Prior to EDBT/ICDT 2018 in Vienna (http://edbticdt2018.at/) 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.