20th International Database Engineering & Applications Symposium

IDEAS '16 would be hosted by Concordia University

Montreal, QC, Canada
In co-operation with ACM, ACM SIGKDD and ACM SIGMOD

July 11-13, 2016



Call for Grad. Posters




The annual IDEAS conference is a top international forum for data engineering researchers, practitioners, developers, and application users to explore revolutionary ideas and results, and to exchange techniques, tools, and experiences.


This is a call for posters by graduate students in the topics covered by IDEAS, The poster session would be held during one of the days of the IDEAS15 meeting. The graduate student could register for the poster day using the special single day poster registration rate.


The main author of the poster would be a gradate student. The advisor could be a co:author. The accepted poster would be published in the IDEAS15 proceedings. There is a limit of two pages for an accepted poster in the ACM proceedings series final version format.



IDEAS ' 16 is being held in co-operation with ACM, SIGKDD and SIGMOD.



Submission Instructions, Deadline


Submissions and registration for participation is through ConfSys. Please see instruction in: about ConfSys


Posters should be submitted using the IDEAS 2016 'event' before 20th March 2016 (EST). When submitting ensure that the current event in ConfSys is IDEAS16 and choose the Poster track: indicate on the front page that the submission is for the poster session.


All submissions will be reviewed by the Program Committee on the basis of technical quality, relevance to conference topics of interest, originality, significance, and clarity. For double blind review, author names and affiliations must not appear in the submissions, and bibliographic references must be adjusted to preserve author anonymity.


However, names of ALL authors must be entered on the information page in ConfSys for the submission.


Invited Speakers







Tracks (Targeted Session)


As in the past, IDEAS 2016 will include tracks (Targeted Session) on current topics of interest to the community.


This year, we have organized the following special tracks along with the main event(General pool). For details of a track, please consult the repective web page below.

Big Data Analytics;


Data Sharing, Security, and Privacy;


Web & Security;


Important Dates


December 7, 2015: Start of submission of papers on ConfSys.
Read about ConfSys here!
Sign up as user anytime, unless you have already signed up!

March 20, 2016: Papers submission/Posters deadline May 8, 2016: Notification of acceptance and start of author early registration June 10, 2016: Author regular registration deadline and Camera-ready upload to ConfSys deadline

Consult the guide for the Grace period- see how ConfSys gives you a few extra days!

Please consult the guides (in the right hand margin and the web pages in the left hand margin)
for FAQ, submission guidelines, fee schedule, local information, author kit for final version
of accepted submissions.


Conference Publication

The conference proceedings will be published by ACM in their digital library; the ISBN assigned by ACM to IDEAS16 is: 978-1-4503-4118-9
A version of the proceedings to be distributed to the conference attendees would be prepared by BytePress.



Organized by

Concordia University, Montreal, Canada with the cooperation of ACM, SIGKDD, SIGMOD, BytePress.org and ConfSys.org

Program Chairs:

Motomichi Toyama, Keio University, Japan,
Jorge Bernardino, Instituto Politecnico de Coimbra, Portugal

Publicity Chair:

Elio Masciari, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Italy

General Chair:

Bipin C. Desai, Concordia University, Canada,



IDEAS16 Program Committee






IDEAS Steering Committee


Bernardino, Jorge    Instituto Politecnico de Coimbra
Desai, Bipin C. (Chair)  Concordia University
Gruenwald, Le  University of Oklahoma
Ng, Wilfred  Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Pokorny, Jaroslav  Charles University
Saccà, Domenico  Università della Calabria
Toyama, Motomichi  Keio University
Ullman, Jeffrey  Stanford University