Culver City, CA (PRWEB) May 5, 2009
SemTech 2009, the fifth annual Semantic Technology Conference and leading forum on real-world commercial, strategic, and future applications of semantic technologies, today announced its sessions on healthcare and related life sciences. Early Registration ends May 8, 2009.
Taking place 14-18 June 2009 at the Fairmont Hotel in San Jose, California, the five-day event is the most extensive ever assembled, drawing hundreds of executives, technologists, researchers, entrepreneurs, academics, and evangelists from around the world to address best practices on utilizing semantic technologies to manage information across organizations of all sizes.
"Healthcare and life sciences (HCLS) organizations have embraced semantic technologies much earlier than most other industries," said Tony Shaw, SemTech Conference Chair and the Editor of SemanticUniverse.com, "so there is already a growing recognition in the HCLS community about the opportunities provided by semantic approaches. You see applications that range from knowledge discovery and representation for research and drug development, to large scale information sharing and analytics for medical records. The healthcare industry is pioneering a lot of great work in the semantic field."
Globally-recognized industry experts who will speak at SemTech include:
Event sponsors and exhibitors include: Platinum -- Metatomix, Oracle, and STI International; Gold -- Calais powered by Thomson Reuters, Collibra, Franz, Ontotext, TopQuadrant, and Zepheira; Silver -- AdaptiveBlue, BBN Technologies, Microsoft Live Search, Ontos, Saltlux, SemanticV, TextWise, and Yahoo!; Exhibiting Sponsors -- Cycorp, Expert System, iQuest, and KBSI. Additional sponsor and exhibitor opportunities are available; contact Steve Bastasini on +1 415 740 5528 or steve(at)semanticuniverse.com for a prospectus.
Media Partners include KMWorld, Mashable, and ReadWriteWeb; to become a media partner or for press and analyst registration, contact Sally Khudairi on +1 617 921 8656 or sk(at)haloworldwide.com.
Now in its fifth year, SemTech is the world's largest conference on semantic technologies. SemTech is the only event focused on the commercialization of semantic technologies, bringing the most recognized names, knowledge, leadership, and innovation in the semantic community together at one location. SemTech is owned and operated by Semantic Universe--the semantic industry's trusted information resource. Semantic Universe is a joint venture between Wilshire Conferences and Semantic Arts, whose portfolio of services and events are the industry standard for education and professional development. They include Enterprise Data World; the international Data Governance series; Designing and Building Business Ontologies; Enterprise Information Management Conference; and Information and Data Quality Conference; as well as the Data Strategy Best Practices Council and Data Strategy Journal. For more information, visit SemanticUniverse.com