Thanks Kurt Stockinger and Georgia (Yuli) Koutrika for initiating the Round Table and the speakers Sihem Amer-Yahia, Jignesh Patel, Carsten Binnig, João Pedro (JP) Monteiro for the interesting discussions on Data Exploration.

In this round table, the participants discussed about what it takes to bridge the gap between users and data, and the new generation of intelligent data exploration tools that are emerging at the intersection of data management, natural language processing, machine learning and visualization.

The round table took place as part of the 46th International Conference on Very Large Databases (VLDB 2020). The program can be found here: