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Mediabistro's Semantic Technology Conference & Expo: SemTech 2011 Agenda Announced for June 5-9 in San Francisco

New York, NY - April 11, 2011 - (a division of WebMediaBrands Inc., Nasdaq: WEBM) today announced the agenda for its 2011 SemTech conference and expo. SemTech will take place June 5-9, 2011 at the San Francisco Hilton in Union Square. SemTech represents a full spectrum of business, government, and consumer activity taking place within the field of semantic technology and brings together the most practical and advanced solutions in the industry.

Presented by and Tony Shaw, the conference is expected to draw more than 1,500 attendees, including industry experts, researchers, analysts, content providers, developers, and technology enthusiasts.

Technical and business-oriented sessions ranging from beginner through advanced levels will be delivered by top presenters and industry influencers. Topics will include:

  • Open Data – Government and Enterprise
  • The Future of Media
  • Enterprise Data Integration
  • Semantics in Publishing
  • Semantics in Advertising and Marketing
  • Semantics in Healthcare and Life Sciences
  • An Introduction to Semantic Web Technologies

New for 2011, SemTech features a Career Corner, a dedicated meeting place for organizations hiring for Semantic Web and Linked Data positions. Any organization that is sponsoring, exhibiting or providing a speaker for SemTech 2011 can sign up for a free 30-minute time slot on June 7 or 8, and all attendees are welcome to visit and interview with these organizations. In addition, a VC showcase will be featured in association with

To register for the conference, request a press pass, or to view the program schedule visit

2011 SemTech sponsors, leading vendors, and developers will demonstrate dozens of innovations at the SemTech Expo Hall. They include Ontotext, Oracle, Revelytix, ai-one, Cambridge Semantics, Cray, Fluid Operations, Inform, iQser, Ontoprise, OpenAmplify, OpenText, Orbis, Talis, TopQuadrant, XSB, Cognition, Morgan Kaufmann, Expert System, and more.

For sponsorship and exhibit information, contact:

Frank Fazio
Senior Director of Sales, Events
[email protected]

About WebMediaBrands Inc.

WebMediaBrands Inc. (Nasdaq: WEBM) (, headquartered in New York, NY, is a leading Internet media company that provides content, education, and career services to media and creative professionals through a portfolio of vertical online properties, communities, and trade shows. The Company's online business includes: (i), a leading blog network providing content, education, community, and career resources (including the industry's leading online job board) about major media industry verticals including new media, social media, Facebook, TV news, sports news, advertising, public relations, publishing, design, mobile, and the Semantic Web; and (ii), a leading network of online properties providing content, education, community, career, and other resources for creative and design professionals. The Company's online business also includes community, membership and e-commerce offerings including a freelance listing service, a marketplace for designing and purchasing logos and premium membership services. The Company's trade show and educational offerings include conferences, online and in-person courses, and video subscription libraries on topics covered by the Company's online business.

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Amanda Barrett
Director of Marketing
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