Call For Conference Proposals

Following the success of ICONIP 2006, ICONIP 2007 will be held in Kitakyushu, Japan on 13-16 November, 2007. Since the first formation of the Asia Pacific Neural Network Assembly (APNNA) in Nagoya, Japan in 1993 and the very first ICONIP 1994 in Seoul, Korea, this premiere event organized by regional active academicians has provided an annual forum to explore and exchange ideas on neural networks and related disciplines. Now the Governing Board of APNNA cordially invites you to submit a conference bid for International Conference on Neural Information Processing 2009, ICONIP2009.

When submitting your proposal, please include, but not limited to, the following items:

  • The name(s), affiliation(s), contact data, of the local coordinator(s) who will act as Chair(s) of the Conference Committee. A brief CV of the coordinator(s) should be added in the appendix.
  • The names, affiliations, contact data, of all proposed members of the Local Organizing Committee
  • A full description of the chosen venue and conference facilities
  • Proposed dates. Previous dates are usually chosen in September, October, or November .
  • Local Information which should include but not limited to
    • Transportation
    • Accommodations
    • Weather
    • Other issues such as security notices
  • A tentative program schedule including the information of the registration, turorials, sessions, and workshops.
  • An indication of the type of social program that can be anticipated.
  • A tentative budget to include the cost of the registration for various types of membership

Please submit the conference proposal to the contacts listed below before the ICONIP2008 conference for further processing. Please also prepare a set of hardcopy of the proposal and a presentation to be tabled and shown at the Governing Board meeting.

The final decision will be made at the Governing Board meeting and it will be announced at the Conference Banquet.


Takeshi Yamakawa
APNNA President
Kyushu Institute of Technology
E-mail: yamakawa [at]

Irwin King
APNNA Vice-President
Department of Computer Science & Engineering
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
E-mail: king [at]

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