KGC 2020 Speakers Announcement – KGC Newsletter Issue 06

Hi everyone,

We hope that you, your loved ones, and your communities are well and safe.

With the Knowledge Graph Conference 2020 coming in one month, we have been busy getting everything ready for this transformational virtual conference – a global feast of learning and sharing on knowledge graphs.

Today, we are happy and thrilled to announce the amazing lineup of speakers to present at the Knowledge Graph Conference 2020.

KGC 2020 Speakers

Brian Donohue & Bethany Sehon, Capital One
Validating Privacy-Related Data using Knowledge Graphs

Bryon Jacob,
A Data Catalog Should be Your Organization’s First Knowledge Graph

Chen Yong Cher, Graphen, Inc.
Enterprise Knowledge Graph and Machine Learning Integration with Live Data

Dylan Roy, Dow Jones
Better Informing our Readers through the Dow Jones Knowledge Graph

Gavin Mendel-Gleason & Luke Feeney, TerminusDB
Inventory Management Knowledge Graph

Huda Khan, Cornell University
Integrating Data from Knowledge Graphs to Enhance Library Discovery

Jans Aasman, Franz Inc. – AllegroGraph
The Knowledge Graph that Listens

John F. Sowa, Kyndi, Inc.
From Semantic Networks to Knowledge Graphs

Michael Grove, Stardog
Insufficient Facts Always Invite Danger: Combat Them with a Logical Model

Konstantin Todorov, University of Montpellier / CNRS / LIRMM
A Knowledge Graph of Controversial Claims and its Applications

Nicolas Seyot, Morgan Stanley
Automated Knowledge Base Creation in a Large Financial Services Organization

Paco Nathan, Derwen, Inc.
Rich Context: a Knowledge Graph for Linking Datasets with Research Outcomes

Rafael Gonçalves, Stanford University
Use of OWL and Semantic Web Technologies at Pinterest

Ron Bekkerman, Cherre Inc.
Modeling Real Estate Ecosystem with Cherre’s Knowledge Graph

Ruben Verborgh, Ghent University
Personal Knowledge Graphs on the Web

Thorsten Liebig, derivo GmbH, Germany
Visual Analytics of Large Knowledge Graphs

Tom Plasterer, AstraZeneca
Middle-Out FAIR Data Integration with Knowledge Graphs

Topojoy Biswas, Yahoo / Verizon Media
Machine Learning in Yahoo Knowledge Graph

Vassil Momtchev, Ontotext
Semantic Objects Please Application Developers with GraphQL and Facilitate Quality Knowledge Graphs

Christos Boutsidis, Goldman Sachs
Towards building a CRM system using a Knowledge Graph of Communication Data

Elisa Kendall, Thematix Partners LLC
Using FIBO: A Use-Case Driven Cooks Tour

Melliyal Annamalai, Oracle
Using Graph Analytics in Enterprise Applications

Radu Marian, Bank of America
Cyber Controls Knowledge Graph

Yanko Ivanov, Enterprise Knowledge LLC
The Curious Case of the Semantic Data Catalog

KGC 2020 Tickets

With a virtual conference, attendance has never been made easier and more affordable, plus the seamless access and interaction with the speakers and attendees.

PHKG Workshop

Personal Health Knowledge Graph (PHKG) Workshop aims to gather health practitioners, health informaticists, knowledge engineers, and computer scientists working on defining, building, consuming, and integrating personal health knowledge graphs to discuss the challenges and opportunities in this nascent space. To submit a paper or for more information visit the website. Deadline for paper submission is March 30.

KGSG Workshop

Help the United Nations achieve sustainable development goals at the KGC 2020 – Knowledge Graphs for Social Good Workshop. Apply here.

Knowledge Graphs in the News

KGs are being widely applied in addressing the Covid-19 pandemic. See some of the work being done here, and please feel free to share more with us.

KG Community Efforts on Covid-19

Tableau makes Johns Hopkins coronavirus data available for the rest of us.

Graphen monitors genomic evolution of worldwide coronavirus of COVID-19.

Hyro develops a free virtual assistant to aid COVID-19 support and diagnosis.

Creating a knowledge graph of the COVID-19 literature.

Stanford Course on Knowledge Graphs – free online seminar on KGs, including content from some of our KG 2020 speakers.

Neo4j connector integrates graph data with business intelligence tools, including Tableau Software, Looker Data Sciences, Tibco Software, Spotfire, Oracle and MicroStrategy.

Yext announces collaboration with State of New Jersey to launch comprehensive COVID-19 information hub.

Refinitiv invests in ModuleQ, a Microsoft partner for Office 365 and Microsoft Teams.

Ideas & Insights

Webinar – Use of ontologies and knowledge graphs at Bayer CropScience.

Webinar – Semantic knowledge graphs are the governance architecture of the future.

Video – Building the fashion knowledge graph, by Katariina Kari at DINAcon 2019.

Blog – Semi-automatic generation of a reliable knowledge graph for space mission design with Grakn.

Blog – State of the graph: AI, machine learning and the future of graphs, by Kurt Cagle.

Last but not least

If you are interested in sponsoring KGC 2020, please see our updated sponsorship package and get in touch with us at

That’s all for now from us.

We look forward to seeing you virtually at KGC 2020 in May.

KGC Organizing Team

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