Latest news:

Sept 9, 2007
Registration form has changed
Preliminary program available

May 15, 2007:
Registration form is available

May 7, 2007:
New tutorials confirmed!


The event will take place in Punta del Este, Uruguay, hosted at Hotel-Art Las Cumbres, from October 23 to 26, 2007. Attendance to the workshop is by invitation only. The workshop will provide a venue for graduate students and researchers in general to present and discuss research challenges in the two areas in which Alberto made great contributions: Databases and the Web.

This event continues the previous edition of the Workshop on Foundations of Databases and the Web. Together with the workshop this year we will organize a School consisting in four tutorials of three hours of duration each and a Graduate Colloquium.

The School is oriented to graduate students, young researchers, researchers from neighboring disciplines, as well as industrial researchers and practitioners. The lecturers at the School are leading researchers in their fields and the subjects of their tutorials reflect the research work for which they are well known. This event will provide attendants with the fundamentals of the following topics: Data Mining, Web and Databases, Data Privacy, Database Implementation (query processing/optimization), and Data Exchange/Integration.

The Graduate Colloquium is aimed at bringing together students within the Database and Web fields to discuss their research in an international forum. The Colloquium will be accompanied by prominent researchers in the field of information systems, which will actively participate and contribute to the discussions. The Colloquium will also have the participation of experienced researchers who have had experience in supervising PhD students, so as to provide feedback and advice to the participants.

The Colloquium provides an opportunity for the participating students to interact with other students at a similar stage in their careers, established researchers, and the academic community. Students should consider participating in the Graduate Colloquium at least six months before completion of their dissertations, but after having settled on a research area or dissertation topic. We also encourage students that are just beginning their doctoral studies to participate in the Graduate Colloquium, even they are not submitting research papers. They can participate and learn from others experience.