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*CALL FOR PAPERS*
for the European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases (ECML PKDD 2021), Bilbao, Spain (ONLINE).
https://2021.ecmlpkdd.org/


*SCOPE AND MOTIVATION*
This event is the premier European machine learning and data mining conference. Theoretical and applied contributions on all topics related to machine learning, knowledge discovery and data mining are invited. 

*IMPORTANT DATES*
-Abstract submission deadline: March 26th 2021
-Paper Submission Deadline: April 2nd, 2021
-Author notification: June 18th, 2021
-Conference: 13-17 September 2021 (ONLINE)

For more information on submitting a paper to Research or Applied Data Science Track of ECML PKDD 2021 please visit https://2021.ecmlpkdd.org/?page_id=1599

Other events at ECML PKDD: 
-journal track (last submission dl May 02) https://2021.ecmlpkdd.org/?page_id=1341 
-PhD forum (submission dl June 21) https://2021.ecmlpkdd.org/?page_id=1591 
-discovery challenge https://2021.ecmlpkdd.org/?page_id=1610 
-tutorials and workshops (proposals due March 26) https://2021.ecmlpkdd.org/?page_id=1603 


*ORGANIZING COMMITTEE*
Jose A. Lozano, Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, Spain
Nuria Oliver, Vodafone and Data-Pop Alliance, UK
Fernando Perez-Cruz, Swiss Data Science Center, Switzerland
Stefan Kramer, Johannes Gutenberg Universitat Mainz, Germany
Jeese Read, Ecole Polytechnique, France
Yuxiao Dong, Facebook AI, Seattle
Nicolas Kourtellis, Telefonica Research, Barcelona, Spain
Barbara Hammer, Bielefeld University, Germany
Sergio Escalera, Universitat de Barcelona, Spain
Heike Tratmaun, Universitat Munster, Germany
Annalisa Appice, Universita degli Studi di Bari, Italy
Jose A. Gamez, Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha, Spain
Inaki Inza, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Alexander Mendiburu, University of the Basque Country, Spain
Santiago Mazuelas, Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, Spain
Aritz Perez, Basque Center for Applied Mathematics, Spain
Sophie Burkhardt, Johannes Gutenberg Universitat Mainz, Germany
Julia Sidorova, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
Alipio Jorge, University of Porto, Portugal
Yun Sing Koh, University of Auckland, New Zealand 
Tania Cerquitelli, Politecnico di Torino, Italy
Jeronimo Hernandez, Spanish National Research Council, Spain 
Zahra Ahmadi, Johannes Gutenberg Universitat Mainz, Germany
Paula Brito, Universidade do Porto, Portugal
Dino Ienco, Univ. Montpellier, France


We look forward to welcoming you in Bilbao.