SIGMOD/PODS Ph.D. Symposium 2012


                                                                Scottsdale, AZ, USA   May 20, 2012

Welcome to SIGMOD/PODS
Ph.D. Symposium Website
Aims of the Workshop

The SIGMOD/PODS Ph.D. Symposium is intended to bring together Ph.D. students working on topics related to the SIGMOD and PODS conference. The workshop will offer Ph.D. students the opportunity to present, discuss, and receive feedback on their research in a constructive and international atmosphere. The workshop will be accompanied by prominent professors, researchers and practitioners in the fields of database technology. These accompanying professors will participate actively and contribute to the discussions. The workshop is co-located with and will take place before SIGMOD/PODS 2012 on May 20th, 2012.

Workshop Co-Chairs

Xin Luna Dong (AT&T Labs Research)
M. Tamer Özsu (Waterloo University)



March 19, 2012
Paper decisions are finalized, see Accepted Papers tab; keynote speaker is fixed; see Program tab.

February 15, 2012
We have decided to extend the submission deadline by one week.

January 5, 2012
Call for paper is out.

December 22, 2011
Submission is now available at

November 10, 2011
SIGMOD Executive Committee has pledged $10K of financial support and 10 free conference registrations.

Important Dates

February 23, 2012  (11:59pm PDT)
February 16, 2012  (11:59pm PDT):
Submission deadline

March 18, 2012: Notification

March 30, 2012: Financial support decisions