(online) CWI Lectures on Database Research

This year, the (online) CWI Lectures will be held on Thursday 19 November.
  • What English Not a Seminar
  • When 19-11-2020 from 12:00 to 18:00 (Europe/Amsterdam / UTC100)
  • Where via livestream
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This year’s edition of the CWI Lectures revolves around database research and the work of CWI research fellow Martin Kersten. He joined CWI in 1985 and established a world-renowned database research group before retiring in February 2020.

The Lectures are aimed towards a general academic public and the program committee consists of Stefan Manegold and Peter Boncz.

Program includes lectures by:
16.00-16.10 Welcome by Stefan Manegold & Peter Boncz (CWI, Netherlands)
16.10-16.40 Anastasia Ailamaki (EPFL, Switzerland)
Nothing is for granted: Making wise decisions using real-time intelligence
16.40-17.10 Gustavo Alonso (ETH, Switzerland)
Data Processing in the Era of Specialization
17.10-17.20 break
17.20-17.50 Patrick Valduriez (Inria & LeanXcale, France)
Distributed Database Systems: the case for NewSQL
17.50-18.20 Gerhard Weikum (MMPI, Germany)
Machine Knowledge: How I Stopped Worrying about Databases and Started Loving the Web
18.20-18.30 Martin Kersten (CWI & MonetDB, Netherlands)
The loose ends of my CWI career
18.30-19.00 virtual drinks

More information about the speakers and their presentation can be found here.

Due to restrictions to curb the spread of the coronavirus, CWI has taken the decision to hold this event via a live video stream only. Details about the live video stream will be shared here as soon as possible.

For inquiries and further details about the Lectures, please contact event coordinator Daniëlle Kollerie (D.C.Kollerie@cwi.nl).