Call for Contributions 2019

We invite you to submit a contribution to the third Montreal AI symposium. We encourage the submission of abstracts from both academic and industrial researchers, which can describe a technical or practical contribution, an open problem, an application or a position statement. Previously published material is acceptable. Do not include any confidential material.

Topics of interest include but are not limited to:

- Fundamental research in deep learning, reinforcement learning, kernel machines, Bayesian modelling, ensemble methods, optimization for machine learning;
- Implementation issues, parallelization, software platforms, hardware;
- Fairness, Accountablity, Transparency and Ethics in AI.
- Intersection of AI and Art.
- Applications, including vision, audio, speech, natural language processing, robotics, healthcare, bioinformatics.


Submissions will be handled electronically via the symposium’s CMT website: You will be asked to create a CMT account if you do not already have one. All abstracts must be written in English.

To create a new submission, click on ‘Create new submission’. You will be asked to select your subject area and indicate your conflicts of interest as well as your preference for presentation format (short talk or poster).  Abstracts should be at most two pages in 10pt font, not including references. Note that there is no specific format for submissions and any standard format is accepatable (e.g: ICML, ICLR, NeurIPS, ACM MM).

Reviews are double-blind: submissions revealing the authors’ identities will be automatically rejected. When citing your previous work, refrain from using ‘we’ or ‘our’. We accept previously published material (including pre-prints) but we ask you not to cite this material to maintain anonymity during the reviewing period. We also ask you to omit acknowledgments in your submission.

Extended Submission deadline: July 5 2019, 17:00 EST.

Submission deadline: June 28 2019, 17:00 EST.

Notification of acceptance: August 9 2019.

Call for Sponsors

The organization of this event is entirely supported by sponsors, as registration is free of charge for attendees.
If you are interested in learning about our sponsorship offers for the Montreal AI Symposium, please contact the Symposium organizers.

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