IDEAS 2018


22nd International Database Engineering & Applications Symposium

IDEAS 2018 will be hosted by University of Calabria and ICAR-CNR .

June 18-20, 2018

Altafiumara Resort & SPA, Villa San Giovanni




Call for Track (Targeted Session) Proposals


Calabria, Italy



Scope and Background


Tracks are target session to be held during IDEAS 2018, the 22nd International Database Engineering & Applications Symposium. We welcome track proposals focusing on recent advances and latest developments in Database Engineering & Applications. Track chairs should provide a detailed CFP along with a proposed Program Committee(make sure to contact them before proposing their names) and the expected number of papers that could be accepted in the proposed track. The track committee will join the main program committee to create an unified body. All members of the track committee should sign up for ConfSys and complete their profile including selecting tropics of interests. Details about ConfSys are given in:



Topics of interests for Track proposals


The overall list of topics is given in topics on the left hand menu items. This year, we propose among others thefollowing special tracks:



  • Big Data Applications (e.g. Health, Environment, Transport).
  • Data Sharing, Security and Privacy.
  • Smart Cities and Data Analytics.
  • Web and Cyber Security.





If you and your colleagues want to organize one, the deadline for a proposal, to be sent to the organizers is Feb. 28, 2018


Important Dates

Feb. 28, 2018: Track Proposal Deadline


Track Proposal Submission must be sent to IDEAS 2018 Program Chairs:


Conference Publication


The conference proceedings, including accepted track papers, will be published by ACM in their digital library; the ISBN assigned by ACM to IDEAS18 is: 978-1-4503-6527-7
A version of the proceedings to be distributed to the conference attendees would be prepared by BytePress.


Organized by


University of Calabria and ICAR-CNR, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada; with the cooperation of ACM, ACM SIGMOD and ACM SIGKDD, and

General Chairs: Bipin C. Desai, Concordia University, Montreal, Sergio Flesca, University of Calabria

Program Chairs: Ester Zumpano, University of Calabria, Elio Masciari, ICAR-CNR, Luciano Caroprese, University of Calabria,

Local Chair: Andrea Tagarelli, University of Calabria, Pierangelo Veltri, University Magna Graecia,

Publicity Chair: Luciano Caroprese, University of Calabria,


IDEAS18 Program Committee





IDEAS Steering Committee


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

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