Conferences

The premier conference for recommender systems research is the yearly ACM Conference Series on Recommender Systems. However, there are plenty of conferences more in the fields of information retrieval, machine learning, user modelling, and human-computer interaction that do publish research on recommender systems.

The Google Sheets below lists the major conferences in the field of recommender-systems research. For specific dates, please check our conference calendar. If you feel that an important conference is missing, please let us know.

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News about Recommender-Systems Conferences

‘AutoML’ is growing up with a summer school and dedicated conference

At this minute, the AutoML Workshop 2021 at the ICML conference is running. And one of the organizers, Frank Hutter, announced an AutoML Summer School and the first dedicated AutoML Conference (no website yet). In other words, the AutoML community is growing up. While we report in this blog about recommender systems, AutoML is also […]

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The ACM RecSys Conference becomes an ‘A’ Conference

For many years, the ACM RecSys conference — the premier conference for recommender systems — was considered a ‘B’ conference. Now, finally, the popular CORE ranking, lists the ACM Conference as an ‘A’ conference. This is a well deserved promotion and great news for the recommender system community. So far, if someone had a top-paper […]

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The ACM RecSys Conference introduces major changes to the submission process (no short-papers; response phase; ethics)

Alain Starke, Publicity Co-Chair of the ACM Recommender System Conference 2021, announced a few major changes to the submission process. There won’t be a short-paper track anymore. Instead, authors are encouraged to submit papers of any length (up to 14 pages). The length should “reflect what is needed for the content of the research, and […]

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‘ACM Hypertext’ (HT21): Call for Papers is out

The 2021 ACM Hypertext conference (29. Aug. – 1 Sept.) will be hosted by Trinity College Dublin (TCD) and the ADAPT Centre in Dublin, Ireland, EU. It will be organized by Owen Conlan (TCD), Eelco Herder (Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen), Nicole Basaraba (Maastricht University), and Annalina Caputo (Dublin City University). The call for papers was released […]

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15th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2021): Call for Papers

ACM RecSys has published the Call for Papers for the 15th ACM Conference on Recommender Systems (RecSys 2021), which will be held in Amsterdam, Netherlands, from 27th of September to 1st of October, 2021. It seems that so far the organizers are hoping for a ‘real’ conference with physical attendance but they will “accommodate remote […]

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RecSys@NeurIPS2020: 4 Papers about Recommender Systems

NeurIPS 2020 will start in a few days. Given the importance of machine learning for recommender systems, there are many relevant papers. In addition, there are four papers that directly relate to recommender systems: Sampling-Decomposable Generative Adversarial Recommender Binbin Jin, Defu Lian, Zheng Liu, Qi Liu, Jianhui Ma, Xing Xie, Enhong Chen Abstract: Recommendation techniques are important approaches for alleviating information overload. […]

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4 out of 9 demo papers at the ACMRecSys conference relate to AutoRecSys

It’s great to see that 4 out of 9 demo papers at the 2020 ACM Recommender Systems conference relate to Automated Recommender Systems (AutoRecSys). … and a fifth paper is also in the pipeline (but was rejected). Disclaimer: One of the accepted papers and the fifth paper were co-authored by myself.

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CORE Conference Ranking 2020 Removes JCDL and other Digital Library Conferences from its Database

The ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) is the premier conference in the field of digital libraries and, besides the ACM RecSys, a good choice for publishing work related to research-paper recommender systems, citation recommenders, venue recommendation systems, reviewer assignment problem etc. Until recently, the CORE Conference Ranking listed JCDL as an A* conference. […]

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ICML 2020. Comprehensive analysis of authors, organizations, and countries [Sergei Ivanov @ Medium / Criteo]

Sergei Ivanov published a nice analysis of the authors, affiliations and countries of the ICML 2020 conference. ICML is one of the most important conferences in Machine Learning and therefore it’s interesting to see who publishes at this conference. So I looked at the accepted papers for ICML 2020 and analyzed authors, organizations, and countries that participated this year. […]

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Deadline for Demo Submissions to the ACM RecSys Conference Extended by 2 Weeks to the 22nd of June

The ACM Conference on Recommender Systems extends its deadline for Demo submissions to the 22nd of June. We have updated our conference calendar accordingly.

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