Join Quark at Bite-size Taxonomy Boot Camps London 2024 – Online.

Quark is delighted to sponsor the 2024 Bite-sized Taxonomy Boot Camp series, spanning three sperate days of online sessions packed with virtual case studies, invaluable tips, and cutting-edge tools tailored for taxonomists, knowledge managers, and information professionals worldwide.

Wednesday 20 March 2024

LLMs vs knowledge graphs: alien vs predator?

Time: 14.00 – 14.45

An overview of two technologies which are hot topics for the taxonomy community: Large Language Models (LLMs) and knowledge graphs.

Moderator

Dave Clarke, Founder, Synaptica LLC, USA

Speaker

Fran Alexander, Taxonomist & Information Architect, Expedia Group, Canada

Taxonomies in action

Time: 15.00 – 15.45

Explore the evolution of taxonomy from minimal viable to full taxonomy and the utilization of micro-genres for targeted content.

Moderator

Helen Lippell, Taxonomy, Metadata & Search Consultant, Programme Chair, Bite-sized Taxonomy Boot Camp, UK

Speaker

Joyce van Aalten, Taxonomist, Invenier, Netherlands
Edward Matuskey, Taxonomy Consultant, Electronic Arts, USA

SKOS: What is it and why do I need to know?

Time: 16.00 – 16.45

Discover the Simple Knowledge Organisation System (SKOS) and its importance in representing knowledge in taxonomies and controlled vocabularies.

Moderator

Emerson Welch, VP, Global Marketing, Quark Software Inc., USA

Speaker

Madi Weland Solomon, Head of Client Solutions & Services, Graphifi, UK


Wednesday 19 June 2024

What autocategorisation can teach you about your enterprise content and taxonomies

Time: 14.00 – 14.45

Explore the benefits of autocategorisation in accurately and cost-effectively tagging large volumes of content.

Speaker

Sarah Downs, Director, Client Solutions, Synaptica LLC, USA

Taxonomies in action

Time: 15.00 – 15.45

Discover how taxonomies optimize e-commerce customer experience through case studies.

Speaker

Chantal Schweizer, Practice Director, Strategic Data Services, Pivotree, USA
Tom Alexander, Taxonomy Manager, Cancer Research UK

More taxonomies in action

Time: 16.00 – 16.45

Delve into the use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for enhanced taxonomy management in large organizations.

Speaker

Lucy Walhain, Knowledge Manager, Publications Office of the EU, Luxembourg
Jonathan Engel, Information Architect, InfoArk, UK


Wednesday 9 October 2024

Taxonomies and ontologies I have loved and lost

Time: 14.00 – 14.45

Edee Edwards presents engaging and enlightening tales from her own practitioner career, offering valuable lessons on navigating unexpected challenges in projects and careers.

Speaker

Edee Edwards, Taxonomy & Ontology Manager, FM Global, USA

Taxonomies in action

Time: 15.00 – 15.45

Explore the role of taxonomists in agile teams and the balance between sustainable semantic practices and enterprise delivery.

Speaker

Jo Kent, Data Architect, BBC, UK
Ahren E Lehnert, Principal Taxonomist, Nike Inc., USA

More taxonomies in action

Time: 16.00 – 16.45

Covers practical insights on taxonomy hierarchies and maximizing SKOS relationships for mapping.

Speaker

Heather Hedden, Senior Consultant, Enterprise Knowledge and Author, The Accidental Taxonomist
Michele Ann Jenkins, Senior Consultant, Dovecot Studio, Canada

If you’re attending Bite-size Taxonomy Boot Camp London, and you want to learn more about taxonomies, tagging and how we help simplify the creation, publishing and sharing of knowledge content with Quark Publishing Platform NextGen and AI, then check out our page to delve deeper into our solutions.

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