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On December 9, 2013 Alasdair Gray (Heriot-Watt University) gave a talk entitled Computing Identity Co-reference Across Drug Discovery Datasets at the International SWAT4LS Workshop in Edinburgh and on December 10, Ian Dunlop (University of Manchester) showcased the Open PHACTS Explorer at the same conference.

On December 4, 2013 Gerhard Ecker (University of Vienna) held a presentation at the Pharma Indochina VIII - Asean Pharmacy Integration for Developers in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam: Experimental data guided docking allows to elucidate the molecular basis of drug-transporter interaction

Chris Evelo from the Maastricht University mentioned Open PHACTS at the Life Science Technology Event 2013 in Leiden: WikiPathways: how open source code and open data can make omics technology more useful

On November 22, 2013 Jan Velterop (Aqnowledge) held the presentation The biggest problem of science ambiguity at the HandsOn: Biobanks Conference 2013 in The Hague, Netherlands.

Jack Gibb from the Royal Society of Chemistry presented Open PHACTS at the Tools and Strategies to Find Chemical Probes for Your Protein Conference on November 15, 2013: Open PHACTS Discovery Platform - Integrating pharmacological and physicochemical data

On October 30, 2013 Daniela Digles (University of Vienna) held a presentationen entitled Knowledge management for transmembrane transporters at the workshop Managing Knowledge about Tissues in Brussels, Christine Chichester (Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics) gave a talk at the same workshop: How does it work? How can it work for tissue knowledge management?

Alasdair Grey (Heriot-Watt Universtiy) gave a talk on Open PHACTS at the ISWC 2013 in Sydney from October 21-25, 2013: Incorporating Commercial and Private Data into an Open Linked Data Platform for Drug Discovery

On October 22, 2013 Alasdair Grey (Heriot-Watt University) presented Open PHACTS at the COLD 2013 in Sydney: Including Co-referent URIs in a SPARQL Query

Antony Williams (Royal Society of Chemistry) and Christine Chichester (Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics) held presentations entitled Facilitating Scientific Discovery through Crowdsourcing and Distributed Participation and Mobile semantic technologies using Open PHACTS at the NETTAB 2013 which took place from October 16 to 18 in Venice Lido, Italy

Egon Willighagen (Maastricht University) presented Open PHACTS at the OpenTox Euro 2013 on September 30, 2013 in Mainz, Germany: The Open Pharmacological Concepts Triple Store 

On September 19, 2013 Gerhard Ecker from the University of Vienna held a presentation entitled A novel platform for integrated data-driven drug discovery as part of the Vienna Summer School Drug Design 2013.

Lee Harland presented Open PHACTS at the EBI Industry Programme on September 18, 2013: Real-World Open PHACTS Use Cases

Antony Williams presented the Open PHACTS project at the 246th ACS National Meeting & Exposition in Indianapolis from September 8-12, 2013: Practical semantics in the pharmaceutical industry – the Open PHACTS project.

On September 5, 2013 Anna Gaulton from the European Bioinformatics Institute gave a talk on Open PHACTS at the diXa Training course in Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom: Open PHACTS - An Introduction

On July 21, 2013 Chris Evelo from the Maastricht University held a presentation entitled Opening Up Pharmacological Space: The Open PHACTS API at the ISMB/ECCB 2013 Conference as part of the Technology Track in Berlin.

Gerhard Ecker from the University of Vienna presented the Open PHACTS project at the Translational Knowledge Management in Pharmaceutical R&D Workshop  held in Brussels on July 11-12,2013: The Open Pharmacological ConceptsTriple Store .

Ronald Siebes from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam presented first versions of Open PHACTS Knime nodes to 100 attendees at the KNIME User Day UK 13  in London. His presentation entitled Easy Access to Pharmacology Data: The Open PHACTS KNIME Nodes was very well received.

Bryn Williams-Jones from ConnectedDiscovery was a speaker at the Infotech on June 19-20, 2013 in London: Open PHACTS: a precompetitive infrastructure for pharmacological research.

On July 10-11, 2013 Andrew Leach from GlaxoSmithKline gave a talk entitled Open PHACTS - Data integration for all  at the 14th Annual Drug Discovery Leaders summit in Geneva, Switzerland.

On June 26, 2013 Jan Velterop (Aqnowledge) held a presentation entitled The Future of the Science Publishing Ego-System at the LIBER Conference 2013 in Munich, Germany

Christian Herhaus from Merck KGaA presented the Open PHACTS project at the Accelrys Solutions for Enhancing Research Innovations Seminar in Mainz, Germany on May 14, 2013: Addressing Research Questions by Integration of Open PHACTS with Pipeline Pilot.

On February 14, 2013 Tom Plasterer from Astrazeneca held a presentation entitled The Path to Linked Data in BioPharma at the Molecular Med TRI-CON 2013 in San Francisco.