BEGIN:VCALENDAR PRODID:-//hacksw/handcal//NONSGML v1.0//EN METHOD:PUBLISH BEGIN:VEVENT DESCRIPTION:Today, semantic web technologies are gaining traction and are beginning to make their way into the mainstream. This discussion will cover how Biogen-Idec is actively investigating how they can bring value to their businesses. nBiogen-Idec, a global biopharmaceutical company, and Cambridge Semantics, a pioneer in semantic business transformations, are using semantic technology to:nnWilliam Hayes from Biogen-Idec and Mike Cataldo, CEO of Cambridge Semantics, will talk about these initial proofs-of-concept and future plans to allow knowledge workers to focus on higher value tasks. They will discuss the benefits and challenges Biogen-Idec sees in deploying semantic technologies. DTSTART:20100625T083000 SUMMARY:Leveraging a Single Semantic Fabric to Drive Efficiencies from Accounting to Research and Everything in Between DTEND:20100625T092959 LOCATION:2010 Semantic Technology Conference END:VEVENT END:VCALENDAR