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Open PHACTS had a presence at the following conferences and events in 2013:

December 18, 2013
ELIXIR Founding Ceremony and Launch Event in Brussels, Belgium
Barend Mons (Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum) mentioned the Open PHACTS approach in his talk.

December 14-16, 2013
ERCIM 2013 - 6th International Conference of the ERCIM Working Group on Computational and Methodological Statistics in London

December 9-12, 2013 
International SWAT4LS Workshop in Edinburgh, Scotland
Núria Queralt (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) presented DisGeNET RDF and its implementation in Open PHACTS.
Alasdair Gray from the Heriot-Watt University gave a tutorial.
A paper entitled "Open PHACTS Explorer 2: Bringing the web to the semantic web" was presented by Ian Dunlop (University of Manchester) on December 10. The paper was written by Ian Dunlop, Rishi Ramgolam, Steve Pettifer, Alasdair Gray, James Eales, Carole Goble and Jan Velterop.

December 4-5, 2013 
Pharma Indochina VIII - Asean Pharmacy Integration for Developers in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Gerhard Ecker (University of Vienna) represented Open PHACTS.

December 9, 2013 
Manchester Informatics Big Data Community in Manchester (UK)
Carole Goble (University of Manchester) presented Open PHACTS.

November 27-28, 2013
Autumn School of Chemoinformatics in Nara (Japan)
Marcus Gastreich (BioSolveIT GmbH) presented ChemBioNavigator.

November 26, 2013
Life Science Technology Event 2013 in Leiden
Chris Evelo (Maastricht University) held a presentation there.

November 21-22, 2013
EMBL-EBI Industry Programme Workshop in Cambridge (UK)
Bryn Williams-Jones (Connected Discovery) presented Open PHACTS.

November 21-22, 2013 
HandsOn: Biobanks 2013
in The Hague (NL)
Jan Velterop (AQnowledge) represented Open PHACTS.

November 15, 2013
Tools and Strategies to Find Chemical Probes for Your Protein - The Role of Computer-Aided Drug Discovery Conference in London
Jack Gibb (Royal Society of Chemistry) presented Open PHACTS.

November 10-12, 2013
GCC 2013 - 9th German Conference on Chemoinformatics in Fulda, Germany
Katrin Stierand (University of Hamburg) presented a poster entitled "Accessing Open PHACTS: Interactive exploration of compounds and targets from the semantic web".

October 30-31, 2013 
Workshop: Managing Knowledge about Tissues
in Brussels
Jointly organised by the IMI projects DDMoRe, Open PHACTS and eTox, and hosted by the Innovative Medicines Initiative (IMI).

October 21-25, 2013 
ISWC 2013
- 12th International Semantic Web Conference in Sydney, Australia
Paul Groth (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) and Carole Goble (University of Manchester) represented Open PHACTS; accepted paper: "NoSQL Databases for RDF: An Empirical Evaluation"

ISWC Semantic Web In-Use track: Carole Goble, Alasdair J. G. Gray, Lee Harland, Karen Karapetyan, Antonis Loizou, Ivan Mikhailov, Yrjana Rankka, Stefan Senger, Valery Tkachenko, Antony Williams and Egon Willighagen: "Incorporating Private and Commercial Data into an Open Linked Data Platform for Drug Discovery"

October 22, 2013
COLD 2013 - 4th International Workshop on Consuming Linked Data in Sydney, Australia

The paper "Including co-referent uris in a SPARQL query" by Christian Y A Brenninkmeijer, Carole Goble, Alasdair J G Gray, Paul Groth, Antonis Loizou and Steve Pettifer was published in the 4th International Workshop on Consuming Linked Data held in conjunction with the International Semantic Web Conference.

October 16-18, 2013 
NETTAB 2013 - workshop focused on Semantic, Social, and Mobile Applications for Bioinformatics and Biomedical Laboratories in Venice Lido, Italy
Antony Williams (Royal Society of Chemistry) and Barend Mons (Leiden University Medical Centre) were keynote speakers.  

Christine Chichester (Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics) did a tutorial on Open PHACTS and nanopublication.

October 10-11, 2013  
5th Open PHACTS Community Workshop in Amsterdam, Netherlands  

September 30 - October 2, 2013
OpenTox Euro 2013
  - OpenTox Interaction Meeting in Mainz, Germany
Egon Willighagen (Maastricht University) presented Open PHACTS there.


September 29, 2013
GCC 2013 - 9th German Conference on Chemoinformatics in Fulda, Germany
Katrin Stierand (University of Hamburg) presented a poster entitled "Accessing Open PHACTS: Interactive exploration of compounds and targets from the semantic web".

September 19, 2013 
Europin Summerschool on Drug Design in Vienna

Christian Lemmen (University of Hamburg) presented the ChemBioNavigator there.

September 18-19, 2013 
EMBL-EBI Industry Event: Data integration and its application
Lee Harland (ConnectedDiscovery) presented the Open PHACTS project.

September 11, 2013
MedChem Russia - First Russian Conference on Medicinal Chemistry in Moscow, Russia
Marcus Gastreich (BioSolveIT) presented the ChemBioNavigator.

September 8-12, 2013 
246th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Indianapolis
Antony Williams (Royal Society of Chemistry) presented Open PHACTS.

September 3-5, 2013
diXa Training - Chemical and Biological resources for Toxicology and Toxicogenomics in Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom
Anna Gaulton (European Bioinformatics Institute) presented Open PHACTS there.

July 25, 2013 
Trends in natural products research: a young scientists meeting of PSE and ÖPhG at University Centre Obergurgl in Tyrolia, Austria
Gerhard Ecker (University of Vienna) held the workshop "The power of open data" where participants could work with the Open PHACTS Explorer and eApps.

July 21-23, 2013 
ISMB/ECCB 2013 Conference in Berlin
Christian Brenninkmeijer, Chris Evelo, Carole Goble, Alasdair Gray, Paul Groth, Steve Pettifer, Robert Stevens, Antony Williams, Egon Willighagen: "Scientific Lenses: An Approach to Dynamically Vary the Relationship between Datasets"

Chris Evelo (Maastricht University) presented "Opening Up Pharmacological Space: The Open PHACTS API" as part of the Technology Track

July 19-20, 2013 
ISMB/ECCB 2013 SIGs & Tutorials in Berlin
Andra Waagmeester (Maastricht University) presented a poster "Visualizing Linked Open Data in Biological Pathways and Networks"

July 11-12, 2013 
Translational Knowledge Management in Pharmaceutical R&D in Brussels
Gerhard Ecker (University of Vienna) presented Open PHACTS

July 03-05, 2013 
RICT 2013 - Drug Discovery and Selection in Nice, France
Marcus Gastreich (BioSolveIT) represented Open PHACTS there

July 03, 2013 
18th CICAG New Developments in Chemical Information 'Best Practice' Meeting Joint Meeting in London
Lee Harland (Connected Discovery) presented "Mashing Up Drug Discovery: There's an API for that".

July 01-02, 2013 
18th Joint Meeting on Medicinal Chemistry 2013 in Lublin, Poland
Gerhard Ecker (University of Vienna) presented Open PHACTS.

June 26-29, 2013 
LIBER 42nd Annual Conference 2013 
 in Munich
Jan Velterop (Aqnowledge) presented the semantic rationale behind the Open PHACTS project as well as the various Example Applications.

June 23-26, 2013 
FMC 2013 - Frontiers in Medicinal Chemistry in San Francisco
Open PHACTS had an exhibition booth there.

June 25, 2013 
KNIME User Day UK 13  in London Ronald Siebes (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) presented "Easy Access to Pharmacology Data: The Open PHACTS KNIME Nodes"

June 19-20, 2013 
Infotech - Using R&D IT to extract maximum value from increasing data volumes to accelerate scientific decision making in London
Bryn Williams-Jones (Connected Discovery) was a speaker

June 10-11, 2013 
15th Annual Drug Discovery Summit 
in Geneva, Switzerland

Andrew Leach (GlaxoSmithKline) gave a talk  

June 8-11, 2013
ESHG 2013 - European Human Genetics Conference in Paris, France
Mark Thompson (Leiden University Medical Centre) represented Open PHACTS.

May 26-30, 2013 
10th ESWC 2013 in Montpellier, France
Paul Groth (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) presented the Open PHACTS project

May 14, 2013 
Accelrys Solutions for Enhancing Research Innovations:  An Interactive Seminar in Mainz, Germany

Christian Herhaus (Merck KGaA) presented the Open PHACTS project there  

May 05-08, 2013 
ASMC 13 - 5th International Symposium on Advances in Synthetic and Medicinal Chemistry in Moscow, Russia

Marcus Gastreich (BioSolveIT) represented Open PHACTS

April 23, 2013 
UK-QSAR Spring Meeting 2013 in Bedford, UK

Marcus Gastreich (BioSolveIT) presented Open PHACTS

April 16, 2013 
NBIC Conference 2013 in Lunteren, The Netherland

Andra Waagmeester (Maastricht University) gave a talk entitled "Visualizing Biological Linked Open Data" and Anwesha Dutta (Maastricht University) will give a talk on "PathVisio3: new features for pathway analys is and visualizat ion" 

April 06-16, 2013 
Bio-Assay Ontology Workshop, Miami, USA

Anna Gaulton (EMBL-EBI) gave a talk on "ChEMBL bioassay data - Classification and data exchange" and Mark Davies (EMBL-EBI) presented "ChEMBL-RDF".

April 07-11, 2013 
245th ACS National Meeting & Exposition  in New Orleans, Louisiana
Talk of Egon Willighagen (Maastricht University): Open PHACTS: meaningful linking of preclinical drug discovery knowledge (abstract by Willighagen, Brenninkmeijer, Evelo, Gray, Goble, Harland, Waagmeester, Williams

March 22, 2013 
Semantic Web Workshop
 in Karlsruhe, Germany

March 21, 2013 
Joint Scientific Symposium of the Austrian Societies of Toxicology (ASTOX), Pharmacy (ÖPhG), Analytic Chemistry (ASAC), Forensic Medicine (ÖGGM) and the Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC)  in Vienna

Gerhard Ecker (University of Vienna) was a speaker

March 20, 2013
Informa LifeScience's Annual Drug Discovery Innovations 2013 in Berlin
Gerhard Ecker (University of Vienna) was an invited speaker for the session "Partnerships and Open Innovation in Drug Discovery"

March 9-10, 2013 
Open Source Days 2013 in Copenhagen 
Talk of Claus Stie Kallesøe (H. Lundbeck): "Open Source in the Pharma and Biotech Industries"

March 1, 2013 
CSHALS 2013 - Conference on Semantics in Healthcare and Life Science  in Boston
Alasdair Gray (University of Manchester) held a tech talk: "Enabling drug discovery applications through a linked data platform"

February 27 - March 1, 2013 
2nd QNano Integrating Conference 2013  in Prague
Egon Willighagen (Maastricht University) presented a poster  

February 14, 2013
Molecular Med TRI-CON 2013 in San Francisco
Tom Plasterer (AstraZeneca) gave a talk entitled "The Path to Linked Data in BioPharma"

February 18-19, 2013
SMI conference: Advances and Progress in Drug Design in London
Andrew Leach (GlaxoSmithKline) was a speaker 

January 22, 2013
Semantic Interoperability Meeting for the IMI project EHR4CR in Paris
Paul Groth (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) presented Open PHACTS at this meeting