9th DBpedia Community Meeting in Galway 2017

Original Call for Participation

We are happy to announce that the 9th DBpedia community meeting will be held in Galway, Ireland on June 21st 2017. DBpedia will be part of the Language, Data and Knowledge conference in Galway. This new biennial conference series aims at bringing together researchers from across disciplines. The DBpedia Meeting is part of the conference and will take part on the last day.

Quick facts


  • Tatiana Gornostay, TILDE

  • Rob Brennan, ADAPT research centre

  • Felix Sasaki, DFKI GmbH

  • Bianca Pereira, The Insight Centre for Data Analytics

  • Caoilfhionn Lane, The Insight Centre for Data Analytics

  • Jim O’Regan, ITUT, Trinity College Dublin

  • Julia Holze, DBpedia Association

  • Sandra Prätor, DBpedia Association

  • Sebastian Hellmann, DBpedia Association and AKSW, Uni Leipzig

If you would like to become a sponsor for the 9th DBpedia community meeting or would like to join the organisation committee you can contact us.


Attending the DBpedia Community meeting is free of charge, but seats are limited. Make sure to register to reserve a seat.

Call for Contribution

Please submit your proposal through our form. Contribution proposals may include (but are not limited to) presentations, demos, lightning talks, panels and session suggestions. We intend to accept as many proposals as possible in the available meeting time.


The meeting will take place at the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Address: National University of Ireland, Galway at the Millenium Arts Building

Saint Josephs, Lower Newcastle Lower Newcastle, Galway, H91 PH2P, Ireland

See here for detailed directions.

Evening Event

The social event will be held in the evening (starting at 6pm) at the PorterShed around the topic How to exploit data commercially? featuring several short impulse talks. We still have some remaining slots and would welcome you to present your success stories as well as use cases, but also tell us about your problems regarding the commercialisation of data. If you are interested in presenting, please email dbpedia@infai.org.

Address: Eyre Square, Galway City, H91 HY51, Ireland.




For hosting the meeting.

Institute for Applied Informatics

For supporting the DBpedia Association.

OpenLink Software

For continuous hosting of the main DBpedia Endpoint.


ADAPT research centre

For supporting the DBpedia Association.


ALIGNED – Software and Data Engineering

For funding the development of DBpedia as a project use-case and covering part of the travel cost



For hosting the evening event.