The submission deadline for SIGMOD 2021 Panel Proposals is February 7, 2021.

The call for panel proposals is provided below.


--Jiannan Wang (SIGMOD 2021 Publicity Chair)


We solicit proposals for panels at the 2021 ACM SIGMOD Conference to be held online, with a local physical event in Xi'an, Shaanxi, China, on June 20 - June 25, 2021. 
Panel proposals are expected to address new, exciting, and controversial issues of broad interest to the data management and data science & engineering communities. The proposed panel should be provocative, informative, and entertaining. Proposal evaluation criteria include the following: relevance to SIGMOD, qualification of the panelists, perceived interest of the topic, gender-balancing and diversity considerations, long-term vision, and overlap with other proposals. 

Panel proposals must include:
* Description of the panel topic (no more than one page)
* Name, affiliation, brief bio, and contact information for the proposed panel chair
* Names, affiliations, brief bios, and rationale for inclusion in the panel for up to four panelists in addition to the panel chair. The proposed panelists must have made a commitment to participate.

Proposals should be submitted through the submission website: 

* Proposal submission: (Feb 7, 2021) 
* Acceptance notification: (Feb 27, 2021)
* Camera-ready due: March 25, 2021