Call for Workshop Proposals   *** Deadline extended to February 15, 2021 ***

22nd IEEE Conference on Mobile Data Management (IEEE MDM 2021)
June 15 - 18, 2021 Toronto, Canada 

Following the MDM tradition, MDM 2021 workshops will provide participants with opportunities to discuss and explore emerging areas of mobile data management with fellow students, researchers, and practitioners. The goals of the workshops are to establish a common understanding of a certain aspect, to share experiences, foster research communities, learn from each other, identify open problems and/or explore directions for future research. Note that the workshops are expected to provide significant room for controversial and stimulating discussions. The organizers of the workshop should thus take care of planning the correct presentation format to enable such kind of lively interaction. 

Workshops are tentatively planned to be held the day before the conference. Publication of accepted workshop papers will be through IEEE Computer Society. The page limits for accepted regular workshop papers are 6 pages, including all figures, tables, and references. 

Submission Guidelines
Workshop proposals should be no longer than 4 pages and must include: 
1. The Workshop title and acronym. 
2. A summary of no more than 250 words describing the theme(s) of the workshop. 
3. A more detailed description of the workshop format, specific goals and plan, and explanations of why the workshop is a good match with MDM. 
4. The names, addresses, and a short bio (up to 200 words) of the organizers (up to three). 
5. The names of potential program committee members. 
6. If applicable, a description of past versions of the workshop, including number of submitted and accepted papers, and number of attendees. 
7. The expected number of participants and the means of soliciting participation. 
8. A description of the publicity plan. 
9. A tentative Call for Papers of the workshop, including the workshop website address. 

Workshops Guidelines
Upon notification of acceptance of the proposal, workshop organizers are required to:
* Follow up with announcements and calls for contributions on different forums and mailing lists.
* Forming a PC and manage the reviewing process, both in terms of coordinating the PC members and ensuring resolving controversial submissions.
* Collaborate with Proceedings Chairs for ensuring timely completion of the camera-ready copies.
* Keep the workshop Website updated.
   Please be aware that:
* At least one of the workshop organizers must register to MDM, and participate in the Conference, at least during the workshop.
* A workshop organiser can be co-author of at most one paper submitted to the workshop with a regular reviewing process properly handled avoiding conflict of interests.

Acceptance of workshop proposals will be determined by the MDM 2021 workshop co-chairs.  Email your proposal in PDF format to with MDM Workshop ProposalÓ as the subject line by the submission deadline. 

Important Dates
Submission of Workshop Proposals (Extended): February 15, 2021. 
Acceptance Notification of Workshop Proposals: February 20, 2021 

Tentative Schedule for Workshops: 
       Deadline for Workshop Papers: March 20, 2021
       Notification of Workshop Papers: April 17, 2021 
       Deadline for Camera Ready Papers: April 24, 2021 

Workshop organizers can postpone the submission deadline after the main conference notification. The camera ready deadline, however, cannot be postponed.

All accepted papers will be published in the proceedings of the 2021 International Conference on Mobile Data Management and included in the IEEE Xplore digital library