2014 NorCal Database Day at IBM Research     


2014 NorCal Database Day at IBM Research - overview

IBM Research - Almaden, San Jose, CA

April 23, 2014

Welcome to the home page for the 2014 Northern California (NorCal) Database Day. This is a single-day, workshop-style event where participants from academia and industry in Northern California meet to present ideas and discuss their research and experiences. This event is free and open to anyone, however, registration is required by April 11. Please use access code 2014norcal when registering.

The event will feature invited talks by Lise Getoor, UC Santa Cruz, Sekar Krishnamurthy, IBM Research, Dan Olteanu, University of Oxford and LogicBlox and Chris Re, Stanford University. There will also be a student poster session - please let jldicoio@us.ibm.com know if you will be bringing a poster for the afternoon session.

This edition of the NorCal Database Day will be hosted by the Dept. of Cognitive Solutions & Foundations at IBM Research - Almaden on April 23, 2014.

Talk abstracts and additional speaker information can be found here.

8:15 - 8:45 a.m. Check-in & Continental Breakfast
8:45 - 9:00 a.m. Welcome & Introduction to Almaden Computer Science Brent Hailpern, IBM Research
9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Research Summaries from NorCal DB Groups Various
10:30 - 11:15 a.m. DeepDive: A Data System for Macroscopic Science Chris Re, Stanford University
11:15 - 12:00 p.m. The Power of Domain-Specific Declarative Analytics Rajasekar Krishnamurthy, IBM Research
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Cafeteria
1:00 - 1:45 p.m. Scalable Collective Inference using Probabilistic Soft Logic Lise Getoor, University of California Santa Cruz
1:45 - 2:30 p.m. Yo Dawg, We Heard You Like Datalog Engines Dan Olteanu, University of Oxford and LogicBlox
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Introduction to Accelerated Discovery Lab and Poster Session Laura Haas, IBM Research
3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: The Role of Database Systems in the Era of Big Data, moderated by IBM Fellow C Mohan Shel Finkelstein, SAP; Daniela Florescu, Oracle; Ravi Murthy, Facebook; Hamid Pirahesh, IBM; Ion Stoica, UC Berkeley; Jeff Ullman, Stanford University

Meeting Venue

Visitor Information

IBM Research - Almaden

650 Harry Rd

San Jose, CA 95120


Poster Session Requirements

Size: 30x36"

Technical Requirements: N/A


Registration is free here by April 11. Please use passcode 2014norcal. For any questions please contact jldicoio@us.ibm.com.