ˇ Sanjay Chawla, University of Sydney, Australia

ˇ Reynold Cheng, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

ˇ Ada Fu, Chinese University of Hong Kong

ˇ Dimitrios Gunopulos, UC Riverside, U.S.A.

ˇ Marios Hadjieleftheriou, AT&T Research, U.S.A.

ˇ Moustafa Hammad, University of Calgary, Canada

ˇ Panos Kalnis, National University of Singapore

ˇ Ben Kao, University of Hong Kong

ˇ Peer Kröger, University of Munich, Germany

ˇ Dik Lee, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

ˇ Ki-Joune Li, Pusan National University, Korea

ˇ Jessica Lin, George Mason University, U.S.A.

ˇ Mohamed Mokbel, University of Minnesota, U.S.A.

ˇ Silvia Nittel, University of Maine, U.S.A.

ˇ Dimitris Papadias, Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

ˇ Spiros Papadimitriou, IBM Research, U.S.A.

ˇ Dieter Pfoser, CTI, Greece

ˇ Cecilia Magdalena Procopiuc, AT&T Research, U.S.A.

ˇ Chinya V. Ravishankar, UC Riverside, U.S.A.

ˇ Simonas Saltenis, Aalborg University, Denmark

ˇ Cyrus Shahabi, University of Southern California, U.S.A.

ˇ Shashi Shekhar, University of Minnesota, U.S.A.

ˇ Yufei Tao, City University of Hong Kong

ˇ Yannis Theodoridis, University of Piraeus, Greece

ˇ Vasilis Tsotras, UC Riverside, U.S.A.

ˇ Anthony Tung, National University of Singapore

ˇ Michail Vlachos, IBM Research, U.S.A.

ˇ Mike Worboys, University of Maine, U.S.A.

ˇ Jianliang Xu, Baptist University of Hong Kong

ˇ Man Lung Yiu, University of Hong Kong

ˇ Donghui Zhang, Northeastern University, U.S.A.

ˇ Baihua Zheng, Singapore Management University

ˇ Xiaofang Zhou, University of Queensland, Australia

Workshop Organizers

ˇ Nikos Mamoulis, Department of Computer Science, University of Hong Kong, nikos@cs.hku.hk

ˇ George Kollios, Department of Computer Science, Boston University, gkollios@cs.bu.edu

Organizing Chairs

Program Committee