Important Dates:

Event Deadline
Workshop proposals
March 3, 2023 March 25, 2023
Workshop acceptance/rejection notification
April 11, 2023
Full paper submission
May 20, 2023
July 17-20, 2023

BigDataService 2023 invites workshop proposals in any area related to Big Data Computing Services and Machine Learning Applications (e.g., Big Data Analytics, Big Data and Privacy).

The workshop organizers are encouraged to focus their events on topics that are not already explicitly addressed by the three special tracks listed in the general CFP. Workshops focusing on challenging or emerging areas of the conference topics as well as on practical applications of research in business/industry and on joint projects run by industry and research entities are strongly encouraged.

Important Rules

  •  The workshop will be canceled if it does not have more than 3 accepted papers of which “at least 50% of accepted papers should not have any of the organizers in the author list”. 
  • Workshops with less number of accepted papers can be merged if their topics are closed and the organizers of these workshops agreed to work together.

Proposal Formats

The proposal (up to 1000 words) should cover the following points:  
  • Workshop title, duration (1 day or half-day)
  • The organizers (PC chairs, other organizers who will be present at the workshop or are otherwise involved. Please include names, addresses, affiliations, and indicate the main responsible person. The submission should include a one-paragraph biographical sketch for each organizer, describing relevant qualifications and experience.
  • Organization of the workshop: Specify the type of contributions, distribution into sessions, type of sessions, etc. Mention if you plan to have any keynote speakers.
  • Tentative list of PC members.
  • An estimate of the number of papers to be accepted, the number of attendees, and the target audience. If applicable, short information on previous editions of the workshop series (this should include submission, acceptance, and attendance information).
  • Short information on your plans for publicizing your workshop and making it highly visible.

Organizational Aspects

The organizers of accepted workshops are expected to: organize the workshop’s program committee, disseminate the workshop call for papers, solicit submissions, conduct the reviewing process, and prepare the final workshop program. The official language of workshops is English. The presence of at least one workshop organizer is mandatory.

Workshop Proceedings

For workshops, accepted papers will be published in the IEEE proceedings of the BigDataService conference.

Submission Instructions

Workshop proposals must be submitted via e-mail (sonvx[at]cs[dot]umu[dot]se) in PDF with a prefix [BDS-23-WS-Proposal]