• BIDMA 2018


  • Committee

    • Honorary Chair
    • Jon RokneUniversity of Calgary, Canada
    • General Chairs
    • Reda Alhajj, University of Calgary, Canada
    • Behrouz Far, University of Calgary, Canada
    • Program Chairs
    • Academic Track:
    • Mehmet Kaya, Firat University, Turkey
    • Mahmood Mousavi, University of Calgary, Canada
    • Industry Track:
    • Mohammad Moshirpour, University of Calgary, Canada
    • Tansel Ozyer, TOBB University, Turkey
    • Thesis Track:
    • Elham Akhond Zadeh Noughabi, University of Calgary, Canada
    • Communications Chair
    • Jalal Kawash, University of Calgary, Canada
    • Publicity Chair
    • Manmeet DhaliwalUniversity of Calgary, Canada
    • Registration Chairs
    • Yasaman AmannejadUniversity of Calgary, Canada
    • Tamer Jarada University of Calgary, Canada
    • Local Arrangement Chairs
    • Sepideh Afkhami GoliUniversity of Calgary, Canada
    • Salim AfraUniversity of Calgary, Canada
    • Raoufeh HashemianUniversity of Calgary, Canada
    • Web Chair
    • Tansel OzyerTOBB University, Turkey
    • Program Committee
Call for papers

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Important Information for International Participants:
International participants will be allowed to present remotely only in case none of the authors is able to attend the conference in person due to visa issues. Authors interested in presenting remotely should contact communications chair Jalal Kawash to share the visa refusal document issued by Canadian Consulate.
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BIDMA organizing committee invites you to participate in the first edition of Big Data Management and Analytics symposium proceedings, to be held on April 24-25, 2018, Calgary, Canada. The theme topic of the conference will all revolve not only around technology aspect of Big Data management but also business and application aspect of different services (web-based services, cloud-based services, business services, mobile services, and Big Data services).

Tracks

Papers can be submitted to one of the following tracks:
a) Academic Track
The objective of the Academic Track at BIDMA 2018 is to provide a strong basis for collaboration among researchers to conduct research in the field of data management and data analytics. BIDMA 2018 strives to offer papers which describe various tools, techniques and methodologies which explore the contemporary challenges with data management, processing and analytics.
b) Industry Track
The objective of the Industry Track at BIDMA 2018 is to establish dialog and encourage collaboration among practitioners and researchers in the data analytics community. The industry track papers will address the application of data management and data analytics to a specific problem domain.
c) Thesis Track
This track is intended for students at any stage of their PhD work. The selected students will be requested to present their work in a special session of the BIDMA 2018 Symposium. These Students will be given an opportunity to get feedback and advice on how to improve their PhD thesis research.

Topics

Major topics include but not limited to the following:

Big Data Models, Algorithms and Architecture

  • Foundational Models for Big Data
  • Algorithms and Programming Techniques for Big Data Processing
  • Big Data Analytics and Metrics
  • Representation Formats for Multimedia Big Data
  • Cloud Computing Techniques for Big Data
  • Big Data as a Service
  • Big Data Open Platforms
  • Algorithms and Systems for Big Data Search
  • Machine learning based on Big Data
  • Visualization Analytics for Big Data
Big Data Management and Analytics
  • Big Data Persistence and Preservation
  • Big Data Quality and Provenance Control
  • Management Issues of Social Network Big Data
  • Privacy Preserving Big Data Analytics
Security Applications of Big Data
  • Anomaly Detection in Very Large Scale Systems
  • Collaborative Threat Detection using Big Data Analytics
  • Big Data Encryption
Big Data for Enterprise, Government and Society
  • Big Data Economics
  • Real-life Case Studies of Value Creation through Big Data Analytics
  • Big Data for Business Model Innovation
  • Big Data Toolkits
  • Big Data in Business Performance Management
  • Scientific Applications of Big Data
  • Large-scale Social Media and Recommendation Systems
  • Experiences with Big Data Project Deployments
  • Big Data in Enterprise Management Models and Practices
  • Big Data in Government Management Models and Practices
  • Big Data in Smart Planet Solutions
  • Big Data for Enterprise Transformation
Big Data in Education
  • Curriculum Development in Big Data
  • Pedagogical Methods in Big Data Analysis
  • Data Science Curricula
  • Development and Challenges in Data-Oriented Education
  • Building Repositories to Support Education

Best Paper Award

BIDMA will be presenting a Best Paper award. The best paper will be selected by separate committee and will be the one that reports the most novel and promising research work that has a high potential impact in the real world. The prize consists of an official certificate and reward in cash.


Important Dates

Paper submission deadline
February 2, 2018 11:59 PM (UTC-07) (Firm)
Notification of acceptance
March 2, 2018
Symposium events
April 24-25, 2018