Since 2006, the Alberto Mendelzon International Workshop on Foundation of Databases and the Web (AMW) brings together top researchers from all over the world, creating the opportunity to discuss and spread research results.
The co-located AMW Data Science School, provides an opportunity for Latin American students (graduate and undergraduate), researchers, and practitioners, to interact with the international data management academic community. AMW is a way to honour the memory of Alberto Mendelzon, by promoting research ties with Latin America.
Ñandutí; Guarani word that means "spider web", is the name given to a lace needle in Paraguay, its name comes from the ñandú (arachnid) that makes with work and patience the spider web similar to the design of the lace. The Ñandutí corresponds to one of the popular expressions Characteristics of Paraguay, based on ancient Spanish lace.