AISB Convention 2015

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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PROPOSALS: European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases,

http://www.ecmlpkdd.org/content/call-proposals-ecml-pkdd-2014

The purpose of this call is to invite groups interested in hosting the ECML/PKDD conference in 2014.


      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 
ECML PKDD 2012 . 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 2014 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 http://www.ecmlpkdd.org/content/guidelines-ecml-pkdd-proposals.
It contains a list of selection criteria that may influence the community decision, as well as 
some recommendations on desirable implementations.

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 September 17th, 2012.


      Proposal Chairs

    * Johannes F?rnkranz (TU Darmstadt): juffi@ke.informatik.tu-darmstadt.de
    * Joost N. Kok (Leiden University): joost@liacs.nl