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About AI-DLDA 2019


AI-DLDA 2019 is the second edition of the International Summer School on Artificial Intelligence that takes place in Udine, Italy. It is addressed to young researchers and Ph.D. students with the main aim of updating participants about the most recent advances in the area of Artificial Intelligence, ranging from deep learning to data analytics.

This school will give an in-depth analysis of the state-of-the-art research and will cover a large spectrum of current research activities and industrial applications deal with big data, computer vision, human-computer interaction, biomedical informatics, deep learning and serious games.

Master’s students, PhD students, researchers and industry practitioners will be the ideal profiles of participants. However, there are no formal pre-requisites for attendance in terms of academic degrees. The selected participants will benefit from direct interaction with world leaders in AI.

The AI-DLDA 2019 School starts on Monday, June 3, and finishes on Friday, June 7.

The School will take place in the beautiful University town of Udine, located in the North-East of Italy. Its strategic geographic position allows visitors to reach the nearby cities of Trieste and Venice easily, as they are just a few hours away from Udine.

The School will be organized in four teaching days with keynote lectures (during the morning) and laboratory sessions (during the afternoon) and one round table (on Thursday afternoon). During the Industrial Panel invited industry will present their advanced applications in the field of AI.
The poster session will take place on Thursday 6, whilst the last day is reserved for the final exam for those who need credits. The evaluation will be also based on the poster presentation.

For Students: registration fee is 350€.  The fee includes access to all courses, free meals and accommodation for the whole stay. For those students who do not need accommodation, the registration fee is reduced to 200€.  Students will be accommodated at Hotel Friuli (Viale del Ledra, 24, 33100 Udine).

The 10 best students, evaluated on the basis of their CVs and scientific white papers, will be relieved from any registration fee and will be supported in their travel expenses (up to 500€). Both the CV and the white paper have to be uploaded through the registration form and the white paper must not be longer than 3 pages. Thursday’s final poster session is about the white paper previously sent at the registration. Students will be asked to send the poster by the beginning of the Summer School. Instructions will be given by email once the registration is confirmed.

For Companies: registration fee starting from 300€. In order to meet the needs of the Companies, the Summer School offers three days specifically addressed to Business Students, with a main focus on Machine learning for big data and cybersecurity (Tuesday June 4),  AI Applications (Wednesday June 5) and Machine Learning for Robotics (Thursday June 6).

The registration fee is (VAT excluded):

  • 750€ for the three days;
  • 500€ for two days;
  • 300€ per single day.

The fee includes access to the courses chosen and lunch for each course day.
Accommodation and dinners are not included.

A certificate of participation in the event will be delivered indicating the number of hours of lectures. Exam pass will be included in the certificate.

During the week of the Summer School, we will take you to a UNESCO Heritage Site near Udine. You will also have the opportunity to experience the local food and traditions.

On Thursday June 6, following the Industrial Panel in the afternoon, a social dinner will take place with all the participants of the Summer School.

Gian Luca Foresti, University of Udine (IT)
Christian Micheloni, University of Udine (IT)
Ales Leonardis, University of Birmingham (UK)
Rita Cucchiara, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia (IT)

Francesco Contin (DITEDI)
Emmanuela Steffé (DITEDI)
Stefano Salvador (Area Science Park)
Monica Govetti (Area Science Park)
Claudio Piciarelli (University of Udine)
Niki Martinel (University of Udine)
Marco Vernier (University of Udine)