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Mark Your Calendar for Taxonomy Boot Camp 2016
November 14 - 15, 2016 • JW Marriott Washington DC 


Taxonomy Boot Camp 2015

Taxonomy Boot Camp is the only conference dedicated to exploring the successes, challenges, methodologies and products for taxonomies.  Share your experiences, knowledge and work with taxonomies, ontologies, folksonomies, tagging mechanisms and other techniques for organizing information at this one-of-a-kind boutique learning and networking event.

Taxonomies are powerful tools used by a wide range of professionals, from marketers to data scientists, for solving diverse problems from navigation to product information management. This year’s Taxonomy Boot Camp is about highlighting taxonomy's many faces and sharing practical solutions in different real-world environments.   

  • On the web team? Learn how taxonomies can help improve the user experience and dynamically publish web content.
  • Work with enterprise data? Hear about large-scale metadata optimization projects and the role of taxonomy in harmonizing structured data.
  • Fascinated by everything?  Wade in and get immersed -- from enterprise taxonomies to ontologies, taxonomy tools, auto-classification, and everything in between.

Who Should Attend

  • Taxonomists
  • Content managers
  • Information architects
  • Information professionals
  • Knowledge engineers
  • Information scientists
  • Intranet/portal developers
  • Content classification specialists
  • Anyone responsible for categorizing, organizing, or managing content

What We're Talking About

  • Taxonomy/ontology modeling and development best practices
  • Taxonomy governance & adoption
  • Techniques for maintaining taxonomies (analytics, testing, etc.)
  • Information architecture and user experience (navigation, content publishing, etc.)
  • Metadata modeling and management (role of taxonomy)
  • Auto-categorization and other tagging techniques
  • Taxonomy management/development software selection and use

Heard at Taxonomy Boot Camp 2014

“The conference was great and really added a lot to my knowledge base and gave me great ideas for moving forward.”, “This was a very useful and interesting two days... Very very glad that I attended.”, “The speakers were all interesting, enthusiastic and provided useful insights into the development and maintenance of taxonomies. I made some useful contacts and came home with very helpful resources.”