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CFP: Asia-Pacific Web Conference (APWeb) and Web-Age Information Management (WAIM)

From: Lei Yu <lyu@cs.binghamton.edu>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2008 23:21:27 -0400
Message-ID: <48D1C937.5070604@cs.binghamton.edu>
To: lyu@cs.binghamton.edu

     The Joint International Conferences on
     Asia-Pacific Web Conference (APWeb) and
     Web-Age Information Management (WAIM)
          1-4 April, 2009, Suzhou, China


APWeb and WAIM are leading international conferences on research, 
development and applications of Web technologies, database systems, 
information management and software engineering, with a focus on the 
Asia-Pacific region. Previous APWeb conferences were held in Beijing 
(1998), Hong Kong (1999), Xian (2000), Changsha (2001), Xian (2003), 
Hangzhou (2004), Shanghai (2005), Harbin (2006), Huangshan (2007) and 
Shenyang (2008); and previous WAIM conferences were held in Shanghai 
(2000), Xian (2001), Beijing (2002), Chengdu (2003), Dalian (2004),
Hangzhou (2005), Hong Kong (2006), Huangshan (2007) and Zhangjiajie 
(2008). For the second time, APWeb and WAIM will be combined to foster 
closer collaboration and research ideas sharing, and will be held 
immediately after IEEE ICDE2009 to be held in Shanghai.

APWeb-WAIM'09 includes but is not limited to the following areas:

-Advanced application of databases
-Content management
-Data caching
-Data mining and knowledge discovery
-Data and information quality Control
-Data grid
-Data migration and integration
-Deep Web
-Digital libraries
-Distributed and parallel Processing
-Grid computing
-Emerging Web techniques
-Interoperability and heterogeneous systems
-Information retrieval
-Information security
-Location-based services
-Mobile computing and data management
-Multidimensional databases and OLAP
-Multimedia information systems
-Parallel and distributed database systems
-Peer-to-peer systems
-Performance and benchmarking
-Query processing and optimization
-Semantic web and web ontology
-Security, privacy and trust
-Sensor networks
-Service-oriented computing
-Spatial and temporal databases
-Stream data processing
-Storage management and access methods
-Web-based collaboration
-Web-based database integration
-Web community analysis
-Web mining
-Web search and meta-search
-Web service and information management
-Workflow and E-services
-XML and semi-structured query processing
-XML and semi-structured data management

APWeb-WAIM'09 invites papers describing original contributions in all 
fields of Web Management and WWW related research and applications. All 
submissions should be in English. Submission of a paper should be 
regarded as an undertaking that, should the paper be accepted, at least 
one author will attend the conference to present the work.

The proceedings will be published by Springer-Verlag in the LNCS series, 
one volume for main conference and one volume for workshops.

In addition to technical contributions, APWeb-WAIM09 invites proposals 
for workshops, panels, tutorials, industry presentations.  For 
workshops, APWeb-WAIM'09 will provide administrative support for 
workshop room booking, registration, and publication. All papers 
accepted by APWeb-WAIM09 workshops will be published in a combined 
volume of Lecturer Notes in Computer Science series published by 
Springer (pending for approval)

Abstract due:            October 8, 2008
Full paper due:            October 15, 2008
Acceptance notification:    December 10, 2008
Camera-ready copy:        January 5, 2009
Workshop Proposals:           September 1, 2008
Panel/Tutorial Proposals:    November 15, 2008

Tutorials and Workshops:  April 1, 2009
Main conference:          April 2-3, 2009
Post-conference tour:     April 4, 2009
(half of that day could be used for the main conference sessions if 
needed, in which case the tour would be just a half-day one)

Organization Committee

Conference Co-Chairs
Sean X. Wang, University of Vermont, USA
Xiaofang Zhou, University of Queensland, Australia
Qiaoming Zhu, Soochow University, China

Program Committee Co-Chairs
Qing Li, City University of Hong Kong
Ling Feng, Tsinghua University, China
Jian Pei, Simon Fraser University, Canada

Local Organization Co-Chairs
Jiwen Yang, Soochow University, China
Liusheng Huang, University of Science and Technology, China

Workshop Co-Chairs
Lei Chen, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Chengfei Liu, Swinburne University of Technology, Australia

Tutorial/Panel Co-Chairs
Wenyin Liu, City University of Hong Kong
Vivek Gopalkrishnan, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

Industrial Chair
Hui Xue, Soochow University, China

Publicity Co-Chairs
Lei Yu, State University of New York at Binghamton, USA
Baihua Zheng, Singapore Management University,Singapore

Finance Co-Chairs
Howard Leung, City University of Hong Kong
Genrong Wang, Soochow University, China

CCF DB Society Liaison
Xiaofeng Meng, Renmin University of China

WISE Society Liaison
Yanchun Zhang, Victoria University, Australia


Lei Yu

Assistant Professor
Department of Computer Science
Watson School of Engineering and Applied Science
Binghamton University
P.O. Box 6000
Binghamton, NY 13902-6000

Voice: (607) 777-6250
Fax: (607) 777-4729
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