New England Database Day

January 30, 2009

Welcome to the home page for the second New England Database Day day (NEDBDay09). This will be an all day conference-style event where participants from the research community in the New England area can come together to present ideas and discuss their research. Registration for the event is free, and anyone is welcome to attend. Lunch and drinks/appetizers will be provided thanks to the generosity of our sponsors.

The event will include several keynote talks; one of them will be from Michael Franklin, Professor at UC Berkeley and co-founder of TruViso, Inc. The other will be from Alon Halevy, from Google.


Special thanks to our sponsors.

Greater Boston
Chapter of the ACM

Chapter of IEEE
Computer Society

Event details

NEDBDay09 will be held on the MIT campus, in room 32-123 of the Stata Center, located at 32 Vassar St. on the corner of Main St. and Vassar St. in Cambridge. A campus map is available here. The room is on the first floor.

The event will be held on Friday, January 30th, 2009, from 9 am to 6:00 pm, including appetizers and drinks at a poster session from 4-6.

The technical program is available.

Directions to the poster session are here.

We would be happy to recommend restaurants at any price level to attendees who are interested in eating in Cambridge or Boston after the event.


Although the event is free, we ask that you register so that we can plan space and estimate food costs. We have set up a registration site for participants.

Parking and Transportation

We cannot provide on-campus parking for all attendees. If you are coming from the North or West, you may find it most convenient to drive to Alewife Station and take the Red Line to Kendall Square (MIT is about 2 blocks from the Kendall Square Station, which is on Main St.) If you are coming from the South, you can park at Braintree or Quincy Station and take the Red Line as well. See this Red Line Map. Parking at these stations is $5.00.

If you are driving to MIT, there are several nearby pay parking lots. See MIT's page listing public parking facilities. The Cambridge Center lots are all a short walk to the Stata Center. Most lots charge $20.00 for one day parking.

Program Committee and Organizers

Organizers:     Samuel Madden (MIT)
    Mike Stonebraker (MIT)
Program Committee    Mitch Cherniack (Brandeis)
Elke Rundensteiner (WPI)
Stan Zdonik (Brown)