Events

Upcoming Events 2023

Heather Hedden presenting at SEMANTiCS Karlsruhe conference

Introduction to Taxonomies for Data Scientists
Description: This tutorial/workshop teaches the fundamentals and best practices for creating quality taxonomies, whether for the enterprise or for specific knowledge bases in any industry. Emphasis is on serving users rather than on theory. Topics to be covered include: the appropriateness of different kinds of knowledge organization systems (taxonomies, thesauri, ontologies, etc.), standards, taxonomy concept creation and labeling, taxonomy relationship creation. The connection of taxonomies to ontologies and knowledge graphs will also be briefly discussed.
Date: Saturday, January 28, 2023, 90-minute tutorial + 40-minute hands on exercise
Format: In-person
Organizer: Data Day Texas
Location: Austin, Texas
Detailed outline


Book Sale and Signing Events


Heather Hedden at a book signing for "The Accidental Taxonomist"Heather Hedden signs copies of The Accidental Taxonomist, offered for sale at a conference discount at many of the conferences at which she speaks. Book discounts are also sometimes offered for online orders associated with virtual or hybrid conferences.

The next conference at which books will be available for sale (at a 15% discount) and will be signed is Data Day Texas, January 28, 2023, Austin, TX.