2nd AUT Big Data Workshop

Amirkabir University of Technology

(Tehran Polytechnic)

April 15­-17, 2017


  • Call for workshop proposals has been announced.
  • Download Poster.
  • Workshop program has been announced.


Big Data Analytics
  • Learning Methods for Big Data
  • Big Data Algorithms
  • Real-time and Stream Analytics in Big Data
  • Large Scale Inverse Problems
  • Large Scale Optimization
  • High-Dimensional Big Data Processing
Big Data Architectures and Technologies
  • Big Data Open Platforms
  • Programming Techniques for Big Data
  • Big Data Storage and Retrieval
  • Cloud Computing Techniques for Big Data
  • Big Data as a Service
  • High Performance Computing for Big Data
Big Data Applications
  • Internet of Things
  • Financial Services
  • Smart Cities
  • Medical and Biological Analysis
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Health-Care Services

Keynote Speakers

Willem Waegeman
Willem Waegeman
Ghent University, Belgium

Abstract & Bio

Invited Speakers

Amir H. Payberah
University of Oxford

Abstract & Bio
Mohammad Amin Sadeghi
University of Tehran

Abstract & Bio
Maryam Amir Haeri
Amirkabir University of Technology

Abstract & Bio


- Large scale real time stream processing and storage architecture for IoT applications based on SMACK framework (Saeed Sharifian)

- Introduction to Scala and Spark programming (Mohammad Mazraeh, Sina Sheikholeslami)

- Hands-on With Spark (Mohammad Mazraeh, Sina Sheikholeslami)

- Recommender Systems (Mohammad Hashemi)

Mohammad Mazraeh
Big Data Engineer & Data Scientist, Digikala

Abstract & Bio
Sina Sheikholeslami
Big Data R&D Engineer, Digikala

Abstract & Bio

Call For Workshop Proposals

Amirkabir University of Technology (AUT) is proud to announce the 2nd Big Data Workshop to be held on April 17-19, 2017 in Tehran. The workshop aspires to provide an international forum for engineers and scientists in academia, industry and government to present and discuss their latest research findings in this field and to identify emerging future challenges. The workshop is devoted to recent methods and algorithms for analyzing big data, introducing the main architectures and technologies developed for big data, as well as real-world problems and applications of big data.

Workshop proposals that embody novel research findings or practical sessions that provide insight on addressing significant challenges are solicited in the scope of the event.

Workshops must be presented in English. For those interested to present their work in Persian, please contact the organizing committee. Proposals will only be accepted by filling the proposal forms and sending them to the following email address: bigdata@aut.ac.ir

Workshop proposal form is available HERE .

Important Days

Workshop/tutorial proposals: 18.02.2017
Acceptance notifications: 28.02.2017
Exhibition requests: 05.03.2017
Actual workshops: 17-19.04.2017


Saturday, April 15, 2017
09:00-09:30 Introduction to big data
09:45-12:30 Large scale real time stream processing and storage architecture for IoT applications based on SMACK framework (Saeed Sharifian)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-18:00 Introduction to Scala and Spark programming (Mohammad Mazraeh, Sina Sheikholeslami)

Sunday, April 16, 2017
09:00-12:30 Hands-on With Spark (Mohammad Mazraeh, Sina Sheikholeslami)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Distributed multi cluster-multi GPU CNN deep-learning based image classification on big datasets using SPARK (Saeed Sharifian)
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:30 Recommender Systems (Mohammad Hashemi)

Monday, April 17, 2017
09:00-09:15 Welcome and opening (Workshop Committee)
09:15-10:30 Keynote: From unstructured to structured target spaces in multi-target prediction (Willem Waegeman)
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break
11:00-12:30 Large scale deep learning (Mohammad Amin Sadeghi)
12:30-14:00 Lunch
14:00-15:30 Anomaly detection in big data (Maryam Amir Haeri)
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break
16:00-17:30 Processing Massive Graphs (Amir H. Payberah)


Workshop Chairs:
Dr Mohammad Mehdi Ebadzadeh, AUT, Iran
Dr. Ali Mohammad Djafari, CNRS, France
Scientific Committee:
  • Dr. Mina Amin Ghaffari, AUT, Iran
  • Dr. Maryam Amir Haeri, AUT, Iran
  • Dr. Pierre Baudot, Université de Aix-Marseille, France
  • Dr. Mehdi Dehghan Takht Fooladi, AUT, Iran
  • Dr. André Ferrari, Université de Nice, France
  • Dr. Nicolas Gac, Université Paris sud, France
  • Dr. Jean-François Giovannelli, Univ. Bordeaux, France
  • Dr. Adel Mohammadpour, AUT, Iran
  • Dr. Frédéric Pascal, L2S, CentraleSupélec, France
  • Dr. Mohammad Rahmati, AUT, Iran
  • Dr. Stéphane Robin, AgroParisTech, France
  • Dr. Saeed Sharifian, AUT, Iran
  • Dr. Hichen Snoussi, Université de Troy, France
  • Dr. Vincent Vigneron, Univ. d'Evry, France
Organizing Committee:
  • International Relations: Dr. Mehdi Sedighi
  • Publication and Registration: Dr. Maryam Amir Mazlaghani
  • Website: Dr. Saeedeh Momtazi
  • Workshops Organization: Dr. Maryam Amir Haeri
  • Sponsorship: Dr. Mehdi Rasti
  • Sponsorship: Dr. Masoud Sabaei
  • Sponsorship and Logistics: Mr. Jafar Abdi


Register Type Normal (Rial) Students (Rial)
Speech Registration 500,000 250,000
Single Workshop Registration 1,000,000 500,000
Full Registeration 3,000,000 1,500,000

Keynote Speech Registration includes attendance in keynote speech, as well as lunch and registration pack.

All fees are valid for registration before 04.04.2017. Registration after this date is subject to 10% higher cost.

Registration in more that one workshop: 10% discount in whole registration fee.

Registration of AUT alumni: 20% discount in whole registration fee.

Student registration fees are applied to all students.

The student or AUT alumni registrant must show the corresponding ID card in the first day of the event to confirm their registration.