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SIGMOD Call for Panel Proposals

We solicit proposals for panels at the 2015 ACM SIGMOD Conference in Melbourne, Australia. Panel proposals are expected to address new, exciting, and controversial issues. The proposed panel should be provocative, informative, and entertaining.

Panel proposals must include:

1. Description of the panel topic (no more than one page)
2. Name, affiliation, brief bio, and contact information for the proposed panel chair
3. Names, affiliations, brief bios, and rationale for inclusion in the panel for up to four panelists in addition to the panel chair. The proposed panelists must have made a commitment to participate.

A mix of industry and academic panel members is encouraged.
Please email your proposals to Michael Franklin ( and Tova Milo ( by Nov 30th 2014.

Important dates
Proposal submission: Nov 30th 2014
Acceptance notification: Jan 30 2015
Camera-ready due: March 6 2015