Call for Workshop Proposals

DASFAA (Database Systems for Advanced Applications) is an annual international database conference, typically located in the Asia Pacific region, aiming at showcasing the state of the art and the broad range of activities in database-related research and development. It provides a forum for technical presentations and discussions among database researchers, developers and users from academia, business and industry.


DASFAA 2018, the 23 rd in the series, will be held from 21-24 May 2018 in Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. Gold Coast is a major tourist destination with its sunny subtropical climate. It is a coastal city, 66 km (41 mi) from Brisbane, the state capital of Queensland. The Gold Coast international airport is located less than 30 minutes by road from the Gold Coast city.


We invite proposals for workshops to be held in conjunction with DASFAA 2018. Workshops provide a focused environment for exchanging ideas and experiences, discussing controversial issues and identifying impacts of problems – and have proven to be very vibrant events

  • workshop title and acronym

  • brief description about the workshop, including a list of topics

  • name and contact information of the organizer(s)

  • proposed duration of the workshop (half or full day)

  • potential PC members for the workshop

  • important dates of the workshop

  • expected number of attendees

  • brief introduction of the organizer(s) and his/her/their credentials


All papers accepted by DASFAA 2018 workshops will be will be published in a combined volume of Lecture Notes in Computer Science series published by Springer, and indexed by both LNCS and DBLP. All workshops will benefit from the registration process of DASFAA 2018 (we will have a single registration for conferences, workshops and tutorials) .


The workshop organizer(s) will be responsible for advertising the workshop, ensuring the quality of the review process and the final selection of accepted papers.


Proposals and enquiries should be sent as email attachments to: and with the subject with the subject: DASFAA 2018 Workshop Proposal.



Important Dates:

  • Workshop proposal due:  November 15, 2017

  • Acceptance notification:  November 20, 2017


Workshop Co-Chairs:

  • Chengfei Liu (Swinburne University of Technology, Australia)

  • Lei Zou (Peking University, China)  

Download the CF proposal in pdf version:  DASFAA2018CFWorkshops.pdf