SIGMOD General Call for Contributions

ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD 2017)

Raleigh Convention Center, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
May 14-19, 2017

The annual ACM SIGMOD conference is a leading international forum for database researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore cutting-edge ideas and results, exchange techniques and tools, and share experiences. The conference is co-located with the PODS conference, which focuses on the theoretical aspects of data management.


Topics of Interest

SIGMOD 2017 solicits submissions for the following programs and events:

  • Research papers
  • Technical demonstrations
  • Industrial papers
  • Tutorials
  • Panels
  • Student research competition
  • Workshops

We invite submissions of original contributions related to all aspects of data management (defined broadly), and particularly encourage submissions on topics of emerging interest in the research and development communities.


Two Cycles for Submission

The submission, review, and notification process will be handled electronically. The detailed calls for contributions, along with submission instructions, will be available at This year, there will be two submission dates for research papers:

Research paper 1st cycle
July 15, 2016: Abstract submission
July 22, 2016: Paper submission
September 28, 2016: Notification of accept/revise/reject
October 26, 2016: Revised submission
November 11, 2016: Notification of accept/reject
Feb 1, 2017: Camera-ready deadline

Research paper 2nd cycle
November 4, 2016: Abstract submission
November 11, 2016: Paper submission
January 27, 2017: Notification of accept/revise/reject
February 22, 2017: Revised submission
March 9, 2017: Notification of accept/reject
March 19, 2017: Camera-ready deadline


Conference Location

SIGMOD 2017 will be held in Raleigh, North Carolina, USA from May 14 to 19, 2017. The conference venue is located in downtown Raleigh, a blossoming metropolis in the southeastern United States. The region’s bright minds head top-tier technology, education, and life science institutions; its artists create a bevy of cultural and culinary touchstones; and its storytellers proudly carry on the collective heritage of a rich, historic capital city.


Conference Organization

General Chairs
Rada Chirkova (North Carolina State University, USA)
Jun Yang (Duke University, USA)

Program Chair
Dan Suciu (University of Washington, USA)

Vice Chairs
Magdalena Balazinska (University of Washington, USA)
Dan Olteanu (University of Oxford, UK)

Group Leaders
Phil Bernstein (Microsoft Research, USA)
Yi Chen (New Jersey Institute of Technology, USA)
Carlo Curino (Microsoft, USA)
Xin Dong (Google, USA)
Juliana Freire (New York University, USA)
Benny Kimelfeld (Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Israel)
Hank Korth (Lehigh University, USA)
Ioana Manolescu (INRIA Saclay and Ecole Polytechnique, France)
Aditya Parameswaran (UIUC, USA)
Neoklis Polyzotis (Google, USA)
Chris Ré (Stanford University, USA)
S. Sudarshan (IIT Bombay, India)
Yufei Tao (University of Queensland, Australia)
Jens Teubner (TU Dortmund University, Germany)

Industrial Program Co-Chairs
Joe Hellerstein (Berkeley and Trifacta, USA)
Mehul A. Shah (Amazon Web Services, USA)

Tutorial Chair
Divesh Srivastava (AT&T Labs-Research, USA)

Demonstration Chairs
Tyson Condie (UCLA, USA)
Andy Pavlo (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)

Proceedings Chairs
Semih Salihoglu (University of Waterloo, Canada)
Wenchao Zhou (Georgetown University, USA)

ACM SIGMOD Student Research Competition Chairs
Alvin Cheung (University of Washington, USA)
Aaron Elmore (University of Chicago, USA)

New Researcher Symposium Chairs
Fabian Suchanek (Télécom ParisTech University, France)
Eugene Wu (Columbia University, USA)

Workshops Chairs
Anastasia Ailamaki (EPFL, Switzerland)
Julia Stoyanovich (Drexel University, USA)

Finance Chair
Chengkai Li (University of Texas at Arlington, USA)

Registration Chair
Jiannan Wang (Simon Fraser University, Canada)

Local Organization Chairs
Ashwin Machanavajjhala (Duke University, USA)
Sudeepa Roy (Duke University, USA)

Sponsorship Chairs
Stratos Idreos (Harvard University, USA)
Paolo Papotti (Arizona State University, USA)

Mentorship Chairs
Badrish Chandramouli (Microsoft Research, USA)
Jennie Duggan (Northwestern University, USA)

Publicity Chairs
Guoliang Li (Tsinghua University, China)
Arnab Nandi (Ohio State University, USA)

Web/Information Chair
Wolfgang Gatterbauer (Carnegie Mellon University, USA)