[fpr 3306] Call For Participation: ACM SIG-KDD09

Takashi Washio

以下、ACM SIG-KDD09のCall For Participationをご案内させていただきます。
大阪大学産業科学研究所 鷲尾 隆
The Fifteenth ACM SIGKDD International Conference on Knowledge Discovery and
Data Mining (KDD-09),
June 28 - July 1st, 2009, Paris, France
Register by May 31 to get the early registration rates!
As the premier international conference on Data Mining and
Knowledge Discovery, KDD 2009 provides a forum for academic
researchers and industry and government innovators to share
their results and experiences.  Researchers and practitioners
will gather to present academic and industrial papers, panels,
implemented software demos, posters, workshops, tutorials,
and insights from the popular KDD Cup competition.

New this year:  a social networking platform where attendees can
learn about the proceedings, collaborate on research papers,
discuss individual sessions, receive real-time updates on
the conference, and help organize social events in Paris using
the site.

For the first time KDD will leave America and come to Europe;
KDD 2009 will take place in beautiful downtown Paris, at the Marriott
Paris Rive Gauche Hotel, 17 Boulevard St Jacques, 75014 Paris, France.
On Monday, June 29 the Conference reception will be held at the Hotel
de Ville of Paris, in the main reception room, the Salle des Fetes,
where Paris usually welcomes Heads of States and VIPs.
Please go to http://www.kdd.org/kdd2009/registration.html to register
 online for the conference.  The early conference registration
deadline is May 31st.
Find the hotel reservation code on
to enjoy the group rate for the hotel.
This year the organizers are introducing a new option besides full
participation: "Workshops, Tutorials, and Evenings" (or, "Nights and
This enables you to participate all day Sunday, for the workshops and/or
tutorials, as well as the evenings (5pm+ Sunday-Tuesday), which feature
invited industry talks, receptions at the beautiful Paris Town Hall and
Marriott Hotel, and technical poster sessions.  (The option omits,
however, the full technical program during the 3 days, Mon-Wed.)
If you have any registration questions direct them to:
Mandy Mann (mandy.mann at regmaster.com) or +1 407 971 4451.
For other questions, the KDD organizer contact information is at:
Invited speakers
This year, KDD features five distinguished invited speakers:
*	David J. Hand, “Mismatched Models, Wrong Results, and Dreadful
Decisions:  On choosing appropriate data mining tools”
*	Heikki Mannila, “Randomization Methods in Data Mining”
*	Stanley Wasserman, “Network Science:  An Introduction to Recent
Statistical Approaches”
*	Ravi Kumar, “Mining Web Logs:  Applications and Challenges”
*	Ashok N. Srivastava, “Data Mining at NASA:  from Theory to
Tutorials: (all tutorials are free with conference registration)
9 diverse half-day tutorials will be presented on Sunday, June 28th.
Workshops (all workshops are free with conference registration)
11 workshops, including 4 challenge workshops, will be held Sunday, June

The detailed Conference program will soon be available on the KDD-09 web

Based on challenge data provided by Orange Labs, this year's competition
focuses on predicting customer scores from large marketing databases
from the French Telecom company, Orange.
10,000 Euros of prizes and travel grants -- generously donated by
Orange -- will be distributed among the cup winners.
See progress on:  http://www.kddcup-orange.com/

While in Paris, enjoy the city!  Register on
for special deals available to KDD participants on Saturday 27 June,
Thursday 2 July, and Friday 3 July.

-- KDD organizers http://www.sigkdd.org/kdd2009/organizers.html

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