Foundational Challenges in Data and Knowledge Management -- Special event at ICDT 2018

Submitted by Michael Benedikt on Wed, 02/28/2018 - 12:22

Prior to EDBT/ICDT 2018 in Vienna ( there will be a half-day event focusing on foundational challenges in  DB and Knowledge management in honor of Georg Gottlob's contributions to these fields.

The event will feature accessible talks on a wide-range of topics by:

  • Shqiponja Ahmetaj (TU Wien),
  • Sihem Amer-Yahia (Laboratoire d'Informatique de Grenoble),
  • Pablo Barceló (Universidad de Chile),  
  • Christoph Koch (EPF Lausanne), 
  • Phokion Kolaitis (UC Santa Cruz/IBM Research - Almaden),
  • Andreas Pieris (University of Edinburgh), 
  • Francesco Scarcello (Università della Calabria), 
  • Thomas Schwentick (TU Dortmund)

A full schedule is available at:

The event is open to anyone, and students are particularly encouraged to attend.  Registration is encouraged although not mandatory.