2018 Capital Area Theory Day

November 16, 2018
Healey Family Student Center, Georgetown University, Washington, DC http://people.cs.georgetown.edu/jthaler/CATD.html

The Computer Science Department at Georgetown University is organizing the 2018 iteration of Capital Area Theory Day on November 16, 2018. We anticipate a lively day of talks and discussions on a range of topics in theoretical computer science. The event will be free to attend, but registration is requested. The technical program of this workshop is organized by Calvin Newport and Justin Thaler.

SoCal DB Day 2018

October 19, 2018
SDSC Auditorium, UC San Diego, La Jolla, CA

Registration deadline: September 12, 2018

This is a one-day workshop-style event to bring together academic DB/data management researchers in SoCal and DB-related companies in CA. The goal is to connect students with relevant technical folks in industry and to foster a closer community of SoCal DB researchers and aficionados. The topics of interest include all aspects of databases and data management–theory, algorithms, systems, hardware, HCI aspects, and DB-backed applications–as well as intersections with other fields. The program will include a few invited talks from academia and industry, lightning talks from industry, research updates from academic DB groups, and poster presentations by students. Attendance is free for all academics (faculty, students, and staff). We already have confirmations of participation from the academic DB groups of UCI, UCLA, UCR, UCSB, and USC, as well as from many companies.

Recent trends in Graph Drawing and Network Visualization

September 24-25, 2018
Barcelona, Spain

Submission deadline: August 28, 2018
Registration deadline: August 28, 2018


The school will feature four lecturers:
– Patrizio Angelini (U. Tübingen): Beyond clustered planarity. – David Auber (U. Bordeaux I): Node link diagram of large graphs: bridging the gap between theory and practice.
– Anna Lubiw (U. Waterloo): The size of graph drawings and representations. – Hans-Jörg Schulz (Aarhus U.): Design considerations for graph visualization.

More details about the lecturers, contents, and program, can be found at https://dccg.upc.edu/gd2018/index.php/phd-school

Foundations of Software Science and Computation Structures

April 8-11, 2019
Prague, Czech Republic

Submission deadline: November 15, 2018

FoSSaCS seeks original papers on foundational research with a clear significance for software science. The conference invites submissions on theories and methods to support the analysis, integration, synthesis, transformation, and verification of programs and software systems

Workshop on Theoretical Computer Science and Algebraic Geometry

January 14-18, 2019
Saarbrücken, Germany

Registration deadline: December 14, 2018

This workshop brings together experts from theoretical computer science and algebraic geometry to discuss the relations between the fields from different perspectives. The goal is to lay the foundations for new interdisciplinary collaborations.

Theory and Practice of Differential Privacy Workshop

October 15, 2018
Toronto, Canad

Submission deadline: July 20, 2018

TPDP is a workshop on differential privacy which will be collocated with CCS 18 in Toronto. Differential privacy is a promising approach to privacy-preserving data analysis providing strong worst-case guarantees about the harm that a user could suffer from participating in a the data analysis. Researchers in differential privacy span many distinct research communities, and this workshop will bring researchers from these communities together to discuss recent developments in both the theory and practice of differential privacy. Authors are invited to submit a short abstract (2-4 pages maximum) of their work. Submission should describe novel works or works that have already appeared elsewhere but that can stimulate discussions. Accepted abstracts will be presented at the workshop either in technical sessions or as posters. The workshop will not have formal proceedings and is not intended to preclude later publication at another venue.

Symposium on Simplicity in Algorithms

January 6-9, 2019
San Diego, CA

Submission deadline: August 16, 2018

The Symposium on Simplicity in Algorithms (SOSA) welcomes papers that advance simplicity and elegance in both the design and analysis of algorithms.

The 2nd Symposium on Simplicity in Algorithms (SOSA 2019) will be co-located with SODA 2019, January 6–9, 2019, in San Diego California.