[Comp-neuro] KDD 2010 - Expert Panels - Call for Proposals

Pedro Pereira Rodrigues pprodrigues at liaad.up.pt
Wed Jan 6 19:54:52 CET 2010


** Apologies for cross-posting **

KDD 2010
16th ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
Washington D.C. - United States of America, July 25-28, 2010
http://www.sigkdd.org/kdd2010/


== Call for Expert Panels ==

The KDD-2010 organizing committee invites proposals for panels to be
held at the conference. Panel proposals should address emerging,
controversial and critical issues in data mining that are likely to have
impact on the field and lead to exciting discussions and debates. We
encourage panels that involve industry, academic and government
participants.


-- Panel Topics --

Topics might be any frontier research or frontier applications of Data
Mining. For illustrative propose some examples of welcome topics
include: Data Mining for: Energy efficiency, Environment and Climate
Change, Nanosciences and Nanotechnologies, Transport and Aeronautics,
etc. Of course, this is not a restrictive list.


-- Proposal Details --

Panel proposals should be no more than four pages long and should
include the following:

- title of the panel;
- the topic and issues to be discussed in the panel;
- name, affiliation, and contact information for the panel organizer;
- names and affiliations of up to four panelists (in addition to the
panel organizer) who have made a commitment to participate;
- list of 10 questions that the panel organizer will ask the panelists;
- brief biography of each participant.


-- Important Dates --

Panel Proposal Submission: February 26, 2010
Notification of Acceptance: April 16, 2010


-- Proposal Submission --

Please send proposals by email in pdf format to panel chairs Wei Fan and
João Gama


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