Call for Participants– WAIM 2013

                                                                   Call for Participants– WAIM 2013

June 14-16, 2013, Beidaihe, China

    The International Conference on Web-Age Information Management (WAIM) is a leading international forum for researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to share and exchange ideas, results, experience, techniques, and tools in connection with all aspects of Web data management. In 2013, WAIM will take place in Beidaihe, a famous resort in China. The theme of this year will be Big Data. Numerous well known researchers from both academia and industry are coming to give talks and share their experience on BigData Management. We expect to attract more participants from all over the world and continue to establish WAIM as one of the major conferences on Web-based information systems.

Program at Glance
5 Keynotes: Morning, June 15-16, 2013
On Mining Big Data, by Philip S. Yu, UIC, USA
Making Sense of Big Data with Algorithms, Machines and People, by Michael Franklin, UC Berkeley, USA
Towards model-based video coding and analysis, by
 Wen Gao, Peking University, China
On Application-Aware Graph Abstraction for Social Networks, by
 Ming-Syan Chen, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Crowdsourcing, a new human computing paradigm?
  By Lei Chen, HKUST, China

3 Industry Invited Talks:
 Morning, June 16, 2013
OceanBaseA distributed shared-nothing relational databaseChuanhui Yang,Alibabainc, China
Weibo and social graph data evolution
Weihua Yang, Sina Weibo, China
BAAS – A Distributed and Decentralized Access Control System for Baidu IAMYe Wu, Baidu, China

5 Talks from Distinguished Young Lecturers: Afternoon, June 15, 2013
Xin Luna Dong,Google Palo Alto, USA
Hong Cheng,Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Bingsheng He, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Guoliang Li,Tsinghua University, China
Lei Yu, Binghamton University, USA

Panel Discussion: Morning, June 15, 2013
Big Data Beyond MapReduce,

Chair: Wenfei Fan, Edinburgh University, UK
Jeffrey Xu Yu, Chinese University of Hong Kong, China
Xin Luna Dong, Google Palo Alto, USA
Michael Franklin, UC Berkeley, USA
Ming-Syan Chen, Academia Sinica, Taiwan
Guoliang Li, Tsinghua University, China

16 Research Sessions:  Afternoon, June 15-16, 2013
Coveringthe Following Topics:Data mining; Big Data Management and Analysis; Information integration and heterogeneous systems; Information retrieval; Information extraction; New hardware; Query processing and optimization; Spatial and temporal databases; Social network and graphs; Recommender systems; Workflow systems and service computing; Security, privacy, and trust; Semantic Web and ontology
Demo Session : Morning, June 15-16, 2013
6 Workshops: Afternoon, June 14th, 2013
HardBD 2013: The International Workshop on Big Data Management on Emerging Hardware
TMSN 2013: The International Workshop on Trajectory Mining in Social Networks
BDMS 2013: The First International Workshop on Big Data Management and Service
LQPM 2013: The First International Workshop on Location-based Query Processing in Mobile environments
MDSP 2013: The Second International Workshop on Massive Data Storage and Processing
EMBD2013:The First International Workshop on Emergency Management in Big Data Age
WAIM 2013 / MSRA Summer School: June 12-14, 2013
Course 1: A Tutorial on Probabilistic Databases
Instructor: Prof. Dan Suciu, University of Washington, USA
Course 2: SQL, NoSQL, NewSQL and Other Interesting Ways to Process Big Data
Instructor: Prof. Michael Franklin, UC Berkeley, USA
Course 3: Usability in Database Systems
Instructor:H V Jagadish, University of Michigan, USA  
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