CALL FOR SHORT COURSES

Short courses are special parallel sections that occurs in SBBD symposium to provide either an introductory or an advanced perspective of research or technological topics that are interesting for the database community. It is expected that the course provides participants with an overview of new themes related for their main area of interests. Such opportunity allows for participants to gain knowledge that can be applied in their scientific or professional studies.

Short courses are designed for four (4) hours and can be presented in either Portuguese or English targeting undergraduate, graduate and professionals in the area of databases.

Short courses are special parallel sections that occurs in SBBD symposium to provide either an introductory or an advanced perspective of research or technological topics that are interesting for the database community. It is expected that the course provides participants with an overview of new themes related for their main area of interests. Such opportunity allows for participants to gain knowledge that can be applied in their scientific or professional studies.

Short courses are designed for four (4) hours and can be presented in either Portuguese or English targeting undergraduate, graduate and professionals in the area of databases.

IMPORTANT DATES

  • July 08, 2016 – Deadline for sending course proposals
  • July 15, 2016 – Notification of acceptance
  • August 19, 2016 – Final version  (slides and main text)

SUBMISSION INSTRUCTIONS

Short courses proposals is limited to five pages using  SBC chapter template. It needs to include:

  • title for short course;
  • authors (limited up to three);
  • abstract (limited up to 200 words);
  • indication of target audience and pre-requisites for the short course;
  • table of contents with a brief description of each topic;
  • relevance of proposed short course and potential interests for target audience;
  • brief curriculum of authors;
  • indication of the author that is going to present the short course;
  • indication of computational resources and audiovisual material needed for the course

The submission for short course need to be directly send by e-mail to eogasawara@ieee.org  with the subject [SBBD2016] Short course proposal. The email should include authors identification and a single file (in PDF format) containing the proposal for the short course. It is recommended that file does not exceeds 2MB, but larger files are also possible.

Short course proposals will be evaluated according to their originality, relevance, presentation and interests for target audience. Once approved, the final version for the short course must include a main text with a minimum of 20 and maximum of 30 pages in SBC book chapter format. The text will be published inside the proceeding series of “Topics in Management of Data and Information”.

AUTHORS GRANTS 

According to the availability of resources, one of the authors may be granted with financial support for presenting the short course. In the absence of enough resources for all authors, the SBBD committee will establish a criterion for grant distribution in order to maximize the number of short courses available at SBBD. In addition, at least one of the authors must be registered for SBBD 2016 symposium (preferably the presenter).

SHORT COURSE CHAIR FOR SBBD 2016

  • Eduardo Ogasawara (CEFET/RJ) – eogasawara@ieee.org

SHORT COURSE PROGRAM COMMITTEE FOR SBBD 2016

  • Eduardo Ogasawara (CEFET/RJ) (chair)
  • Fabio Porto (LNCC)
  • Victor Teixeira de Almeida (Petrobras/UFF)