You are invited to attend the 17th IEEE International Conference on Data Mining (ICDM 2017) which will be held in New Orleans, LA, on November 18 through 21, 2017. Now in its seventeenth year, ICDM has established itself as the world's premier research conference in data mining. ICDM provides a leading forum for presentation of original research results as well as exchange and dissemination of innovative and practical development experiences.

Highlights of the program include invited talks, technical papers, workshops and tutorials, and many others. We have also secured sponsors for travel awards for a good number of graduate students attending the conference.

VENUE & ACCOMODATION: The conference will be held in the Roosevelt New Orleans, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, Louisiana. The Roosevelt New Orleans is a five star hotel and is located in New Orleans’ central business district right next to the historic French quarter. See http://icdm2017.bigke.org/ under “Attending” tab, for details.

TRAVEL: New Orleans is served by Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) which is 11 miles west of downtown New Orleans. The airport is served by major legacy airlines through their hubs such as American Airlines in Dallas (DFW) and Miami (MIA), Delta Airlines in Atlanta (ATL) and United Airlines in Houston (IAH). Flat taxi rates from the airport are $33.00 for up to 2 passengers and $14.00 per passenger for 3 people and up. The airport is also serviced by shuttles to hotels and other locations for $24.00 per person. Public transportation is also provided by Jefferson Transit (JET) through Airport-Downtown Express (E2) Bus for a fare of $2.00.  The Regional Transit Authority also runs an Airport Express (202) between New Orleans and departure terminal at the Airport.

REGISTRATION: Reduced rates are available for early registration. Early registration deadline is Sept. 15, 2017. See http://icdm2017.bigke.org/ for details.

We hope to see you in New Orleans!

Publicity Co-Chairs: Vagelis Papalexakis & Eirini Ntoutsi