Thursday, December 4, 2014

[DMANET] [LION 2015] CALL FOR PARTICIPATION, January 12-15, 2015, Lille (France)

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Learning and Intelligent OptimizatioN Conference
LION 9 , Lille, FRANCE, Jan. 12-15, 2015.

***EARLY REGISTRATION DEADLINE: December 17th, 2014***


LION 9 conference will take place in Lille (France) from January 12 to
15, 2015. Lille is the biggest city in the north of France at the
crossroads of Europe (with direct TGV to/from London (1h20), Paris CDG
Airport (50mn), Brussels (32 mn)).

The registration fee includes: Conference attendance, pre- and
post-proceedings, coffee-breaks, lunches near the conference center,
Conference Gala Dinner. Coffee and refreshments will be available during
conference breaks to encourage informal interactions between participants.

Early registration *** December 17th 2014 ***
Regular Registration fee (Academic): 550 Euros
Students Registration fee: 450 Euros (to be confirmed by sending a valid
certificate scanned by email or equivalent verification forms to:

==Invited speakers==
- David Corne (Heriot-Watt University, UK),
- Alex Freitas (University of Kent, UK),
- Daniel Le Berre (Université de Lens, France)
- Rémi Munos (INRIA, France).

==Tutorials ==
- Manuel López-Ibáñez and Thomas Stützle (Université Libre de Bruxelles,
- Sébastien Verel (Université du Littoral Côte d'Opale, France).


General Chairs:
- Clarisse Dhaenens, University of Lille 1, France
- Laetitia Jourdan, University of Lille 1, France
- Marie-Eléonore Marmion, University of Lille 1, France

Steering Committee:
- Roberto Battiti (head), University of Trento, Italy
- Holger Hoos, University of British Columbia, Canada
- Youssef Hamadi, Microsoft Research Center, UK
- Mauro Brunato, University of Trento, Italy
- Thomas Stuetzle, Free University of Brussels, Belgium
- Christian Blum, University of the Basque Country, Spain
- Martin Charles Golumbic, University of Haifa, Israel
- Marc Schoenauer, INRIA, France
- Xin Yao, University of Birmingham , UK
- Benjamin W. Wah, University of Illinois, USA
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