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WANDS workshop, in conjunction with SIGMOD 2010: Call for participation

From: Paolo Missier <pmissier@cs.man.ac.uk>
Date: Wed, 12 May 2010 09:49:53 +0100
Message-ID: <4BEA6BB1.9040508@cs.man.ac.uk>
To: "<public-xg-prov@w3.org>" <public-xg-prov@w3.org>
apologies for cross-posting. As some of you may know, in conjunction 
with SIGMOD we are running "WANDS":

WANDS: The 1st International Workshop on Workflow Approaches to New 
Data-centric Science

This is to invite members of this community to join in on an informative 
and exciting day, on June 6 in Indianapolis!

A pdf version of the call for participation is also attached, please 
help us make this event a success by encouraging friends and colleagues 
to register!

all the best, -Paolo

*** WANDS: The 1st International Workshop on Workflow Approaches to New 
Data-centric Science ***

Held in conjunction with SIGMOD 2010

June 6, 2010, Indianapolis, IN, USA

Workshop website: http://wands2010.doc.ic.ac.uk
Registration website: https://regmaster3.com/2010conf/MOD10/register.php

**** the SIGMOD early registration deadline is May 15th. ****

** Scope of the workshop **
A number of innovative, but uncoordinated, efforts in data-centric 
workflows have made their mark on the scientific and business world in 
recent years. The goal of this workshop is to use these efforts to bring 
together a research community around the theoretical foundations, 
technology development, and domain applications of workflow systems. As 
a first postulate, we take that there is no uniform workflow solution, 
in the same way that there is no uniform programming language. 
Furthermore, our goal is not to promote a particular technology, or even 
interoperability between individual technologies. What we intend to 
achieve is to present, discuss and ultimately better the different 
computational models, usability patterns, and domain approaches used in 
the field.

The program includes 6 research papers, one position paper, and 3 
invited contributions:
- a keynote by Prof. *Bertam Ludaescher, UC Davis*,
- an invited talk by *Prof. Tova Milo, from Tel Aviv University*,
- and a report on the 2009 NSF workshop on Data-Centric Workflows, by 
*Jianwen Su*, UCSB.


Paolo Missier, University of Manchester, UK -- pmissier@cs.man.ac.uk
Vasa Curcin, Imperial College, UK -- vasa.curcin@imperial.ac.uk
Susan Davidson, University of Pennsylvania, USA -- susan@seas.upenn.edu


8.30am – 10.00am Opening, First Keynote, and a short paper

• Keynote: Bertram Ludaescher, University of California, Davis: 
Scientific Workflows and Data Management: The Need for a New Synthesis
• Open Workflow Infrastructure: A Research Agenda, Vlado Stankovski, 
Paolo Missier, Carole Goble and Ian Taylor

10.00am – 10.30am Coffee break

10.30am – 12.00pm Paper session
• Exploring Repositories of Scientific Workflows, Julia Stoyanovich, Ben 
Taskar and Susan Davidson
• Privacy Issues in Scientific Workflow Provenance, Susan Davidson, 
Sanjeev Khanna, Sudeepa Roy and Sarah Cohen Boulakia.
• DFL designer - collection-oriented scientific workflows with Petri 
nets and nested relational calculus, Jacek Sroka, Piotr Wlodarczyk, 
Lukasz Krupa and Jan Hidders.

12.00pm – 1.30pm Lunch

1.30pm – 3.00pm Paper session
• A Multi-Dimensional Classification Model for Scientific Workflow 
Characteristics, Lavanya Ramakrishnan and Beth Plale.
• A General Approach to Data-Intensive Computing using the Meandre 
Component-Based Framework, Bernie Αcs, Xavier Llorΰ, Loretta Auvil, 
Boris Capitanu, David Tcheng, Mike Haberman, Limin Dong, Tim Wentling 
and Michael Welge.
• Meta-Workflows: Pattern-based Interoperability between Galaxy and 
Taverna, Mohamed Abouelhoda, Shady Alaa and Moustafa Ghanem.

3.00pm – 3.30pm Coffee break

3.30pm – 5.00pm Invited talks and discussion

• Workshop Report: Jianwen Su, UCSB, USA and Rick Hull, IBM, USA: The 
DCW 2009 NSF Workshop on Data-Centric Workflows
• Invited talk: Tova Milo, University of Tel Aviv: Querying Past and 
Future in Workflow Systems"

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Dr. Paolo Missier
Information Management Group -  School of Computer Science, University of Manchester, UK
pmissier@cs.man.ac.uk  http://www.cs.man.ac.uk/~pmissier

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