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Baltic DB&IS, DC 2016 : Doctoral Consortium, 12th International Baltic Conference on Databases and Information Systems 2016


When Jul 4, 2016 - Jul 6, 2016
Where Riga, Latvia
Submission Deadline Feb 8, 2016
Notification Due Mar 15, 2016
Final Version Due Apr 1, 2016
Categories    information systems   databases   business process modelling   is engineering

Call For Papers

Call for Doctoral Consortium Papers

Submission deadline extended to 22.February!!!

12th International Baltic Conference on DB and IS (DB&IS2016)
July 3, 2016, Riga, Latvia


The Baltic DB&IS 2016 Doctoral Consortium is intended to bring together PhD students working on techniques, tools and foundations of databases, information systems and related fields and to give them the opportunity to:

Present their research work in a relaxed and supportive environment;
Discuss their work and receive constructive feedback from leading researchers;
Network with peers and future colleagues.
The Baltic DB&IS 2016 Doctoral Consortium will be attended by prominent professors in the field of databases and information systems, who will actively participate in and contribute to the sessions.


Submission: 22.February(extended)
Notification: March 15, 2016
Camera‐ready: April 01, 2016
Doctoral Consortium: July 3, 2016


PhD students are invited to submit papers up to 6 pages describing their current work.

Topics should be in line with the main conference topics:

Big Data Applications and Cloud Computing
Big Data Integrity and Privacy
Big Data Processing and Analysis
Big Data And Semantics
Business Process Modelling
Data and Knowledge Management
Data Integration and Security
Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery
Data Services and Cloud Computing
Data Warehousing
Distributed Data Integration and Cloud Computing
Domain-oriented IS
E-services, e-government, e-business, e-learning
Human Computer Interaction
Information Systems and AI Technologies
IS Engineering and Integration
IS, Mobile Computing, and Agents
Knowledge Engineering and Databases
Linguistic Components of IS
Integrated and Interoperable Database Technologies
Linked Data and Linked Open Data
Linked Data Integration, Queering, Reasoning, and Schema Learning
Ontology Applications
Ontology Engineering
Privacy, Trust and Security in IS
Requirements Engineering for IS
Semantic Annotation and Semantic Interoperability
Semantic Technologies for IS
Semantic-driven IS Design Methodologies
Service Oriented Information Systems
Social Web Mining
Stream Data Processing
Web Information Systems
Web-scale Data Management
The submitted paper should be authored only by the Doctoral student. Submissions must be formatted according to the Springer Instructions for CCIS authors. Doctoral Consortium papers must be submitted by e-mail to

The language of the consortium is English. All submitted materials must be in English and attendees must have sufficient proficiency in English to allow them to participate in academic discussions at the Consortium.

Submitted paper should include:

* Introduction and Motivation
Provide an introduction and highlight the importance of the topic.

* State of the Art
Describe related work or studies that might be useful for realising your PhD. Discuss how your research could improve the state of the art.

* Problem Statement
Formulate the problem you intend to solve. Discuss how your contribution will target this problem. This section should clearly formulate research hypothesis(-es) and/or research question(s) that will be considered to solve the identified problem.

* Research Method
Describe your research method, including the steps from the formulation of your research questions to answering them.

* Results
Report the results achieved up to now in applying your approach.

* Evaluation / Validation Plan
Describe how you plan to validate your results. For early stage PhD submission, this might be only partially defined. For late stage PhD submission, you might have some evaluation results to report.

* Conclusion
Describe how your results would or might impact research or existing practice.

* Acknowledgement
The paper should be authored by the Doctoral student only. Acknowledgements to the supervisor can be included here.

Submitted papers will be reviewed by at least two members of the Doctoral Consortium Programme Committee. Accepted papers will be published on the conference website. Authors of the best papers will be invited to submit extended versions of their papers to the Baltic Journal on Modern Computing (BJMC).

Authors of accepted papers must register and present their work at the Doctoral Consortium.


Audronė Lupeikienė, Vilnius University, Lithuania
Uldis Bojārs, University of Latvia, Latvia

Raimundas Matulevičius, University of Tartu, Estonia

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