21st International Database Engineering & Applications Symposium

IDEAS '17 would be hosted by University of the West of England, Bristol, England .

July 12-14, 2017



Call for Papers/Participation/Track(Targeted Session) Proposals






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.


We invite participation of all interested in this meeting which provides an insight into original research contributions relating to all aspects of database engineering defined broadly, and particularly topics of emerging interest describing work on integrating new technologies into products and applications, on experiences with existing and novel techniques, and on the identification of unsolved challenges.




Track (Targeted Session) Proposals


As in the past, IDEAS 2017 will include tracks (Targeted Session) on current topics of interest to the community. If you and your colleagues would like to include such a track, please contact us ASAP (before Feb 17, 2017). Please include the topics, the track chair and the proposed addition to the program committee to handle the submissions for the track. The paper submission for IDEAS 2017 would be via the corresponding pages on ConfSys.


The overall list of topics is given in topics on the left hand menu items. This year, we have organizers heading the following special tracks themes along with the main event(General pool):




If you and your colleagues want to organize one, the deadline for a proposal, to be sent to the organizers is Feb. 17, 2017



Important Dates

February 17, 2017: Track/Theme Proposals 
April 17, 2017: Extended Papers submission deadline 
April 20, 2017: Pl. see. Grace Period which gives a couple of more days 
               to submit the PDF version of paper for review!
May 26, 2017: Notification of acceptance June 25, 2017: Camera-ready deadline


When submitting a paper, pl. select the appropriate track unless you are submitting to the main event(indicated by"General Pool").
Please consult the guides given in the right hand margin for FAQ, submission guidelines etc.

Invited Speakers



Conference Publication

The conference proceedings will be published by ACM in their digital library; the ISBN assigned by ACM to IDEAS17 is: 978-1-4503-5220-8
A version of the proceedings to be distributed to the conference attendees would be prepared by BytePress.



Organized by


University of the West of England, Bristol, England;
Concordia University, Montreal, Canada;
with the cooperation of ACM, ACM SIGMOD and ACM SIGKDD, and

General Chair: Bipin C. Desai, Concordia University, Montreal

Program Chair: Jun Hong, University of the West of England, Bristol,

Local Chair: Richard McClatchey, University of the West of England, Bristol ,

Publicity Chair: Kamran Munir, University of the West of England, Bristol,



IDEAS17 Program Committee






IDEAS Steering Committee


Desai, Bipin C. (Chair)  Concordia University
Ng, Wilfred  Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Pokorny, Jaroslav  Charles University
Toyoma , Motomichi  Keio University
Ullman, Jeffrey  Stanford University

Author/User FAQ
Author Help
Grace Period
Embeding Fonts


Copyright Form
Latex article.cls
Paper Review: tex
Paper Review: pdf
ACM class
ACM Latex file
ACM bib file
Paper Final: tex
Paper Final: A4
Paper Final: US Ltr


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