How Best Buy is using the Semantic Web and Google Squared

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Date: Thursday, November 18, 2010 - 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM EST

Location: New York's Hotel Pennsylvania - 401 7th Ave 33rd St & 7th Ave PennTop North -18th · New York, NY 10001, US

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How Best Buy is using the Semantic Web

Meet Jay Myers Lead Web Development Engineer at and learn how Best Buy currently leverages the Semantic Web to solve real world business problems and challenges, including visibility to stores and products, SEO, and releasing very important and useful data from enterprise data silos to gain enterprise insight. Jay ( is also the co-organizer of the Lotico Twin Cities Semantic Web ( community.

Google Squared: Structuring the Unstructured Web

Vinicius Fortuna ( will present Google Squared ( a search tool that helps you quickly build a collection of facts from the Web, for any topic you specify. Vinicius will walk us through the Google Squared project, its concepts, design and implementation. Vinicius is a member of Lotico the New York Semantic Web community and a Senior Software Engineer on the Google Squared project at Google in New York.

3x3 Pitcher Session

1. Building the Inform Semantic Publishing Ecosystem: from Author to Audience ( with Marc Hadfield from Inform (

2. Navon Partners ( with David Teten

3. ( with Eric Franzon VP of Community who will join us for the first time in New York City for this Lotico event!