The Asia Pacific Web(APweb) and Web-Age Information Management(WAIM) Joint Conference on Web and Big Data is aiming at attracting professionals of different communities related to Web and Big Data who have common interests in interdisciplinary research to share and exchange ideas, experience and the underlying techniques and  applications, including Web technologies, database systems, information management, software engineering and big data. 

APweb and WAIM are two separated leading international conferences on research, development and applications of Web technologies and  database  systems.  Previous APWeb conferences  were  held  in  Beijing(1998),  Hong Kong (1999),  Xi’an(2000), Changsha(2001), Xi’an(2003), Hangzhou(2004), Shanghai(2005), Harbin(2006), Huangshan(2007), Shenyang(2008), Suzhou(2009), Busan(2010), Beijing(2011), Kunming(2012), Sydney(2013), Changsha(2014), Guangzhou(2015) and Suzhou(2016).  Previous WAIM conferences were  held in Shanghai(2000), Xi‘an(2001), Beijing(2002), Chengdu(2003), Dalian(2004), Hangzhou(2005), HongKong(2006), Huangshan(2007), Zhangjiajie(2008),  Suzhou(2009), Jiuzhaigou(2010), Wuhan(2011), Harbin(2012), Beidaihe(2013),  Macau(2014), Qingdao(2015) and Nanchang(2016). Since 2017, the two conferences’ committees agree to launch a joint conference together. Bringing the efforts of the two committees into a new joint conference is expected to attract more professionals of different communities such  as industry and academic from not only Asia Pacific countries but also other continents in the new era of Big Data. The first APWeb-WAIM joint conference on Web and Big Data 2017 will take place at Beijing, China (July 07-09, 2017). Beijing  is  a  city  where  the  old  cultural traditions and the modern civilization are well integrated. It is our sincere hope that you will make best of your time here to visit more places and enjoy more scenery and we believe you will harvest a lot. 

For more details, pleae check conference website: http://tcdb.ccf.org.cn/apwebwaim2017/

Important dates:
Abstract Deadline: Feb 10th, 2017
Full Paper Deadline: Feb 17th, 2017
Author Notification Deadline: April 21st, 2017
Camera Ready Deadline: May 1st, 2017


General Co-Chairs:  
Xiaoyong Du (Renmin University of China, China) 
Beng Chin Ooi (National University of Singapore, Singapore) 
M. Tamer Ozsu (University of Waterloo, Canada)

Program Committee Co-Chairs:  
Lei Chen (Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, China) 
Christian S. Jensen (Aalborg University, Denmark) 
Cyrus Shahabi (The University of Southern California, USA)