Monday, February 23


Registration – Coffee and Snacks



Conference Opening and Welcome Notes

Ulrich Korwitz
ZB MED – Leibniz Information Centre for Life Sciences,
Cologne/Bonn (Germany)




Prof. Barend Mons
Erasmus Medical Centre, University of Rotterdam and Department of Human Genetics,
Leiden University Medical Centre (the Netherlands)

Datastewardship for Discovery



Session 1 – Applied Research

Prof. Klaus Tochtermann
Head of ZBW Leibniz Information Centre of Economics - German National Library of Economics (Germany)

On the Evolution of Semantic Technologies in Scientific Libraries


Dr. Roman Klinger
Visiting Professor for Theoretical Computational Linguistics, Institute for Natural Language Processing, University of Stuttgart (Germany)

Sentiment Analysis and Opinion Mining in Product
Reviews: Fine-grained Analysis and Cross-Linguality



Coffee Break & Networking



Session 2 – Application Examples

Dr. Markus Bundschus
Head Scientific & Business Information Services, Roche Diagnostics GmbH, Penzberg (Germany)

Text and data mining @Roche: an industry perspective

Reinhard Altenhöner
German National Library, Frankfurt/Main

Access to knowledge: Text mining and information extraction in the German National Library.


Prof. Martin Hofmann-Apitius
Fraunhofer Institute for Algorithms and Scientific Computing (SCAI),
St. Augustin (Germany)

Modelling hypothetical knowledge: Capturing and representing scientific speculation in text.



Conference Dinner