SWAT4HCLS 2021/2 CfP: Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Healthcare and the Life Sciences

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Núria Queralt Rosinach

Sep 7, 2021, 4:09:42 PM9/7/21
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Dear BioHackathon Community,

2nd call for papers

** Apologies for cross-posting **

The Semantic Web Applications and Tools for Healthcare and the Life Sciences (SWAT4HCLS) - Leiden 2022 edition

- When: 10 - 13 January, 2022

- Home: http://www.swat4ls.org/

- To be held as a hybrid event

For those of you working on or with semantic web technologies, the call for papers for the first hybrid version of the International SWAT4HCLS conference is open. Full details can be found here: 


Submission is via the EasyChair submission system

Invited  types of submissions are long papers and short papers.

The conference will take place online and in Leiden (The Netherlands) from 10-13 Jan 2022. 

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to the following:

Semantic Web Infrastructures and Resources in Healthcare and Life Science

  • Architectures and algorithms to support volume and scale, rapid knowledge changes and heterogeneity

  • Semantic querying, data validation languages, knowledge graphs, rule-based systems.

  • Infrastructures supporting provenance, traceability, trust and reproducibility

  • Information visualization and exploratory analysis methods

  • Biomedical ontologies, rules and medical standards for interoperability

  • Semantic workflow technologies and semantic web services applied in life sciences.

  • Semantic Web technologies in FAIR data and open data ecosystems7

  • Semantic scientific publishing in the life sciences, medicine and healthcare, public health

  • Semantic infrastructures for patient-centric healthcare data ecosystems

Semantic Web and AI in Healthcare and the Life Sciences

  • Explainable AI and semantics

  • Ontology based neural symbolic reasoning and learning

  • Machine learning and data mining methods for Semantic Web data

  • Knowledge-driven ML and data mining

  • NLP and text mining using semantic technologies

  • Clinical Intelligence from Electronic Health Records (EHRs), patient data and clinical trial data

Semantic Web Technologies across Healthcare and Life Science Communities

  • Semantic Web and biodiversity

  • Semantic Web agriculture, food and nutrition

  • Semantic Web drug discovery and drug repurposing

  • Semantic Web translational medicine and personalized medicine

  • Semantic Web and bioimaging

  • Semantic Web and SARS-COV2

Important Dates:

Abstract submission open: August 1st 2021

Full paper submission: September 30th 2021

Posters and demo submissions: October 8th 2021

Notification of acceptance: November 15th 2021

Conference Dates:

Monday, January 10th 2022: Tutorials

Tuesday, January 11th and Wednesday, January 12th  2022: Main Conference

Thursday, January 13th 2022: Hackathon

Kind regards,

The Bio-Ontologies Community


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