Important dates

February 12, 2018: Co-located event proposal deadline       
March 5, 2018: Co-located event acceptance notification    
March 12, 2018: Abstract deadline
March 19, 2018: Paper deadline
March 19, 2018: Abstract deadline
March 26, 2018: Paper deadline
April 9, 2018: Demo / Poster deadline
April 16, 2018: Demo / Poster deadline
May 14, 2018: Author notification
May 31, 2018: Early-bird ticket deadline

June 4, 2018: Camera ready due

Schedule

Monday 9th July (AM + PM)
7th International Provenance and Annotation Workshop (IPAW)
Tuesday 10th July (AM + PM)
7th International Provenance and Annotation Workshop (IPAW)
Wednesday 11th July (AM + PM)
10th Workshop on the Theory and Practice of Provenance (TaPP)
Thursday 12th July (AM)
10th Workshop on the Theory and Practice of Provenance (TaPP)
Thursday 12th July (PM)
Workshop on Algorithm Accountability using Provenance (AAuP)
Workshop on Incremental Re-computation: Provenance and beyond (IRPb)
Friday 13th July (AM)
2nd Workshop on Provenance-based Security (PbS)
Workshop on Incremental Re-computation: Provenance and beyond (IRPb)
Friday 13th July (PM)
2nd Workshop on Provenance-based Security (PbS)

Overview

The 3rd ProvenanceWeek will take place in London, UK, during the week of July 9-13, 2018. Following successful ProvenanceWeek events in 2014 and 2016, this year’s installment will again co-locate the IPAW and TaPP workshops as well as several satellite events that focus on novel directions for provenance. IPAW and TaPP build on a successful history of provenance workshops that bring together researchers from a wide range of computer science fields including workflows, semantic web, databases, high performance computing,  distributed systems, operating systems, programming languages, and software engineering, as well as researchers from other fields, such as biology and physics that have urgent provenance needs.

Provenance is increasingly important in data science, cloud computing, workflow systems, and many other areas. By providing a record of the data creation process and of dependencies between data, provenance information is essential for tracing errors in transformed data back to erroneous inputs, access control, auditing, repeatability and reproducibility, evaluating data quality, and establishing ownership of data.

Topics

The goal of ProvenanceWeek is to bring together researchers and practitioners who are studying, applying, and advancing provenance in scientific and scholarly uses.

Topics of interest include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provenance management system prototypes and commercial solutions
  • Provenance analytics, querying, and reasoning about provenance
  • Visualizing provenance information
  • Performance aspects of provenance capture, storage, and analytics
  • Standardization of provenance models and representations
  • Security and privacy implications of provenance
  • Applications of provenance in real life settings
  • Human interaction with provenance
  • Retroactive reconstruction of provenance
  • Using provenance for evaluating data quality and trust in data
  • Novel methods for capturing provenance
  • Integrating provenance information
  • Interoperability among provenance-aware systems
  • Provenance discovery

Conference Organizers

  • Ashish Gehani (SRI, USA) – ProvenanceWeek PC Chair
  • Khalid Belhajjame (University Paris-Dauphine, France) – IPAW PC Chair
  • Melanie Herschel (University of Stuttgart, Germany) – TaPP PC Chair
  • Pinar Alper (University of Luxembourg, Luxembourg) – Posters / Demos Chair
  • Vasa Curcin and Simon Miles (King’s College London, UK) – Local Chairs