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January 4

  Evening   Informal Cocktail Party
January 5
8:30 - 9:15 Keynote Presentation

Pain and Opportunity: Perspective from the Investment Community 
Duncan McCallum (Bessemer Venture Partners), Jo Tango (Highland Capital Partners)

9:15 - 10:15 IR Applications and GUIs
Integrating DB and IR Technologies: What is the Sound of One Hand Clapping?
Surajit Chaudhuri (MS), Raghu Ramakrishnan (University of Wisconsin), Gerhard Weikum (Max-Planck Institute of Computer Science) presentation
Haystack: A General-Purpose Information Management Tool for End Users Based on Semistructured Data
David Karger, Karun Bakshi, David Huynh (MIT), Dennis Quan (IBM), Vineet Sinha (MIT) presentation
10:15 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:15 Web-based Infrastructure
The Architecture of PIER: an Internet-Scale Query Processor
Ryan Huebsch (UC Berkeley), Brent Chun (Intel Research Berkeley), Joseph Hellerstein (UC Berkeley and Intel Research), Boon Thau Loo (UC Berkeley), Petros Maniatis, Timothy Roscoe (Intel Research Berkeley), Scott Shenker, Ion Stoica (UC Berkeley), Aydan R. Yumerefendi (Intel Research Berkeley)  presentation
Toward Large Scale Integration: Building a MetaQuerier over Databases on the Web
Kevin Chen-Chuan Chang, Bin He, Zhen Zhang (UIUC) presentation
A Scalability Service for Dynamic Web Applications
Christopher Olston, Amit Manjhi, Charles Garrod, Anastassia Ailamaki, Bruce Maggs, Todd Mowry (Carnegie Mellon University) presentation
1:30 - 3:00 War Stories
Lessons Learned from Managing a Petabyte
Jacek Becla, Daniel L. Wang (Stanford Linear Accelerator Center) presentation
Automatic Performance Diagnosis and Tuning in Oracle
Karl Dias, Mark Ramacher, Uri Shaft, Venkateshwaran Venkataramani, Graham Wood (Oracle Corp.) presentation
Efficient Regression Tests for Database Applications
Florian Haftmann (i-TV-T AG), Donald Kossmann (ETH Zurich), Alexander Kreutz (i-TV-T AG) presentation
3:00 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 5:00 Information Integration
ORCHESTRA: Rapid, Collaborative Sharing of Dynamic Data
Zachary Ives, Nitin Khandelwal, Aneesh Kapur (University of Pennsylvania), Murat Cakir (Drexel University) presentation
A Platform for Personal Information Management and Integration
Xin (Luna) Dong, Alon Halevy (Univ. of Washington) presentation
(Almost) Hands-Off Information Integration for the Life Sciences
Ulf Leser, Felix Naumann (Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin) presentation
7:30 - 8:30 Panel Discussion

Gerheard Weikum, Web and Intranet Search: What's Next After Google?
Raghavan Prabhakar, Enterprise Search
Jan Pederson, Web and Internet Search: What’s Next
Hector Garcia-Molina, P2P Search
Eric Brill, The NLP Silver Bullet for Search

8:45 - 9:45 Panel Discussion
The golden years of computer science: are they in front of us or behind us?
Mike Stonebraker
10:00 Mystery Entertainment
January 6
8:30 - 9:15 Keynote Presentation
Data on the Outside Versus Data on the Inside
Pat Helland (Microsoft) presentation
9:15 - 10:15 Scientific Applications
When Database Systems Meet the Grid
Maria Nieto-Santisteban (Johns Hopkins University), Jim Gray (Microsoft), Alexander Szalay (Johns Hopkins University), James Annis (Fermilab), Aniruddha Thakar, William O’Mullane (Johns Hopkins University) presentation
Deriving and Managing Data Products in an Environmental Observation and Forecasting System
Laura Bright, David Maier (OGI/OHSU) presentation
10:15 - 10:45 Break
10:45 - 12:15 Distributed Systems
How can we support Grid Transactions? Towards Peer-to-Peer Transaction Processing
Can Türker, Klaus Haller, Christoph Schuler (ETH Zurich), Hans Schek (ETH Zurich and UMIT Innsbruck) presentation
Two Can Keep A Secret: A Distributed Architecture for Secure Database Services
Gagan Aggarwal, Mayank Bawa, Prasanna Ganesan, Hector Garcia-Molina, Krishnaram Kenthapadi, Rajeev Motwani, Utkarsh Srivastava, Dilys Thomas, Ying Xu (Stanford University) presentation
User Profile Management in Converged Networks (Episode II): "Share your Data, Keep your Secrets"
Arnaud Sahuguet (Bell Labs), Bogdan Alexe (Ecole Polytechnique), Irini Fundulaki (Bell Labs), Pierre-Yves Lalilgand, Abdullatif Shikfa, Antoine Arnail (Ecole Polytechnique) presentation
1:30 - 3:30 Query Processing
Cracking the Database Store
Martin Kersten, Stefan Manegold (CWI) presentation
MonetDB/X100: Hyper-Pipelining Query Execution
Peter Boncz, Marcin Zukowski, Niels Nes (CWI) presentation
Adaptive Query Processing in the Looking Glass
Shivnath Babu (Stanford University), Pedro Bizarro (University of Wisconsin, Madison) presentation
Buffer-pool Aware Query Optimization
Ravishankar Ramamurthy, David Dewitt (University of Wisconsin, Madison) presentation
3:30 - 6:00 Free Time; Walk on the Beach
7:30 The Gong Show
25 people will have 5 minutes each to present:
  • their most outrageous idea; or
  • what they would like to see somebody work on; or
  • get the attention of the audience in some other way prizes for the best papers

Alon Y. Halevy, Fading Schemas…
Arnaud Sahuguet, My $0.02
Boris Gelman, VLDB
Daniela Florescu, Making a fool of myself in 5 minutes or less
Daniel Abadi, Shawn Jeffery, You Gray Hairs Haven’t Done Nothing (and Pat Helland Thinks We Don’t Have the Balls To Tell You)
David DeWitt, Doom and Gloom Redux
Dina Bitton, A TPC Benchmark for EII Servers
Garret Swart, Vijayshankar Raman, The End of the DBMS (as we know it)
Gerhard Weikum, An Experiment: How to Plan it, Run it, and Get it Published
Jiawei Han, Will Data Mining Change the Functions of DBMS?
Jignesh Patel, The Joys and Perils of Interdisciplinary Research
Jim Gray, TP Lite is back
Ken Smith, Why Can’t We All Just Share?
Len Seligman, Challenges? We got challenges!!!
Mike Stonebraker, Dewitt Was Right
Pat Helland, The Industry Is Stuck Until All Us Old-Farts Retire…
Qiong Luo, Pervasive Query Processing @ HKUST
Shivnath Babu, Self-Managing Cost Models
Surajit Chaudhuri, 2 Old-Fashioned Problems
Wolfgang Lindner, We need directional Motes! for the next generation of sensor networks.
Zachary Ives, Let’s Make Databases Cool!

January 7
8:30 - 9:30 Keynote Presentation
Trio: A System for Integrated Management of Data, Accuracy, and Lineage
Jennifer Widom (Stanford University) presentation
9:30 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 12:00 Stream Processing
The Design of the Borealis Stream Processing Engine
Daniel Abadi (MIT), Yanif Ahmad (Brown University), Magdalena Balazinska (MIT), Ugur Cetintemel (Brown University), Mitch Cherniack (Brandeis University), Jeong-Hyon Hwang (Brown University), Wolfgang Lindner (MIT), Anurag S. Maskey (Brandeis University), Alexander Rasin (Brown University), Esther Ryvkina (Brandeis University), Nesime Tatbul, Ying Xing, Stan Zdonik (Brown University) presentation
Design Considerations for High Fan-In Systems: The HiFi Approach
Michael J. Franklin, Shawn R. Jeffery, Sailesh Krishnamurthy, Frederick Reiss, Shariq Rizvi, Eugene Wu, Owen Cooper, Anil Edakkunni (UC Berkeley), Wei Hong (Intel Research Berkeley) presentation
Action-Oriented Query Processing for Pervasive Computing
Wenwei Xue, Qiong Luo (HKUST) presentation
Using Probabilistic Models for Data Management in Acquisitional Environments
Amol Deshpande (UC Berkeley), Carlos Guestrin (Carnegie Mellon University), Sam Madden (MIT) presentation
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