The EDBT series of conferences is an established and prestigious forum for the exchange of the latest research results in data management. Held in an attractive European location, the conference provides unique opportunities for database researchers, practitioners, developers, and users to explore new ideas, techniques, and tools, and to exchange experiences. The previous events were held in Athens, Venice, Vienna, Cambridge, Avignon, Valencia, Konstanz, Prague, Heraklion, Munich, Nantes, St Petersburg, Lausanne, Uppsala, Berlin, Genoa and Athens. Following the successful SIGMOD/PODS model, EDBT and ICDT are held annually as joint conferences, beginning in 2009.
The series of ICDT conferences provides an international forum for the communication of research advances on the theoretical foundations of database systems. Having a European identity, it is typically held in historical European locations. Previous ICDT events were held in Athens, Rome, Bruges, Paris, Berlin, Prague, Delphi, Jerusalem, London, Siena, Edinburgh, Barcelona, St Petersburg, Lausanne, Uppsala, Berlin, Genoa and Athens. Since 2009, ICDT is held annually and jointly with EDBT, following the successful SIGMOD/PODS model.