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This is the 2nd edition of the Solid Symposium, following the first edition in 2023 in Nuremberg.

The goal of the symposium is to provide a forum for early adopters from companies and public administration, researchers and the community at large to discuss the current state of the art around Solid, learn about best practices and exchange ideas for further developments.

Mailing list

If you like to stay informed about future Solid Symposia please join the mailing list.


The symposium will have limited plenary talks and will largely consist of half or full day parallel sessions. The full program is available here.

Proposals for sessions were invited in the lead-up to the symposium (deadline passed).


The Symposium will take place at the Faculty Club in Leuven - see here for practical details.

The conference dinner on Thursday evening will be at restaurant Waaiberg, Tervuursevest 60, Leuven.


Registration for the symposium is closed.

Call for sponsors (closed)

Sponsor packages are available and encouraged for companies.


Some hotel suggestions

No arrangements have been made with these hotels. Feel free to stay elsewhere and to use the booking system of your choosing.

Solid Community Code of Conduct

We as members of the Solid community pledge to make participation in our community a harassment-free experience for everyone, regardless of age, body size, visible or invisible disability, ethnicity, sex characteristics, gender, gender identity and expression, level of experience, education, socio-economic status, nationality, personal appearance, race, caste, color, religion, or sexual identity and orientation. We pledge to act and interact in ways that contribute to an open, welcoming, diverse, inclusive, and healthy community.

More info on the Solid Community Code of Conduct. For this symposium, instances of Code of Conduct violations will be handled by the Scientific Committee (see below) and may be reported to any of its members, or to

In addition we adhere to the Positive Work Environment at W3C: Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.


The Solid Symposium is organised under the auspicies of the COST Action on Distributed Knowledge Graphs (CA19134), supported by COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology).

Scientific committee

  • Bart Buelens (VITO, Belgium)
  • Steven Dewaele (SolidLab, Belgium)
  • Juan Diaz (Permediq, Germany)
  • Elfi Goesaert (VITO, Belgium)
  • Andreas Harth (Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS and Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany)
  • Jan Hofmann (Fraunhofer Institute for Integrated Circuits IIS, Germany)
  • Ross Horne (University of Strathclyde, UK)
  • Tobias Käfer (Karlsruher Institut für Technologie, Germany)

Local organisation

VITO (Flemish Institute for Technological Research)






Start: 2 May 2024
End: 3 May 2024

Faculty Club, Groot Begijnhof, Leuven, Belgium

Groot Begijnhof 14
3000 Leuven

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