Second Iberoamerican Knowledge Graphs and Semantic Web Conference

Co host

(KGSWC-India 2020)

First Indo-American Knowledge Graph and Semantic Web Conference

November 26th – 27th 2020

Mérida, Yucatán Online

​​News about the conference
Last year KGSWC conference has been held in-person. This year, KGSWC committee is really concerned about the current health issues related to COVID-19 coronavirus disease and your safety is our priority. Despite the difficult moment that we are all facing, we are fully committed to continuing the task of promoting the cooperation and exchange of this event among institutions all over the world. For this reason, this year, KGSWC event exceptionally contemplates the option to carry out the conference in a fully virtual format.

The second edition of the conference KGSWC 2020, will take place in Merida, Yucatan. Mexico. July 2020. The goals of the conference are (i) to provide a forum for the Semantic Web, Knowledge Graphs and Artificial Intelligence community, bringing together researchers and practitioners in industry to share ideas about R&D projects and (ii) to increase the adoption of the Semantic Web, Knowledge Graphs, Artificial Intelligence technologies in the region.

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Add to My Calendar 2020-07-28 09:00:00 2020-07-31 18:00:00 America/Monterrey KGSWC The Iberoamerican Knowledge Graph and Semantic Web Conference is an international scientific conference series devoted to knowledge graph and semantic web research. Mérida, Yucatán kgswc


Conference Schedule


November 26,2020

9:00 am to 9:50 am

Opening Ceremony

Dr. Sanju Tiwari

Dr. Boris Villazón Terrazas

Dr. Shishir K Shandilya

Dr. Fernando Ortiz-Rodríguez

Keynote Speakers

10:00 am to 10:50 am

Dr. Juan F. Sequeda



The Socio-Technical Phenomena of Data Integration and Knowledge Graph

11:00 am to 11:50

Dr. Pascal Hitzler

Neural-Symbolic Reasoning over Knowledge Graphs

Main Conference – day one

12:00 pm to 12:40 pm

-Break- Cultural Event

History of Mariachi, and Mariachi performance (Video)


12:40 pm to 1:00 pm


A Domain Ontology for Task Instructions

Aaron Eberhart, Cogan Shimizu, Christopher Stevens, Pascal Hitzler, Chris Meyers and Benji Maruyama.

1:00 pm to 1:20 pm

Making Neural Networks FAIR

Anna Nguyen, Tobias Weller, Michael Färber, and York Sure-Vetter.

1:20 pm to 1:40 pm

Exploring Sequence-to-Sequence Models for SPARQL Pattern  Composition

Anand Panchbhai, Tommaso Soru, and Edgard Marx.

1:40 pm to 2:00 pm

Axiomatic relation extraction from text in the domain of Tourism

Ana B. Rios-Alvarado, Jose L. Martinez-Rodriguez, Tania Y. Guerrero-Melendez, Adolfo J. Rodriguez-Rodriguez and David T. Vargas-Requena.

2:00 pm to 2:30 pm

-Break- Cultural Event

Yucatan, Tamaulipas (Video)

2:30 pm to 2:50 pm

Using Domain Ontologies for Text Classification. A Use Case to Classify Computer Science Papers

Janneth Chicaiza and Ruth Reátegui.

2:50 pm to 3:10 pm

Creating Annotations for Web Ontology Language Ontology Generated From Relational Databases

Matthew Wagner and Dalia Varanka.

3:10 pm to 3:30 pm

Characterizing the Diffusion of Knowledge in an Academic Community Through the Integration of Heterogeneous Data Sources and Graphs

Jared D.T. Guerrero-Sosa and Victor Hugo Menéndez-Domínguez.

3:30 pm to 3:50 pm

An Ontological Model for the Failure Detection in Power  Electric Systems

Amed Abel Leiva Mederos, Doymer Garcı́a-Duarte, Daniel Galvez  Lio, Yusniel Hidalgo-Delgado and José Antonio Senso Ruı́z.  

3:50 pm to 4:00 pm

Closing Day One





November 27, 2020

8:50 am to 9:00 am

Opening day two

Keynote Speakers

9:00 am to 9;50 am

Dr. Soren Aurer

Knowledge Graphs for Scholarly Communication

10:00 am to 10:50

Dr. Amit Sheth



Semantics of the Black-Box: Using knowledge-infused learning
approach to
make AI systems more interpretable and

Main Conference – day two

11:00 am to 11:30 pm

-Break- Cultural Event

India Performance (Video)

(Performances with Harmonium and Guitar by Saransh Tiwari and Aryan Ahuja)

11:30 pm to 11:50 pm

Malware Detection using Machine Learning

Ajay Kumar, Kumar Abhishek, Kunjal Shah, Divy Patel, Yash Jain, Harsh Chheda, and Pranav Nerurkar.


11:50 pm to 12:10 pm

Relation Classification: How well do Neural Network Approaches

Sri Nath Dwivedi, Harish Karnick, and Renu Jain.

12:30 pm to 12:50 pm

A Machine Learning Method for Recognizing Invasive Content in Memes

Devottam Gaurav, Shishir Shandilya, Sanju Tiwari, and Ayush Goyal.

12:50 pm to 1:10 pm

 A Spatiotemporal Knowledge Bank from Rape News Articles for Decision Support

Patience Usip, Funebi Ijebu and Emmanuel Dan.

1:10 pm to 1:30 pm

-Break- Cultural Event

India Performance (By Sarah Sravya)

1:30 pm to 1:50 pm

Standards Conformance Metrics for Geospatial Linked Data

Beyza Yaman, Kevin Thompson, and Rob Brennan.


1:50 pm to 2:10 pm

Description of Open Data Sets as Semantic Knowledge Graphs to contribute to actions related to the 2030 Agenda and the  Sustainable Development Goals

José Eguiguren and Nelson Piedra.

2:10 pm to 2:30 pm

Wikipedia Knowledge Graph for Explainable AI

Md Kamruzzaman Sarker, Joshua Schwartz, Pascal Hitzler, Lu Zhou, Srikanth Nadella, Brandon Minnery, Ion Juvina, Michael L. Raymer and William R. Aue.

2:30 pm to 2:40 pm

Closing Main Conferences

Workshop  ( In  Spanish)

3:00 pm to 3:20 pm

AI & Law Workshop Mexico

Inteligencias Artificial en el Derecho Bancario

Marisol Luna García


3:20 pm to 3:40 pm

Aplicación de Matemáticas en la Norma Graficado de la Autonomía del Banco Central

Anuar Fernando Gauna Horta

3:40 pm to 4:00 pm

Alcances y Límites del Gobierno, Democracia y Justicia Electrónicas en México

Jackelin Flores Arrieta

 End KGSWC 2020



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Instituto Tecnológico del Petróleo y Energía

Calle 73 225, Montes de Amé, 97115

Mérida, Yuc.




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