30th International Conference on
Very Large Data Bases
Royal York Hotel
29 August - 3 September 2004
Toronto, Canada





The organizers of VLDB 2004 are making every effort to make it an enlightening and enjoyable experience for participants. However, neither the VLDB Endowment nor the local organizers can take responsibility for any damage, loss or inconvenience participants might incur in connection with the conference. In addition, the organizers cannot be held responsible for the correctness or appropriateness of the talks, papers, panels, tutorials and demonstrations included in the conference. In particular, changes to the published conference program or cancellation of parts thereof do not entitle participants to a full or partial refund of the conference fee.

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