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March 23, 2020 - March 25, 2020
AAAI invites proposals for the 2020 Spring Symposium Series, to be held Monday – Wednesday, March 23-25 at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. The Spring Symposium Series is an annual set of meetings run in parallel at a common site. It is designed to bring colleagues together in an intimate forum while at the same time providing a significant gathering point for the AI community. The two and one half day format of the series allows participants to devote considerably more time to feedback and discussion than typical one-day workshops. It is an ideal venue for bringing together new communities in emerging fields.
The symposia are intended to encourage presentation of speculative work and work in progress, as well as completed work. Ample time should be scheduled for discussion. Novel programming, including the use of target problems, open-format panels, working groups, or breakout sessions, is encouraged. Most participants of the symposia will be selected on the basis of statements of interest or abstracts submitted to the symposia chairs; some open registration will be allowed. All symposia are limited in size, and participants will be expected to attend a single symposium.
The AAAI Spring Symposium Series 2020
Sponsored by the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence.
In cooperation with the Stanford University Computer Science Department.
AAAI Spring Symposium Submission Site
Most organizers have elected to use the AAAI Spring Symposium EasyChair site for receipt of submissions. If specified in the individual symposium description, please submit your work via the AAAI Spring Symposium EasyChair site. Please be sure to select the appropriate symposium when submitting your work.
The Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, in cooperation with Stanford University’s Department of Computer Science, is pleased to present the 2020 Spring Symposium Series, to be held Monday through Wednesday, March 23–25, 2020 at Stanford University. The titles of the nine symposia are as follows:
- Applied AI in Healthcare: Safety, Community, and the Environment
- Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing
- AI Welcomes Systems Engineering: Towards the Science of Interdependence for Autonomous Human-Machine Teams
- Challenges and Opportunities for Multi-Agent Reinforcement Learning
- Combining Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning with Physical Sciences
- Combining Machine Learning and Knowledge Engineering in Practice
- Commonsense Redux: Integrating Formal Commonsense Knowledge Acquisition and Reasoning with Deep Learning, Crowdsourcing, and More
- Deep Models and Artificial Intelligence for Defense Applications: Potentials, Theories, Practices, Tools, and Risks
- Towards Responsible AI in Surveillance, Media, and Security through Licensing
An informal reception will be held on Monday, March 23. A general plenary session, in which the highlights of each symposium will be presented, will be held on Tuesday, March 24.
See the schedule overview that follows>>
Monday, March 23
09:00–17:30 Sessions (4 sessions; 1.5h)
12:30–14:00 Lunch break (attendees on own)
Tuesday, March 24
09:00– 17:30 Sessions (4 sessions; 1.5h)
12:30–14:00 Lunch break (attendees on own)
18:00–17:00 Plenary Session
Wednesday, March 25
09:00–12:30 Sessions (2 sessions; 1.5h)
Symposium concludes at 12:30
- 01/11/19: Submissions due to organizers (unless otherwise noted in individual descriptions).
- 06/12/19: Notifications of acceptance sent by organizers.
Interested individuals should submit a paper or abstract by the deadline listed below. Please mail your submissions directly to the chair of the individual symposium according to their directions. Do not mail submissions to AAAI.
Symposia generally range from 40–75 participants each. Participation will be open to active participants as well as other interested individuals on a first-come, first-served basis. Each participant will be expected to attend a single symposium. Registration information will be available on the AAAI web site in December 2019.
Where? Gates Computer Science Building
Computer Science Department, Gates Computer Science Building, 353 Jane Stanford Way, Stanford University, Stanford, CA 94305-9025, USA.
Please submit your symposium proposals to the EasyChair submission site by the deadline (no postal submissions).
Inquiries concerning the symposia may be directed to the symposium chair and cochair:
Christopher Geib (SIFT, USA)
Ron Petrick (Heriot-Watt University, UK)
All proposals will be reviewed by the AAAI Symposium Committee, including the cochairs, Associate Chair: Mike Genesereth (Stanford University), and AAAI Council Member, Claire Monteleone (George Washington University).
General inquiries regarding the symposium series should be directed to AAAI at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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