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Open PHACTS had a presence at the following conferences and events in 2015

December 7-10, 2015
SWAT4LS International Conference 2015 in Cambridge, UK
Ryan Miller (Maastricht University) presented "Where do you go from here? Semantics of directions in biological pathways".
Anna Gaulton (European Bioinformatics Institute) presented “Semantic-Web Access to Patent Annotations”. 
Núria Queralt (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) presented "DisGeNET: a discovery platform for translational bioinformatics".
Alasdair J G Gray (Heriot-Watt University) presented "Validata: An online tool for testing RDF data conformance".
Marco Roos (Leiden University Medical Centre) presented "Finding novel associations across domains using linked data".

December 4-6, 2015
BioSB Research School - Course: Managing and Integrating Life Science Information (4th edition): Approaches using Linked Data and Semantics, in Utrecht, NL
Núria Queralt (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) presented 'RDFization of DisGeNET' and supported hands on sessions.

November 17-18, 2015
BioMedBridges Symposium: Open bridges for life sciene data in Hinxton, UK
Open PHACTS organised a workshop.

Núria Queralt (Universitat Pompeu Fabra) presented the poster "DisGeNET: applying semantic web and network analysis approaches for the integration and analysis of gene-disease associations for translational research and drug design".

November 8-11, 2015
11th German Conference on Chemoinformatics in Fulda, Germany
Barbara Zdrazil (University of Vienna) presented a poster on "Combining various open data sources for P-gp/BCRP selectivity profiling".

October 5, 2015
4th KNIME Cheminformatics Workshop at EBI in Cambridge, UK
George Papadatos (European Bioinformatics Institute) presented SureChEMBL.
Daniela Digles (University of Vienna) presented "Drug Discovery FAQs: workflows for answering multidomain drug discovery questions".

September 30 - October 1, 2015
Big Data Analytics in Pharma in Brussels, Belgium
Derek Marren (Eli Lilly, Open PHACTS Foundation) presented "Collaboration and true sharing IMI, Pharma, academic and the birth of a not-for profit foundation to handle big data"

September 22-25, 2015
Ambient Assisted Living Forum: "Crusade for Big Data in the AAL domain" workshop in Ghent, Belgium
Alasdair Gray (Heriot-Watt University) presented Open PHACTS and the approaches the project has adopted for integrating Big Data sets.

September 22-24, 2015
Big DiP USA 2015 in Cambridge, MA, US
Tom Plasterer (AstraZeneca) presented "Too Much Data or Too Little Cooperation?".

September 13-14, 2015
BioHackathon 2015 in Nagasaki, Japan
Núria Queralt (PSMAR) presented "DisGeNET - A discovery platform for the dynamical exploration of human diseases and their genes" there.

September 12-14, 2015
24th Scientific Congress of the Austrian Pharmaceutical Society (OePhG) in Vienna, Austria
Daniela Digles (University of Vienna) presented "An Open PHACTS Knime workflow to collect compound data from public databases". 

August 16-20, 2015
250th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Boston, MA, US
Richard Kidd (Royal Society of Chemistry) presented "Workflow based data integration for drug discovery".
George Papadatos (European Bioinformatics Institute) presented "SureChEMBL: An open patent chemistry resource".
Gerhard Ecker (University of Vienna) presented "Topliss batchwise scheme reviewed in the era of Open Data".

July 19-24, 2015
Gordon Research Conference on Computer Aided Drug Design in West Dover, VT, US
Barbara Zdrazil (University of Vienna) presented a poster on Open PHACTS.

July 11, 2015
Bioinformatics Open Source Conference (BOSC) 2015 in Dublin, Ireland
Ian Dunlop (University of Manchester) presented a lightning talk on the Open PHACTS HTML widgets.

May 21, 2015
Big Data Europe - Big Data in Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge Health. demographic change and well-being, in Brussels, Belgium
Laura Furlong (FIMIM) was invited to participate as representative of the Open PHACTS project.

April 28, 2015
Swedish Linked Data Network Meet-up in Gothenburg, Sweden
Ola Engkvist (AstraZeneca) presented Open PHACTS.

April 20-24, 2015
HARMONY 2015 in Wittenberg, Germany
Ryan Miller (Maastricht University) presented the poster: "Biological Interactions Types for WikiPathway"

April 21-23, 2015
Bio-IT World Conference & Expo 2015 in Boston, MA, US
Bryn Williams-Jones (Open PHACTS Foundation) presented "The Open PHACTS Foundation - Semantic Data Integration for Life Sciences". 

April 14-15, 2015
Pistoia Alliance Spring Conference 2015  in Dübendorf, Switzerland
Nick Lynch (Open PHACTS Foundation) represented Open PHACTS.

February 23-27, 2015
8th KNIME User Group Meeting and Workshops in Berlin, Germany
Christine Chichester (Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics) presented an Open PHACTS poster: "Solving Drug Discovery FAQs with KNIME workflows".

February 22-24, 2015
NFAIS Annual Conference in Crystal City, Virgina, USA
Tim Clark (Scientific Advisory Board) presented Open PHACTS.

February 18, 2015
Knowledge Exchange Workshop: Data strategies for research infrastructures in Garching, Germany 
Chris Evelo (Maastricht University) represented Open PHACTS.

February 18, 2015
CiMUS Innopharma Open Innovation Day in Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Stefan Senger (GlaxoSmithKline) and Bryn Williams-Jones (Connected Discovery) represented Open PHACTS and the Open PHACTS Foundation.

February 17, 2015
SmartLab Exchange in Philadelphia, US
Antony Williams (Royal Society of Chemistry) was part of the Panel discussion: Transform Your Data into Knowledge: How to Use Data to Drive Intelligence and Improve R&D Productivity

February 16-17, 2015
Open PHACTS Workshop: Understanding the knowledge management needs of phenotypic screening in Santiago de Compostela, Spain

February 7-11, 2015
SLAS 2015 - 4th Annual Conference & Exhibition in Washington DC, US
Bryn Williams-Jones (Connected Discovery) presented "The Open PHACTS Discovery Platform - Semantic Data Integration for Life Sciences".

February 10, 2015
NIH Alzheimer's Disease Research Summit 2015 in Bethesda, MD, US
Antony Williams (Royal Society of Chemistry) represented Open PHACTS.