Sponsor Showcase

Diamond Sponsor

Synaptica: scalable enterprise taxonomy management software that streamlines the creation and maintenance of taxonomies, ontologies, thesauri, concept schemes and crosswalks. Includes governance and collaboration tools; automated management reports; XML import/export; APIs; ISO-25964 and SKOS/XL; Linked Data; SharePoint connectors; content tagging connectors; semantic annotation tools and comprehensive professional services and support. 

Platinum Sponsor

PoolParty is a world-class semantic technology suite that offers sharply focused solutions to your knowledge organization and content business. As a semantic middleware, PoolParty enriches your information with valuable metadata and links your business and content assets automatically. The vendor of PoolParty, Semantic Web Company (SWC) is the leading provider of graph-based metadata, search, and analytic solutions. SWC has been named to KMWorld's 2017 list of the ‘100 Companies That Matter in Knowledge Management'.

Silver Sponsor

Access Innovations, Inc. is the industry leader in helping clients leverage content and information assets by making them easily findable. Clients save time and money with increased sales through better utilization of their content and expanded research and development by efficiently organizing their information. We solve complex information asset challenges. www.accessinn.com



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As a leading voice of the independent information industry, AIIP is an essential resource for its more than 400 info entrepreneur members located in over 20 countries around the world. Our members are thought leaders in their field who frequently write about, speak about, and recommend the products and services they use. Experts in their respective fields, AIIP members have written and contributed to books, written white papers for major companies, and/or are editors of journals, magazines, and serial publications. Many of our members' publications are considered seminal works. www.aiip.org

The IRSG is a Specialist Group of the British Computer Society. Its aims include supporting communication between researchers and practitioners, promoting the use of IR methods in industry and raising public awareness. There is a newsletter called, The Informer, an annual European Conference, ECIR, and continual organisation and sponsorship of conferences, workshops and seminars.   www.irsg.bcs.org

The Knowledge & Information Management Special Interest Group (K&IM) is for anyone who is currently working or has an active interest in the areas of Information Management and/or Knowledge Management. 

IRMS (the Information and Records Management Society) is the foremost professional association for all information professionals, regardless of their professional or organisational status or qualifications. Formed in 1983 as the Records Management Society (RMS) with a clear commitment to inclusivity across the profession, the IRMS now has over 1000 members from the UK and around the world, and spanning the public, private and third sectors.


ISKO UK is the UK Chapter of the International Society for Knowledge Organization, founded in 1989. We promote the understanding and practice of knowledge organization, and our members are academics, students, information architects, taxonomists, ontologists and other KO practitioners. We hold regular meetings to support the sharing of KO ideas, research and experiences, and welcome members and non-members from all disciplines.


NetIKX -The Network for Information & Knowledge Exchange - is an independent Community of Interest. Our focus is on the practical issues of managing knowledge and information in the workplace. Through learning and sharing, our purpose is to help and support our members in their roles and to enhance their careers, and in turn to help their organisations to gain greater value through better use and management of information and knowledge. www.netikx.org

SLA Europe is a thriving network of information professionals: individuals and organisations across Europe come together to benefit from each others’ knowledge and experience. SLA Europe is a chapter of SLA, the Special Libraries Association. www.sla-europe.org

SLA's Taxonomy Division addresses ways to organise and structure information so that content is accessible and useful. It offers a practical context for exploring issues and sharing experiences related to planning, creating and maintaining taxonomies, thesauri, authority files, and other controlled vocabularies and information structures. The division encompasses traditional and emerging cognitive approaches to organising information and the full range of settings in which taxonomies are applied. www.taxonomy.sla.org


Media Partners

ILI365/Information Today Europe keeps the conversation going all year round, providing news, facts and figures, strategic thinking, and informed comment on the trends shaping the global information space.

ILI365/Information Today Europe focuses on innovation, technology and strategies for success in a wide range of information settings from corporate environments to academic and public libraries. Topics covered include knowledge and information management, e-resources, search and discovery, professional development, e-publishing news, technology updates, social media in action, and digital library strategies from across Europe.  www.infotoday.eu

KMWorld is the leading information provider serving the Knowledge Management systems market. We inform our readers about the components, processes and related success stories that offer solutions for improving your business performance.  With access to many of the most knowledgeable writers and analysts in the industry, KMWorld also offers a number of special publications, including: the KMWorld Best Practices White Papers series - high-value, educational content; and the KMWorld Buyer's Guide - a print and electronic resource to shorten your vendor search or simply help identify sources for KM resources.   www.kmworld.com

OntoSpeak covers new developments related to content intelligence, information architecture, knowledge modelling and the interplay of knowledge models and technologies to enhance discoverability and user experience. OntoSpeak provides a single view on the companies, events, emerging technologies, business intelligence and insights from thought leaders in the smart content space. www.scopeknowledge.com/media-centre/ontospeak

Research Information is Europe's premier magazine, website, and electronic newsletter for those working in publishing, information management, or libraries. Distributed worldwide in print and digital formats, it tracks developments in information management, electronic publishing, libraries, database searching and ebooks, across science, technology, industry and the social sciences. www.researchinformation.info

Scope e-Knowledge Centre (Scope) is a leading knowledge services company providing content and data enrichment solutions to publishers, information providers, professional societies and enterprise. Over the years, Scope has been delivering scalable knowledge solutions in the areas of content enhancement, data management (including cleansing and classification), research and analytics by leveraging its deep subject matter expertise, IT-enabled platforms and multi-lingual capabilities. www.scopeknowledge.com