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NIPS 2019
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Thirty-third Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems
Event in series NIPS
Dates 2019/12/10 (iCal) - 2019/12/12
Homepage: https://nips.cc/Conferences/2019
Twitter account: @NeurIPSConf
Location
Location: Vancouver, USA
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Important dates
Workshops: 2019/06/03
Tutorials: 2019/06/01
Abstracts: 2019/03/16
Papers: 2019/03/23
Submissions: 2019/03/23
Notification: 2019/09/04
Registration link: https://nips.cc/Conferences/2019/Pricing
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Committees
Organizers: Neural Information Processing Systems Foundation
General chairs: Hanna Wallach
PC chairs: Hugo Larochelle, Alina Beygelzimer, Florence d'Alché-Buc, Emily Fox
Workshop chairs: Jenn Wortman Vaughan, Marzyeh Ghassem, Shakir Mohammed, Bob Williamson
PC members: Jennifer Wortman Vaughan, Marzyeh Ghassemi, Shakir Mohamed, Bob Williamson, Pieter Abbeel, Alekh Agarwal, Francis Bach, Leon Bottou, Tamara Broderick, Tiberio Caetano, Kyunghyun Cho
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The Conference and Workshop on Neural Information Processing Systems (abbreviated as NeurIPS and formerly NIPS) is a machine learning and computational neuroscience conference held every December. The conference is currently a double-track meeting (single-track until 2015) that includes invited talks as well as oral and poster presentations of refereed papers, followed by parallel-track workshops that up to 2013 were held at ski resorts.

The NeurIPS meeting was first proposed in 1986 at the annual invitation-only Snowbird Meeting on Neural Networks for Computing organized by The California Institute of Technology and Bell Laboratories. NeurIPS was designed as a complementary open interdisciplinary meeting for researchers exploring biological and artificial Neural Networks. Reflecting this multidisciplinary approach, NeurIPS began in 1987 with information theorist Ed Posner as the conference president and learning theorist Yaser Abu-Mostafa and computational neurobiologist James Bower as co-program chairman. Research presented in the early NeurIPS meetings including a wide range of topics from efforts to solve purely engineering problems to the use of computer models as a tool for understanding biological nervous systems. Since then, the biological and artificial systems research streams have diverged, and recent NeurIPS proceedings have been dominated by papers on machine learning, artificial intelligence and statistics.

From 1987 until 2000 NeurIPS was held in Denver, United States. Since then, the conference was held in Vancouver, Canada (2001–2010), Granada, Spain (2011), and Lake Tahoe, United States (2012–2013). In 2014 and 2015, the conference was held in Montreal, Canada, in Barcelona, Spain in 2016, and in Long Beach, United States in 2017. Reflecting its origins at Snowbird, Utah, the meeting was accompanied by workshops organized at a nearby ski resort up until 2013, when it outgrew ski resorts.

The NeurIPS Conference is organized by the NeurIPS Foundation, established by Ed Posner in 1987. Terrence Sejnowski has been the president of the NeurIPS Foundation since 1993, when Posner had a bicycle accident. The board of trustees consists of previous general chairs of the NeurIPS Conference.

NIPS Foundation

The Neural Information Processing Systems Foundation is a non-profit corporation whose purpose is to foster the exchange of research on neural information processing systems in their biological, technological, mathematical, and theoretical aspects. Neural information processing is a field which benefits from a combined view of biological, physical, mathematical, and computational sciences.

The primary focus of the Foundation is the presentation of a continuing series of professional meetings known as the Neural Information Processing Systems Conference, held over the years at various locations in the United States, Canada and Spain.

  • President: Terrence Sejnowski
  • Treasurer: Marian Bartlett
  • Secretary: Michael Mozer
  • Legal Advisor: David Kirkpatrick
  • Executive Director, Mary Ellen Perry