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January 7, 2014
Announcing a call for papers and participants for the Seventh Annual New
England Database Summit (NEDB Summit '14). This will be an all day
conference-style event where participants from the research community
in the New England area can come together to present ideas and discuss
their research. Registration for the event is free from students and a
nominal charge ($25) for non-students, and anyone is welcome to
attend. Lunch, drinks and appetizers will be provided. 

The event will also feature keynotes from James Mickens (Microsoft
Research) and a one more speaker (to be announced).

Event details

NEDB Summit 2014 will be held on the MIT campus, in room 32-123 of the
Stata Center, located at 32 Vassar St. on the corner of Main St. and
Vassar St. in Cambridge. The room is on the first floor.  The event
will be held on Friday, JAN 31, 2014, from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm,
followed by appetizers and drinks and a poster session.

Technical Program

The program will consist of several invited talks, a number of short
(15-20 minute) presentations from you, the participants, and a poster

If you wish to submit a short talk or poster proposal, please visit
the  Microsoft Conference Management System for the 2014
summit, at:

For posters, we require a 1 paragraph abstract.  For short talks, we
require a 2 page maximum PDF talk abstract (any format, 10 pt font or
larger).  Submissions must be made by January 10, 2014. All reasonable
posters will be accepted; talk invitations will be made by January 14,
2014. We expect to select 5-7 short talk papers for
presentation. Selection decisions will be made by the program


To register for the conference, visit the registration site at:

Important Dates

Paper or poster submission:	January 10, 2014
Author notification:		January 14
Registration:			January 24
NEDB Summit:			January 31

Program Committee and Organizers

General Chair:	     Samuel Madden (MIT)
Program Chair:       Tim Kraska (Brown U.)

Program Committee:  TBD