This is an archival list of my service to the academic community. (Skip directly to Program Committees, External Reviews for Journals, External Reviews for Conferences, Grant Proposals and Examination Committees, or Event Organization.)

Editorial

Participation in Program Committees

2015

  • 41st Very Large Data Bases Conference (VLDB 2015)
  • 31st IEEE International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2015)

2014

  • 17th International Workshop on the Web and Databases (WebDB 2014)
  • 4th International Workshop on Data Extraction and Object Search (DEOS 2014)
  • 17th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT 2014)

2013

  • 22nd World Wide Web Conference -- Practice and Experience Track (WWW 2013)
  • 26th Canadian Conference on Artificial Intelligence (Canadian AI 2013)
  • 12th International Semantic Web Conference -- Evaluation Track (ISWC2013)
  • 16th International Workshop on the Web and Databases (WebDB 2013)
  • II Brazilian Workshop on Social Network Analysis and Mining (BraSNAM 2013)
  • 3rd International Workshop on Semantic Search over the Web -- with VLDB (SSW 2013)

2012

  • 6th International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media (ICWSM 2012)
  • 15th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT 2012)
  • 11th International Conference on Ontologies, DataBases, and Applications of Semantics (ODBASE 2012)
  • 11th International Semantic Web Conference -- Evaluations and Experiments Track (ISWC 2012)
  • 14th Asia-Pacific Web Coference (APWeb 2012)
  • 27th Brazilian Symposium on Databases (SBBD 2012)

2011

  • 20th ACM International Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2011)
  • ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data (SIGMOD 2011)
  • 13th Asia-Pacific Web Conference (APWEB 2011)
  • 7th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technologies (WEBIST 2011)
  • 26th Brazilian Symposium on Databases (SBBD 2011)
  • 2nd International Workshop on Data Engineering meets the Semantic Web (DESWEB 2011), co-located with ICDE'2011.

2010

  • 36th International Conference on Very Large Data Bases (VLDB 2010)
  • 19th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2010) -- Bridging structured and unstructured data track
  • 13th International Conference on Extending Database Technology (EDBT 2010)
  • 25th Brazilian Symposium on Databases (SBBD 2010)

2009

  • 2009 International Conference on Database Theory (ICDT 2009)
  • 2009 Alberto Mendelzon Workshop on Foundations of Data Management
  • 12th International Workshop on The Web and Databases (WebDB 2009)
  • 3rd International Workshop on Enabling Real-Time for Business Intelligence (BIRTE 2009)
  • 24th Brazilian Symposium on Databases (SBBD 2009)
  • 6th XML Database Symposium (XSym 2009)

2008

  • 24th International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2008) -- XML and relational query languages, mappings, and engines track
  • 34th International Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB 2008) -- Demos track
  • 5th International Workshop on XQuery Implementation, Experience and Perspectives (XIME-P 2008)
  • 19th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2008)

2007

  • 23rd International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2007) -- Web Data track
  • 16th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2007) -- XML and Web Data track
  • 10th International Workshop on The Web and Databases (WebDB 2007)
  • 16th Conference on Information and Knowledge Management (CIKM 2007)
  • 22nd Brazilian Symposium on Databases (SBBD 2007)
  • 18th International Conference on Database and Expert Systems Applications (DEXA 2007)

2006

  • 22nd International Conference on Data Engineering (ICDE 2006) -- Web Data track
  • 8th International Workshop on Web Information and Data Management (WIDM 2006)
  • 13th International Conference on Management of Data (COMAD 2006)
  • 21st Brazilian Symposium on Databases (SBBD 2006)
  • 9th International Workshop on The Web and Databases (WebDB 2006)
  • 4th XML Database Symposium (XSym 2006)
  • 15th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2006) -- posters track
  • International Workshop on XML Data Management Tools & Techniques (XANTEC'06)
  • 19th IFIP World Computer Congress (WCC2006) -- tutorials track
  • 3rd International Workshop on XML Schema and Data Management (in conjunction with ICDE 2006)

2005

  • 4th International Conference on Ontologies, Databases and Applications of Semantics (ODBASE 2005)
  • 20th Brazilian Symposium on Databases (SBBD 2005)
  • 14th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2005) -- posters track

2004

  • 13th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2004) -- posters track
  • 6th International Conference on Data Warehousing and Knowledge Discovery (DaWaK 2004)
 

External Reviewer for Journals

  • TODS -- Transactions on Database Systems (ACM): 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2010
  • TKDE -- IEEE Transactions on Data and Knowledge Engineering: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011
  • The VLDB Journal (VLDB Endowment/Springer): 2008, 2009, 2010
  • TOWEB -- Transactions on the Web (ACM): 2007, 2009
  • CSUR -- Computing Surveys (ACM): 2008
  • IEEE Internet Computing: 2011
  • IEEE Transactions on Dependable and Secure Computing: 2011
  • Software: Practice and Experience (John Wiley & Sons): 2005, 2008
  • Information Systems (Elsevier); 2005, 2007, 2008, 2011
  • Journal of Computer and Systems Sciences (Elsevier); 2009
  • Journal of Systems and Software (Elsevier); 2008
  • Data & Knowledge Engineering (Elsevier); 2007, 2008
 

External Reviewer for Conferences

  • SIGMOD (ACM SIGMOD International Conference on Management of Data) 2003, 2004;
  • VLDB (International Conference on Very Large Data Bases) 2001, 2003, 2005;
  • PODS (ACM SIGMOD-SIGACT-SIGART Symposium on Principles of Database Systems) 2006;
  • ICDE (International Conference on Data Engineering) 2002, 2005;
  • ICDT (International Conference on Database Theory) 2005;
  • WebDB (ACM SIGMOD Workshop on the Web and Databases) 2001, 2003, 2005;
  • LATIN (Latin American Theoretical Informatics Symposium) 2006;
  • XSym (XML Database Symposium) 2003;
  • DBPL (Biennial Workshop on Data Bases and Programming Languages) 2001;
  • ODBASE (International Conference on Ontologies, Databases and Applications of Semantics) 2002, 2003;
  • SPIRE (International Symposium on String Processing and Information Retrieval) 2001;
  • SBBD (Brazilian Symposium on Databases) 2000, 2003;
  • International Workshop on Knowledge Representation meets Databases 2001.
 

Other External Reviews/Graduate Committees

  • Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia, Portugal (Panel member) 2012
  • MITACS Elevate Program: 2012
  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada: 2005--2011
  • British Columbia Innovation Council: 2010
  • Israel Science Foundation: 2008
  • PhD Examination, Universita Roma Tre: 2008, 2012
  • PhD Examination, Dalhousie University: 2012
  • PhD Examination, University of Alberta: 2008, 2011
  • MSc Examination, University of Alberta: 2010, 2012
  • MSc Examination, Federal University of Minas Gerais: 2012
  • MSc Thesis appraisal, University of Amsterdam: 2010
  • MSc Examination, Dublin City University: 2007
  • MSc Examination, Federal University of Amazonas: 2007
  • MSc Examination, University of Calgary: 2006

Event Organization

  • Web Chair of the 2009 Alberto Mendelzon Workshop on Foundations of Database Management
  • Web Chair of the 2008 ACM SIGMOD/PODS Conference
  • Publicity Chair of the 16th International World Wide Web Conference (WWW 2007)
  • Local organization/proceedings Chair of the 19th Scientific and Statistical Database Management Conference (SSDBM 2007), held in Banff, Alberta
  • Co-chair of the Fourth Canadian Database Research Workshop (CanDB 2004)
  • Co-chair of the CASCON 2003 Workshop on XML Query Processing. Invited speakers: Dr. Don Chamberlin, IBM Almaden; Prof. Laks Lakshmanan, University of British Columbia; Dr. Jerome Simeon, Bell Labs; and Prof. Mariano Consens, University of Toronto.
  • Co-chair of the CASCON 2002 Workshop on XML Data Management. Invited speakers: Prof. Yannis Papakonstantinou, University of California at San Diego; Prof. Tamer Ozsu, University of Waterloo; Dr. George Mihaila, IBM TJ Watson Research Center; and Prof. H.V. Jagadish, who was represented by Yuqing Wu, University of Michigan.