Workshop on Data Management for Life Sciences

Country: Germany

City: Hamburg

Abstr. due: 24.11.2014

Dates: 03.03.15 — 03.03.15

Area Of Sciences: Ecology; Chemistry; Biology; Computer science;

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Organizers: Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI)


BTW 2015 is the 16th conference on "Database Systems for Business, Technology, and Web" (BTW) held by the Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI) [German Informatics Society] and will take place from March 2nd through March 6th 2015 at the Universität Hamburg [University of Hamburg] in Germany.

The metropolitan region of Hamburg is known as one of the largest logistics and media centres in Europe: Further, Hamburg has evolved into a major location for IT, connecting explorers and developers of modern information technologies with the people who use them. In close cooperation between universities, institutes and local companies, current challenges in information technology and corresponding complex application areas are addressed.

The Department of Informatics is part of the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Natural Sciences at the Universität Hamburg and represents the scientific discipline of computer science in the metropolitan region of Hamburg. Various interdisciplinary cooperation projects together with the many scientific fields at the Universität Hamburg and both, university-affiliated as well as non-university institutions, underline the importance of computer science in northern Germany.

For almost three decades, the BTW conference has been the central forum for the German-speaking database community. Every two years, scientists, practitioners and users meet here to exchange ideas on the many topics of database and information system technology.

The field of data management has undergone considerable changes in recent years and many new challenges have risen, for example storing, processing and utilizing vast amounts of unstructured data, as they are generated in social networks or some scientific applications. Furthermore, new architectural approaches using cloud environments for scalable data management gain momentum and have not yet been fully explored.

The BTW conference addresses open challenges and possible solutions likewise. Some of the various hot topics of this 2015 conference are: new hardware and memory technologies, information extraction, information integration, big data analytics, web data management, service-oriented computing and cloud computing.

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