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AISB event Bulletin Item

INVITATION TO REGISTER: AI-2013: The 33rd SGAI annual conference, Dec 10th-12th 2013. Cambridge, UK

http://www.bcs-sgai.org/ai2013/

AI-2013: Cambridge, UK, December 10th-12th 2013. The thirty-third 
SGAI annual conference

 Organised by BCS SGAI: The British Computer Society Specialist Group
 on Artificial Intelligence (an ECCAI Member Society) 

INVITATION TO REGISTER 

http://www.bcs-sgai.org/ai2013/

 AI-2013 offers the perfect opportunity for you to update your
 knowledge of current AI developments and applications, and to meet
 with leading AI practitioners in a relaxed social environment. This
 year's conference brings technical papers on the latest developments
 in AI, presentations from industry practitioners with practical
 experience of applying AI in the real world, and a range of workshops
 - ideal for those seeking to expand and deepen their knowledge of a
 wide range of AI techniques. All this in the historic surroundings of
 Peterhouse, Cambridge's oldest college. 

Workshops are now FREE for those registering at the main conference 

WORKSHOPS

 There is a preliminary day (Tuesday December 10th) devoted to half-
 day workshops on: 

- Visual Data Analytics

 - Big Data for AI

 - Social Media Analysis

 - Intelligent Optimisation

 together with the 18th UK CBR Workshop (full day). 

This day is included FREE for attendees of the main conference, but
 can be attended on its own at a special rate. 

MAIN CONFERENCE 

The main 2-day conference (Wednesday December 11th-Thursday December
 12th) includes: 

- Keynote lectures: 

Prof. Murray Shanahan (Imperial College, London) on 'Neurodynamics 
and
 Creativity'

 Prof. Bob John (University of Nottingham) on 'Type-2 Fuzzy Logic in
 Decision Support'

 - Technical stream refereed papers on Knowledge Discovery and Data
 Mining I, Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining II, Intelligent Agents,
 Representation and Reasoning, and Machine Learning and Constraint
 Programming

 - Application stream refereed papers on Medical Applications,
 Applications in Education and Information Science, and AI 
Applications

 - Poster sessions on emerging research and applications in 
intelligent systems

 - Panel session on 'Could Big Data Become Big Brother?'

 This year's conference will be held at Peterhouse College in
 Cambridge. In addition to the formal sessions, the conference
 programme includes a welcome reception and a Gala Dinner. Plenty of
 time has been inserted into the programme to allow discussions with
 other delegates and time to make new contacts and renew old
 acquaintances. 

AI-2013 offers a valuable opportunity to keep up to date with
 developments in AI and to share experiences in the practical issues 
of
 developing AI based systems. 

Discounts are available for members of SGAI, AISB and other ECCAI
 member societies, students and also for members of NCAF. 

CONFERENCE COMMITTEE 

ALL CORRESPONDENCE SHOULD BE SENT BY EMAIL TO THE CONFERENCE
 SECRETARIAT: sgai-conference@bcs.org.uk

 - Conference Chair: Professor Max Bramer, University of Portsmouth

 - Workshop Organiser: Prof. Adrian Hopgood, Sheffield Hallam
 University 

- Treasurer: Rosemary Gilligan 

- Poster Session Organiser: Dr Nirmalie Wiratunga, The Robert Gordon
 University, Aberdeen 

- Technical Programme Chair: Professor Max Bramer, University of
 Portsmouth

 - Deputy Technical Programme Chair: Prof. Daniel Neagu, University of
 Bradford 

- Application Programme Chair: Prof. Miltos Petridis, University of
 Brighton

 - Deputy Application Programme Chair: Dr. Jixin Ma, University of
 Greenwich

 - Research Student Liaison: Dr. Paul Trundle (University of Bradford)
 and Giovanna Martinez (Nottingham Trent University)

 - UK CBR Organiser: Prof. Miltos Petridis, University of Brighton 

-Publicity Officer: Dr. Ariadne Tampion

 - Paper Administrator: Bryony Bramer 

- Conference Administrator: Mandy Bauer, BCS