|Application opens:||March 1, 2015|
|Application closes:||May 15, 2015|
|Notification of acceptance:||May 20, 2015|
|Deadline for payment of registration:||June 1, 2015|
|Arrival of participants:||July 5, 2015|
|Start of event:||July 6, 2015|
|End of event:||July 10, 2015|
Alberto Abelló is tenure-track 2 professor at Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (Polytechnical University of Catalonia). He received his PhD from UPC in 2002. He is also a member of the MPI research group (Grup de recerca en Modelització i Processament de la Informació) at the same university, specializing in software engineering, databases and information systems. His research interests are databases, database design, data warehousing, OLAP tools, ontologies and reasoning. He is the author of articles and papers presented and published in national and international conferences and journals on these subjects (e.g., Information Systems, Data and Knowledge Engineering (DKE), International Journal of Data Warehousing and Mining, Knowledge and Information Systems (KAIS), Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering (CAiSE), International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA), International Conference on Data Warehousing and Knowledge Discovery (DaWaK) and International Workshop on Data Warehousing and OLAP (DOLAP). He has also served in the program committee of DaWaK and DOLAP, among others.
Esteban Zimányi is a professor and the director of the Department of Computer & Decision Engineering (CoDE) at ULB. He is also the academic director of the Computer Science program at the Faculty of Applied Sciences. He started his studies at the Universidad Autónoma de Centro América, Costa Rica. He received a B.Sc. (1988) and a doctorate (1992) in computer science from the Faculty of Sciences at the ULB. During 1997, he was a visiting researcher at the Database Laboratory of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Switzerland. His current research interests include data warehouses, spatio-temporal databases, geographic information systems, semantic web and web services.