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Open PHACTS had a presence at the following conferences and events in 2014:

December 15-16, 2014
SB@NL 2014Systems BiologySymposium  - Tackling Complexity through Data Integration in Maastricht, The Netherlands
Chris Evelo (Maastricht University) presented Open PHACTS.

December 01, 2014
'DTL on track': kickoff DTL and ELIXIR-NL in Amersfoort, The Netherlands
Paul Groth (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) represented Open PHACTS.

November 26-27, 2014
RDConnect/Elixir BYOD Workshop "Bring Your Own Data: Rare Disease Registries (and biobanks)" in Rome, Italy
Núria Queralt (Hospital del Mar Medical Research Institute) attendet as a Linked Data expert.  

November 23-29, 2014
EKAW 2014 - 19th International Conference on Knowledge Engineering and Knowledge Management in Linköping, Sweden
Stefan Schlobach (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) presented Open PHACTS.

November 23-27, 2014
eResearch Africa - Meeting the needs of the 21st century in Cape Town, South Africa
Barend Mons (Leiden University Medical Center) represented Open PHACTS.

November 20-21, 2014
Spanish Drug Discovery Network (SSDN) Meeting in Tres Cantos, Spain
Bryn Williams-Jones (Connected Discovery) represented Open PHACTS and the Open PHACTS Foundation.

November 11, 2014
BrazMedChem 2014 - 7th Brazilien Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry in Campos do Jordao, Brazil
Antony Williams (Royal Society of Chemistry) represented Open PHACTS.

October 30, 2014
SICSA DEMOfest 2014 in Edinburgh, UK
Alasdair Gray (University of Manchester) presented the Open PHACTS Discovery Platform and Explorer.

October 21-22, 2014
Drug Discovery USA Congress 2014 in Boston, USA
Tom Plasterer (AstraZeneca) presented "The Big Data Integration Myth" there. 

October 19-23, 2014
ISWC 2014 - The 13th International Semantic Web Conference in Riva del Garda, Trentino, Italy
The Open PHACTS Foundation sponsored this conference.
Alasdair Gray (University of Manchester) presented the following papers:

  • "Scientific lenses to support multiple views over linked chemistry data."
  • "Capturing Provenance for a Linkset of Convenience. In Linked Science Workshop" (Simon Jupp, James Malone and Alasdair J. G. Gray)
  • "A Justification-based Semantic Framework for Representing, Evaluating and Utilizing Terminology Mappings. In First International Workshop on Context Interpretation and Meaning." (Sajjad Hussain, Hong Sun, Gokce B. Laleci Erturkmen, Mustafa Yuksel, Charles Mead, Alasdair J. G. Gray, Kerstin Forsberg)

Alasdair Gray also ran a demo of the Open PHACTS VoID Editor in the poster and demo session. (Carole Goble, Alasdair J.G. Gray and Eleftherios Tatakis: Help me describe my data: A demonstration of the Open PHACTS VoID Editor)
Paul Groth (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) represented Open PHACTS.

October 16, 2014
DTL Kickoff & Launch Elexir at Zirolab in Delft, The Netherlands
Eelke van der Horts (Leiden University Medical Centre) had a poster presentation on Open PHACTS.

October 6-7, 2014
6th International Symposium on Semantic Mining in Biomedicine (SMBM) in Aveiro, Portugal
Laura I. Furlong, Alex Bravo, Janet Pinero, Núria Queralt, Michael Rautschka (Parc de Salute Mar Barcelona) presented "BeFree: a text mining system to extract relations between genes, diseases and drugs for translational research".

September 30, 2014
IMI 2 Open Info Day in Brussels, Belgium
Christine Chichester (Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics) presented Open PHACTS.

September 22-24, 2014
OpenTox EURO 2014 in Athens, Greece
Egon Willighagen (Maastricht University) presented the Open PHACTS project and the Open PHACTS Foundation.

September 22, 2014
RDA Plenary4 Meeting in Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Barend Mons (Leiden University Medical Centre) gave the opening keynote: "Bringing Data to Broadway".

September 21-24, 2014
XII Symposium on Bioinformatics in Sevilla, Italy
Janet Pinero (Parc de Salute Mar Barcelona) presented the poster: "DisGeNET: a discovery platform for the exploration of human diseases and their genes".

September 7-11, 2014
EFMC-ISMC 2014, XXIII International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry in Lisbon, Portugal
Gerhard Ecker (University of Vienna) presented "The Open PHACTS Discovery Platform - Semantic Data Integration of Medicinal Chemists".

September 3, 2014
ADDS Data Science Workshop (BD2K program of NIH) in Bethesda, USA
Barend Mons (Leiden University Medical Centre) and Carole Goble (University of Manchester) promoted Open PHACTS.

August 31 - September 4, 2014
20th EuroQSAR - Understanding Chemical-Biological Interactions  in St. Petersburg, Russia
Gerhard Ecker (University of Vienna) presented Open PHACTS.

August 14, 2014
248th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in San Francisco, US
Antony Williams (Royal Society of Chemistry) presented "Open innovation and chemistry data management contributions from the Royal Society of Chemistry resulting from the Open PHACTS project".

July 11-15, 2014
ISMB 2014  - 22nd Annual International Conference on Intelligent Systems for Molecular Biology in Boston, USA
Barend Mons (Leiden University Medical Centre) represented Open PHACTS.

June 25, 2014
PiLOD 2.0 - Applying Linked Open Data  in Hilversum, The Netherlands
Herman Van Vlijmen (Janssen) and Orri Erling (Open Link) presented Open PHACTS there.

June 9-13, 2014
ProvenanceWeek 2014 - 5th International Provenane and Annotation Workshop in Cologne, Germany
Paul Groth (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) represented Open PHACTS. 

June 1-5, 2014
10th International Conference on Chemical Structure/10th German Conference on Cheminformatics in Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands
Colin Batchelor (Royal Society of Chemistry) presented "Scientific Lenses over Linked Chemistry Data using BridgeDB and the Open PHACTS Chemical Registration System". 
Egon Willighagen (Maastricht University) presented the poster "Open PHACTS: Solutions and the Foundation".
Anna Gaulton (The European Bioinformatics Institute) gave a talk on "Open Patent Data".

May 25-29, 2014
ESWC 2014 in Crete, Greece
Paul Groth (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) represented Open PHACTS.

May 19-22, 2014
TNC 2014 - The TERENA Networking Conference in Dublin, Ireland
Barend Mons (Netherlands Bioinformatics Centre) held a keynote and a presentation on Open PHACTS.

May 8-9, 2014
Drug Design & Medicinal Chemistry Conference in Berlin, Germany
Gerhard Ecker(University of Vienna) presented Open PHACTS there.

April 29-May 1, 2014
Bio-IT World Conference & Expo 2014 in Boston, United States
Lee Harland and Bryn Williams-Jones (Connected Discovery) presented Open PHACTS.

April 26-27, 2014
1st Network of BioThings Hackathon in Maastricht, The Netherlands
Nuria Queralt and Janet Pinero (Parc de Salut Mar. Barcelona) promoted Open PHACTS.

April 22-25, 2014 
CCG UGM & Conference 2014 in Strasbourg, France  
Gerhard Ecker (University of Vienna) presented Open PHACTS.

April 17, 2014 
Lee Harland (Connected Discovery) gave a talk on Open PHACTS to EBI.

April 16-18, 2014
US National Science Foundation Data Citation Workshop in Philadelphia, United States
Paul Groth (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) represented Open PHACTS.

April 4, 2014
SSPT Spring Meeting 2014 “Pharmacology and Toxicology in Times of Change”, Bern
Gerhard Ecker (University of Vienna) presented “Open PHACTS - Building an open pharmacological space”.

March 19-20, 2014
European Data Forum 2014 in Athens, Greece
Paul Groth (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) presented Open PHACTS on Thursday, March 20.

March 16-20, 2014
Joint CINF-RSC CICAG Symposium: Chemical Schemas, Taxonomies and Ontologies
at the 247th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Dallas, Texas
Valerie Tkachenko (Royal Society of Chemistry) presented Open PHACTS.

March 16-20, 2014
247th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Dallas, Texas
The University of Hamburg presented the ChemBioNavigator, one of the Example Applications developed in the project.

February 23-28, 2014
47th Scientific training event for pharmacists in Schladming, Austria
Daniela Digles (University of Vienna) presented a poster on Open PHACTS there.

February 26-28, 2014
CSHALS 2014 - Conference on Semantics in Healthcare and Life Sciences in Boston, MA 
Barend Mons (Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum) was a keynote speaker.
Tom Plasterer (AstraZeneca) presented Open PHACTS on Friday, February 28.

January 13-16, 2014
Jointly designing a data Fairport in Leiden, Netherlands
Bryn Williams-Jones (Connected Discovery), Barend Mons (Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum), Carole Goble (University of Manchester) and Jan Velterop (Aqnowledge) represented the Open PHACTS project as well as the Open PHACTS Foundation. 

January 08-09, 2014
aDREAM Conference - Development of Robust Experimental Assay Methods in Wisconsin
Linda Zander-Balderud (AstraZeneca) presented her Post Doc project including Open PHACTS work.