Conference Website:http://idke.ruc.edu.cn/waim2013
The 14th International conference on Web-Age Information Management (WAIM2013)

June 14-16, 2013, Beidaihe, China(中国.北戴河

Important Dates
Abstract due:  December 31, 2012
Full paper due: January 7, 2013
Author notification: March 20, 2013
Camera-Ready deadline: March 31, 2013
Author registration:  March 31, 2013
Workshop Proposals due:  February 1, 2013

WAIM is a leading international conference for researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to share and exchange ideas, results, experience, techniques, and tools in connection with all aspects of Web data management. As the 14th event in the increasingly popular series, WAIM2013 expects to attract participants from all over the world to Beidaihe, a famous resort in China, and continues to establish WAIM as one of the major conferences on Web-based information systems. 

The WAIM2013 organization committee invites submissions of technical papers for WAIM2013, to be held in Beidaihe, China, June 14-16, 2013. Submissions are invited on all aspects related to Web-age information management. All submissions should be in English. A submission should be no more than 12 pages double spacing, including all figures. Each paper will be fully refereed by the program committee and judged on its originality, significance, technical quality, relevance to WAIM2013 as well as presentation. 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.

Conference Scope
WAIM2013 includes but is not limited to the following topics:

○ Advanced database and Web applications
○ Big data management and analysis
○ Content management
○ Cloud data mining
○ Cloud computing
○ Caching and replication
○ Data and information quality
○ Data management on new hardware
○ Data mining
○ Data management for mobile and pervasive computing
○ Data warehousing and OLAP
○ Deep Web
○ Digital libraries
○ Information retrieval
○ Information extraction
○ Information integration and heterogeneous systems
○ Multimedia information systems
○ Mobile Internet
○ P2P systems performance and benchmarking
○ Parallel and distributed database systems
○ Query processing and optimization
○ Recommender systems
○ Semantic Web and ontology
○ Security, privacy, and trust
○ Sensor networks
○ Service-oriented computing
○ Spatial and temporal databases
○ Stream data processing
○ Storage and access methods
○ Uncertain Data
○ Web advertising and community analysis
○ Web-based collaboration
○ Web search and meta-search
○ Web service and information management
○ Workflow systems
○ XML and semi-structured data
○ Wireless Sensor Network

Paper Publication
The proceedings of WAIM2013 will be published by Springer-Verlag in the Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS) series, one volume for the main conference and one volume for the workshops. Both will be indexed by EI. A selected number of the accepted papers will be expanded and revised for a Special Issue of the WWW journal.

Workshops, Demos, Panels, and Industry Presentations
In addition to regular papers, WAIM2013 invites proposals for workshops, demos, panels, and industry presentations. For workshops and demos, WAIM2013 will provide administrative support for room booking, registration, and paper publication.

Important Dates
Abstract due:  December 31, 2012
Full paper due: January 7, 2013
Author notification: March 20, 2013
Camera-Ready deadline: March 31, 2013
Author registration:  March 31, 2013
Workshop Proposals due:  February 1, 2013


General Co-Chairs
Xiaofeng Meng, Renmin Univ. of China
Huan Liu, Arizona State Univ., USA
Hiroyuki Kitagawa, Univ. of Tsukuba, Japan

Program Co-Chairs
Jianyong Wang, Tsinghua Univ., China
Hui Xiong, Rutgers Univ., USA
Yoshiharu Ishikawa, Nagoya Univ., Japan

Workshop Co-Chairs
Yunjun Gao, Zhejiang Univ., China
Kyuseok Shim, Seoul National Univ., South Korea

Demo Co-Chairs
Zhiguo Gong, Macau Univ., China
Peiquan Jin, Univ. of Sci. Technol. of China, China
Takahiro Hara, Osaka University, Japan

Panel Chair
Wenfei Fan, Edinburgh Univ.,UK
DYL Series Co-Chairs (Distinguish Young Lecture Series)
Sean Xiaoyang Wang, Fudan Univ., China
Jeffrey Xu Yu, Chinses Univ. of Hong Kong, China

Industry Co-Chairs
Zhenkun Yang, Taobao Co., China
Mukesh K. Mohania, IBM Research India, India

Publication Co-Chairs
Jianliang Xu, Hong Kong Baptist Univ., China
Junfeng Zhou, Yanshan Univ., China

Publicity Co-Chairs
Xuan Zhou, Renmin Univ. of China, China
Wenjun Zhou, Univ. of Tennessee- Knoxville, USA
Hua Wang, Univ. of Southern Queensland, Australia

Local Organization Co-Chairs
Jiadong Ren, Yanshan Univ., China
Jingfeng Guo,Yanshan Univ., China
Wenyuan Liu, Yanshan Univ., China

Best Paper Award Co-Chairs
Masaru KITSUREGAWA, Univ. of Tokyo, Japan
Philip S. Yu, UIC, USA
Lizhu Zhou, Tsinghua Univ., China

Registration Co-Chairs
Ziyang Chen, Yanshan Univ., China
Wei Cao, Renmin Univ. of China, China

Finance Co-Chairs
Howard Leung, City U of Hong Kong
Yukun Li , Tianjin Univ. of Technology, China

Steering Committee Liaison
Qing Li, City U of Hong Kong

CCF DBS Liaison
Changjie Tang, Sichuan Univ., China

Microsoft Summer School Liaison
Haixun Wang, Microsoft, China

APWeb Liaison
Xuemin Lin, Univ. of New South Wales, Australia