26/27 October 2019, Auckland, New Zealand

ISWC2019 workshop on Decentralizing the Semantic Web

Workshop organizers

Ruben Verborgh

Ghent University – imec, Belgium


[Ruben Verborgh]

Ruben Verborgh is a professor of Semantic Web technology at Ghent University – imec and a research affiliate at the Decentralized Information Group at MIT. He aims to build a more intelligent generation of clients for a decentralized Web at the intersection of Linked Data and hypermedia-driven Web APIs.

Tobias Kuhn

VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands


[Tobias Kuhn]

Tobias Kuhn is an assistant professor in the Computer Science Department at VU University Amsterdam. He is interested in socio-technical systems, in particular the Web and the system of scientific communication and collaboration, and he investigates how software tools can help us to better organize human knowledge.

Tim Berners-Lee

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA


[Tim Berners-Lee]

Tim Berners-Lee is the Director of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), a Web standards organization founded in 1994 which develops interoperable technologies (specifications, guidelines, software, and tools) to lead the Web to its full potential. He is a Director of the World Wide Web Foundation which was launched in 2009 to coordinate efforts to further the potential of the Web to benefit humanity.