Happy 2020 | News from the KG Community – KGC Newsletter Issue 01

Hi there!

Happy New Year ???? Hope your 2020 is off to a great start.

In our 1st edition of the year, we’d like to share some top stories, news and opportunities from the KG community.

Call for Workshops and Tutorials

As many of you know, Knowledge Graph Conference 2020 is seeking proposals for workshops and tutorials. The deadline is coming up – Jan 15. Apply soon!

What’s going on about KG

Google rolled out Watchlist in Search – The AI giant’s newest addition to its Knowledge Graph cards. Now users will be able to create watchlists right after searching for a film or a TV show.

OntoText Platform 3.0 released – OntoText’s latest effort at enterprise knowledge graphs, featuring significant technology improvements to enable simpler and faster graph navigation. Catch a glimpse of OntoText through their talk at KGC 2019.

Open Research Knowledge Graph Beta – A new initiative on the next generation digital libraries for semantic scientific knowledge communicated in scholarly literature, led by Sören Auer, one of the speakers at KGC 2019 where he shared the vision.

Open Graph Benchmark (OGB) – A large scale, high quality, and diverse set of benchmark datasets for machine learning on graphs, coming out recently from Stanford University.

What we are reading

K is for Knowledge – The path to accelerate digital transformation and out-compete Big Tech, by leveraging domain knowledge.

Explainable AI: The Rising Role Of Knowledge Scientists – If you are a data scientist or data manager, it’s important to start developing the skills to work with semantic AI.

A Sobering Message About the Future at AI’s Biggest Party – Leaders in artificial intelligence warn that progress is slowing, big challenges remain, and simply throwing more computers at a problem isn’t sustainable.

History as a giant data set: how analysing the past could help save the future – Calculating the patterns and cycles of the past could lead us to a better understanding of history.


Wikimedia data engineer
Open Research Knowledge Graph (TIB) research software engineer

Last but not least

If you are interested in sponsoring KGC 2020, please get in touch with us at info@knowledgegraph.tech.

That’s all for now from us.

Wish you a great year ahead!

KGC Organizing Team

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