Key Conference Officials

Program Committee Chair:
Matthias Jarke, Informatik V, RWTH Aachen, 52056 Aachen, Germany; jarke@informatik.rwth-aachen.de; Ph: +49-241-802 1500; Fax: +49-241-888 8321
European PC Chair:
Klaus Dittrich, Institut für Informatik, Universität Zürich, Winterthurerstr. 190, CH 8057 Zürich, Switzerland; dittrich@ifi.unizh.ch; Ph: +41-1-257 4312; Fax: +41-1-363 0035
American PC Chair:
Mike Carey, IBM Almaden Research Center, 650 Harry Road, K55/B1, San José, CA 95120-6099, USA; carey@almaden.ibm.com; Ph: +1-408-927 2732; Fax: +1-408-927 4304
Middle- and Far-East PC Chair:
Fred Lochovsky, Department of Computer Science, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Clear Water Bay Rd., Kowloon, Hong Kong; fred@cs.ust.hk; Ph: +852-2358 6996; Fax: +852-2358 1477
Industrial/Commercial Track Chair:
Pericles Loucopoulos, UMIST, Dept. of Computing, PO Box 88, Manchester M60 1QD, United Kingdom; pl@sna.co.umist.ac.uk; Ph: +44-161 200 3332; Fax: +44-161 200 3364
Tutorial Chairs:
Yannis Ioannidis, Department of Computer Sciences, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI 53706, USA; yannis@cs.wisc.edu; Ph: +1-608 263 7764; Fax: +1-608 262 9777
Tamer Ozsu, Dept. of Computing Science, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6G 2H1; ozsu@cs.ualberta.ca; Ph: +1-403 492 2860; Fax: +1-403 492 1071
Panel Chairs:
Ramez Elmasri, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX 76019, USA; elmasri@cse.uta.edu; Ph: +1-817 272 3785; Fax: +1-817 272 3784
Arie Segev, Walter A. Haas School of Business, University of California,Berkeley, CA 94720, USA; segev@csr.lbl.gov; Ph: +1-415 642 4731; Fax: +1-415 642 2826
General Conference Chair:
Yannis Vassiliou, Dept. of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Computer Science Division, National Technical University of Athens, 157 73 Zografou, Greece; yv@cs.ntua.gr; Ph: +30-1-772 2526; Fax: +30-1-772 2527
Organizing Committee:
John Mylopoulos, University of Toronto, Canada; jm@cs.toronto.edu
Nick Roussopoulos, University of Maryland, USA; nick@cs.umd.edu
Timos Sellis, National Technical University of Athens, Greece; timos@cs.ntua.gr
Area Coordinators
Europe: Joachim Schmidt, University of Hamburg, Germany; J_Schmidt@dbis1.informatik.uni-hamburg.de
Americas: Jim Gray, Microsoft, USA; gray@microsoft.com
Middle- and Far-East: Ron Sacks-Davis, CITRI, Australia; rsd@citri.edu.au
VLDB Endowment Liaison:
Stefano Ceri, Politecnico di Milano, Italy; ceri@elet.polimi.it
Publicity Chair:
Panagiotis Georgiadis, Dept. of Informatics, University of Athens, TYPA Buildings, 157 71 Athens, Greece; georgiad@di.uoa.gr; Ph: +30-1-729 1885; Fax: +30-1-721 9561


Program Committee

Divy Agrawal, UC Santa Barbara, USA Gustavo Alonso, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Peter Apers, U Twente, The Netherlands Ricardo Baeza-Yates, U Chile, Chile
David Bell, U Ulster, Northern Ireland Tony Bonner, U Toronto, Canada
Athman Bouguettaya, QUT, Australia Francois Bry, U Munich, Germany
G. v. Bültzingslöwen, Swiss Bank Corporation, Switzerland Arbee L.P. Chen, NTHU, Taiwan
Ming-Syan Chen, NTU, Taiwan David W.L. Cheung, HKU, Hong Kong
Sophie Cluet, INRIA, France Christine Collet, LSR-IMAG, France
Susan Davidson, U Pennsylvania, USA Umesh Dayal, HP Labs, USA
Claude Delobel, LRI, France Asuman Dogac, Middle East TU, Turkey
Pamela A. Drew, HKUST, Hong Kong Curtis Dyreson, James Cook U, Australia
Christos Faloutsos, U Maryland, USA Jose Luiz Fiadeiro, U Lisbon, Portugal
Ada Fu, CUHK, Hong Kong Antonio Furtado, PUC-Rio, Brazil
Shahram Ghandeharizadeh, USC, USA Andreas Geppert, U Zurich, Switzerland
Goetz Graefe, Microsoft, USA Jane Grimson, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Ashish Gupta, Junglee, USA Laura Haas, IBM Almaden, USA
Hele-Mai Haav, Institute of Cybernetics, Estonia Theo Härder, U Kaiserslautern, Germany
Jayant Haritsa, IISc Bangalore, India M. Hatzopoulos, U Athens, Greece
Joe Hellerstein, UC Berkeley, USA Andreas Heuer, U Rostock, Germany
Sushil Jajodia, George Mason U, USA Christian Jensen, Aalborg U, Denmark
Anant Jhingran, IBM Hawthorne, USA Alfons Kemper, U Passau, Germany
Roger King, U Colorado, USA Wolfgang Klas, U Ulm, Germany
Ravi Krishnamurthy, HP Labs, USA Yoon-Joon Lee, KAIST, Korea
David Maier, OGI, USA Yoshifumi Masunaga, ULIS, Japan
Tova Milo, U Tel Aviv, Israel Michele Missikoff, IASI-CNR, Italy
Bernhard Mitschang, TU Munich, Germany Inderpal Mumick, AT&T Research, USA
Jeff Naughton, U Wisconsin, USA Raymond Ng, UBC, Canada
Christos Nikolaou, FORTH, Greece Shojiro Nishio, Osaka U, Japan
Patrick O'Neil, U-Mass Boston, USA Beng-Chin Ooi, NUS, Singapore
G. Ozsoyoglu, Case-Western Reserve U, USA Tamer Ozsu, U Alberta, Canada
Jan Paredaens, U Antwerp, Belgium Barbara Pernici, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Hamid Pirahesh, IBM Almaden, USA Fausto Rabitti, CNUCE-CNR, Italy
Krithi Ramamritham, U Massachusetts, USA Ken Ross, Columbia U, USA
Ken Salem, U Waterloo, Canada Betty Salzberg, Northeastern U, USA
N.L. Sarda, IIT Bombay, India Heinz Schweppe, FU Berlin, Germany
Bernhard Seeger, U Marburg, Germany Avi Silberschatz, Bell Labs, USA
Martin Staudt, Rentenanstalt/Swiss Life, Switzerland Kazimierz Subieta, Academy of Sciences, Poland
Changjie Tang, Sichuan U, P.R. China Jeff Ullman, Stanford U, USA
Ke Wang, NUS, Singapore Shan Wang, PUC, P.R. China
Howard Williams, Heriot-Watt U, Scotland Heon-Young Yeom, Seoul National U, Korea

Industry/Commercial Program Committee

C.C. Chang, NCCU, Taiwan Shel Finkelstein, JavaSoft, USA
Michael Kay, ICL, UK Martin Kersten, CWI, The Netherlands
Klaus Küspert, U Jena, Germany Tok Wang Ling, NUS, Singapore
John McGuire, Datel, United Kingdom John McPherson, IBM Toronto, Canada
Mike Olson, Informix, USA Tore Risch, EDSLAB, Sweden
Ron Sacks-Davis, RMIT, Australia Donovan Schneider, RedBrick Systems, USA
Arun Swami, Internet Profiles, USA Laurent Vieille, Bull, France
Toyohide Watanabe, Nagoya U, Japan Kyu-Young Whang, KAIST, Korea


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