Call for Posters

Poster presentations provide researchers with a unique opportunity to present and to receive direct feedback from an expert audience about significant work in progress, bleeding-edge work, or research that is best communicated in an interactive or graphical fashion.

Interested Topics

We encourage submissions of high quality posters on all topics in the general areas of databases, information retrieval, and knowledge management. Topics of interest in the three areas include, but are not limited to:


  • Access methods and indexing
  • Authorization, data privacy and security
  • Concurrency control and recovery
  • Data adaptability, reusability and quality
  • Database languages, models and interfaces
  • Information integration, data provenance, probabilistic databases
  • Cloud computing, peer-to-peer, parallel and distributed databases
  • Query processing, optimization and performance
  • Semi-structured data processing, XML filtering and routing
  • Stream-based processing, real-time and network databases
  • String databases, blogs and social search
  • Systems, middleware, applications and experiences
  • Temporal, spatial, mobile, multimedia and scientific databases

Information Retrieval

  • Semi-Structured Information Retrieval
  • Semantic and Entity-Based Information Retrieval
  • Domain-specific IR (legal, genome, chemical, etc.)
  • Citation Analysis and Social Networks for IR
  • Distributed IR and Peer-to-Peer Search
  • Filtering (recommender systems, topic tracking)
  • User Modeling for IR, Search Personalization
  • User Analysis and Privacy
  • IR Architectures, Scalability and Efficiency
  • IR Evaluation and User Studies
  • Language Specific IR (multi-lingual, NLP, question and answer)
  • Machine Learning for IR
  • Multimedia IR (Audio, Speech, Video, Image)
  • Web Search and Advertising
  • Adversarial IR and Spam
  • Novel IR Interfaces (mobile, explorative, interactive)
  • Foundation of Information Retrieval (theory, ranking, etc.)

Knowledge Management

  • Data mining theory, methods, and applications
  • Machine learning applications
  • Big data analytics
  • Data warehousing and business intelligence
  • Information extraction and filtering
  • Knowledge Synthesis and Visualization
  • Semantic Techniques
  • Social networks and social media
  • Knowledge management in innovative applications, such as healthcare information and network security intelligence
Poster Submissions

All extended abstracts for posters will be reviewed and published in the ACM CIKM proceedings. Submissions of extended abstracts for posters must be in English and should not exceed 4 pages in ACM CIKM Proceedings format including references and figures. Here is the link to the ACM camera-ready templates.

As with full papers, authors are required to anonymize their submission and conceal their identity. Poster papers must be submitted electronically via CIKM 2013 online submission system.

Important Dates for Poster Submissions

  • Poster papers due: May 31, 2013, 11:59PM PDT
  • Notification: July 22, 2013
  • Camera ready: August 11, 2013

Queries regarding poster submissions should be sent to the Posters Chair: Yuanyuan Tian ().

Committee members

Poster Chair

  • Yuanyuan Tian, IBM Research

DB Track PC Members

  • Adriane Chapman, Mitre
  • Andrey Balmin, IBM Research
  • Avrilia Floratou, University of Wisconsin
  • Bin He, IBM Research
  • Chen Wang, IBM Research China
  • Chengkai Li, Univ. of Texas at Arlington
  • Fatma Ozcan, IBM Research
  • Fei Xu, Microsoft
  • Feida Zhu, Singapore Management University
  • Feifei Li, University of Utah, USA
  • Ippokratis Pandis, IBM Research
  • Jae-Gil Lee, KAIST
  • Konstantinos Karanasos, IBM Research
  • Matthias Boehm, IBM Research
  • Mohamed Eltabakh, Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Ning Zhang, NEC Labs
  • Rainer Gemulla, Max-Planck Institure
  • Romulo Goncalves, IBM Research
  • Rui Zhang, University of Melbourne
  • Sherif Sakr, The University of New South Wales
  • Shijie Zhang, CWRU
  • Shuai Ma, Beihang University (China)
  • Spyros Blanas, University of Wisconsin
  • Sudipto Das, Microsoft Research
  • Willis Lang, Microsoft
  • Yanghua Xiao, Fudan University
  • Yinghui Wu, UCSB

IR Track PC Members

  • Alejandro Bellogin Kouki, Universidad Autonoma de Madrid
  • Alexander Kotov, Emory University
  • Ben He, Graduate University of CAS, China
  • Bodo Billerbeck, Microsoft Bing
  • Cathal Gurrin, Dublin City University
  • Chikashi Nobata, Yahoo Labs
  • Claudia Hauff, Delft University of Technology
  • Davood Rafiei, University of Alberta, Canada
  • Edgar Meij, University of Amsterdam, NL
  • Guido Zuccon, CSIRO
  • Haggai Roitman, IBM
  • Ingemar Cox, University College London
  • Ingo Frommholz, University of Bedfordshire
  • James Mayfield, Johns Hopkins University
  • Javed Aslam, Northeastern University
  • Jian-Yun Nie, Univeristy of Montreal
  • Jun Miao, York University, CA
  • Krisztian Balog, University of Stavanger
  • Lei Wu, University of Pittsburgh
  • Mark Smucker, University of Waterloo
  • Min Zhang, Tsinghua Univeristy, China
  • Ralf Schenkel, University of Passau, Germany
  • Rossano Venturini, ISTI-CNR
  • Scott Sanner, NICTA & ANU, AU
  • Tamara Polajnar, University of Glasgow, UK
  • Tong Wei, Carnegie Mellon University
  • Vassilis Plachouras, Presans
  • Vishwa Vinay, MSR
  • Wouter Weerkamp, University of Amsterdam, NL
  • Xiaojun Wan, Peking University
  • Yang Song, Microsoft Research

KM Track PC Members

  • Adriano Veloso, UFMG, Brazil
  • Bin Gao, Microsoft Research Asia
  • Chabane Djeraba, University of Lille
  • De-Chuan Zhan, Nanjin University
  • Elad Yom-Tov, Microsoft
  • Ismet Zeki Yalniz, University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • James Caverlee, Texas A&M
  • Jason Wang, New Jersey Instruite of Technology
  • Jun Wang, University College London
  • Li Fan, Yahoo Inc
  • Ludovic Denoyer, LIP6, FR
  • Ming Ji, UIUC
  • Mitsunori Ogihara, University of Miami
  • Mohammad Hasan, IUPUI
  • Muhammad Abulaish, KSU, Saudi Arabia
  • Prithviraj Sen, IBM Research
  • Raffaele Perego, ISTI-CNR
  • Ruggero Pensa, University of Torino, Italy
  • Ruoming Jin, Kent State University
  • Sadok Ben Yahia, Faculty of Sciences of Tunis
  • Shuaiqiang Wang, Shandong University of Finance and Economics
  • Tianbao Yang, Michigan State University
  • Wang-Chien Lee, Penn State University
  • Yuanhua Lv, UIUC
  • Yue Shi, Delft University of Technology
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