold Sponsors

IOS Press

For 30 years IOS Press has been serving the scientific community worldwide. IOS Press publishes about 25 books and around 20 international peer-reviewed journals in Artificial Intelligence and Computer Sciences each year. 

The journal Semantic Web journal has undergone an impressive growth since its inception in 2010 and the book series Studies on the Semantic Web has published 29 volumes till date. A new Open Access journal Data Science is in its initial stages. 

Headquartered in Amsterdam with satellite offices in the USA, Germany, India and China, IOS Press manages a global network of editors, authors, librarians, representatives, agents, book importers, content hosts and typesetters, who all actively contribute to our business. We value and sustain long-term relationships with all of our contacts.

IOS Press is a reliable partner for any publishing project. We are committed to quality and meeting the challenges of juggling constant deadlines. Since the STM publishing industry is rapidly changing, we devote substantial resources into staying on top of new technologies and into driving innovation.

STI Innsbruck

The Semantic Technology Institute (STI) Innsbruck, formerly known as DERI Innsbruck, was founded by Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dieter Fensel in 2002 and has developed into a challenging and dynamic research institute. STI Innsbruck collaborates with an international network of institutes in Asia, Europe and the USA, as well as with a number of global industrial partners.

STI Innsbruck is a founding member of STI International, a collaborative association of leading European and world wide initiatives, ensuring the success and sustainability of semantic technology development. STI Innsbruck utilizes this network, as well as contributing to it, in order to increase the impact of the research conducted within the institute. For more details on Semantics, check this interview with Frank Van Harmelen:  "Search and you will find".

Silver Sponsors


Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions — among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Elsevier Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey — and publishes over 2,500 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 33,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries. www.elsevier.com

Bronze Sponsors


Ontotext provides complete set of sematic technologies improving content creation, knowledge discovery and semantic search. Semantic search enables your IT infrastructure to understand the meaning of your content. Furthermore with the help of semantic technologies that implement W3C standards, we assist organizations model, link, classify, store, query and make the best use of heterogeneous and evolving data.

Our customers trust us to help them create a more flexible view of their data while simultaneously connecting their content assets. This is achieved through our products GraphDB and Self-Service Semantic Suit (S4).