Fifth East-European Conference on Advances in Databases and Information Systems
September 25-28, 2001, Vilnius, Lithuania

The conference is organized
Vilnius Gediminas Technical University
Institute of Mathematics and Informatics
Lithuanian Computer Society

in co-operation with Moscow ACM SIGMOD Chapter and Lithuanian Law University

Conference is supported by:

The European Commission, Research DG, High level Scientific Conferences
Contract No. HPCF-CT-2001-00370
Lithuanian Science and Studies State Foundation
Microsoft Corporation
Microsoft Research Ltd.
SASAJA Joint - Stock Company

(Microsoft is a registered trademark of Microsoft Corporation)

Dear participants,
We kindly ask all participants to complete the High-level Scientific Conferences Participant Questionnaire (Contract No. HPCF-CT-2001-00370; event number: 1; proposal short title: ADBIS 2001; event short title: ADBIS'2001)


The main objective of the ADBIS conferences is to provide a forum for the dissemination of research accomplishments and promote interaction and collaboration between the Database and Information Systems research communities from Central and East European countries and the rest of the world. The ADBIS conferences provide an international platform for the presentation of research on database theory, development of advanced DBMS technologies, and their advanced applications. ADBIS'2001 intends to create conditions for experienced researchers to impart their knowledge and experience to young researchers and pre- and post-doctoral level.

The conference encourages the contacts between the participants who are nationals of, but active outside the, EU Member States and Associated States and their colleagues in Member States and Associated States. At the conference special attention will be paid at building and preserving scientific relation a scientists from post-soviet area and participants from Member States and Associated States.

The Conference continues the series of ADBIS conferences held in St. Petersburg (1997), Poznan (1998), Maribor (1999), and Prague (2000). The Conference will consist of regular sessions with technical contributions reviewed and selected by an international program committee, as well as of invited talks and tutorials given by leading scientists. The official language of the Conference will be English.