Important Dates

Workshop: June 16-17, 2015

Paper submission: May 8, 2015

Paper acceptance: May 18, 2015

Camera-ready deadline, for selected full papers: October 1, 2015



Meeting Info

Martin St-Amant - Wikipedia - CC-BY-SA-3.0

Toronto Skyline - by Martin St-Amant - Wikipedia - CC-BY-SA-3.0

Venue Information

The Sixth Workshop on Big Data Benchmarking ( will take place at the University of Toronto, St. George Campus, Downtown Toronto. Located on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario, farther south than Minnesota and much of Michigan, Toronto is one of the most accessible cities in North America by road, air, rail. We are only a one hour drive away for about five million Canadians, and within a 90-minute flight for 60 per cent of the U.S. population.

You can find travel information to Toronto here.

Hart House at night - CC BY 2.0

Hart House at night - by Tomash Devenishek - Wikipedia - CC BY 2.0

The workshop will be held in the Bahen Centre of Information Technology, a state of the art facility for education of information technology professionals in electrical and computer engineering, computer science and IT research.. 


Bahen Centre of Information Technology - Source:


The closest hotel to the venue is the Holiday Inn Bloor Yorkville, (10-15 minutes walk from the workshop venue)

280 Bloor Street West
Toronto, ON, M5S 1V8

Ask for "The Fields Institute/University of Toronto" corporate rate when booking (Corporate ID 100217931). 

Futher hotel options can be found here.


The Bahen Center is close to the College and Spadina intersection, it is a 13 minute walk from the conference hotel:

The reception on Monday will be held at the Faculty Club:

The dinner will be held at the Gallery Grill:

Other Information

Visitor information for Toronto: