Call for Demos

We welcome submissions on, but not limited to, the following topics:

  • understanding of natural scenes
  • recognition of objects and events
  • auditory coding of speech and music
  • natural language processing
  • semantic indexing
  • retrieval of documents and images.

This is a one-day workshop. The program will feature invited talks, poster spotlights, a demo session, and a panel discussion. Submissions will be reviewed by the organizing committee on the basis of relevance, significance, technical quality, and clarity. Accepted demos will be invited to give a two-minute spotlight oral presentation. Demos will be in parallel with the poster session.

Demo descriptions should be 1-to-2 pages long, and adhere to ICML format. Please email your submissions to:

Important Dates:

  • Deadline for Submissions: April 24, 2009
  • Notification of Decision: May 08, 2009
  • Workshop: Thursday, June 18, 2009


  • Kai Yu, NEC Laboratories America,
  • Ruslan Salakhutdinov, University of Toronto,
  • Yann LeCun, New York University,
  • Geoffrey E. Hinton, University of Toronto,
  • Yoshua Bengio, University of Montreal,