New York, New York, USA  June 23rd, 2013

9:00am-9:10am  Opening

9:10am-10:30am Keynote Speech

Title: Reflections on Academic Research and Publishing

Prof. M. Tamer Özsu  (University of Waterloo, Canada)

Abstract: I have been in the business academic research and publishing for over 30 years. I will talk about my experiences, and personal lessons.

Bio: M. Tamer Özsu is Professor of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Özsu's current research focuses on large scale data distribution and management of unconventional data (e.g., XML, graphs, RDF, streams).
He is a Fellow of ACM and IEEE, a member of Sigma Xi and AAAS.

10:30am-10:45am Coffee Break

10:45am-12:15pm  Session 1. Towards Big Data

Exploiting In-network Processing for Big Data Management

        Rupprecht, Lukas, Imperial College London

DeepSea: Self-adaptive Data Partitioning and Replication in Scalable Distributed Data Systems

        Du, Jiang, University of Toronto

Designing a Database System for Modern Processing Architectures

        Heimel, Max, Technische Universität Berlin

12:15pm-1:45pm Lunch (participants on their own)


1:45pm-3:15pm Session 2.  Towards Connected Data


Learning Queries for Relational, Semi-structured, and Graph Databases

        Ciucanu, Radu, Université Lille 1

Turning Scientists into Data Explorers

        Kargın, Yağız, CWI, Amsterdam
Information Diffusion in Online Social Networks

        Guille, Adrien, ERIC Lab, Lyon 2 University

3:15pm-3:30pm Coffee Break


3:30pm-5:30pm Session 3.  Towards Graduation


Exploratory Mining of Collaborative Social Content

        Das, Mahashweta,Univ of Texas at Arlington
Discovering and Disambiguating Named Entities in Text

        Hoffart, Johannes. Max Planck Institute for Informatics
The Tantalizing New Prospect of Index-Based Diversified Retrieval

        Tsatsanifos, George, National Technical University of Athens
Effective Hashing for Large-scale Multimedia Search

        Song, Jingkuan, The university of Queensland
Efficient and Scalable Monitoring and Summarization of Large Probabilistic Data

        Tang, Mingwang, University of Utah
RDF-4G: Algorithmic Building Blocks For Large-Scale Graph Analytics

        Seufert, Stephan, Max Planck Institute for Informatics