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The LDBC consortium are pleased to announce its fifth Technical User Community (TUC) meeting.

This will be a one-day event at the National Hellenic Research Institute  in Athens, Greece on Friday November 14, 2014.


10:30 - 11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 - 11:10 Peter Boncz (VUA)  Welcome & LDBC project status update (Presentation)

11:10 - 11:25 Venelin Kotsev (ONTO) Semantic Publishing Benchmark:Short Presentation of SPB and  Status,
                      Feedback & Roadmap for SPB & OWLIM (Presentation)

11:25 - 11:30 Orri Erling (OGL) Status, Feedback & Roadmap for SPB & Virtuoso (Presentation)

11:30 - 11:45 Alex Averbuch (NEO) Social Network Benchmark: Short Presentation of SNB and  Status,
                      Feedback & Roadmap for SNB & Neo4J (Presentation)

11:45 - 12:00 Orri Erling (OGL) Status, Feedback & Roadmap for SNB & Virtuoso (Presentation)

12:00 - 12:20 Arnau Prat (UPC) & Andrey Gubichev Status,
                      Feedback & Roadmap for SNB Interactive & Sparksee (Presentation and Business Intelligence  (Presentation)

12:20 - 12:40 Tomer Sagi,  "Experience with SNB and TitanDB at HP" (Presentation )

12:40 - 13:00 Jakob Nelson,   " on the SNB datagen"

13:00 - 14:30 Lunch Break@Byzantine & Christian Museum (link)

14:30 - 14:50 Olaf Hartig, "Integrating the Property Graph and RDF data models" (Presentation)
                       Documents: arxiv/1409.3288arxiv/1406.3399

14:50 - 15:10 Maria-Esther Vidal and Maribel Acosta,
                      "Challenges to be addressed during Benchmarking SPARQL Federated Engines" (Presentation)

15:10 - 15:30 Evaggelia Pitoura, "Historical Queries on Graphs" (Presentation)

15:30 - 16:00 Coffe Break

16:00 - 16:20 Manolis Terrovitis, Giannis Liagos, George Papastefanatos,
                      "Efficient Identification of Implicit Facts in Incomplete OWL2-EL Knowledge Bases" (Presentation)

16:20 - 16:40 Gunes Aluc, "WatDiv: How to Tune-up your RDF Data Management System" (Presentation)

16:40 - 17:00 Giorgos Kollias, Yannis Smaragdakis, "Benchmarking @LogicBlox" (Presentation)

17:00 - 17:15 Hassan Chafi, "Oracle Labs Graph Strategy" 

17:15 - 17:25 Yinglong Xia, "Property Graphs for Industry Solution at IBM" (Presentation)

17:25 - 17:30 Arthur Keen, "Short Introduction to SPARQLcity" (tentative)

20:30  Dinner @ Konservokouti (link)

Get a Taxi, and go to Ippokratous 148, Athens, Neapoli Exarheion


The meeting will be held at the National Hellenic Research Foundation located in downtown Athens.

Hotel Accommodation

The National Hellenic Research Foundation (NHRF) is located in the Athens' city centre.Various hotels are found in walking distance from the meeting's location. We provide here a list of these hotels, but you can find much more from booking websites. When looking for hotels close to NHRF you can use as close by Points of Interest Byzantine Museum, War Museum, National Gallery.

1. Hilton Athens, (5 stars)
2. Divani Caravel, (5 stars)
3. Best Western Ilisia Hotel stars)
4. Periscope (4 stars), (4 stars)

5. Delice



Athens, Greece’s capital city, is easily accessible by air. Travelers on flights to Athens will land at Athens Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport.
To arrive in the city center, you can take the metro from the airport (Line #3) and stop at either stop Evangelismos  (ΕΥΑΓΓΕΛΙΣΜΟΣ) or at Syntagma (ΣΥΝΤΑΓΜΑ) stations. You can also take express Bus X95 and stop again at either Evangelismos  (ΕΥΑΓΓΕΛΙΣΜΟΣ) or at Syntagma (ΣΥΝΤΑΓΜΑ) stations (the latter is the terminus for the bus).
You can also take a taxi from the airport that runs on a fixed price for the city center (45 euros). More information on how to move around in Athens from the airport can be found here:


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