Since 2006, the Alberto Mendelzon International Workshop on Foundation of Databases and the Web (AMW) brings together top researchers from all over the world, creating the opportunity to discuss and spread research results.

The co-located AMW Data Science School, provides an opportunity for Latin American students (graduate and undergraduate), researchers, and practitioners, to interact with the international data management academic community. AMW is a way to honour the memory of Alberto Mendelzon, by promoting research ties with Latin America.

News and Announcements

June 09, 2017 Tutorials slides corresponding to Monday and Tuesday sessions, are available for download at school section.
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Meet our invited speakers

Xin Luna Dong


Xin Luna Dong is a Principal Scientist at Amazon, leading the efforts of constructing Amazon Product Knowledge Graph. She was one of the major contributors to the ... (read more)

Dan Suciu

University of Washington

Dan Suciu is a Professor in Computer Science at the University of Washington. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1995, was a principal member of ... (read more)

Agma J. M. Traina

University of São Paulo at São Carlos

Agma J. M. Traina is a Professor with the Computer Science Department of the Mathematics and Computer Science Institute at the University of São Paulo at São Carlos... (read more)

Aidan Hogan

Universidad de Chile

Aidan Hogan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science (DCC) at the Universidad de Chile and an Associate Researcher of the Chilean Centre for Semantic Web Research ... (read more)

Julia Stoyanovich

Drexel University

Julia Stoyanovich is an Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Drexel University. She was previously a postdoctoral researcher and a Computing Innovations Fellow at the University of Pennsylvania... (read more)


University Of California, Berkley

Dr. James G. Shanahan has spent the past 25 years developing and researching cutting-edge artificial intelligent systems splitting his time between industry and academia.He has (co) founded several companies including: Church and Duncan Group Inc. (2007), a boutique ... (read more)

About AMW 2017 logo

The logo for AMW 2017 is a painting called "Sol de Sagitario" by Carlos Paez Vilaró (1923-2014), an Uruguayan abstract artist, painter, potter, sculptor, muralist, writer, composer and constructor.

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