Call for “Best Object Databases Lecture Notes” Award 2010.

ODBMS.ORG is issuing a call for the “Best Object Databases Lecture Notes” Award 2010.

San Francisco, CA/USA, Frankfurt/Germany. April 20, 2010 – ODBMS.ORG has announced today that it will issue the “Best Object Databases Lecture Notes” Award 2010, for the most complete and up to date lecture notes on Object Databases, that have been, or have strong potential to be, instrumental to the teaching of theory and practice in the field of objects and databases.

Any Lecture Notes published in ODBMS.ORG during the years 2004–2010 is eligible for the 2010 award, under the following categories:
ODBMS Lecture Notes. 

OO Lecture Notes. 

DB Lecture Notes. 

NoSQL Lecture Notes. 

The best Best Object Databases Lecture Notes will be selected by an independent panel consisting of selected members of the ODBMS.ORG Experts Board, composed of:
Prof. Suad Alagic, University of Southern Maine, USA
Prof. Dr. Alfonso F. Cárdenas, UCLA, USA
Leon Guzenda, Objectivity, USA
John McHugh, Progress Software, USA
Prof. Renzo Orsini, University of Venice, Italy
Prof. Tore J.M. Risch, University of Uppsala, Sweden
Prof. Nicolas Spyratos, University of Paris South, France
Prof. Roberto V. Zicari, Goethe University Frankfurt, Germany.

The award consists of a plaque presented at the ICOODB 2010 conference in Frankfurt on September 29, 2010.

SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: By June 4, 2010, please email a .pdf of your Lecture Notes for consideration to the Award to the Editor of ODBMS.ORG, Prof. Roberto V. Zicari at: editor @

ODBMS.ORG ( is a vendor-independent, not-for-profit educational program on object database technology and the integration between object-oriented programming and databases. Designed by Prof. Roberto Zicari of Frankfurt University, the program’s goal is to promote and further the use of object databases – by offering free resources for students, faculty and researchers at universities and research centers, as well as for JAVA and .NET developers in the commercial and the open source world. Content is provided by a panel of internationally recognized experts, who share research articles and teaching materials with the community via the organization’s Web portal.

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