19-24 OCTOBER 2024
Santiago de Compostela

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Call for Tutorial Proposals

We invite proposals for tutorials to be held as part of the pre-conference programme during the first two days of the conference.


Tutorials should serve one or more of the following objectives:

  • Introduce novices to major topics within Artificial Intelligence.

  • Introduce expert non-specialists to an AI subarea.

  • Introduce expert non-specialists to the use of readily deployed AI tools (e.g. machine learning models) in various areas of AI research.

  • Motivate and explain a topic of emerging importance for AI.

  • Survey a mature area of AI research and/or practice.

  • Provide instruction in established but specialized AI methodologies.

  • Present a novel synthesis combining distinct lines of AI work.

  • Introduce AI audience to an external topic that can motivate or use AI research.

  • Mentor AI researchers (particularly, junior researchers) on a broad AI-relevant non-technical topic (examples could be AI jobs, or ethical issues in AI).

Tutorials are intended to cover reasonably well-established information in a balanced way. Tutorials should not be used to advocate a single avenue of research, nor should they promote a product. We encourage tutorials with a hands-on component or other interactive elements. We also welcome tutorials on topical subjects, particularly those with social or industrial implications, such as privacy, security, fairness, or ethics in AI.

Important Dates

  • Deadline:

  • Notifications:

  • Tutorials:

The deadline is at the end of the day specified, anywhere on Earth (UTC-12).

Submission Instructions

Tutorial proposals should be submitted as a single PDF (of at most 4 pages) and must include the following information.

Meta information

  • Title of the tutorial

  • Proposed format of the tutorial: half-day or quarter-day

  • Expected number of attendees

Information for the tutorial selection process

  • A brief description of why the tutorial topic would be of interest to a substantial part of the ECAI audience

    • Which of the above objectives are best served by the tutorial?

    • Who is the target audience of the tutorial (first-year PhD students?, experienced researchers?), including prerequisite knowledge?

    • What knowledge will be conveyed?

    • What techniques/methods, concepts, or modeling frameworks will be conveyed?

    • Will it be demonstrated in particular application scenarios? If so, in which?

    • Why is the topic innovative/relevant?

  • A detailed, point-form outline of the tutorial.

  • A brief resume of the presenter(s), which should include:

    • Name, affiliation, email address

    • Background in the tutorial area, including a list of publications/presentations

    • Citation to an available example of work in the area (ideally, a published tutorial-level article or presentation materials on the subject)

    • Evidence of teaching experience (courses taught or references)

    • Evidence of scholarship in AI or Computer Science

  • Information for communication purposes

  • A two-sentence description of the tutorial, suitable for inclusion in the conference brochure

  • A two-paragraph description of the tutorial, suitable for inclusion on the conference website. It should mention the target audience

  • A brief bio statement of the presenter(s)

  • For each presenter, a link to a picture that may be used by ECAI

Submit your proposal here:

ECAI EasyChair Site for Tutorial Proposals


ECAI will provide a free registration for the pre-conference programme for one presenter of each tutorial. Any additional presenters will have to register and pay the registration fee.

Please understand that we may have to cancel a tutorial if not enough participants register or if deadlines are not met. We are aiming for at least 10 registered participants by the early registration deadline.


In case of questions, please contact the tutorial chairs, Margret Keuper and Gabriele Röger, at tutorial-chairs@ecai2024.eu.



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