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Call for Workshop Proposals

The EDBT/ICDT 2013 Joint Conference will be held in Genoa, Italy, March 18-22, 2013, to provide an established and prestigious forum for the exchange of the latest research results in data management and the foundations of database systems.

You are invited to submit proposals for workshops that would be of interest to the EDBT audience or to the ICDT audience; for a non-exhaustive list of topics, please see the EDBT 2013 and ICDT 2013 call for papers. Proposals that target the combined EDBT/ICDT audience are particularly welcome.

Important Dates

  • Submission of proposals for workshops: July 31, 2012
  • Workshop acceptance/rejection notification: September 7, 2012
  • Workshops: March 22, 2013


Please submit your proposals (at most 5 pages, in pdf) via e-mail to the Workshop Chair, Kai-Uwe Sattler < This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. >.

As a potential workshop organizer, please consider the following points while you prepare your proposal:

  • Workshops will share the conference venue with the EDBT/ICDT 2013 conference in the Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy.
  • EDBT/ICDT workshops will run on March 22, 2013, directly after the main conference. Workshops can last either 1/2 or 1 day.
  • Workshop attendees are required to register to the joint conference event. Attendance at workshops is included in the registration fee.
  • Workshops will benefit from the EDBT/ICDT 2013 organizational infrastructure and receive administrative support (registration, badges, refreshments, hotel booking, etc.).
  • There will be a joint ACM Proceedings volume covering all EDBT 2013 workshops. Camera ready copies of papers for the proceedings need to be available by 23rd January 2013.

Your proposal should contain the following pertinent information:

  • A brief description of the workshop, including the workshop's name and topic, and a short summary of the technical issues in the focus of the workshop. A sketch of the workshop's Call for Papers will be helpful.
  • Names, affiliations, and e-mail addresses of the workshop organizers. Please mark the primary contact person.
  • Preferred workshop duration, format and an estimate of the number of expected participants.
  • Short information on previous editions of the workshop series (if applicable), including conference it was co-located with, number of registrants, number of submissions, number of accepted papers, and any other information you feel is relevant.
  • Information on the workshop program committee (if already available) and a note on your plans regarding workshop proceedings publication.
  • Based on the input you provide, the decision about the acceptance or rejection of your proposal as a co-located workshop will be made by the EDBT/ICDT 2013 General, Program, and Workshop Chairs. We expect you to work with the EDBT/ICDT 2013 local organizers on the details and publicity aspects of your accepted workshop.