Special Events at KGC 2020 – Newsletter Issue 09

Hi there,   

The Knowledge Graph Conference 2020 is coming in less than a week! 
Are you ready to be dazzled by the stardom of our speakers this year?   

Here’s a moment of unveiling our special events at the KGC 2020. 

KGC 2020
Workshop – Personal Health Knowledge Graphs
May 5th, 9 am – 5 pm EST


Harmonizing EHR and patient-generated health data for breast cancer risk assessment and precision prevention in primary care settings Rita Kukafka, Professor, Sociomedical Sciences and Biomedical Informatics, Columbia University Medical Center

Personalizing health data in knowledge graph technologies Jim Hendler, Director, Rensselaer Institute for Data Exploration and Applications, Director, RPI-IBM Center on Health Empowerment by Analytics, Learning and Semantics


State-of-the-art in personal health applications  Panelists: Rita Kukafka, Constantina (Tina) Papoutsakis, Jeff Rogers
Moderator: Ching-HuaChen

Methods for personal health knowledge graphs  Panelists: Jim Hendler, Ruben Verborgh, Mauro Dragoni
Moderator: Deborah McGuinness

For the full workshop agenda, please visit here.

Panel – Frontiers in Data Intelligence 
May 7th, 4pm EST  
Putting intelligence into data use; where data intelligence is a new intellective skill base for “ethical” data use. 
Moderator Pieter De Leenheer, Cofounder, Chief Scientist, Collibra 
Amit Sheth, Founding Director, Artificial Intelligence Institute, University of South Carolina
Dr. Jim Short, Lead Scientist & Co-Founder, Center for Large Scale Data Systems (CLDS), San Diego Supercomputer Center
Helen Nissenbaum, Professor of Information Science, Cornell Tech
Julia Stoyanovich, Assistant Professor, Dept of Science and Engineering at NYU Tandon
Rumman Chowdhury, Responsible AI Lead, Accenture   

Launch Event – Enterprise Knowledge Graph Foundation 
May 5th, 1:30 pm EST

We will formally launch the Enterprise Knowledge Graph Foundation (EKG Foundation) during the KGC 2020. EKG Foundation is a new non-profit organization focused on the growth of the marketplace for semantic technology, the development of best practices for sustainable EKG and the adoption of a shared infrastructure for collaborative data management. 

Also check out the tutorials, Knowledge Graphs for Social Good workshop, Startup Investor Pitch, and our main conference program here!

KGC 2020 Tickets

Join over 250 currently registered attendees.
Enjoy access to all talks, workshops, and tutorials.

*Early Bird Ticket Sale Ends on April 27

KG Events  
KGC 2020 LinkedIn Live

On April 21 Tuesday, hundreds of viewers from around the world joined the KGC 2020 LinkedIn Live with 17 KGC speakers, facilitated by Kate Stratchnyi from Story By Data. The event sparked new interest and lively discussion around the much-anticipated KGC 2020. If you missed the live stream, now you can still catch it by viewing the recording here.   

Humanitarian AI Talk 

Lambert Hogenhout (United Nations) and Vivek Khetan (Accenture) spoke to Humanitarian AI Today’s host Mia Kossiavelou about their Graphs4Good Hackathon project linked to the Sustainable Development Goals. Check it out here.
The Graph Lounge

For more learning on knowledge graphs, linked data and other connected things, check out Graph Lounge’s upcoming events.

 Knowledge Graphs in the News

Fraunhofer SCAI is opening a new knowledge space with information and analysis tools on COVID-19. 

CORD-19 has given rise to software tools for mining COVID-19 research studies that went viral among scientists.   

NLQ – a new natural language query tool that’s built on graph technology and a hub for low-code/no-code embedded application development.  

CogniCor – a context-aware digital assistant that streamlines financial call centers to drive efficiency and engagement. 

Agrimetrics – an agriculture-food data marketplace that utilizes knowledge graphs to manage the food system during the coronavirus pandemic.
Ideas & Insights
Causality Link maps the impact of coronavirus across countries and economy sectors.   

Three platforms where AI bias lives –  hiring tools, collaboration tools, sales tools.   

Track the social and mental health issues surfacing during the coronavirus pandemic from online conversations using knowledge graphs. 
Big Data to personalize therapy for Lung Cancer and Alzheimer’s diseases.  

Graph Databases –  the key to groundbreaking medical research.

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