Workshop Schedule

Location: KBCOM 2018 will be held at The Ritz-Carlton, Marina del Rey (Salon I), co-located with WSDM 2018.

                        Title Speaker                  
09:00-09:10 Opening Remarks KBCOM Organizers
09:10-09:40 Keeping the Internet Open with an Open-Source Programmable Virtual Assistant Monica Lam
09:40-10:10 Challenges and Innovations in Building a Product Knowledge Graph Xin Luna Dong
10:10-10:40 Creating Knowledge Bases from Text Alon Halevy
10:40-11:30 Morning Poster Session & Coffee Break  
11:30-12:00 Project Alexandria: Constructing a KB of Common Sense Oren Etzioni
12:00-12:30 From Strings to Things: Populating Knowledge Bases from Text Tim Finin
12:30-14:00 Lunch Break & Poster Session  
14:00-14:30 Democratize Data Science: NLI to Data Xifeng Yan
14:30-15:00 End-to-end Learning for Broad Coverage Semantics Luke Zettlemoyer
15:00-15:15 Contributed talk: Event Detection and Evolution Based on Knowledge Base  
15:15-15:30 Contributed talk: Temporal Reasoning Over Event Knowledge Graphs  
15:30-15:45 Contributed talk: Analysis of the Impact of Negative Sampling on Link Prediction in Knowledge Graphs  
15:45-16:30 Afternoon Poster Session & Coffee Break  
16:30-17:00 Data Programming in Snorkel Christopher Ré
17:00-17:30   Panel Discussion Invited Speakers
17:30-17:40 Best paper Awards and Closing Remarks KBCOM Organizers


Best Paper

Honorable Mentions

Accepted Papers

(In random ordering)