Call For Papers
For more than 25 years, COMAD has served as the premier international conference on data management in India. COMAD's scope includes all areas of data management including Database Management Systems, Web and Information Retrieval, Data Mining and Big Data Systems. COMAD'17 invites the submission of original research contributions as full papers and posters, as well as proposals for demonstrations, industrial presentations, tutorials, and panels.
DEMOS & POSTERS WITHOUT PAPERS: The Demo and Poster track of COMAD 2017 will include demos and posters without an accompanying paper in the proceedings. You can use this track to submit both work in progress, as well as work published elsewhere, which you would like to showcase in COMAD. The target areas are the same as for the regular research/demo tracks at COMAD.

NEW To submit papers in this track, create a 1 page abstract in the COMAD format (available on research paper submission page), and email it to

The deadline for submission is 31 Jan 2017. Notifications will be sent out by approx 10 Feb 2017.

These papers will not appear in the proceedings, but will be part of the program in the demo/poster session.

POSTERS: If you are working on bleeding-edge research ideas, and the work is still in progress, the Poster track of COMAD'17 is for you.

DEMONSTRATION PROPOSALS: If you have built a system and are keen to demonstrate it to all participants of COMAD’17, you can submit a 4-page demonstration proposal that outlines the system, its novelty and a plan of demonstration.

INDUSTRIAL PAPERS: The industry track of COMAD’17 is cohosted with CoDS’17. Details of submission can be found here.

TUTORIALS AND PANELS: We invite proposals for tutorials on all topics of potential interest to the COMAD attendees. The proposals should not exceed more than 2-pages in the standard formatting, and clearly indicate the target audience, duration (either 1.5 hours or 3 hours), in addition to the details of the topic. Similarly panel proposals should not exceed more than 2 pages, and should clearly state the topic of discussion in the panel, statement on the importance of the panel discussion, tentative list of anellists and the questions that will be posed to them, etc.

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