The European Conference on Machine Learning and Principles and Practice of Knowledge Discovery in Databases will take place in Skopje, Macedonia, September 18–22, 2017.

This event is the premier European machine learning and data mining conference and builds upon a very successful series of 27 ECML and 20 PKDD conferences, which have been jointly organized for the past 15 years.

Journal Special Issues

Proceedings (free access until February 13th 2018)

Conference Brochure

Program at a Glance

Registration Fees

The conference registration fee (student and regular) includes admission to all sessions of the main conference, workshops and tutorials, access to on-line articles during the conference and on-line post proceedings after the conference, lunches, refreshments, and social events.

Please register here.

More information on how to register is available here.

Early Registration - before July 31, 2017 -

  • Student 370
  • Regular 450
  • Accompanee 100

Mid Registration - before August 31, 2017 -

  • Student 470
  • Regular 550
  • Accompanee 150

Late Registration - after August 31, 2017 -

  • Student 570
  • Regular 650
  • Accompanee 150

Pierre-Philippe Mathieu

ESA/ESRIN, EO Science,
Applications and New Technologies

Enabling a smarter planet
with Earth Observation

Frank Hutter

University of Freiburg

Towards end-to-end
learning & optimization

John Quackenbush

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
and Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health

Using Networks to
Link Genotype to Phenotype

Alex Graves

Google DeepMind

Frontiers in Recurrent
Neural Network Research

Cordelia Schmid


Automatic Understanding of
the Visual World

Inderjit Dhillon

University of Texas at Austin

Multi-Target Prediction
via Low-Rank Embeddings

EU Projects Forum

The EU Projects Forum at ECML PKDD 2017 is a novel initiative that encourages the dissemination of EU projects and their results to the ECML/PKDD conference participants and an opportunity for the ECML PKDD 2017 audience to learn about the European scientific success stories in the field. As a satellite event of ECML PKDD 2017, it is envisioned as a machine learning/data mining/big data/data science venue for gathering of ERC grantees, EU project consortia members, EU project officers, with the ECML PKDD participants including the researchers and the interested industrial participants.

We are now accepting late breaking submissions ! Read more

EU Projects Forum - Collection of Abstracts

Invited Speakers

Salvatore Spinello

Research Programme Officer at REA

FET Open: main features and evaluation process presentation slides (18.09.2017)

Richard Wheeler

Edinburgh Scientific

Hints on how to write a successful project proposal presentation slides (18.09.2017)

PhD Forum

The purpose of the PhD forum is to provide a friendly environment for junior PhD students to exchange ideas and experiences with peers in an interactive atmosphere and to get constructive feedback from senior researchers in areas covered by the conference.

Invited Speakers

Johannes Fürnkranz

TU Darmstadt, Germany

50 Ways to Tweak your Paper presentation slides (22.09.2017)

Tias Guns

Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium

Tips for a successful PhD, and how to win an award with it presentation slides (22.09.2017)






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