GraphConnect 2014 Announced with Open Call for Papers

  • GraphConnect 2014 conference will take place in San Francisco on October 22
  • Call for papers now open for sessions on graph technology and use cases

SAN MATEO, Calif. – June 25, 2014 – Neo Technology, creators of Neo4j, the world’s leading graph database, today announced details on its third annual GraphConnect 2014 conference, and opened its Call for Papers. GraphConnect, the only conference that focuses on the rapidly growing world of graph databases and applications, will take place on October 22, 2014 at the SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco.

This year’s event will bring together more than 700 expected attendees to learn how hot startups to Global 2000 companies are leveraging the power of the graph to solve their most critical connected data issues. Sessions will represent a variety of verticals, industries and use cases, and will include the following confirmed speakers:

  • Emil Eifrem, Co-founder of Neo4j and CEO of Neo Technology
  • Jim Webber, Chief Scientist at Neo Technology
  • Volker Pacher, Senior Developer at eBay Now
  • Joe Chesak, Senior Engineering Analyst at ConocoPhilips


Wednesday, October 22nd with Neo4j trainings held on Tuesday, October 21st SFJAZZ Center, San Francisco, CA For more information and to register, visit: Last year’s GraphConnect events brought together more than 1000 attendees and 55 speakers in four US cities and London, with presentations by Microsoft, Facebook, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Marvel Entertainment, Gamesys,, Lufthansa Systems, onefinestay and Zephyr Health. The 2013 conferences solidified graph databases as a legitimate database solution with increasing applicability and market share, distinct from other NoSQL solutions. “GraphConnect allowed us to see first hand that graph database technology is top of mind for virtually every type of organization today. The knowledge and experience we gained by connecting one on one with business leaders, technologists and developers tells us that graph database is an exciting and fast growing market category with variety of innovative real-life use cases across a wide range of industries,” said Emil Eifrem, CEO of Neo Technology. “This year’s GraphConnect promises to be better than ever, as we continue to confirm a great cast of speakers from a range of verticals and leading organizations.”

Call for Papers

Are you building your own Facebook Graph Search or archiving superfast queries with a graph-powered application? No matter what your project, if it’s with a graph we are interested! Submit your speaking proposal today at Register for GraphConnect here: *Take advantage of the early bird discount by registering before August 31, 2014. About Neo Technology Graphs are everywhere. From websites adding social capabilities to Telcos providing personalized customer services, to innovative bioinformatics research, organizations are adopting graph databases as the best way to model and query connected data. Neo Technology researchers pioneered the first graph database back in 2000, and have been instrumental in bringing the power of the graph to numerous organizations worldwide, including more than 40 Global 2000 customers, such as Cisco, Accenture, Telenor, eBay and Walmart. Serving customers in production for over a decade, Neo4j is the world’s leading graph database with the largest ecosystem of partners and tens of thousands of successful deployments. According to DB-Engines, Neo4j dominates the fastest growing category in all data management. Neo Technology is a privately held company funded by Fidelity Growth Partners Europe, Sunstone Capital and Conor Venture Partners, and is headquartered in San Mateo, CA, with offices in Sweden, UK, Germany, France, and Malaysia. For more information, please visit # # # Contact: Tanya Carlsson Kulesa Faul for Neo Technology (707) 529-6139