Call for Participation
IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2008)
Pisa, Italy, December 15-19, 2008
The 2008 edition of the IEEE International Conference on Data Mining
series (ICDM 2008) will be held in Pisa, Italy, on December 15 thru
IEEE ICDM is well established as a top ranked research conference in
data mining, providing a premier forum for presentation of original
research results, as well as exchange and dissemination of innovative,
practical development experiences.
PROGRAM: More information on the program, including a list of accepted
papers, is now available at http://icdm08.isti.cnr.it/ . Highlights
are: three invited talks by Serge Abiteboul (INRIA Saclay and
University Paris-Sud), Ravi Kumar (Yahoo! Inc.), and Harvey J. Miller
(University of Utah); four tutorials, a panel on Social Networks and
Data Mining, 8 demos, the ICDM contest and 10 workshops. All this in
addition to 70 regular papers and 74 short papers accepted out of 724
submissions from 53 countries.
VENUE & ACCOMMODATION: The conference venue is located in the
historical city center of Pisa. Multiple hotels in all price
categories are within walking distance of the venue; see
http://icdm08.isti.cnr.it/Accomodation/ for details.
SOCIAL EVENTS: ICDM 2008 offers a rich and varied social program.
All participants are invited to the Welcome Party at the Teatro Verdi
on December 16 and an orchestral concert will be performed for
In the afternoon of Wednesday, December 17, the social program offers
a guided excursion followed by the Gala Dinner at Stazione Leopolda
of Pisa, a socio-cultural center which was recently renovated from
an old railway station.
TRAVEL: Pisa enjoys excellent accessibility. Pisa Aiport
http://www.pisa-airport.com/ is directly reachable from all major
European airports and many other airports throughout the world.
REGISTRATION: http://icdm08.isti.cnr.it/Registration/ .
More information on location, accommodation and travel is available at
Hoping to see you in Pisa,
Fosca Giannotti and Dimitrios Gunopulos
IEEE ICDM 2008 PC Co-chairs
Naren Ramakrishnan, Franco Turini, Carlo Zaniolo
IEEE ICDM 2008 Conference Co-chairs