Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Connect

1 - 3 November, 2023


The Australasian Database Conference (ADC) series is an annual forum for sharing the latest research progresses and novel applications of database systems, data management, data mining and data analytics for researchers and practitioners in these areas from Australia, New Zealand and in the world. The 34th edition of the Australasian Database Conference, ADC 2023, will be held in Melbourne, Australia. We welcome contributions related to all aspects of database theory and foundation, techniques, and applications.

You can view the ADC 2023 posters here: PDF version, PNG version.


  • 9 Nov, 2023:  The proceedings of ADC 2023 is now available online on Springer. Click here to view (Free access until 15 Dec, 2023).
  • 30 Oct, 2023:  The program structure for ADC 2023 can be accessed from here. (Updated 30 Oct, 2023)
  • 30 Oct, 2023:  Presentation Guideline: The projector in the seminar room supports USB Type-C, HDMI, mini-HDMI, and DP ports. There will also be a laptop for uploading and presenting slides. It is recommended to export slides into PDFs to avoid opening/formatting issues if planning to present on the prepared laptop. Online presentations are not supported.
  • 9 Oct, 2023:  Every accepted paper in the research or shepherding track needs one author registration. Authors of accepted papers, after completing the registration, can contact Hui Luo (huil@uow.edu.au) to seek an invitation letter (if needed). Please attach your registration completion evidence to facilitate the process.
  • 28 Sep, 2023:  Deadline for all registrations has been extended to 7 October, 2023.
  • 18 Sep, 2023:  List of the accepted papers is now available on the Accepted Papers page.
  • 14 Sep, 2023:  For attendees outside Australia, after complete your registration, you can contact Dr. Hui Luo (huil@uow.edu.au) to request for an invitation letter (please provide your registration evidence) for your visa application.
  • 7 Sep, 2023:  Deadline for ADC-23 & CIRES PhD School Travel Grants applications has been updated to 12 September, 2023.
  • 10 Aug, 2023:  Research and Demo Paper deadlines have been further extended to 14 August, 2023.
  • 5 Aug, 2023:  ADC-23 & CIRES PhD School Travel Grants are available for Australian based students who live outside Melbourne, to subsidise travel and up to 5-nights accommodation to attend both the CIRES PhD School and the Australasian Database Conference. Deadline for applications is 7 September 2023. View more on the Student Travel Grants page.
  • 24 Jul, 2023:  Research and Demo Paper deadlines have been extended to 11 August, 2023.
  • 24 Jul, 2023:  Clarifying the timezones for all submission deadlines. We have become more lenient with the paper length limit for submissions, changing it from 12 pages including all references to 12 pages excluding any references.
  • 24 Feb, 2023:  ADC 2023 has launched a brand-new and exciting track: Encore Track. This track showcases relevant research and promotes interaction among researchers across disciplines. Recently accepted papers by top venues are invited to be presented in the format of posters or lightning talks at ADC 2023. We welcome the database and sibling communities to contribute their published research work to this track for promotion.
  • 24 Feb, 2023:  ADC 2023 has launched a brand-new and exciting track: Shepherding Track. This track aims at providing pre/early-PhDs and honours/master students with publication opportunities for their research outcomes. This track will enlist early-career researchers as mentors to shepherd students to improve their submissions in a multi-round style. We welcome the database and sibling communities to submit their research work to this track.

    We call for self-nominated shepherd mentor participation. If you are willing to be joining the shepherding committee as an ECR, please contact r.qiu@uq.edu.au

Important Dates

All submission deadlines are at 23:59 in Australian Eastern Standard Time (UTC+10).

Research Paper

  • Full Paper Deadline:  14 Aug, 2023  11 Aug, 2023  1 Aug, 2023
  • Author Notification:  5 Sep, 2023  1 Sep, 2023
  • Camera-Ready Deadline:  15 Sep, 2023
  • Registration Deadline:  7 Oct, 2023  30 Sep, 2023

Encore Paper

  • Submission Deadline:  1 Sep, 2023
  • Registration Deadline:  7 Oct, 2023  30 Sep, 2023

Shepherding Paper

  • Submission Deadline:  1 Aug, 2023
  • Camera-Ready Deadline:  15 Sep, 2023 (already accepted)  22 Sep, 2023 (revision)
  • Registration Deadline:  7 Oct, 2023  30 Sep, 2023

Conference Dates

  • ADC 2023 Conference:  1 - 3 Nov, 2023