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AISB miscellaneous Bulletin Item

Call for Proposals to host ECML/PKDD 2011

Call for Proposals for ECML/PKDD 2011

	     European Conference on Machine Learning and
    Principals and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases

The purpose of this call is to invite groups interested in hosting 
the ECML/PKDD conference in 2011. 

     Selection Process

All proposals submitted by the deadline below will be examined by the
ECML PKDD Steering Committee and its Proposal Chairs, who may provide
feedback in order to ensure that the quality of the proposal meets the
standards of past ECML PKDD conferences.

The proposals will then be made available in electronic form to the
ECML PKDD community, at least one week prior to ECML PKDD 2009
. The final selection will be made at
the public community meeting at this conference, where all proposals
will be presented and discussed. The community will then decide upon
the location and the chairs of the meeting in 2011 via a ballot vote
among all participants of the meeting.

     Selection Criteria

For the preparation of your proposal, please read the Guidelines for a
Preparation of ECML PKDD proposals at 
It contains a list of selection criteria that may influence the
community decision, as well as some recommendations on desirable

Relevant criteria include

   * proposed dates and schedule
   * program chairs and organisation
   * venue and lecture rooms
   * budget and estimate for conference fees
   * accomodation and infrastructure
   * conference format and new ideas

However, your proposal may deviate from these recommendations. Feel
free to include anything else that you believe might be relevant for
assessing the quality of your proposal.

     Submission Procedure

Please submit a document that addresses the above points to .
The submission deadline is June 30th, 2009.

     Proposal Chairs

   * Johannes Frnkranz (TU Darmstadt)
   * Joost N. Kok (Leiden University)