Preliminary Call for Papers

The biennial European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI) is Europe’s premier venue for presenting scientific results in AI. Under the general theme “Paving the way towards Human-Centric AI”, the 24th edition of ECAI will be held in Santiago de Compostela, Spain, a UNESCO’s World Heritage City which is the final destination of unique Routes that cross all Europe since the Middle Ages. The conference dates are 10-12 June 2020, with the workshops taking place on 8-9 June. Save these dates!

The Program Committee of the 24th European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2020)  invites the submission of papers for the technical programme of the 2020 European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI 2020). High-quality original submissions are welcome from research results and applications of all areas of AI. The following list of topics is indicative; other topics are welcome.

– Agent-based and Multi-agent Systems

– Computational Intelligence

– Computer Vision

– Constraints and Satisfiability

– Ethical, Legal, Social Issues

– Human Aspects in AI

– Knowledge Representation and Reasoning  

– Machine Learning

– Natural Language Processing

– Neural Information Processing Systems

– Planning and Scheduling

– Uncertainty in AI

– Robotics and Autonomous Systems

– Safe, Explainable, and Trustworthy AI

– Semantic Technologies

– Search & Game Playing

– Multidisciplinary Topics

Important dates

Paper submission: November 15, 2019

Notification of acceptance/rejection: January 15, 2020

Workshops, Tutorials and other events

Workshops, Tutorials and other events

Separate calls will be issued for workshop and tutorial proposals, as well as for contributions to:

– PAIS 2020, the Prestigious Applications of Intelligent Systems conference

– STAIRS 2020, the Starting AI Researcher Symposium.

In addition, other AI-related events will be announced, specially addressing the role of AI in Europe (and vice-versa) with special focus on the Conference general theme.


The Conference is hosted by the European Association for Artificial Intelligence (EurAI) and the Spanish AI Society (AEPIA).

ECAI 2020 is organized by the Intelligent Systems Group (GSI) and the Research Center in Intelligent Technologies (CiTIUS), University of Santiago de Compostela.

Synergies with other conferences

ECAI 2020 is coordinating with AAMAS 2020 and ICAPS 2020 to exploit synergies. Details will be announced later.

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