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.

Speakers

Meet our invited speakers

Juan Reutter

PUC Chile

Juan works as an assistant professor in the department of computer science of Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, and as an associate researcher in the Millenium Institute for Foundational Research on Data...(read more)

Wang-Chiew Tan

Megagon Labs

Wang-Chiew Tan leads the research efforts at Megagon Labs. Prior to joining Megagon Labs, she was a professor of Computer Science at the University of California, Santa Cruz and she also spent two years at IBM Almaden Research Center...(read more)

Christoph Koch

EPFL

Christoph Koch is a professor of Computer Science at EPFL, specializing in data management. Until 2010, he was an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science at Cornell University....(read more)

Magdalena Ortiz

TU Wein

Magdalena Ortiz is an assistant professor for Knowledge Representation and Reasoning at the Vienna University of Technology, where she works on the boundary between artificial intelligence and databases...(read more)

André Freitas

University of Manchester

André Freitas is a lecturer (assistant professor) at the School of Computer Science at the University of Manchester. Prior to Manchester, he was an associate researcher and lecturer at the Natural Language Processing and Semantic Computing Group ...(read more)

Felipe Bravo-Marquez

University of Chile

Felipe Bravo-Marquez is an Assistant Professor with the Department of Computer Science at the University of Chile. He received his PhD degree from the University of Waikato, New Zealand, where he also held a research...(read more)

About AMW 2019 logo

Ñandutí: a Guarani word meaning "spider web" that is the name given to an embroidered lace of Paraguay. Its name comes from the ñandú (arachnid) that, with work and patience, makes a spider web similar to the design of the lace. The Ñandutí corresponds to one of the popular patterns of Paraguay based on ancient Spanish lace.

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