Call for Workshop Proposals

The ASONAM 2019 Committee invites proposals for workshops to be held on 27-30 August, 2019 (all workshops will be on 27 August) in conjunction with the main ASONAM 2019 conference.

Workshop proposal deadline:     December 21, 2018, 11:59 PM American Samoa Zone (UTC-11)

Submissions may be made by e-mail in PDF format with "ASONAM 2019 Workshop Proposal" in the subject header. Proposals should include following information:

  • The name of the workshop.
  • The names and addresses of the organizers, and a designated contact person.
  • Description of the workshop: abstract, objectives, relevance, and expected outcome. The organizers should clearly explain why the workshop complements, rather than duplicates, the topics of the main conference
  • A description of the plans for workshop (e.g., program, keynotes, highlights, etc.).
  • The expected number of attendees and the planned length of the workshop (half day or full day).
  • The names of (potential) program committee members and, if applicable, other potential applicants.
  • Description of plans for promoting the workshop and disseminating the results.
  • A description of past versions of the workshop, including dates, organizers, submission and acceptance counts, attendance, sites, and any other relevant information.


Please submit your workshop proposals by e-mail to the ASONAM 2019 Workshop Chairs:

  • Xia Ben Hu, Texas A&M University, USA,
  • Cataldo Musto, Universit√† degli Studi di Bari, Italy,
  • I-Hsien Ting, National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan,

| Evaluation Criteria

Each workshop proposal will be evaluated according to the following criteria:

  • Relevance and Novelty of the topic of the workshop.
  • Level of complementarity of the topic to the main conference..
  • Clear plan for attracting submissions, making the workshop itself productive, and disseminating results..
  • Experience of the organizers..

Key Dates

Workshop proceedings (camera-ready)
July 15, 2019 -- same as for main conference (to be announced)

For paper submission, reviewing and final revisions, please consider the following deadlines:

Workshop paper acceptance notification
June 30, 2019 11:59 PM American Samoa Zone (UTC-11)
Workshop paper camera-ready deadline:
July 15, 2019 11:59 PM American Samoa Zone (UTC-11)


  • ASONAM 2019 Final Program
  • IEEE Computer Society
  • ACM

Organizing Committee

  • Steering Chair
  • Reda AlhajjUniversity of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
  • Honorary Chairs
  • Jiawei Han University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA
  • General Chairs
  • Aidong Zhang University of Virginia, USA
  • Jon Rokne University of Calgary, Canada
  • Laks V.S. Lakshmanan University of British Columbia, Canada
  • Program Committee Chairs
  • Francesca Spezzano Boise State University, USA
  • Wei Chen Microsoft Research, China
  • Xiaokui Xiao National University of Singapore, Singapore
  • Industry-Track Chairs
  • Jiabin Zhao Cisco Systems, Inc., USA
  • Neil Shah SNAP Research, USA
  • Prantik Bhattacharyya Reddit, USA
  • Workshops Chairs
  • Cataldo Musto Universit√† degli Studi di Bari, Italy
  • I-Hsien Ting National University of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Xia Ben Hu Texas A&M University, USA
  • Multidisciplinary Track Chairs
  • Giancarlo Ragozini Universit√† degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Italy
  • Shimei Pan University of Maryland, Baltimore County, USA
  • PhD Forum and Posters Track Chairs
  • Charalampos Chelmis University of Southern California, USA
  • Erdem Sariyuce SUNY at Buffalo, USA
  • Omair Shafiq Carleton University, Canada
  • Teng Moh San Jose State University, USA
  • Demos and Exhibitions Chairs
  • Keivan Kianmehr Oracle Inc., Canada
  • Tansel Ozyer TOBB University of Economics and Technology, Turkey
  • Tutorial Chairs
  • Francesco Bonchi ISI Foundation, Italy
  • Ke Wang Simon Fraser University, Canada
  • Sponsorship Chairs
  • Jalal Kawash University of Calgary, Canada
  • Peter Peng University of Calgary, Canada
  • Thirimachos.Bourlai West Virginia University, USA
  • Publicity Chairs
  • Ahmad Kassem Lebanon
  • Buket Kaya Turkey
  • Keivan Kianmehr Canada
  • Shang Gao China
  • Publication Chairs
  • Min-Yuh Day Tamkang University, Taiwan
  • Panagiotis Karampelas Hellenic Air Force Academy, Greece
  • Registration Chairs
  • Danielle Sleiman Canada
  • Jalal Kawash Canada
  • Mehmet Kaya Turkey
  • Local Arrangements Chair
  • Mohammed Sleiman Canada
  • Web Chair
  • Tansel Ozyer University of Calgary, Canada